lifeonabaron member online
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Irving, Texas
Club Affiliation: RBENT
Member Since: January 2005 5 Year Distance Chart
2024 Miles Traveled: 0
2024 Rank: currently unranked
Lifetime Odometer: 97,067 miles

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Got into cycling in 2002 after blowing up to 260 pounds, lost 40 riding a Vision R50 and another 45 on the yellow Optima Baron, I do my best riding at White Rock Lake in the heart of Dallas toasting roadies 
click to enlarge 2011 Optima Baron Elite v2
SWB Recumbent bike
Description:  New Baron Elite to replace previous broken frame

Lifetime Odometer: 8,822.8 miles

click to enlarge 2010 Optima Baron Elite
SWB Recumbent bike
Description:  Performance Baron with carbon rear stays and higher BB for better aerodynamics. Frame broke under the seat after 12,000 miles

Lifetime Odometer: 14,677.6 miles

click to enlarge 2005 Optima Baron
SWB Recumbent bike
Description:  I purchased this in March 2007, it has added reinforcement at the headset compared to the yellow Baron and will replace "Ole Yellow" when it finally wears out.

Update: Now living in semi-retirement, great bike

Lifetime Odometer: 45,296.4 miles

click to enlarge 2003 Optima Baron
SWB Recumbent bike
Description:  Recumbent low racer, this is the 2nd generation Baron with the reinforced plate at the headset

Update: Frame around headset broke at 35,000 miles, it served me well

Lifetime Odometer: 25,047.9 miles

click to enlarge 2002 Vision R50
SWB Recumbent bike
Description:  This is my first bike since 1980, I chose it because my fat ass wouldn't fit on a standard bike's seat, it's a good bike but slow, retired in the garage since the summer of 2003

Lifetime Odometer: 2,500.0 miles
No planned events for 2024

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