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Dangerous Dan because too fast on trike, I rool my trike over 5 times & still count
Dangerous Dan because too fast on trike, I rool my trike over 5 times & still count

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Monday 5th

Started today with meeting Jenn at Bass Pro Shops. Second meeting for SAC in Tempe. On a different day in Tempe this week because on tues we are going to present at encompass health in Glendale. only one stroke survivor showed up. we went spend a lot of time with Lu and Susane (her caregiver) to go over shifting up and down hills. I want to get her ready for the long hill under the highway. lu thank us 100 times and we could see the freedom in her eyes.

Rick & Bob were working the ambulance changing gas tank switch over valve.

Later I drove up to Alex‘s house supposed to be ride the with lizards, but Alex canceled the ride but I persuaded him to ride short distance eat dinner!
Alex and Adrienne and I short ride fast ride!

Tuesday 6th
Today jenn meet me at my house in Mesa and we go together to Encompass Health in Glendale.
11 people showed up and told stroke survivors even in a wheelchair you can get out to ride. I took them to the courtyard and several tried on the trikes. Jenn and i have SAC right here in peoria now so maybe they will come. after i spent some time at sun cyclery getting my trikes ready for tomorrow ride.

We stop by Sun Cyclery way back to fix Villager shifting problems. Larry and Janet was there talking about X7, Larry had barely used Slump hi speed driver.
I left Greenspeed X7 with them.
The only place to buy Trike’s in the valley
http://www.suncyclery.com/

Wednesday 7th
14 riders and 2 of them had their own trikes. Good day, perfect weather, ended up 80 degrees when done. Slightly up hill all the way to the restaurant. Couple people said I don’t think I would make it back, but hard part is over with. Rode to uncles sams , lunch stop, stroke survivors and caregivers talked about stuff. All in all 6.5 miles round trip. Was better this time. Some people experienced this for the first time. Brian has Parkinson’s disease and it good for him to get out and socialize. Newcomer oz (stroke survivor), and Cindy . Meet Bart and family last year at Ability360. Becky , Bart, Bart jr believers now , doubtful last year. Bart is hooked and Becky (his wife) is hooked as well. Something for the family.

Thursday 8th
In the morning I went shopping at Walmart two outbid ambulance with small fridge raider and microwave.
I outfits my second coffee maker in the pillows and sheets from my RV.

I rode with Ricks group to Mesa lunch contract 18 miles Beautiful ride, 72 degrees & sunny!

Later I rode with lizards 29 miles dinner ride, I love this time year!

Friday 9th Tucson SAC
I was up early joyed my coffee while packing for Tucson. 2 Hours drive from my driveway to Curtiis Park Tucson I pulled a hand Rick SS and Abby SS waiting for me! One hour before rides start they wanted help me unload, perfect!

14 riders when mail 3 miles eat lunch 3 back, I had asked Rona to lead the way. New riders I think ready to more!
Welcome back Pam!! Rick SS rode with Pam, first time back since her heart procedure. Awesome weather!

I asked Rusty to rebuilt carburetor on ambulance he was amazing, he knows that stuff!
Hard to find shop worked on Old carburetion.

I sleep in ambulance Friday night Comfortable sleeping!

Saturday 10
Rusty pulled Trike trailer to meeting place ambulance wasn’t quite done yet.
6 riders with Aphasia Group. Rona going be strong rider, plus she organized this group. John is new to trike riding but already mastered shifting in breaking, He has athlete.

Later Rusty finished up with putting back to gather carburetor & re-routed gas line to the gas line, maybe caused vapor lock. Every thing we do two ambulances one step closer to reliable vehicle. I took pics.

I drove back to home Mesa, ambulance purred like a kitten, but ran hot, maybe thermostat? Rusty going to order parts for tuneup, scheduled down there Thanksgiving weekend.


Exercise is key too stroke recovery.
Never give up the fight!
Focus on your abilities, not your disabilities!

SpokesFightingStrokes.org is 501(c)3

Attitude is 90% of life, think positive!
Stroke Survivor
Cure HHT
DanTrikeMan



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Monday 29th
I had MRI part of studying & language testing.
I rode with lizards 🦎 35 miles!

Tuesday 30th Tempe SAC.
First ride in We had a small group but 1st time with lu. Lu, a very determined lady, wheelchair bound. Before stroke very athletic wants to be that way again. I don’t promise anything but hard work you will get it. Ride, visit, lunch time ,and riding back. Had to work with lu shifting. Next time we will go to lunch On Monday 11/5 . Tues we have a presentation in Peoria everybody is welcome to come. The more the merrier!
I whet to bank, David froze account yesterday. Was my card used by somebody.

Wednesday 31th Peoria SAC.
Happy Halloween!
Lot of people came out 14 riders.
Newcomers and ted led to group back. New trail and uncle sams restaurant was at the end (3 mile). Enjoy a good lunch and comarities. Uphill going and down hill back . One member has problem with speed but he had done it.

Thursday Nov 1th
Went to the bank again. Try to straighten out the problem. 1.5 hours there. Make sure the bank investigates. Later ride with lizard . Met at Alex house ride with him the meeting place. The only one without a motor. It is joy to stretch my legs and keep up with motorized trike. Out of gears need bigger sporket on front end. 20 plus miles.

Friday 2 Tucson SAC
Got there at 10am (the ride wasn’t until 11am) but 2 people were there waiting for us. Lot of people have their own trike this year. 15 trikes. Must because our program work and enthusiasm. Rona led us on the other side of the river toward to mall, Jenn swept. I stayed with the new guys and practiced shifting on the hills . Lunch was Tucson mall food court which is a ton of options to choose from.

Saturday 3rd
I took Kris riding to Usery Pass 14 miles. Kris has lost 112LB eating right walking and hiking now triking!!

I rode with lizards 🦎 23.6 miles. Dinner I love this time a year not cold or hot. I love Greenspeed X7 it accelerates fast.

Here is my schedule for AZ;
Each Monday morning private lessons at my house stroke survivors and caregiver.
Get them up to speed shifting in breaking
How to safely get “on Trike off”

Each Tuesday Tempe SAC
Bass Pro Shops, 1133 N Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA (behind the store)
10-1:00pm

Each Wednesday Peoria SAC
Rio Vista Community Park, 8866 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381,
10-1:00pm

Each Friday Friday Tucson SAC
Curtis Park, 2110 W Curtis Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705,
11-2:00pm

Every other Saturday Tucson SAC Nov 10
Michael Perry Park, 8700 E Arbor St, Tucson, AZ 85730,
9-12pm

Also I ride with lizards 🦎
Monday 6:30 dinner ride
Thursday 6:30 dinner ride
Saturday 6:30 dinner ride

Rick’s group Mesa concert series lunch.
Thursday 11am

Exercise is key too stroke recovery.
Never give up the fight!
Focus on your abilities, not your disabilities!

SpokesFightingStrokes.org is 501(c)3

Attitude is 90% of life, think positive!
Stroke Survivor
Cure HHT
DanTrikeMan
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Sunday 21st
Whole lot of unpacking five months worth.
Washing towels sheets bedding from the trailer. My son Josh never weeded the front yard supposed to be granite but coming up grass. I am OCD so I started between 30 minutes to an hour each day weed front yard. Arizona had record rainfall in October

Monday 22
More of the same bedding rugs. Josh and and I cleaned garage my son took it over while I am gone....... organized it and cleaned it. Weeded...... Larry and Janet came by pick up their Venmo. I offered to pick it up in Denver and transferred to Phoenix. Sun Cyclery paid for the gas!!
Only placed to buy Trike in Arizona, Stocks lotta Trike’s & staff is excellent! http://www.suncyclery.com/

First ride of the season with lizards 🦎 Monday night pop-up ride & first ride sense surgery and ride Greenspeed X7 31.5 miles.
X7 handled good, but out of gears top end 21-24 miles on flat. But I first ride sense surgery and I don’t want to push it.
I emailed Ian owner of Greenspeed he’s working on it.

Tuesday 23rd
Met Janet VA hospital. I heard government buys Vet their trikes, what you have to qualify and show them really want trike & used. SFS & SAC nothing to add to it, welcome vets too join us Spoke Adaptive Cycling each week Tucson Tempe and Peoria.

Did I mention we weeding......

Wednesday 24th Peoria SAC
Jenn SS & Rick that met me at my house ride with me in the ambulance pulling my Trike trailer to Peoria check out the Parking situation in route. Ambulance will worked great hard to keep it down to speed. Met Cindy, Sue & Carol.
Big surprise Bob showed up with is Terra Trike he road with us last two weeks of “Sea to Sea” promising good turnout this year Peoria I think!

Thursday 25th
I rode with Lizard 🦎 again! This time 35 miles
I meet Alex his house together we rode down meaning the group, everybody has motors heading down insept me but I keep up with them. I’m going gaining weight after setting three weeks, good work out for me.

Friday 26th Tucson SAC
I got up early, hooked up Trike trailer headed to Tucson. Rick drove his van down there plan is just sleeping over tonight.
Big turn out for first ride this season 13-14 riders! Was good to see everybody.

Afterward SAC Rick his friends and I went on riding on loop, Beautiful afternoon wow good to be back.

Rick and I staying at another Ricks SS house.
Rick SS make BBQ ribs, tasty treat!

Saturday 27th Tucson SAC
Every other weekend I staying Tucson because
Aphasia Group.
Wow Rona SS organized this ride including flyers, she did awesome job! 15-16 riders.
Big hit, 7 miles! I think 2 groups in Tucson now

Sunday 28th
I’m showing how to ride trike Kris private lessons how to shift and break.

David treasurer got back yesterday evening from out of the country for 2 weeks, he said somebody overdrawn on the Account, had Fraudulent & penalties.
David will visit the bank Monday morning.

I don’t know what to do?

I am personally on the fixed budget, I am covering 60% SFS bills already.

I need financial help.

So work on raising money.

Exercise is key too stroke recovery.
Never give up the fight!
Focus on your abilities, not your disabilities!

SpokesFightingStrokes.org is 501(c)3

Attitude is 90% of life, think positive!
Stroke Survivor
Cure HHT
DanTrikeMan



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Got to Jim in Yvonne house 8pm last night from CycleCon.

Tuesday 16th No rest for the weary...

Gary & Rick wanted to Jump start going back to Arizona, they are helping me drive two trucks and two trailers.
I had pack up, while Gary delivered Brag to Longmont, Jim help me bring up stuff in the basement loaded my truck. Rick & I go to storage yard grab Trike trailer, back to Jim‘s house load up three trikes. We got down to AngleTech by 3pm load up three trikes including tandem. Along with emptied out the cage back of RV trailer put bed of my truck weight distribution.

Drop trike trailer & hooked up RV trailer my truck, ready to go once Gary brings ambulance to AngleTech in the morning.

Wednesday 17
We are up early dissipating early start
driving. Will SS came over early drink coffee see us off. Then Gary called ambulance stalled Monument Hill in 25 out of gas ⛽️
We bought two gas cans and drove up. Failed to start, Gary called truck.

So starts the game waiting game.

Thursday 18th
Chance to visit with “Einstein” Kelvin.
JJs did repair on ambulance in Palmer Lake did wonderful job we picked up ambulance 4pm too late to start driving. We gassed up both vehicles in hooked to trailers ready to go. I wash my truck in ambulance windows.

Friday 19th
Special Thanks for allowing us to park RV trailer and Trike trailer at AngleTech supply power and water, two different times ones in beginning of the season and end this season. We woke up early had coffee still dark on the road 6:15 I said Gary head with ambulance pulling drake trailer. I left 630
Ambulance guessed gauge is not working, Gary had figured out mileage first tank switched to rear tank, I am driving my Greg dreaded call ambulance stall. We are gassing up my truck headed to ambulance.
Didn’t want to started till cools down, we sat there hour in 15 minutes, started up barely in proceeded to drive hundred yards only. Stalled again........... I am at my wits end.
Gas station only 6 miles away, to call the tow truck and our or two hours away.
We decided to pull around with checking strong Sparks, Gary called off fuel line we crank it no fuel both tanks, weird supposedly bowl tank has gas in it.
Gary want to bypass valve changes over one thing to the next, tried again cranking let Electrical pumping gas all over the ground. Gary bypassed switch hook up one tank started up ambulance again.....
wow the cross over valve switch heat it up and don’t allow either tank to pump.
Cheating phantom six months and $1000

We slept good night in Grants New Mexico
KOA they have best homemade turkey dinner!

Saturday 20th
We slept good knowing figured out the problem. We started driving 830 so close to home, A lot of hills pulling up made being nervous, back way to Hubert dropped down to Payson scenic route. Never got on call ambulance 🚑 stalled! 550 miles no problem! We’ve got back Saturday afternoon.

I am sad to leave Colorado front range.
I met a lot of people SS, caregivers & trike people.
Happy to be back home my boys (Young men actually), friends & SS, caregivers & lizard 🦎 my regional group!
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Weather turn too fast in CO, what happened fall? Three weeks ago high was 80s.

Wednesday 10th
Gary & I had to move my RV trailer for sa to AngleTech to plug-in power & run heat. We arrived at RV it was snowing. I don’t want to winter-rise it one week back to Arizona
Latter that eve cancels Longmont SAC but everyone show up dinner at Pinocchio‘s
seated at 2 table 15 people!

Thursday 11th
I pick up Brian SS (he doesn’t drive yet) headed down to Colorado Springs where we had appointment with “Einstein” Kelvin at AngleTech http://cycledifferent.com
We spend 2 1/4 hrs talking & trying different trikes. Came up with right trike for Brian Greenspeed GT26
I always keep my ears open & talking Einstein lot to learn.

I was invited to Longmont Stroke & Aphasia it really nice, SS shared encouragement to know newly stroke survivors. While there I have a thought, I have no driver license, I lost it, luckily I have my passport in RV trailer. Which means driving back to pick up at Colorado Springs I left for Colorado springs 1130pm.


Friday 12
I pick up Darrell at 3:00am went to airport to flying to CycleCon Nashville. Denver is big airport, I walked to ticket counter Southwest after that wheelchair Intended push me.
I can’t walk too far certainly not walking big airport caring banners, I traveled through two times through this country riding Trike, can’t even cross big airport walking.

We their Nashville Fairgrounds by 10:45 set up the SFS booth I brought banners, Janet from Greenspeed helped.
Ian owner of Greenspeed personally set up X7 all one left hand controls for me to ride.

I met a lot of people Friday manufacture day.
Darrell and I checked in to Hyatt.
I was up 41 hrs nice to lay my head down.

Saturday 13th
I was up early felt good sleeping eight hours.
David Black Owner HASE USA gave us ride to fair grounds. David designs trike & bikes for wide range disabled people.

Larry owner of Sun Cyclery phoenix switched petals & cleats on my riding shoes
http://www.suncyclery.com/

I presented at CycleCon at 10am.
Usually I try to get Stroke survivors interested to ride, not so here, every buddy interested in trikes already, I concentrated on what Trike did for me, gave me mobility & hope.

“Einstein” Kelvin owner of AngleTech me to Cris from Ice Trike

I rode around convention center on Greenspeed X7 talking to people.
Darrell man the booth, next you’re going to be pretty girls Stroke Survivors like Jenn and Jane interact more people!

Darrell and I went out to dinner with Greenspeed team, nothing fancy but chance to visit.

Sunday 14th
Last day of CycleCon Busy day!
I talk to Mark part owner of Catrike about their New trike call Eola, I think good Trike for stroke survivors.
I was several times outside between rain showers set up for demo/trying Trikes.
I put Greenspeed X7 to paces I really like the how handles cornering 16” wheels all the way around very fast trike.
Ian gave me such a deal I bought Greenspeed X7 !!

Tray Bergoyne gave us ride back Hyatt with my new toy X7 trike!

Monday 15
Tray drove us & trike to airport.
Southwest great airlines fly with, 2 wheelchair Intended push me & my Trike X7 up to the gate. Reverse order Denver is big airport, luckily wheelchair guys waiting at gate, they know all the shortcuts loaded me on long term parking bus. I got to Jim and Yvonne house 8pm.

All is all good experience for me & SFS
We are already planning next years CycleCon same place Nashville same time!


Thank you for all the prayers and good thoughts & comment through surgery.

Exercise is key too stroke recovery.
Never give up the fight!
Focus on your abilities, not your disabilities!

SpokesFightingStrokes.org is 501(c)3

Attitude is 90% of life, think positive!
Stroke Survivor
Cure HHT
DanTrikeMan



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A lot has happened since I last time I post 2 1/2 weeks ago.

I seen Aspens change color!! Most put on your bucket list!

I had falling out with my landlord so I move.

I am storing my RV trailer in Monument.
I am storing SFS ambulance with Gary. Gary put on for hood scoops on the ambulance. Hopefully will solve the problem vapor lock. Volunteer Rick and Gary text turns driving back to Arizona ambulance and Trike trailer we leaving on October 17.

I am living with Jim & Yvonne SS in Longmont finish off the season. Graciously they opened their house for me & dog Zoey. They have two dogs, Zoey learn how operate dog doors quickly!

Of course I keep up with Spoke Adaptive Cycling Colorado Springs, Denver & Longmont.

Jim & I went on trike ride 28 mile Tuesday!
Good way to ease tension about lung surgery.

Leading up to the surgery, I had a chance to work on my Chevy truck & Trike trailer outside, hand washed it polished it in new coat wax. Three day project!

I had lung surgery last Wednesday in Colorado University Denver. My surgeon
Pual J Rochon it is a Talented & Great team.
They want me back another surgery in November. Geez snow scares me, One fall break a leg. Luckily SFS have HandTrike.

Last Wednesday night Jim & Yvonne SS took truck & Trike Trailer covered me in
SAC longmont.

Thursday Roger SS lead the group SAC Colorado Springs.

Darrell SS and I going to CycleCon Oct 12-15 hopefully by 2 presentation there. Come by Greenspeed booth I am going out SFS postcards & like to meet you!

Who is going to CycleCon?!!!

Exercise is key too stroke recovery.
Never give up the fight!
Focus on your abilities, not your disabilities!

SpokesFightingStrokes.org is 501(c)3

Attitude is 90% of life, think positive!
Stroke Survivor
Cure HHT
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Wednesday 5th
I picked up Darrell drove to Longmont SAC Sandstone Park 5pm 9 miles riding Kellie & David went further took off hard to keep up with them! Special things for Paul set up Trike is with me and change the pedal. Afterwards went out for dinner at
Pinocchio’s: http://www.incredibleitalian.com/mobile/

Thursday 6th
I went to Colorado Springs SAC 9:45 AngleTech http://cycledifferent.com/
Met Dan miracle man, broke his back and neck & had Stroke! He rides Abuz.
Also met Will SS ride Ice trike.
We did 14 miles around trip to America Beautiful Park. I hang around AngleTech hoping to learn more & meet people & I hand SFS post card. I think I sold Catrike Dumont with motor!
Plus people block me in truck & trike trailer.

Friday Saturday Sunday I help a friend do sub flooring. Little bit rusty scribing the peace wood.

Monday 10th
I pulled Trike trailer down to Colorado Running Company with Achilles Pikes Peak at 5:30pm 5262 N Nevada Colorado Springs
Larry, Roger and I split up Trike rider I rode with David SS and Chuck 11 miles Beautiful night, just got back time to load up in the daylight.

Tuesday 11th
I had a presentation Saint Anthony’s Hospital
I picked up Darrell made it there half an hour early, I have no idea the traffic patterns in Denver. Mark and Shannon and Jim we all went out for dinner very good talk afterwards.

Wednesday 12th
Pick up Darrell for Longmont SAC 10 trikes!
Dave forgot his clip on shoes, so Jackie went back their house, kelly’s fastest rider in the group she lead. Dave , Jackie & I late start, catching up to the group I feel left side pedal coming off, Jackie and I screwed it back on, I turned around headed to the truck
But Jackie and Dave going.

Was in quarter-mile came back off again I tried to pedal with right side only, finally I had enough. Waited for the group coming back, pick me up by the trail.
After ride dinner time Pinocchio’s Best Italian food ever! Well I hungry!!

Thursday 13th
Colorado Springs SAC
We started with 7 riders, 1 mile into the ride Bryan snap the chain, trying to get started in high gear. Maybe it is time to Develop shifting class?
Larry went back grab his vehicle rescue Bryan. Pauline and Chuck rode together, turn back to miles later. So well and Roger and I went to America Beautiful Park we did 14 miles Great temperature 77-84 degrees!

Kirk already fixed old Catrike 700 One I rode last night! Best shop trike in Colorado
http://cycledifferent.com

I have had appointment with Gary putting in hood scoops for SFS ambulance. Other project working on.

Exercise is key too stroke recovery.
Never give up the fight!
Focus on your abilities, not your disabilities!

SpokesFightingStrokes.org is 501(c)3

Attitude is 90% of life, think positive!
Stroke Survivor
Cure HHT
DanTrikeMan



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Saturday Sep 1
Rona & I rode with Alex and Adrienne to meet lizards 🦎, but Rona feeling sick, Rona waited for me to ride back & get truck.

Sunday 2
Josh & I went to Fountain Hills fix spray booth fan, our renter David is very good tenant. We got up 5am and headed to shop, simple but just meant needed for the belts, I ordered two belts new. Josh drove his truck back engine light came on, already building motor from Chevy 2500 HD. Rona was up waiting for me drive to Tucson for pool party!

Monday 3rd
I rode with Roma, Rusty, Mark & Rick part of Spoke Adaptive Cycling Tucson group. We started at 6am! Rona dad Rusty bought used Catrike Trail customizing he’s needs. Rusty is all “Jack of trades”

Tuesday 4th
Flying day, my son Josh drove me to airport 4:15am. Checked in ticket counter, I asked for wheelchair, Phoenix and big airport, my blood pools in my legs, too much walking hurts my legs or standing. I could trike 50 miles No pain but I can’t even walk through airport with of Pain. Hop on the airplane ✈️ flew to Colorado Springs. Ani was in cell lot waiting.
When I got home hooked up my truck to Trike trailer for Denver SAC
I pick up Andrew SS on way there, but Andrew wasn’t home, he text me while I’m driving. I don’t even pick up my phone while driving, One handed as it is. He be home 4:15 no problem I have built-in time for driving, but when he next text me Andrew wanted me to pick up him at Walmart.
NOPE deal was I pick him up every Tuesday at his house.
I drove to Denver SAC at Cook Park.
Shannon, Jim and Mark small group “Perfect” we rode 8 miles! Jim figured 15 miles at least!

I like to special thank Larry Sun Cyclery owner bring me out to Phoenix present at the Ability 360 http://www.suncyclery.com/
Janet with Greenspeed for arranging tickets this presentation.
Jim & Mary for borrowing me they are truck.
Peggy and Rusty let me stay one night Tucson their house.
Alex ride leader for lizards 🦎 he brought Catrike Expedition back last month & shorten the ride Thursday night.
Josh for fixing spray booth & driving to the airport 2 times.
Ani getting up very early 4am drive me to the airport 2 times.

Exercise is key too stroke recovery.
Never give up the fight!
Focus on your abilities, not your disabilities!

SpokesFightingStrokes.org is 501(c)3

Attitude is 90% of life, think positive!
Stroke Survivor
Cure HHT
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Thursday 16th
I still a headache & my ears clogged, but can’t sit still another day.
Colorado Springs SAC meet at AngleTech
http://cycledifferent.com/ 4 riders went to America Beautiful Park 14 miles. Jim SS visiting from Mesa rode with us, Good Job!

Saturday 18th
I was invited to join evening with https://www.facebook.com/groups/BAAVMCT/ Ute Pass Lodge Green Mt. Falls
I pulled my Trike trailer up there every buddy had a blast! I showed up Catrike, Greenspeed, TerraTrike & Abuz! By far Favorite was Catrike Pocket with ladies!!

Monday 20th
Karen with The Independence Center invited me show off Trike’s at Criterium Bikes 9am

Latter I pulled Trike trailer down to Colorado Running Company with Achilles Pikes Peak good group of people! Adding to my schedule Monday evenings this ride starts at 5:30pm 5262 N Nevada Colorado Springs

Tuesday 21th
I picked up Andrew headed to Cook Park in Denver 3 miles away started raining. Never open up a trailer waited 45 minutes and canceled the ride. Shoot

Wednesday 22th
I picked up Darrell headed to Longmont for SAC 10 riders 13 miles Nice trail system out there! We had dinner at Pinocchios best good around! Good group of people Stroke survivors and caregivers.

Thursday 23rd
Colorado Springs SAC
We meet at Best trikes shop in all Colorado at AngleTech http://cycledifferent.com/
Kelvin owner of shop, I am just amazed by his knowledge & his technicians.
Rodger SS lead us on Pikes Peak trail system
18 miles nice ride! Roger knows the history Colorado springs. Perfect weather!!

Saturday 25th
Ani & I did a fun ride on Santa Fe Trail recent rains storms some sandy spots. We stopped along the way visit with couples! We passed out SFS cards away. Nice morning!

Tuesday morning early I am flying to Phoenix to 2 presentations Ability 360 on 30th 9:30 & 1:30 http://ability360.org/events/bike-day-sun-cyclery/
I will be back Colorado early Tuesday Sep 4
enough time to go Denver SAC


Exercise is key too stroke recovery.
Never give up the fight!
Focus on your abilities, not your disabilities!

SpokesFightingStrokes.org is 501(c)3

Attitude is 90% of life, think positive!
Stroke Survivor
Cure HHT
DanTrikeMan
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Tuesday 7th
I woke up with headache two days or three days in a row probably sinus cold my ears clogged.
I picked up on the way Andrew SS to Denver SAC Cook Park had a event. Soon as I pulled in truck and trailer I knew hard to get out. By then my head pounding. Andrew and I waited for the group, we all decided to clouded. 2 police man men directed traffic so I blacked out.

I canceled Longmont and Colorado Springs SAC I laid low rest of the week.

Saturday 11th
I’m going stir crazy... but with headache
I help Holly go to pick up rental vehicle, she lives in Idaho spring. Holly is sponsorable for to giving 2 Catrike to SFS last month! Hollys is Veterans as service dog Big black lab named Reagan, of coarse Zoey my dog loves Reagan. Holly gave bath to Zoey.

Sunday 12th
I laid low grilled Shish kebabs.
Ani made it, my job easy!

Monday 13th
Ani & I short ride on Santa Fe Trail 8 miles
Beautiful flowers, nice 65 degrees sunny!

Latter I met Achilles Pikes Peak for ride. Every week meet at Colorado Running Company. 12 miles!

Tuesday 14th
Woke up worst headache ever. Big day for me supposed to be presentation at Saint Anthony’s North 4:30pm.

I never made it. Ani came down to the trailer check at me, Ani was paramedic & PA, I was stupid not going to the hospital, so Ani drove me. I spend rest of day in the CU hospital, chest and head CAT scan
& MRI and blood test,
One week dizzy and headache
Doctors think dehydration.

Test shows Left side lung has AVM big enough to present a problem. Shoot..
Discharge me last night.

I have HHT, terrible disease
HHT caused by Stroke
Six lung surgery coming up....
Way of life for me.

Wednesday 15th
Well woke up a headache as usual.
I canceled Longmont SAC
I went to work on emailing doctors for lung surgery.

Good thing feeling bad or sick take time to relax, this week first time I relax sense four days in Mexico Rocky point. I am bad at relaxing.

Exercise is key too stroke recovery.
Never give up the fight!
Focus on your abilities, not your disabilities!

SpokesFightingStrokes.org is 501(c)3

Attitude is 90% of life, think positive!
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