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07-17-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I need to have the cables replaced anyway due to...

I need to have the cables replaced anyway due to fraying. Zoomie got one broken cable thread and it very quickly frayed and broke further to become an unusable brake. Naveen can be ridden around the...
07-17-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,096
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Keto

Hi everyone!

I'm interested in hearing from everyone about their experiences with a ketogenic diet. How do you feel while in ketosis, did you feel like your body adapted even better after a while...
07-16-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Nesteel, we moved last month and I hadn't updated...

Nesteel, we moved last month and I hadn't updated my profile. I have now- we're in Seville, FL again. Longmont was very nice :D they have a fantastic Greenway system.
07-16-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I've begun riding Naveen in circles around the...

I've begun riding Naveen in circles around the yard. My husband says the neighborhood is too dangerous for me to go riding alone, and it will be quite a while before I'll be able to afford a...
07-16-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

And I have to get this smashed cablestop fixed. ...

And I have to get this smashed cablestop fixed.
http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn158/redeyedtreefr0g/Mobile%20Uploads/th_IMG_4797.jpg...
07-16-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

A Froggy Super Sport!

I GOT IT! My dream bike, an opaque green ladies Super Sport is MINE! It survived horrendous packing and shipping to travel from Indiana to my doorstep in Florida. I'm so excited I just had to share...
03-26-13, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Yup! He is extremely long in the torso, even some...

Yup! He is extremely long in the torso, even some 2XLT shirts are too short. Although, he is losing weight again so I should retake my sewing measurements soon, thanks for reminding me!

After...
03-25-13, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

You think a tandem like the Pacific one would...

You think a tandem like the Pacific one would hold up under my husband and I? Sure, my mom and sister might not weigh as much (or maybe they do, both are rather larger than I'm used to seeing them?)...
03-15-13, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

flypaca, PM sent! Thanks for all the advice...

flypaca, PM sent!

Thanks for all the advice so far.
I expect a tandem to get a bunch of use (or at least above average) with me. My husband dislikes riding to his work with me only because I...
03-14-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Looking to buy an inexpensive Tandem

I've been thinking long and hard, and I think the first bike I should buy is a tandem. My other option would be a Super Sport to replace Zoomie (my Schwinn Gateway from Target). But, since Zoomie is...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,598
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

This. You are generally slower with snow on...

This.

You are generally slower with snow on the ground too- whether it's from actually having to work harder to pedal through snow, going slower due to caution and to maintain control, or maybe...
Forum: Touring
03-05-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,446
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I'll put in a resounding vote for a mooncup. I...

I'll put in a resounding vote for a mooncup. I have The Keeper Mooncup (http://www.keeper.com/) (Mooncup= clear silicone rather than the original Keeper latex rubber version), and it is the single...
02-04-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

ftwelder, I'm not disappointed at all! I'm being...

ftwelder, I'm not disappointed at all! I'm being very patient, I just thought maybe I could learn about restoring or rebuilding bikes in the meantime. I also have a craigslist ad in order to look for...
02-03-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

How To Rebuild a Superior?

Not to rush pastorBobnlnh or anything, but I'm sort of excited to get an "upgrade" from Zoomie to something nearly just like her, but lighter. Problem is, I'm freaking out at the prospect of getting...
01-29-13, 07:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

WOW! Those are both beautiful! I especially...

WOW!

Those are both beautiful! I especially like all the little copper-colored bits on the World Voyageur.

My favorite picture of yours, Wil, is that last one with the bike in your mouth :)
01-29-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I have some nice pictures, but my Schwinn isn't...

I have some nice pictures, but my Schwinn isn't old yet.

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I DID however, finally remember to go out with a tape measure to see what Zoomie's numbers look like. I got:
Forum: Commuting
01-28-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,699
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I had to look it up, but I've seen those before....

I had to look it up, but I've seen those before. I'm pretty sure I'm one of those enthusiastic passers-by in the backseat of a car who had to quickly roll down the glass to give a proper "awesome!"...
01-10-13, 12:04 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 82,273
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Haha!​

Haha!​
12-30-12, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I am still relatively slow at repairing flat...

I am still relatively slow at repairing flat tires, but the main point in this situation is if I were late. Generally I give myself an extra 15 minutes with the theory that if I were to experience a...
12-30-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,187
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Ooookaay. A trip to the junkyard turned out...

Ooookaay.

A trip to the junkyard turned out to be a pause-and-grab sort of scenario without the chance for me to get any seat belts.
BUT, A local brewery here has put up a craigslist ad...
12-30-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I don't want N+1?

I think I must be odd compared to other people on the forums.

I always hear cyclist saying that the correct amount of bikes is always one more than how many they own, or N+1. I just don't get...
12-30-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 411,238
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

290940 290941 290942 290943 My husband invited...

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My husband invited me to ride to work with him :D
Those two tracks in the snow are ours- the pictures were taken on my way back home by myself.
12-30-12, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,465
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I rode with my husband 3 miles to his work and...

I rode with my husband 3 miles to his work and back on Zoomie without studs. There was hard-packed slick snow on the roads, but the stuff on the sidewalks, though chopped up by footprints, was still...
Forum: Touring
12-27-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,034
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I like the cover a lot. It shows very concisely...

I like the cover a lot. It shows very concisely where you went and how you did it. The title seemed overly long at first, but it's growing on me more and more. I think you don't need the re-mention...
12-09-12, 01:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Are those all the pretty bikes? No more?

Are those all the pretty bikes? No more?
12-04-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Bicycle charm for a bracelet?

I could swear when looking through the Schwinn catalogs I saw that they sold a charm bracelet with a bike charm on it. It was with a bunch of apparel like ball caps and towels and other neat stuff...
12-04-12, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I'll bet it was more ghoulishly appropriate for a...

I'll bet it was more ghoulishly appropriate for a Halloween party, though! Very cool.
Forum: Touring
12-04-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

So, my husband's schedule never cleared up enough...

So, my husband's schedule never cleared up enough for us to go anywhere. It's a good thing, though- he's been promoted to a manager.

Instead, I went on my first group bike ride. It was a very...
12-04-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Yes, thatís exactly the one I found. I have not...

Yes, thatís exactly the one I found. I have not received a reply to my email.



Iím so glad!



YES! My favorite color :D
12-01-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

/bump. So... if I wanted to ask any members...

/bump.

So... if I wanted to ask any members if they had a step-through Super Sport they'd like to sell, I have to pay money to upgrade my membership on this forum, so I could post in the Classic...
11-29-12, 10:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I'm very excited, because if I find out that a...

I'm very excited, because if I find out that a Super Sport is small enough for me to ride, I found a few on craiglist, one's only $60, and I can maybe use the facilitator thread to actually have one!
11-29-12, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,970
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I bought the Sigma BC1609 and it works great!! ...

I bought the Sigma BC1609 and it works great!! Thanks for the advice
11-29-12, 09:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,262
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Yes badmother, I saw your reply. You are very...

Yes badmother, I saw your reply. You are very helpful with my questions whenever you make a post, thanks for listening. I've searched often on variations of the theme, and usually a regular google...
11-29-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,718
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

I received a free pair of bike shorts!! A very...

I received a free pair of bike shorts!! A very nice person on the Team Estrogen forums mailed them to me. I tried them out underneath my jeans on a cool windy day for my first-ever group ride. I went...
11-29-12, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

OH! And I was tired of getting rained on. I...

OH!

And I was tired of getting rained on. I made a rain cape! The pattern is McCall's M6446, and the fabric is (you guessed it!) Babyville Boutique waterproof breathable PUL fabric. I barely had...
11-29-12, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

New stuff! Actually, I made these a little while...

New stuff! Actually, I made these a little while ago and am just now getting around to sharing here, sorry.

For some strange reason I wanted a cushion on the top of my rack. You know, for...
11-29-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn158/redeyedtr...

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn158/redeyedtreefr0g/Bike/th_IMG_0049-1.jpg (http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn158/redeyedtreefr0g/Bike/IMG_0049-1.jpg?t=1353533680)
Like this Artkansas, only...
11-29-12, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,187
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Interesting options. The trailer is nearly...

Interesting options.

The trailer is nearly new, so I really don't want to strip it down to a bare frame when it's currently in such good shape. I've managed to get it parked out of the way even...
11-29-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

:D I'm a Red-Eyed Tree Frog of course!! :D ...

:D I'm a Red-Eyed Tree Frog of course!! :D

Edited the first post to ask for measurements.
If more could please chime in with measurements that would be awesome! I've read in the catalogs that...
11-26-12, 11:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Cattywompus, I love it! She is so cute!! Do we...

Cattywompus, I love it! She is so cute!! Do we match??

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This is the costume I made this year. I expected there to be cold weather- instead, it was almost too hot to wear it!!
Silly frog...
11-25-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,175
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Can I play too? It's not a classic/vintage bike,...

Can I play too? It's not a classic/vintage bike, but:

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11-25-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

dck, a paramount is actually second on my...

dck, a paramount is actually second on my potential "want" list. The catalogs say they also come in standard 20" and 22" frames, but they have notes saying that made-to-measure frames could be made....
11-24-12, 03:28 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 82,273
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

The studs worked fine, but after that second or...

The studs worked fine, but after that second or third snowfall it seems we're back in late summer / warm autumn weather. With no snow in sight for the forecasts and daily highs back up into the high...
11-24-12, 12:05 AM
11-23-12, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

With dogs and no car...

Do you take your dogs on rides with you? Do they get super excited about it?

If you've given up your car- do your dogs still get excited when OTHER people open car doors? Or are they well-adjusted...
11-23-12, 09:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Off to do a Flickr search! No, I was wasting...

Off to do a Flickr search!
No, I was wasting time poring over bikeforums.net posts that google thoughtfully pulled up for me for the terms "ladies schwinn super sport". It's a much better search...
11-23-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,659
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Please give me Super Sport (or old Schwinn) eye candy

EDIT: Please post what your frame size is with the stand-over height. I'd like to find out those measurements to see if a Super Sport would be small enough for me!

Ride Schwinn recently posted on...
11-12-12, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Or frost. Most of my 5 falls last year were on...

Or frost. Most of my 5 falls last year were on very thin nearly unnoticeable layers of frost on the road pavement. Only 2 falls were on the days I brazenly rode to work (and had a blast doing it!)...
11-11-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 82,273
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

Well, I had a flat in my thorn-resistant tube...

Well, I had a flat in my thorn-resistant tube last week, and luckily I had a spare tube to replace it. I just patched the thicker tube. Looking at the weather for the next week and not seeing a...
11-11-12, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 924
Posted By redeyedtreefr0g

This. I found this to be true even on my...

This. I found this to be true even on my unstudded slick hybrid tires. There was a slight improvement in walking traction when I got snow boots, but my bike was still better.
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