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Forum: Commuting
03-20-12, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By Froghunter

Very Nice and Enjoy.......Hopefully the colic...

Very Nice and Enjoy.......Hopefully the colic will be short term.

Froghunter
Forum: Commuting
03-19-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,107
Posted By Froghunter

Son's Commuter, My New Commuter and The wife's...

Son's Commuter, My New Commuter and The wife's Commuter!

Enjoy!

Froghunter
Forum: Commuting
03-19-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,935
Posted By Froghunter

Wife started her commute again this morning, so...

Wife started her commute again this morning, so me, the son and wife commuted this morning. I work as the grounds manager, wife works in the cafe, and son goes to school. All in the some school. Life...
Forum: Commuting
03-14-12, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,935
Posted By Froghunter

Warm....Down graded the under clothes and...

Warm....Down graded the under clothes and hopefully spring is here. The birds and wildlife are out like it's spring. Enjoy weather to commute in. 50-60s and I believe maybe 70's this afternoon!
...
Forum: Commuting
03-12-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,935
Posted By Froghunter

Very nice Monday Commute...Good to start off the...

Very nice Monday Commute...Good to start off the week with a pretty sunrise and honing in on the correct tire pressure in the tires. I up the pressure from 50 psi front and 55 psi back to 60 psi...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-12, 08:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,050
Posted By Froghunter

Damn........and I'm.......PROUD of my Twenty...

Damn........and I'm.......PROUD of my Twenty Bones Cummuter......Which was once a Target Bicycle! :lol:

http://photos.cubfest.com/albums/userpics/10415/DSCF0575.JPG

Froghunter
Forum: Commuting
03-01-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,328
Posted By Froghunter

I would like to post my .02, but it's time for...

I would like to post my .02, but it's time for bed!

PS:I run a Target Goose Daily! :)
Forum: Commuting
02-24-12, 07:21 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 34,883
Posted By Froghunter

Damn.....With a little TLC........I too may have...

Damn.....With a little TLC........I too may have a Fredester! :lol:

http://photos.cubfest.com/albums/userpics/10415/DSCF0580.JPG

http://photos.cubfest.com/albums/userpics/10415/DSCF0581.JPG
...
Forum: Commuting
02-23-12, 05:38 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 34,883
Posted By Froghunter

"One leg longer then the other????" :(

"One leg longer then the other????" :(
Forum: Commuting
02-22-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 34,883
Posted By Froghunter

"My Fred" ...

"My Fred"

http://photos.cubfest.com/albums/userpics/10415/DSCF0575.JPG

Protection while I'm on my travels!

http://photos.cubfest.com/albums/userpics/10415/DSCF0576.JPG

Brooks Saddle...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By Froghunter

Cool...great ideal! I didn't like fenders and...

Cool...great ideal! I didn't like fenders and this is something I can do quickly if it's raining for the ride to work or from work. You are running 27" steel rims on a SS. I have a late Raleigh...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,935
Posted By Froghunter

Snow, Windy, and Winter Storm last Saturday and...

Snow, Windy, and Winter Storm last Saturday and Sunday. Today warm high of 53 degrees and sunny....Windys from the SW 7 mph. Maded me want to contiune to ride the Freddie bike the 10 mile loop, but...
Forum: Commuting
02-13-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,935
Posted By Froghunter

13 February 2012 Today commute was awesome, it...

13 February 2012 Today commute was awesome, it was cold Ihad to wear my bandana to protect the face from the chill. I had to go in earlyto check for ice in the parking lot and walkways. The bicycle...
02-11-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By Froghunter

Here is a Workman Front Load that may interest...

Here is a Workman Front Load that may interest you.

http://worksmancycles.com/shopsite_sc/store/html/frontload.html

Enjoy and Good Luck!

Froghunter
02-05-12, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,944
Posted By Froghunter

Neil....Very good read and I enjoyed it. On the...

Neil....Very good read and I enjoyed it. On the 27th you where in my neck of the woods with the Milling pond picture and Helens Place which is just around the corner from where I grow up. If any are...
Forum: Commuting
02-03-12, 07:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,143
Posted By Froghunter

The mental health piont is where I'm at in my...

The mental health piont is where I'm at in my commute. Looking for a route that will take me close to 10 miles one way for a total of twenty a day. Better lifestyle and fitness level.
Forum: Commuting
02-02-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,107
Posted By Froghunter

Chad......Nice......What is the top end (cruising...

Chad......Nice......What is the top end (cruising speed) and is it new vintage? I'm also interested in PSI of tires, becuase my dad had a Western Flyer beach cruiser and only aloud 35 psi. Bike was...
Forum: Commuting
01-30-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Froghunter

That was awesome......very well done under the...

That was awesome......very well done under the situations. Look like you were going at a pretty good speed at times.

Good Luck.....Enjoy and BE SAFE!

Froghunter
Forum: Commuting
01-28-12, 08:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,299
Posted By Froghunter

I'm not as experinced as the other poster, but...

I'm not as experinced as the other poster, but what I do to my bikes when I first get them is clean, lube, and adjust the cones. This has improved my average speed and top end. I'm not sure if your...
Forum: Commuting
01-26-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By Froghunter

This is the one I use and I like it for all four...

This is the one I use and I like it for all four seasons.

http://www.alertshirt.com/wirajaancl3.html

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/alertshirt_2191_1945348

Froghunter
Forum: Commuting
01-23-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,107
Posted By Froghunter

I'm with Ya! I go to hit the 370 and 371 and then...

I'm with Ya! I go to hit the 370 and 371 and then I'm crushed because I don't see any awesome Commuter Bikes! "Damn...... Scotty.......I need more POWER"

:(

Froghunter
Forum: Commuting
01-22-12, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By Froghunter

phughes, Alice, and Alexa, Thanks for the...

phughes, Alice, and Alexa,

Thanks for the kind words. I will use the bag trick too! I ran her this afternoon for alittle over five miles and am pleased so far. No heel strike and I lubed the...
Forum: Commuting
01-22-12, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 92,935
Posted By Froghunter

What are we riding here.....Awesome Ride. Do you...

What are we riding here.....Awesome Ride. Do you have a link or info about?

Thanks!

Froghunter
Forum: Commuting
01-22-12, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By Froghunter

Penguin.....No they are not waterproof and have a...

Penguin.....No they are not waterproof and have a open top. my commute is short and when I ride in the rain I can dry my stuff at the office, which is a mechanical room at a school.......Bike and all...
Forum: Commuting
01-22-12, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By Froghunter

Chris.......The bags are make from an U.S. Army...

Chris.......The bags are make from an U.S. Army laundry bag I had from my service days. It's like light weight duck canvas.
Forum: Commuting
01-22-12, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By Froghunter

Springfield Cyclist......The reason for the small...

Springfield Cyclist......The reason for the small bags was to carry seasonal things for my commutes like windbreaker, rain suit, ex-socks, gloves, and sweater or sweat shirt. Hopefully it will be...
Forum: Commuting
01-21-12, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By Froghunter

Sew me up some bags today!

Snowed last night and cold outside today,,,,,so I made me a set of small bags for the Magna.

http://photos.cubfest.com/albums/userpics/10415/normal_Handmade_Bag.JPG

Enjoy!

Froghunter
Forum: Commuting
01-18-12, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By Froghunter

I'm with ya.....I have been looking for a good...

I'm with ya.....I have been looking for a good conditioned.....also with a good price Trek 850 for awhile! After I purchased the 2000 Magna......one showes up on the list, but asking price was to...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 52,444
Posted By Froghunter

Mine right now! Enjoy! Froghunter ...

Mine right now!

Enjoy!

Froghunter

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Forum: Commuting
01-16-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,770
Posted By Froghunter

It has been my experence that cobble stone...

It has been my experence that cobble stone streets are dangerous to ride on when wet. Not sure about 1000 dollar wheels or tires never owned any!
Forum: Commuting
01-16-12, 10:55 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,770
Posted By Froghunter

Slim, Nice.....I have visited Copenhagen...

Slim,

Nice.....I have visited Copenhagen and Europe in the late eighties. Even back then some of the roads had bike paths along them. You could tour from one village/town to other on bike paths...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-12, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,107
Posted By Froghunter

Added somethings to the new Magna commuter this...

Added somethings to the new Magna commuter this week; horn, painted and installed back rear rack and pannier bags, front and rear lights and new water bottle with mount. I also ordered the rail...
Forum: Commuting
01-14-12, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 799
Posted By Froghunter

Hope you're doing better and wishing you a speedy...

Hope you're doing better and wishing you a speedy recovery. I want to thank you for your post, becuase I looked at my riding gear and was wearing a pair of Jeresy Cotton Gloves which wouldn't do a...
Forum: Commuting
01-14-12, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,313
Posted By Froghunter

Rat Trap Rack ?

Would like to ask about what the ideal/function of the rat trap rear rack is. I have an old one off a Raliegh and am planning on placing it on my Clubman, but not sure how it works and why.
...
Forum: Commuting
01-11-12, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,241
Posted By Froghunter

If I installed a 150 dollar Brooks Saddle on my...

If I installed a 150 dollar Brooks Saddle on my New To Me Magna............I would still have a 20 dollar bike.........dam!
Forum: Commuting
01-09-12, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By Froghunter

Magna Glacier Piont First Run

Well the first run with the MGP was awesome:

Morning commute 6:45am clear, 29 degrees, and wind 5-7 mph from the west. Side wind and then head wind. Front and rear lights on and working.
...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,930,107
Posted By Froghunter

My New Commuter! It is a 2000 Magna with like no...

My New Commuter! It is a 2000 Magna with like no miles on it when I picked it up on Friday night. Saturday I spend time adjusting the bars, seat, and brakes. The fenders from a Schwinn are going to...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Froghunter

NICE..........but I'm scared to work on it.:( In...

NICE..........but I'm scared to work on it.:( In the next couple of weeks I will get over my fright and get her set-up for me.
Forum: Commuting
01-07-12, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Froghunter

It was Time to Retire The Ol Commuter

Well it was time to retire the 2002 Next Commuting Bicycle. It has served me well. I'm not sure how many miles it has on it, but a lot. I striped it clean and willbe transferring the rack, lights,...
01-17-11, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Froghunter

I think I understand a pinch flat...........Is it...

I think I understand a pinch flat...........Is it when you hit a sharp egde like a pothole and it cuts the inner tube..........Will curb jumping do this to a 1 3/8" tire?

Thanks!

Bill
01-16-11, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Froghunter

Aaron, You're a wise person and yes...

Aaron,


You're a wise person and yes the Kenda's will probably do fine...........They have been doing it longer then I have!

Bill
01-16-11, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Froghunter

“Thoughts”

I have the opportunity to purchase a pair of 60s Schwinn utility bicycles One is a Racer and the other is a Breeze…both single speeds with coaster brakes. The use is going to be used as a grocery...
Forum: Introductions
01-12-11, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Froghunter

No Racer, Just getting started with the...

No Racer,

Just getting started with the new year. Communting with the Next Beater! I got the Raleigh Clubman picked up and it's at the end of the bed waiting for better weather. I have only...
Forum: Commuting
01-04-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,233
Posted By Froghunter

Well...I guess I'm not like most or average, but...

Well...I guess I'm not like most or average, but I made my choose at a lifestyle change when it hit 3 dollars a gallon two weeks ago. I got the old beater Next cleaned and fitted up. Been commutting...
Forum: Introductions
12-30-10, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Froghunter

10 Wheels, Thanks for the welcome and I'm...

10 Wheels,

Thanks for the welcome and I'm hoping I did my homework well in choosing the Raleigh Clubman. I think it will do what I need it to do.

Froghunter
Forum: Introductions
12-29-10, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Froghunter

Commuter from Rural Delaware

Well it’s time for a lifestyle change……Gas is over $3.00 a gallon and it’s time to enjoy the Bicycle and Ma Nature (Outdoors)

I….I’m a late 40’s male who just recently retired from the U.S. Army...
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