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  • Springfield, IL
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Biking faster than Uber, CTA buses.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Dec 15, 2016.

Free eBook on how to ride.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Nov 5, 2016.

 

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Mike Schwab replied to Christian's discussion New York Empire State Trail
"Illnois does have maps to get between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River.  http://rideillinois.org/maps/grand-illinois-trail-guide/  And as an example of what can happen by completing the trail you can look at Missouri's cross…"
yesterday
Mike Schwab replied to Fran Kondorf's discussion South Shore Trains To Begin Bike Service
"South shore to add more weekend trains, a few weekday trains, reduce blackout days. http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/news/ct-ptb-bikes-on-trains-st-1227-20161223-story.html ;"
Dec 23, 2016
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion New Snow Removal Policy - Winter Weather Re: The 606
Dec 19, 2016
Mike Schwab replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Courtroom Updates
"His job was to review various bars.  Is he still posting on the web site?  Does he mention how he got there?  Drive, taxi, train, bus, bicycle, etc.?"
Dec 19, 2016
Mike Schwab replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Courtroom Updates
"We need to require ALL drug and alcohol charges be reported to County level courts who would have the option of letting municipal courts handle the charges.  ALL offenses after a first referral to municipal court should be handled by county…"
Dec 15, 2016
Yasmeen replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Biking faster than Uber, CTA buses.
"Chicagoist article on the same topic, "Riding Your Bike In Chicago Is Officially Faster Than Taking The CTA" Considering the city is in the midst of a Hoth-like deep freeze, you might not have cycling on the brain at this very…"
Dec 15, 2016
Mike Schwab posted a discussion

Biking faster than Uber, CTA buses.

 DePaul graduate students Jenna Caldwell, Riley O’Neil and Dana Yanocha are co-authors of the study, which calls for Chicago to lower fines and offer diversion programs to cyclists.“While Chicago has made tremendous strides in building bike infrastructure to accommodate the ever-growing cycling population, policymakers should continue to improve upon and implement policies that keep riders safe,” said Caldwell. Researchers conducted field observations of 875 cyclists in Chicago and found:• At…See More
Dec 13, 2016
Mike Schwab replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Courtroom Updates
"He isn't driving.  License revoked, Secretary of State overrode the reinstatement, car in impound until after the trail, perhaps after appeals."
Dec 4, 2016
Mike Schwab replied to Jim Reho's discussion Alderman injured in bizarre cycling accident
"And now to Russia.  https://www.rt.com/viral/368095-squirrel-revenge-collision-chicago/Just hope they don't nuke us to prevent their spread."
Nov 25, 2016
Mike Schwab replied to Jim Reho's discussion Alderman injured in bizarre cycling accident
Nov 22, 2016
Mike Schwab replied to Jim Reho's discussion Alderman injured in bizarre cycling accident
"Killer Squirrels (2014) 56 minutes German.  Bicycles are ridden. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9xigL2Tl9M"
Nov 20, 2016
Mike Schwab replied to Jim Reho's discussion Alderman injured in bizarre cycling accident
Nov 20, 2016
Mike Schwab commented on Yasmeen's page Trip Report: A Quick Bikepacking Ride to Zion
"Indiana Dunes is a good destination too."
Nov 20, 2016
Mike Schwab replied to Kevin Mulcky's discussion Biking around Lake Michigan
"Compare your maps to high traffic roads on http://labs.strava.com/heatmap/#10/-87.54181/41.70880/blue/bike ?"
Nov 13, 2016
Jim Reho replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Free eBook on how to ride.
"I took a pretty good look at this, and I think it's a very useful book, especially for a beginner.  I could quibble about a few things, like how the author appears to dislike gears, but they would only be minor quibbles.  The section…"
Nov 5, 2016
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Nov 5, 2016

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What I ride:
Recumbent
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Around Town

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