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Mike Schwab
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  • Springfield, IL
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Cycling without age.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter Jul 2, 2013.

BikeCrashApp iOS / Android

Started Apr 17, 2013

Premium Rush - Aug 24
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Fran Kondorf Jul 15, 2012.

 

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Mike Schwab replied to Tim Heckman's discussion An Ode to the Suburban (and the chance to convince me to buy a new bike)
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Mar 30
Mike Schwab replied to Gene Tenner's discussion How do you know what tubes go with which tires?
"http://sheldonbrown.com/tires.htmlTire valve: Presta for Presta.  Some rims could be drilled out for Schrader or Dunlop valves.  Some rims require long valves and short valves don't come out far enough to be inflated. Schrader (like…"
Mar 30
Mike Schwab commented on Lee Diamond's event Liar's Ride 2014
"Does it include a viewing of a Spaghetti tree imported from Switzerland?  Or at least a helping of said Spaghetti. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27ugSKW4-QQ"
Mar 28
Mike Schwab replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Ragbrai 2014 - Anyone doing it or want to do?
"Day 0: Drive to the town you want to end in. Day 1: Ride to the previous town and camp with the incoming riders. Day 2: Ride to your vehicle and drive home. "
Mar 25
Mike Schwab replied to Michael A's discussion Vintage cycling sins video
"One got fat is a bit more comprehensive.<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/cQgAMkMmsfg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>"
Mar 20
Mike Schwab replied to Kris Hendry's discussion Just Moved From Iowa
"http://www.chicagobikeshops.info/ is a map and reviews done a few years ago by a small group of people.  Other people where then invited to supply comments on their experience.   Note: the reddest area of the map below is 4,000…"
Mar 20
Mike Schwab replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion Cycling naked might be the best way to get drivers to pay attention
"They do have these.http://muscleskinsuit.com/ How about a naked female backside on the body, with sides of the breasts out on the arms?"
Mar 16
Mike Schwab replied to yaj 7.4's discussion I want to buy a bike-themed vinyl street banner
Mar 14
Mike Schwab replied to h' 1.0's discussion Ice Cream Truck just went by
Mar 11
Mike Schwab replied to Steve Cohen's discussion 2013 Chicagoland Bike Map is distorted
"I found this is called a cylindrical projection. "
Mar 11
Mike Schwab replied to Steve Cohen's discussion 2013 Chicagoland Bike Map is distorted
"COS(41 degrees) is .75.  So if it was set for 1 degree N/S = 1 degree E/W you would get E/W stretched by that percent.  "
Mar 10
Mike Schwab replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Murder Machines:Why Cars Will Kill 30,000 Americans This Year
"Used to be 40,000 a year through 2008."
Mar 10
Mike Schwab replied to Chris LaFrombois (8.5 mi - o.w.)'s discussion I got pulled over this morning!
"And on other occasions they didn't take the bicycle and didn't let him lock it up.   "
Feb 28
Mike Schwab replied to bob hsiung's discussion How far you've ridden in 2014
"Going to http://www.bikejournal.com/profile.asp and searching for Chicago, IL USA, I found 369 riders.  Maybe someone could create Team ChainLink and log your miles there?    Free use for basic tracking (3 mandatory fields and 3…"
Feb 28
Mike Schwab replied to Chris LaFrombois (8.5 mi - o.w.)'s discussion I got pulled over this morning!
"If you don't have ID, he can cuff you and take you down to the station until they confirm your identity."
Feb 28
Mike Schwab replied to J.A.W.'s discussion Century rides list
"http://www.mikebentley.com/bike/ilrides.htm Concentrates on pay to enter rides requardless of length. Doesn't include unpaid rides such as the Frozen Snot Century or Chicago Circumference ride."
Feb 27

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

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