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Mike Schwab
  • 52, Male
  • Springfield, IL
  • United States
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Cost Benefit Analysis - Cars vs Bicycles
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z May 17.

Rain + Wind + Bicycle Trailer + Baby = Child Neglect?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt M. 18.5KM May 14.


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Mike Schwab replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Wrist Problems... Can't Bike :((
Mike Schwab replied to Michael A's discussion Amtrak to Michagan with bikes starts this week, just in time for the fall colors
"Train to DC and canal ride back?"
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion Chainlink in Memphis!
Jul 27
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion Chainlink in Memphis!
"Check out the Pyramid.  Used to be a basketball arena, now a Bass Pro shop.  It is more set up like a wildlife museum so you can practice with the stuff they are selling.  Haven't been there myself, just opened this…"
Jul 27
Mike Schwab replied to CityMom's discussion Help me learn to bike in the city. Where do I start?
"I would do a Hybrid or Mountain bike with smooth road tires. 2 kids would suggest the Hooptie on an extension. But xtracycle / longtails won't fit racks on buses.  May not be allowed on trains. And they…"
Jul 27
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion Chicago Area Rides - Bucket List. What's your Bucket List??
"Most St. Louis to Chicago Amtrak trains carry roll on bicycles for $10."
Jul 27
Mike Schwab replied to Kelly's discussion questions about buying or building a new bike
"If you don't need put the bike on a bus or train, and have indoor storage, you might consider getting a MTB with an extention.  It can have 1 or 2 child seats and 4 panniers (or two built in xtra long bags)."
Jul 27
Mike Schwab replied to Monica Mejia's discussion Can you lend your bike 7/24 - 7/25?
" Swipe your credit card.  Get an unlock code.  1st swipe in 24 hours gets charged $9.95."
Jul 23
Mike Schwab posted a discussion

Doodle Kiosks at RR stations in UK. store that takes orders and holds for pickup other store's stuff (including bicycles, accessories, clothing) at a location near railroad depots.  All I can suggest is to add would be bicycle valet parking and mail boxes.See More
Jul 17
Mike Schwab replied to Jason Anderson's discussion I found my bike that was stolen, and am going to confront the person. What is the best way to go about confronting the person?
"Do you have any photos?  A certain set of accessories, modifications, or scratches can convince a cop it is yours."
Jul 16
Mike Schwab replied to Mike Keating's discussion Alexander County Bicyclist Killed In Collision With Driver Charged With Violating 3-Foot Rule
"If a rider holds out their arm to signal a left turn, their fingertips are 3+ feet from their shoulder, not their spine.  Could you put Ts at the end of the distance dashes?"
Jul 16
Mike Schwab replied to Jim Reho's discussion Happy hour is back. Not so sure that's a good thing.
"How about a limit on the discount (?25%?) and a one hour phase out (25% of the discount every quarter hour:  25% / 20% / 15% / 10% / 5%)? To cut down on the fatal overdose from contests, how about a limit of 1 drink per 15 minutes, and a…"
Jul 16
Mike Schwab replied to Millennium Park Bike Station's discussion New Cycle Center Location?
"Unfortunately, looks like most of the people at the Board of Trade are going away.  No more ¨Trading Places"."
Jul 15
Mike Schwab replied to Matt AKA Jimbo/BMXican's discussion Best Bicycle Movies
Jul 9
Mike Schwab replied to Irvin Steinert's discussion Walgreens discriminates against cyclists?
"If it is too dangerous for a bicycle to use a drive up at 0 mph, it is too dangerous to park in the parking lot and walk to the store at 3 mph."
Jul 2
Mike Schwab replied to Kathy Schubert 'n Suzy Schnauzer's discussion Looking for a Ride starting near Hollywood just after or before September 30  Some events the weekend before and after.  Don't know locations.  Guided tours. …"
Jun 26

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