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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 ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Courtroom Updates
"Also, it was about 4 months after the crash that they got his license revoked, so he won't get it back until a long time after this case is settled.  He had serveral DUI charges plead down in municipal courts."
Sep 11
Mike Schwab replied to Serge Lubomudrov's discussion Has anyone ever fallen asleep riding a bike?
"If you watch the movie Bicycle Dreams about this RAAM race, Bob could lay down on a cot, instantly asleep, and wake up in 15 minutes completely refreshed.  He didn't fall asleep, probably his heart had an electrical failure and stopped…"
Sep 6
Mike Schwab replied to BritBoy's discussion Bike repair in / close to the loop?
Aug 29
Mike Schwab replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Robin Williams
"A firm believer in the N+1 rule for the number of bikes to own. http://www.pezcyclingnews.com/interviews/robin-williams-rides-with-pez"
Aug 12
Mike Schwab replied to Haddon's discussion Zombie Movies Never Have Bikes
Aug 10
Mike Schwab replied to KevinM's discussion Biking around Lake Michigan
Aug 8
Mike Schwab replied to Tristan Jackson's discussion Good Morning vs On Your Left
"I am thinking this is about 40 years out of date.  Of course, I came from an almost all white small town so using as a reference to other ethnic groups was not a option.  I was more in thinking current usage is like in the movie…"
Aug 6
Mike Schwab replied to Madopal (18 mi...occasionally)'s discussion Hyde Park route/parking advice
"You might consider a folding bicycle (Dahon 20 inch) and combine with bus or train as needed."
Aug 4
Mike Schwab replied to Tristan Jackson's discussion Good Morning vs On Your Left
"Sometimes newbie pedestrians will turn left and look around. I prefer "passing" because they then know to keep going in a straight line."
Aug 3
Mike Schwab replied to S.Presley☠'s discussion Looking for the owner of this stolen bike.
"If working bikes sold it (new or used), they should have written the serial number on the receipt."
Jul 9
Mike Schwab replied to Tania Sebastian's discussion Do you know how to trigger a demand-actuated stoplight on your bike when there are no vehicles around?
"Adjusted properly, they will detect aluminum rims.  Non-metallic bike and wheels won't be detected."
Jul 3
Mike Schwab replied to Tania Sebastian's discussion Do you know how to trigger a demand-actuated stoplight on your bike when there are no vehicles around?
"If you contact the highway department because a particular sensor does not work, offer this suggestion.  Take a sign blank (12*18 inches).  Place an edge on the center or edge loop, and hold it upright.  Adjust the sensor toward more…"
Jul 2
Mike Schwab replied to Tania Sebastian's discussion Do you know how to trigger a demand-actuated stoplight on your bike when there are no vehicles around?
"If it has a middle section, over the middle section similar to #3.If it has just two sides, either side should work.  Left side if turning left, right side if going straight or turning right as in #3.If it doesn't have the pavement…"
Jul 1
Mike Schwab replied to Bert Travis's discussion Asking for help with a Kidarooz trailer
Jun 30
Mike Schwab replied to Mike Buckley's discussion No more bike boxes on the Amtrak!
"I think Chicago to DC route is the first one."
Jun 25
Mike Schwab replied to Jacky Chau's discussion Looking for paved trails for road bikes away from the city
"You might want to get a little wider tire on your road bike for crushed limestone.  22 or 23 might have a little trouble.  25 should be OK."
Jun 10

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

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