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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 Chitown_Mike's discussion So...new company rules, picky GM, and flats galore!
"Only if they have a debris filled spot in the parking lot and he is forced to drive through the bad spot and has frequent flats. "
3 hours ago
Mike Schwab replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion So...new company rules, picky GM, and flats galore!
"If the front desk can keep an eye on it, I would lock it out front.  Might get complaints that it looks bad having a bicycle in front of a automotive place, so that would be your opportunity to start using the front door."
yesterday
Mike Schwab replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Shifting gears....my theory
"The work that is done is the same.  But at a higher gear to start you have to exert higher force leading to higher stress levels.  If you exceed the human bodies limits, some tissue breaks downs.  It accumulates until it is so injured…"
yesterday
Mike Schwab replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Shifting gears....my theory
"When I see the stop sign or a red light in the distance, I take the time to shift down.  If the light changes just as Í'm getting to the light, I don't have the chance to downshift."
Monday
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

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

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