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Mike Schwab
  • 53, Male
  • Springfield, IL
  • United States
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Free eBook on how to ride.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Nov 5.

Bees swarm on bicycle across from Panera on Michigan.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Jun 7.

 

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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."
Monday
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
Mike Schwab replied to Jim Reho's discussion Alderman injured in bizarre cycling accident
Nov 22
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
Mike Schwab replied to Jim Reho's discussion Alderman injured in bizarre cycling accident
Nov 20
Mike Schwab commented on Yasmeen's page Trip Report: A Quick Bikepacking Ride to Zion
"Indiana Dunes is a good destination too."
Nov 20
Mike Schwab replied to KevinM'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
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
Mike Schwab posted a discussion
Nov 5
Mike Schwab replied to Ethan Newman-Givens's discussion Advice for handling hit and run of parked bike
"Vehicle accidents would be covered under your automobile (including non-driver) policy.  Homeowners might cover non-vehicular damage, theft, removal of parts, etc."
Oct 30
Mike Schwab replied to Kara B's discussion do we need to start rethinking our biking infrastructure?
"Its a federal requirement.  Historically, in the U.S. dedicated funding only covered 40% of road construction costs."
Oct 4
Mike Schwab replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Illinois Safe Roads Amendment
"In the U.S., gasoline taxes have historically collected about 40% of what has been spent on roads, bridges, tunnels, etc.  So that other 60% would be unrestricted and wouldn't have affected the redirections that occured."
Oct 4
Mike Schwab replied to Kara B's discussion do we need to start rethinking our biking infrastructure?
"I take quiet neighborhood streets over a 1 car lane / bike lane / multi-car lane whenever I can.  But getting across major road is a problem.  If you don't have a stop sign or stop light, the wait can be pretty lengthy.  The best…"
Sep 29
Mike Schwab replied to elena aragon's discussion Moving to Vegas
Sep 14
Mike Schwab replied to Brian S's discussion How Should We Integrate the North Branch Extension with the street network?
"Convert Devon and Merrimack from a T to a + intersection with traffic lights.  Improve dirt path to asphalt about 110 ft North of Devon and Merrimack to the west about 425 ft."
Aug 30
Mike Schwab replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Courtroom Updates
"I tried a name search, no result.  I tried a case number search, only allowed 6 digits and this has 7 digits."
Aug 27

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

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