The Chainlink

Mike Schwab
  • 51, Male
  • Springfield, IL
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share Twitter
  • Blogs From Around The Chainlink
  • Discussions (191)
  • Upcoming Rides & Events
  • Groups (1)
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Mike Schwab's Groups

Mike Schwab's Discussions

Cycling without age.
1 Reply

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter Jul 2, 2013.

BikeCrashApp iOS / Android

Started Apr 17, 2013

Premium Rush - Aug 24
4 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fran Kondorf Jul 15, 2012.


Mike Schwab's Page

Latest Activity

Mike Schwab replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion The shoaling thread - understanding this phenomenon
""Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way. " - General George S. Patton. 4th from the bottom."
13 hours ago
Mike Schwab replied to Chad McQueen's discussion 2012 Surly Moonlander fatbike 20" $1200
"This is a different fat tire bicycle on a Chicago area bike trail.  Please note in the second half of the video during the return trip how little the tire sinks into the snow and the pedal strikes on the angled…"
15 hours ago
Mike Schwab replied to John Greenfield's discussion Have you had any interactions with unsafe Divvy riders?
Sep 23
Mike Schwab replied to peter moormann's discussion Moving a bike while riding a bike.
"If you have a rack on the towing bicycle, just bungee cord the front tire to the side of the rack."
Sep 22
Mike Schwab replied to Alex James's discussion An explanation, an apology, and an extension of gratitude.
"Ride what you can.  Take the Oregon Trail's South Pass , because the higher passes will be closed by snow.  And bail onto Amtrak if you have to."
Sep 19
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."
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

Profile Information

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

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of The Chainlink to add comments!

Join The Chainlink

  • No comments yet!

© 2008-2013   The Chainlink Community, L.L.C. Julie Hochstadter, Director   Powered by

Disclaimer  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service