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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 kiltedcelt's discussion Any bicycle astronomy folks out there?
"How about a astronomical movie night? The Principle, Chicago, starting Oct 24, 2014? http://www.popsci.com/article/science/how-conspiracy-theorist-duped-worlds-biggest-physicists"
7 hours ago
Mike Schwab replied to kiltedcelt's discussion Any bicycle astronomy folks out there?
"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horizon gives the formula for distance to the horizon. 1353 Ft per http://theskydeck.com/ Horizon distance is 44.875 Statute miles converts to 39 nautical miles / cos(41.8 Latitude) .745 = 52.345 minutes of…"
Friday
Mike Schwab replied to kiltedcelt's discussion Any bicycle astronomy folks out there?
"Willis Tower?  It might even give you an extra minute before sunset."
Friday
Mike Schwab replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Nearly 6 Acres of New Green Space Coming Soon to Lakefront
"Not to mention hauling in thousands of loads of dirt to create the new land."
Oct 15
Mike Schwab replied to Haddon's discussion What happened to biking hand signals?
"Well, in the "Every Which Way ..." movies, Clint Eastwood would say "Right turn, Clyde", and his Orangutan name Clyde would stick out his right hand.  Especially useful when their was a motorcycle gang…"
Oct 14
Mike Schwab replied to Amy Dee's discussion How late in the winter season is reasonable for riding?
Oct 10
Mike Schwab replied to Mike Buckley's discussion No more bike boxes on the Amtrak!
Oct 7
Mike Schwab replied to Haddon's discussion More ways to die.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y18mewmFNOQ Myth Busters drafting a semi on a bicycle."
Oct 6
Mike Schwab replied to Mark Kenseth's discussion bike-friendly grocery store...in portland, or
"http://www.good4utah.com/story/d/story/salt-lake-city-okays-fast-food-drive-thru-service/14519/QPhAEMuNFUSa9cuj4T81qg Salt Lake City to require existing drive thru allow bicycles, new businesses will require walk up service."
Oct 1
Mike Schwab replied to Renee Patten's discussion Can I/Should I ride on splitting/ripping tires?
Oct 1
Mike Schwab replied to Renee Patten's discussion Can I/Should I ride on splitting/ripping tires?
"Cracks in the rubber are meaningless on the sidewall or the tread.  The cords are the main thing holding in tire pressure.  If you are worn down to the tread or the tire is bulging then you need to replace the tire."
Oct 1
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.http://www.generalpatton.com/quotes/ 4th from the bottom."
Sep 30
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…"
Sep 30
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 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Pass_%28Wyoming%29 , because the higher passes will be closed by snow.  And bail onto Amtrak if you have to."
Sep 19

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

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