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Mike Schwab
  • 54, Male
  • Springfield, IL
  • United States
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Biking faster than Uber, CTA buses.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Dec 15, 2016.

Free eBook on how to ride.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Nov 5, 2016.

 

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Mike Schwab replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Favorite Free Route Making App/Website?
"You can add additional destinations then re-arrange them."
Jul 14
Mike Schwab replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Favorite Free Route Making App/Website?
"Not for the hill climbers.  https://www.flattestroute.com/ ;"
Jul 14
Mike Schwab replied to Amber Charles's discussion Bike Tune Up
"http://www.workingbikes.org/the-shop/ Wednesday to Sunday. 2434 S. Western Ave. | Chicago, IL 60608(773)-847-5440 1.5 hours by bus one way. 1.1 hours by bicycle."
Jun 21
Mike Schwab replied to R.D. Yant's discussion Broken Glass in Protected Bike Lane
"I would consider the lane blocked, just by a different obstacle.  http://activetrans.org/blog/chicago-adds-new-311-code-report-blocked-bike-lanes…"
Jun 8
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion Environmental Factors When Riding
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7591177 Measuring pollutants in blood samples of drivers and bicyclists."
May 25
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are Your Favorite Chicago-Area Bike Lanes, Paths & Routes?
"Strava heat map combines all the recorded and upload routes into one map.  http://labs.strava.com/heatmap/#9/-88.66791/41.93702/blue/bike ;"
May 17
Mike Schwab replied to Marty A.'s discussion St. Louis
"Also, If you take the Chain Of Rocks bridge to Illinois, Madison County Transit bought the Rail Road right of ways, built a whole bunch of bike trails, put bus stops where the trails meet the road.  http://www.mct.org/ ;"
May 14
Mike Schwab replied to Marty A.'s discussion St. Louis
"The one from Texas is often very late and they don't want to sell tickets in advance at the station in Illinois.  Just use the similar timed one from St. Louis."
May 14
Mike Schwab replied to Anne Alt's discussion group of ladies doing long distance bike ride looking for a place to stay on 6/21
"I have stayed in this hostel, riding in from street parking across a subway several blocks to the west. http://www.getawayhostel.com/ Just north of the former children's hospital."
May 8
Mike Schwab replied to Brian Marquis's discussion Considering eBike for my wife
"I got a Dahon Mariner 7 built up as an ebike at Kozy on Milwakee.  Ridden it for a couple of years.  Wheels fit Springfield IL bus racks."
Apr 23
Mike Schwab replied to Mark Dawson's discussion Navy Pier Flyover progress
"The entire project should be done during 2018.  Completed sections might be open to walkers using the stairs."
Apr 13
Mike Schwab replied to Greg Valent's discussion Is Oxford a British Bike ???
"Found this website for a bicycle manufacturer: http://www.oxfordbikeworks.co.uk/  Found this website for a bicycle accessory manufacturer: http://www.oxfordproducts.com/bicycle  Found this website far a bicycle shop in Oxford,…"
Apr 7
Mike Schwab replied to SkokieSurly's discussion Bike Lock Removed from Bike Rack
"Suggeestion:  Put notice on the rack.  Put a zip tie loosely on all locks so it might fall off if opened.  Anything with a zip tie after the posted removal date is cut and scrapped."
Mar 18
Mike Schwab replied to SkokieSurly's discussion Bike Lock Removed from Bike Rack
"Green cruiser on the left of the planter?  Not present September 2014.  Unmoved since Aug 2015."
Mar 18
Mike Schwab replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion 4 way stops and other mysteries
"And they are used to bicycle riders blowing through so afraid to proceed."
Mar 11
Mike Schwab replied to dav's discussion Biking to Starved Rock this summer. I'm new to this type of tour.
"The tornado damage should be cleared up, but not rebuilt.  The park wasn't damaged."
Mar 6

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

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