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Mike Schwab
  • 52, Male
  • Springfield, IL
  • United States
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Winter bicycle commuting in Rochester, NY
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Jan 30.

A farmer rides his bike.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Jan 22.

45 Miles on Divvy on Lake Shore Trail
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Started this discussion. Last reply by JMinHP Dec 21, 2015.

 

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Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion Why don't I lose weight when I ride my bike all the time?
"One or two days a week, do interval training.  I. E. from stops ride hard for 30 seconds to 2 minutes, then easy for 2-4 minutes.  Stop after 30 -60 minutes, or allow for 10 minutes cool down before the end of your trip."
Feb 3
Mike Schwab replied to Andrew Bedno's discussion Cycling Calories Algorithm
"Also, density of air varies with temperature and humidity. To adjust for temperature, use the Kelvin scale, C + 273.15 and take the ratio between actual and base (?0C?) (simplified ideal gas law).  Water vapor is less dense than air, and the…"
Feb 3
Tom A.K. replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Winter bicycle commuting in Rochester, NY
"Oh, the 'joys' of unattached living!"
Jan 30
clp replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Winter bicycle commuting in Rochester, NY
"The guy's living the bachelor's dream life!  What wife would allow a bike hook and dripping bicycle in the shower? And to add to his enviable lifestyle, he looks a bit like Walter White, from Breaking Bad!"
Jan 30
Tom A.K. replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Winter bicycle commuting in Rochester, NY
"Power to the mature cyclist! Way to go Bruce Wilbur! Fantastic winter riding tips and info!"
Jan 30
Gene Tenner replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Winter bicycle commuting in Rochester, NY
"Great interview with a knowledgeable winter commuter. "
Jan 30
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
Jan 29
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Jan 29
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion Woman Caught by Camera Sabotaging Mountain Bike Trails
"At least these were very visible obstructions.  Not like fishing line 7ft above the ground, where hikers walk under them and bicyclists don't see them and get a serious cut on the neck."
Jan 28
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
Jan 27
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Controversy Surrounding the City's Proposed Stony Island Avenue Protected Lane
"How about a 1 week trial lane reduction?  Put up traffic cones in the proposed area for one week, right up to the crosswalk at each crossing."
Jan 26
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"It is a $750 fine plus costs to have that cover over the plate.  Let them know. http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/fulltext.asp?DocName=060500100K27.2"
Jan 25
Mike Schwab replied to JohnO's discussion FOUND: Divvy key at Clinton & Jackson dock by Union Station
"Call Divvy?  Maybe they will give you an address to drop it off at and mail it to the owner? https://www.divvybikes.com/faq Please contact us at 1-855-55-DIVVY (553-4889) as quickly as possible to deactivate your Divvy key and prevent…"
Jan 22
Mike Schwab replied to Thomas Bruzan's discussion Bait Bike Hijinks
"These are self inflicted by permanent installations. http://www.funnyordie.com/slideshows/54793a9204/gifs-of-exceptionally-brutal-traffic-barriers?playlist=423849&_cc=__d___&_ccid=60698080bb551d37 1. Car can't enter bus only section. 2.…"
Jan 22
Yasmeen replied to Mike Schwab's discussion A farmer rides his bike.
"I really like stories like these. Riding is for everyone. :-) Thanks for sharing!"
Jan 22
Mike Schwab posted a discussion

A farmer rides his bike.

Roney said he has always been very active and started out running. “Even as a kid I liked jogging,” he said. “I wasn’t very good at it, but it was very satisfying.”But in the early ‘90s he got into biking. “It’s easier on the body, and I could go a lot further distance.”While he typically rides alone, Roney shared his new hobby with others through the Illinois Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom fundraising bike ride. “I did that ride for a number of years and was co-chair one year,” he said.…See More
Jan 22

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

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