The Chainlink

Mike Zumwalt
  • Male
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share Twitter

Mike Zumwalt's Friends

  • Azrhiel Frost
  • Matty Matt Matteo
  • Fran Kondorf
  • Olatunji Oboi Reed
  • Crystalicious
  • lauren eg
  • Katie Jo Schuler
  • Rizzo
  • Matheis
  • Kevin Gebhardt
  • Chase
  • Rachel Miller
  • Laura
  • Brad
  • Amber K

Mike Zumwalt's Groups

Mike Zumwalt's Discussions

cyclist or cyclists hit this morning

I heard it but didn't see it. Normally wouldn't post but since I know the guy and seeing blood dripping isn't the best way to start a morning just wondering if he's ok? Kevin G.Milwaukee/Damen and…Continue

Started Sep 18

Lose your keys? No problem.
2 Replies

In Ohio you can just ask security guards to cut the lock off for you!?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Zumwalt Aug 30.

This is NOT the bike for Chicago
8 Replies

Well maybe? It might have been another make but this is all I got back from Google-ing that looked like it.It was going up Broadway and was really visible from behind but shorter than the parked cars…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Walter Dworak Jul 31.

 

Mike Zumwalt's Page

Latest Activity

Nancy L. Fagin replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion If bikes took up much space as cars.
"How about someone doing a kid's book of equivalents: how many bicycles could be made out of a single car?  Bicycle tires versus car tires, aluminum cans into bicycles, etc. Stretching the reality of materials - but fun. Once I asked Nancy…"
17 hours ago
Duppie replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion If bikes took up much space as cars.
"More pictures like this in this thread: http://www.thechainlink.org/forum/topics/city-of-m-nster-poster"
Tuesday
Haddon replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion If bikes took up much space as cars.
"Dag it, I was getting around to posting these, one from Latvia the other from Spain (?) http://www.adventure-journal.com/2014/10/the-daily-bike-latvians-make-statement-about-cars-and-bikes/ This one is more an art action? I get this one less…"
Tuesday
Jeff Schneider replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion If bikes took up much space as cars.
"I've seen this in Copenhagen: It's a plastic cover, shaped like a car, and about the size of an SUV, under which several big cargo bicycles can be parked.  It was a nice way of showing that even huge cargo bikes take up only a…"
Tuesday
prof.gfr replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion If bikes took up much space as cars.
"German conceptual artist Wolf Vostell made a piece about this issue in Chicago as early as 1970, Concrete Traffic. A maquette for the piece is viewable in the exhibition The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago and Los…"
Tuesday
Jeff Schneider replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion If bikes took up much space as cars.
"This reminds me of two things: 1) The famous poster from Muenster made in 1991, showing how much space on the street cars require vs. buses or bikes to move the same number of people- and 2) The also famous study from 1997, The High Cost of Free…"
Monday
Julie Hochstadter replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion If bikes took up much space as cars.
"Someone was just telling me about this the other day.  "
Monday
Mike Zumwalt posted a discussion
Sunday
Mike Zumwalt replied to BritBoy's discussion Perceptions of cyclists
"Critical mass is a peaceful protest, a group event much like a parade. The police block traffic and ride with the group most if not all the way to make sure cyclists and drivers "follow the rules". They don't allow…"
Oct 22
Mike Zumwalt replied to jimbo's discussion Reporting D*ckhead Bike Messengers
"If cyclists want to blow lights narrowly avoiding being hit you should be calling 1-800 flowers instead of complaining. If your looking for a job delivering for a company with cyclists like that they may have an opening soon."
Oct 22
Mike Zumwalt replied to sarah's discussion Quick release locks
Oct 13
Mike Zumwalt replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Doing a good clip down Wells in Old Town the 3 of you bar hoppers? just ran out into the street from behind a parked SUV I couldn't have stopped or swerved, luckily I threaded the needle.  Maybe look first before you cross the street?"
Oct 13
Mike Zumwalt replied to Amy Dee's discussion How late in the winter season is reasonable for riding?
"The trails arent maintained like the city but I've ridden the one in Lake Forest parallel to route 176 and it's mostly packed snow. That was years ago when I had a mountain bike and not in the past couple years where there's been…"
Oct 10
Mike Zumwalt replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"One for the books today! Halsted and Elston you tried to push the arrow and I had to put my hand out saying stop. Fulton and Halsted you were doing 35-40 and slammed the brakes as I was going through a clear intersection. Ravenswood at Sunnyside you…"
Oct 10
Mike Zumwalt replied to Anne's discussion More anti-cyclist crying at the Trib
"Hmmm, she's advocating taking resources to ticket cyclists, crowding the streets with MORE cars that would somehow make people want to walk more? It's too bad she had a bad experience with a cyclist, maybe the cyclist had a bad experience…"
Oct 9
Mike Zumwalt joined Olatunji Oboi Reed's group
Thumbnail

Slow Roll Chicago

Slow Rollin in Chi...See More
Oct 9

Profile Information

What I ride:
Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I ride a bike.
About me:
10 years without owning a car.

Mike Zumwalt's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (2 comments)

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

Join The Chainlink

At 7:23pm on August 10, 2013, Fran Kondorf said…

Hi Mike-

 Those are pretty much my stompin' grounds as well.

Be glad to pick it up at your convenience.

 -FK

At 9:09am on July 28, 2011, Katie Jo Schuler said…
Oh yeah how's your toe?
 
 
 

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

Disclaimer  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service