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Mike Zumwalt
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How to p*ss of a local
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I haven't read Chicago yet but L.A. seems to share the sentiment of most auto drivers.9. Take up a whole lane with your bike "We’re chill here in LA. But not that chill. This is still a car city and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Adams 4 mi Jan 6.

Ethics and other liabilities
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IMAG0041.jpgI see this often,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt M. 18.5KM Nov 27, 2014.

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, 2014


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Latest Activity

Mike Zumwalt replied to Kimberly's discussion Random parts stolen off your bike
"I've had rims stolen on a 10 minute trip to the grocery store, while in sight while eating (though not ccontinuasly watched) and my latest pictured."
Apr 19
Mike Zumwalt commented on Yasmeen's page Bike Commuting After a Heavy Snowfall
"The side streets were un rideable for several days and I gave a thumbs up to the mail carrier struggling with her cart."
Feb 9
Mike Zumwalt replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Hey cabbie you guys drive like ass normally but I was stopped at the light,behind the crosswalk in my lane please don't salmon and hit me head on! # 2 You pulled out of your parking spot right in front of me then stopped suddenly so I passed…"
Feb 9
Mike Zumwalt replied to Brian's discussion Danger--Milwaukee Ave. South of Ogden a sheet of ice
"The bike lanes are not maintained, ride in the street.Even if they salt it takes the crushing of tires to melt the snow."
Feb 9
Mike Zumwalt replied to Haddon's discussion It's been pushing 40 degrees for a week and I'm starting to think spring......
"Riiiight! While the mild weather is nice but it's 6 weeks until March. "
Jan 22
Mike Zumwalt replied to PK RPR's discussion Best routes (tricks) around Oak-Ohio closure
"State to Kinzie then take the lowers to Michigan, you have to carry your bike up the stairs but it's never snowy under and a little bit warmer. "
Jan 11
Tony Adams 4 mi replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion How to p*ss of a local
"I've been to L.A. my experience is anecdotal of course, but my observations suggest that the car culture there is vastly superior to Chicago's car culture. Once I walked to the edge of pretty busy street near Marina Del Rey, not at a…"
Jan 6
Mike Zumwalt replied to David P.'s discussion When you're struggling with learning how to repair a flat...
"Take it inside so you can look for that little piece of wire that's in exactly the same spot and just far enough in the tube to give it a slow leak...that's like 4 or 5 so far all exactly the same. Who knew Chicago had so much teeny pieces…"
Jan 6
Sarah D. replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion How to p*ss of a local
"Where is that quote from?  I've been taking the lane since the snow started because the bike lanes aren't cleared and I don't want to crash, and some SUVs in my neighborhood haven't been loving it."
Jan 6
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion How to p*ss of a local
"I thought south Detroit was Canada.  "
Jan 6
Mike Zumwalt replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion How to p*ss of a local
"I've never been to L.A. so I wouldn't know but I assume the car culture is much like Detroit's and is built for cars only. The difference being that Detroit has a city able to hold 2 million people but has only 600K so riding around…"
Jan 6
ChiBeerGuy 9.5 replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion How to p*ss of a local
"This is the first time I have heard of people from LA being described as chill."
Jan 6
Ken Gray replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion How to p*ss of a local
"Wow, not chill at all. "A selfle of running me over?"---bikes are traffic too, sometimes you take the lane.--- and please change "of" to "off" so I know you are p*ssed off not p*ssed "of"."
Jan 5
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion How to p*ss of a local
"And LA is not a chill city by any means when it comes to cars.  It has a virtual epidemic of drivers hitting-and-running from cyclists and…"
Jan 5
Mike Zumwalt replied to David Beazley's discussion Winter 2014 broke me, but in the wrong way
"Wasn't Alaska warmer then the Midwest last year?  You could move to Detroit, I hear the cycling culture is taking off and you can confuse people by telling them you look South and see Canada. "
Jan 5
David Altenburg replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion How to p*ss of a local
"That's not at all chill."
Jan 5

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

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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.


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



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