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Mike Zumwalt
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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.
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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
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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.

 

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Mike Zumwalt replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bright ideas for biking at night
"A lot of the jogging gear is reflective and these http://revolights.com/# a little cost prohibitive and only 4 hrs of lighting time? Good for commuting I 'spose?"
yesterday
Mike Zumwalt replied to mweerd's discussion So I got hit again today...
"I think he's talking about being parallel with or having a car overtake you, pass then slam on the brakes to turn only to stop and wait for traffic, pedestrians then being squeezed into the curb. And a mirror on your bike will let you see…"
Saturday
Mike Zumwalt replied to mweerd's discussion So I got hit again today...
" Exactly! I banged on the window of a cab who decide that he was going to turn right from the thru lane, last minute without a signal but again I guess he didn't see my blinking strobe light in his mirror.  "
Saturday
Mike Zumwalt replied to Mitch Johnson's discussion Shop Recommendations
"If you're in the city Westtown bikes,cyclo urbano, has open shop where you can work on your bike and get help from mechanics. Then donate $ to the cause. Works out cheaper if you don't have the tools then next time you know how to diy."
Nov 18
Mike Zumwalt replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I forgot what it was like to ride in February."
Nov 17
Mike Zumwalt replied to h' 1.0's discussion Winter 2015- who's still riding?
"Friday I took the train and the 6 blocks to/ from the train wasn't bad, then the ride home as they won't let bikes (as if I could even fit) on the "el" so I rode into a headwind for 8 miles with an occasional round of sleet, no…"
Nov 2
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…"
Oct 30
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"
Oct 28
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…"
Oct 28
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…"
Oct 28
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…"
Oct 28
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…"
Oct 27
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.  "
Oct 27
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Oct 26
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

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.

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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.

 -FK

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

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