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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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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
rwein5 replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion How to p*ss of a local
"I, too, buy into incorrect regional stereotypes!  "
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
Mike Zumwalt posted a discussion

How to p*ss of a local

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 no matter how laid-back, it’s never OK to take up an entire lane with your bike. Do it and we’ll take a selfie of ourselves running you over."…See More
Jan 5
Mike Zumwalt replied to Nikul Shah's discussion Paralyzed Bicyclist Sues City, Saying Lakefront Trail Dropped Nine Feet
"In my case by the time I saw the stairs my only option was to jump/ride and hit a stair and keep rolling. I wasn't able to stop in time. I like riding fixed in the city as it evens out the flow of riding I ride with brakes just in case but…"
Jan 5
Mike Zumwalt replied to Nikul Shah's discussion Paralyzed Bicyclist Sues City, Saying Lakefront Trail Dropped Nine Feet
"I don't think anyone said she was fishing for money? You can sue the city for getting a flat tire or a bent rim on your car after hitting a pothole but unfortunately much like riding a bike anywhere in the city/world there are a lot of hazards…"
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.

 -FK

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

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