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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 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…"
Wednesday
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."
Wednesday
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
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Slow Roll Chicago

Slow Rollin in Chi...See More
Oct 9
Mike Zumwalt replied to Haddon's discussion More ways to die.
"I drafted a Pedi Cab once through Wrigleyville, not that exiting."
Oct 6
Mike Zumwalt replied to h' 1.0's discussion 2015 Bike Winter Stickers-- first look
"Hey me too. and I can drop some off at some of the bike shops I frequent. North and near west sides."
Sep 23
Mike Zumwalt replied to jolondon30's discussion Nice Piece from NYT on Dangers of Bike Riding...
"It's sad but if that road has the nickname of "the road of death" I would be extra cautious and even avoid it unless there's no alternative. I've been on a bike for 10+ years (car free) and when I owned a car would ride…"
Sep 20
Mike Zumwalt joined Olatunji Oboi Reed's group
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Southside Critical Mass

The Southside Critical Mass community bike ride meets every 3rd Friday of the month at 6:30pm at Nat King Cole Park, located at 8500 S. Martin Luther King Dr.This community bike ride is FREE and open to all families and all ages. We normally travel about 10 miles at a deliberately slow pace.Our monthly ride through the Southside of Chicago is focused on using the activity of cycling as a vehicle to make our neighborhoods more bikeable and ultimately more liveable.Website:…See More
Sep 20
Mike Zumwalt posted a discussion

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 North. You know that great intersection.See More
Sep 18
Mike Zumwalt replied to grayn8 (5.3 - 36)'s discussion Friday Frivolity: when the mercury drops, what first for you? Longer pants, long sleeve shirt...jacket?
"Well this "summer" had me carrying a light hoodie or long sleeve shirt just in case. I wore shorts until the past couple days."
Sep 12
Mike Zumwalt commented on h' 1.0's event The 2015 Bike Winter Mascot/Sticker Design competition
"My bike frame is getting full, guess the new one will cover and older one."
Sep 10
Mike Zumwalt is attending h' 1.0's event
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The 2015 Bike Winter Mascot/Sticker Design competition at Some servers somewhere

September 8, 2014 at 2am to September 10, 2014 at 11:45pm
Submission period closes Sunday 9/7/2014 and voting is open from Monday 9/8 through Wednesday 9/10.Vote here:https://surveymonkey.com/s/bw2015See here for rules/details/discussion leading up to submission deadline:http://www.thechainlink.org/group/bikewinter/forum/topics/the-2015-bike-winter-mascot-sticker-design-competition-threadSee More
Sep 10

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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