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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 on Friday

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 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…"
8 hours ago
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
8 hours ago
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
Friday
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
Mike Zumwalt replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Speaking of red lights and running them. I'd like to thank the a-hole Mercedes driver turning onto Kingsbury for stopping at the red light, looking both ways,looking at me then turning right on a red light. I barely had enough time to hit the…"
Sep 5
Mike Zumwalt replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
""and failed to stop at the red light"  No one deserves to die but...don't be stupid! it's dangerous enough out there FOLLOWING the rules."
Sep 5
Mike Zumwalt replied to Lisa Curcio 6.6mi's discussion Serious Bike Winter Problem
"So if the Walrus is Paul, who's the Narwhal?"
Aug 30
Mike Zumwalt replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion Lose your keys? No problem.
"your faith in humanity is great my experiences have been different. "
Aug 30
Mike Zumwalt replied to notoriousDUG's discussion So do we even have any form of moderation here?
"You can see and read the forums even "unlogged" you can't see the groups or post anything, obviously.   Maybe start a group for people who want to flame, complain or otherwise vent? Keeps it off the front page and everybody knows…"
Aug 30
Mike Zumwalt posted a discussion

Lose your keys? No problem.

In Ohio you can just ask security guards to cut the lock off for you!?http://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/966151-applause-kroger.html About four years ago, I had a key break off in a padlock at a local food co-op. The merchants let me use a hammer and cold chisel they happened to have on hand to cut the chain, and I wrote a post here about it, thinking that I wouldn't have gotten the…See More
Aug 30
Mike Zumwalt replied to William Mayers III's discussion Warning about "Anti Theft" QR Skewers.
"A couple Allen wrenches and a crescent wrench will get most parts off any bike if it's not locked up. So lock it and make your bike the hardest to steal."
Aug 30
Mike Zumwalt replied to CJ's discussion Beach Cruiser Advice
"I picked up a 70's Huffy Cruiser for $25 a few years back, heavy but sturdy. Also single speed and slooow."
Aug 29
Mike Zumwalt replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"I don't think Divvy riders are ignoring the law,seems like most are unaware. I stopped at a sign on Clark as there wastraffic waiting and the driver going opposite me was making a left so I stopped a "crazy fixie rider" swerved around…"
Aug 28
Mike Zumwalt replied to David P.'s discussion The GIF thread
Aug 27

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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