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Biking faster than Uber, CTA buses.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Dec 15, 2016.

Free eBook on how to ride.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Nov 5, 2016.

 

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Mike Schwab replied to Steve Johnson's discussion Nationwide trail
"Yes, I have seen it.  Take Amtrak to DC and start riding back to Pittsburgh, then section by section coming back.  The big gaps are Wyoming and Montana, so traffic there should not be a problem."
May 10
Mike Schwab replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Crash support service gets a makeover
"Can this be made a sticky discussion, like the Stolen Bicycle discussion?"
May 9
Mike Schwab replied to Jennifer on the lake's discussion Trail closure at LSD bridge tonight?
Apr 19
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
Apr 4
Mike Schwab updated their profile
Mar 18
Mike Schwab replied to kb's discussion Chainlink tell me what you know about biking in St. Louis!
"St. Louis Bike Share opened last year.  http://www.stlbikeshare.org/ ; And I found an article with 10 bicycle rental locations.  https://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=bikerentals&find_loc=Saint+Louis%2C+MO ;"
Mar 15
Mike Schwab replied to kb's discussion Chainlink tell me what you know about biking in St. Louis!
"It is crushed gravel.  1/4 inch and smaller.  No RR ballast or driveway rock,  More like the stuff they put on oil and chip roads, but no oil."
Mar 15
Mike Schwab replied to kb's discussion Chainlink tell me what you know about biking in St. Louis!
"Lots of sports fans travel to the other city for Chicago / St. Louis games.  Feel free to wear your current team's shirt.  https://www.theodysseyonline.com/open-letter-cubs-fans-fans-baseball Happened to run across some…"
Mar 11
Mike Schwab replied to kb's discussion Chainlink tell me what you know about biking in St. Louis!
"St. Louis Critical Mass was not very big and folded about a decade ago, shared membership with the St. Louis Bicycle Federation, which was a great group for bicycle commuters.  But it stopped getting membership renewals and folded…"
Mar 6
Mike Schwab replied to bobweiser's discussion Major Taylor: champion undermined by prejudice
"His father worked in a bike shop in Indianapolis while he was a kid.  They made him a military style uniform and he performed tricks on his bicycle out front, so they started calling him Major Taylor."
Feb 11
Mike Schwab replied to SixtyTwoPercent's discussion Multi-Day Trail Ride...suggestions needed please
Feb 6
Mike Schwab replied to SixtyTwoPercent's discussion Multi-Day Trail Ride...suggestions needed please
"Amtrak to Kansas City and ride the trail back to St Charles, MO?"
Jan 21
Mike Schwab replied to Argonne69's discussion Divvy
"How about a repair station style pump so you can air up before taking the bike out of the dock?"
Jan 7
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"Just be sure you can load your bicycle there.  Or ride Amtrak from Chicago and ride back.  Cairo, Memphis, New Orleans, etc."
Dec 12, 2018
Mike Schwab replied to Tooscrapps's discussion To the guy in the black Acura MDX
"+99!!!"
Dec 8, 2018
Mike Schwab replied to Jeremy's discussion judicial retention vote
https://www.motherjones.com/crime-justice/2018/11/texas-harris-country-judges-bail-beto-orourke-juvenile-justice/  Chicago mentioned.  Straight Party voting got the 59 Texas judges removed.  In Illinois, aren't current…"
Nov 19, 2018

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What I ride:
Recumbent
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Bicycling news from Chicago.

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