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Mike Zumwalt
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Found U lock

A Kryptonite full size that fell off the bike? The wimpy rubber strap on the holder that attach to your frame was torn No key In Oz park Continue

Started Aug 20, 2018

Winter clothng
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I'm looking for zipperless or minimal zippered Winter clothing. Nearly all mine have stripped or gone off center rendering it useless. If I could find snaps or Velcro that'd be great. Also I can't…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish Oct 31, 2017.

Speaking of sidewalk riding...
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What's the law,rule or Etiquette on entering exiting the 606?I've had a couple people get very angry or block my way to point out that there's a bike lane for me to ride in. Since I'm usually working…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Oct 8, 2017.

 

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Sunday
Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion All those f-bombs and birds flying free may be good for your health
"I get a workout everyday I ride my bike then. Plus I get to vent and not keep it bottled up and take it out on some poor bartender or restaraunt employee"
Jan 10
Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion Way to Make Friends... Get in Front of Another Cyclist and Coast
"http://guyhumor.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Girls-in-Yoga-Pants-1.jpg You can delete this but I don't mind a Woman riding in front of me."
Jan 10
Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion Way to Make Friends... Get in Front of Another Cyclist and Coast
"A Woman passed me in the Dearborn bike lane and she had what looked like some type of thermals so I asked she said they weren't then we talked about clothing and cold weather cycling for a bit until she go to her destination then we went our…"
Jan 10
Mike Zumwalt replied to Brian's discussion Elston Protected Bike Lane--Zero Maintenance Zone
" I wouldn't even need a vehicle just a cargo bike or bike with a trailer, They don't have to be cleaned all the time  just watch the weather and pick the nice days. 200 miles of PBL's is easily done in a few days"
Jan 2
Mike Zumwalt replied to Brian's discussion Elston Protected Bike Lane--Zero Maintenance Zone
"The city makes over $200 Million a year in parking tickets already! I talk to drivers occasionally doing deliveries in River North and they complain about no where to park or getting a ticket and that wipes out their earnings for the weekend. It is…"
Jan 2
Mike Zumwalt replied to Brian's discussion Elston Protected Bike Lane--Zero Maintenance Zone
"I would drive a 2 person cart like those park district vehicles and clean the bike lanes. If they enforced the blocking of bike lanes it would fund itself from ticket revenue. Or maybe like the adopt a highway program or we could have a party…"
Jan 1
Mike Zumwalt replied to dav's discussion How often do you smell weed on your commute?
"Yes the Summer I smell it more on the bigger beaches and the bird sanctuary (I know that's not really a commute but since I deliver on bike I'm alot of places),anyway I smell it in really high traffic areas like Wrigleyville the West side…"
Jan 1
Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion Why Do We So Readily Blame the Victim?
"What Steve said. Everyone is distracted, don't pay attention or think the rules don't apply to them. I've hit my fair share of pedestrians and every one of them had ear buds in, staring at their phones while walking in or across the…"
Dec 30, 2018
Mike Zumwalt replied to Gage B.'s discussion Angry City.
"I've gotten used to and know how to ride downtown but the "new and improved" LFT is now the hostility is coming from joggers and other cyclists. I was and the wrong side of the trail several times on my way home so do we ride on the…"
Dec 18, 2018
Mike Zumwalt replied to Mark's discussion LFT Separation Ardmore to Montrose
"I rode and followed the signs but you cant even ride to the under pass South of Belmont after the detour along the golf course service road. The thing is these trails and sidewalks have been in place for years, decades even and not maintained. Now…"
Aug 22, 2018
Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion Request for Help (for Sun-Times)
"I would if I had a GoPro or the time to take a pic of every single gravel filled water pipe upgrade every bike lane infraction every stupid Uber driver that can't signal... Yesterday there were 11 cars parked on Montrose beach one guy…"
Aug 22, 2018
Mike Zumwalt replied to berner fone's discussion manshoaling
"Was walking my bike last eve on Clark in Andersonville and 2 guys in a big hurry kept trying to get in front but those other people that live in Chicago and the outdoor seating plus me walking next to my bike taking up more space!!! Finally one guy…"
Aug 21, 2018
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Found U lock

A Kryptonite full size that fell off the bike? The wimpy rubber strap on the holder that attach to your frame was torn No key In Oz park See More
Aug 20, 2018
Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion Silly, Illogical Bike Rules
"The 24 hr ban special event ban on the CTA. It's 12:30 am on July 4th no bikes allowed because the Fireworks in 18 hours 9:30 pm Sunday night no bikes allowed because of the parade that happened 7 hours ago etc..."
Jun 25, 2018
Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion When The Commute Brings Something Special
"When I am on a ride or a delivery and find money. The best find so far has been a $20. A Balaclava  A License, which I went to the house to return. A set of Allen wrenches."
Jun 21, 2018

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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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