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Mike Schwab
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  • Springfield, IL
  • United States
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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 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."
Monday
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
Mike Schwab replied to Morning's discussion Air pollution masks
"No lead in decades, leading to a massive drop in crime rates.  Prisons are beginning to empty.  https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2018/02/an-updated-lead-crime-roundup-for-2018/ ;"
Nov 8, 2018
Mike Schwab replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Pedestrians on Dearborn
"How about an Airzound? https://www.amazon.com/Delta-Cycle-Airzound-Hooter-Rechargeable/dp/B000ACAMJC ; Don't blow indoors.  Suggest earplugs."
Nov 8, 2018
Mike Schwab replied to dav's discussion There was once a magical tailwind...
"I was on one ride with a 14 mph tailwind in September.  Had to pull bib jersey down since I had no air movement on a tailwind sections for several miles."
Nov 5, 2018
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion Fall Weather Riding... The Best? The Worst? Or Meh?
"Spring and Fall are cool enough that the exercise doesn't get you sweaty."
Oct 27, 2018
Mike Schwab replied to Brian S's discussion Police And Automobile Collisions
"Repainting a body panel is 700-1000.  Two body panels and you are over 1500.  Any injury, even just feeling sore, should be a report and seen by an MD."
Oct 25, 2018
Mike Schwab replied to Matt Talbert's discussion I've had it with the right hook
Oct 22, 2018
Mike Schwab replied to dav's discussion No Biking On The Riverwalk? New Ordinance Would Force Bicyclists To Walk Their Rides
"Don't forget to repay the federal grant."
Sep 21, 2018
Mike Schwab replied to Lisa's discussion Hit by car, minor injury, but seeking advice how to handle better next time
"If there is a lot of traffic, I will stay in the right lane, cross the road, then wait in the right lane for the road going in the direction I want. (Pedestrian left turn)."
Sep 12, 2018
Mike Schwab replied to dav's discussion Is this suspicious? Strange damage after a repair.
"Tthe rim surface wears from braking, especially if ridden wet."
Aug 28, 2018

Profile Information

What I ride:
Recumbent
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Around Town

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