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Mike Schwab
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Tour de Hot Dog Stand Chicago?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by curt(is) locke Sep 29, 2021.

WGN bicycle history / Chicago
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Apr 21, 2021.

Chicago river float bike rentals?

Started Apr 4, 2021

 

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Mike Schwab replied to Matt M. 18.5KM's discussion ELECTRIC BIKERS USING TWO BATTERIES or PARALLEL BATTERY CONVERTERS
"Parallel is safe.  The resistance of the bicycle motor is the same.  The resistance of the battery is reduced by half.  The total resistance of the motor / battery circuit should only be reduced by a small amount.  The current…"
Sep 29
Mike Schwab replied to Marty A.'s discussion Arkansas
Jul 21
Mike Schwab replied to James Popp's discussion Best Places for Route Discovery
Apr 5
Mike Schwab replied to Renee Prisble's discussion E-bike conversion or New e-bike?
"https://www.radpowerbikes.com/collections/electric-bikes/products/radwagon-electric-cargo-bike 20" x 4" (fat) inch tires, electric cargo bicycle with child / adult passenger options."
Mar 15
Mike Schwab replied to Dalton Bourne's discussion How to Get Bike Grease Out of Clothes?
"Pre soak overnight in blue dawn dish soap.  Used to get crude oil off birds since the Exxon Valdez."
Dec 16, 2021
curt(is) locke replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Tour de Hot Dog Stand Chicago?
"While I LOVE the Chicago Dog (with Skyway Doghouse my all-time fave), this is what's wrong with America. Like we need a "challenge" to consume MORE! And I just ponder the aftermath -- the bowel movements to follow."
Sep 29, 2021
Mike Schwab posted a discussion

Tour de Hot Dog Stand Chicago?

 https://hotdogstandchallenge.com/ Visit as many of 369 hot dog stands Aug 19 - Oct 17, 2021.Current leaders at 279, 197, 196 hot dog stands. https://outsider.com/news/trending/gabby-petito-case-everything-know-her-fiancee-brian-laundrie-who-missing/ Link to several stories, so cut and paste the story.Vienna Beef Hot Dog Stand…See More
Sep 20, 2021
Mike Schwab replied to Daniel Villarreal's discussion Skydiving?
"https://skydivechicago.com/ is in Ottowa, IL, so a practice bicycle camping trip to Starved Rock State Park would work.  Unfortunately, they are usually full Fri / Sat."
Jun 13, 2021
Jim Reho replied to Mike Schwab's discussion WGN bicycle history / Chicago
"Enjoyable! I wish Schwinn had survived. They made at least two fatal mistakes: thinking that no one would care about the weight of bicycles and sneering at the concept of mountain bikes. "
Apr 21, 2021
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Apr 14, 2021
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Apr 4, 2021
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Mar 12, 2021
Mike Schwab replied to Elwood Gruschow's discussion Stainless steel chains
"When you mount the chains, spray lightly with WD40 to get a light coaring on the outside surface of the chain.  Helps keep water and dirt from sticking.  Don't try to get any of the lube out from the inside."
Jan 26, 2021
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion Neck Gaitors Not Good Protection Against COVID-19
"https://slate.com/technology/2020/08/gaiter-study-flawed.html Problems with that study.  Gaiters are just fine."
Aug 12, 2020
Mike Schwab replied to Jane's discussion Need help, they want to remove bike parking at work!
"Put a note on every bicycle, telling them that their bicycle parking might be removed.  Suggest they ask their supervisor if they get to bring their bicycle into their office, or do they get a company car, company paid parking at work, company…"
Aug 6, 2020
Mike Schwab replied to Jane's discussion Need help, they want to remove bike parking at work!
Aug 5, 2020

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What I ride:
Folding Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Bicycling news from Chicago.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://twitter.com/maschwab63

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