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Location:
Schaumburg, Illinois
Club Affiliations: Club Rouge Croix
Commuter Cycling Century
Cycle Time Century
Schaumburg Bicycle Club
Spin Doctor Cyclewerks Cycling Club
The Active Transportation Alliance
Breaking Winds ride polka-dot today!
Member Since: February 2005
1 Year | 5 Year
Distance Chart
goal
distance
2016 Total: 4000.285 miles 2017 Total: 2316.45 miles 2018 Total: 1954.63 miles 2019 Total: 1952.47 miles 2020 Total: 1068.77 miles 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 4000 2000 0
2020 Miles Traveled: 1,069
2020 Rank: # 735 of 1,500 riders
(outdoor rides only)
Lifetime Odometer: 59,444 miles
History:

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In 1994, I started using my old Schwinn Collegiate to commute 9.5 miles each way to work. When I moved back out to the suburbs in 1995, I continued to commute in fair weather to the train station. In 2001, I joined the Schaumburg Bicycle Club and got educated to expand my cycling beyond commuting and things snowballed from there with more than 3 quaters of my lifetime riding having taken place in that time. 
Bicycles
2019 Giant Escape 2 City
700c Hybrid bike
Description:  A replacement for the defunct Specialized Crossroads bike.

2020 Odometer: 234.0 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 1,651.5 miles

2008 Specialized Globe City 6
700c Hybrid bike
Description:  Commuter bike. This bike has a generator hub in the front wheel which powers a Lumotech front light and a rear stand light (it stays on for about five minutes after the bike stops moving). The bike has an 8-speed internal geared rear hub so not as many parts to clean for ease of maintenance. Standard equipment includes a chain guard, fenders and a rack.

2020 Odometer: 778.5 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 18,561.6 miles

Tires:
700 x 35C Schwalbe Marathon Supreme, front, 5,384 miles
700 x 35C Schwalbe Marathon GreenGuard, rear, 1,705 miles
Chain:
generic Suguio Crank arms 9 speed, 5,007 miles
KMC Nickle plated anti-rust single speed, 5,007 miles
generic 46T Chainring 9 speed, 5,007 miles

click to enlarge 2004 Specialized Sequoia
Road bike


2020 Odometer: 56.2 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 13,296.0 miles

Tires:
700 x 28C Schwalbe Marathon, front, 2,271 miles
700 x 28C Schwalbe Marathon, rear, 2,271 miles
700 x 28C Schwalbe Marathon, rear, 2,271 miles
Chain:
SRAM  9 speed, 55 miles

unknown make Bike Share
Cruiser bike


Lifetime Odometer: 21.1 miles

click to enlarge 1999 Specialized Crossroads Elite
700c Hybrid bike


Lifetime Odometer: 22,840.4 miles

Tires:
700 x 35C Schwalbe Marathon, front, 4,736 miles
700 x 35C Schwalbe Marathon, rear, 4,417 miles
700 x 23C generic Shimano 11x32 9-speed cassette, rear, 8,767 miles
Chain:
SRAM  9 speed, 1,484 miles

unknown make 
Fixed Gear Road bike
Description:  Rented bike

Lifetime Odometer: 28.0 miles

2007 Specialized S-works Roubaix
Road bike
Description:  Loaner bike for test ride

Lifetime Odometer: 112.0 miles

Specialized 
700c Hybrid bike
Description:  Test ride bike

Lifetime Odometer: 13.2 miles

Specialized XC Comp
Full Susp XC Mountain bike


Lifetime Odometer: 10.4 miles
No planned events for 2020

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