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  • Lemont, IL
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Winter gloves - 1 review & 1 request
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I just got these a couple of weeks ago and I am pleased with my purchase. I have ridden them at 40 degrees F and find them almost perfect at that temp. They are actually just a little warm at 40.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irvin Steinert Nov 28, 2016.

Shoaling...can someone explain the sociology?
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I've been "shoaled" and I just don't understand it. I've never done it myself. Is there anyone in our midst that is a shoaler or shoaler reformed?I believe the definition is: passing the faster rider…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irvin Steinert Oct 29, 2016.

looking to love a new helmet
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I really like wearing a helmet and these new ones seem to offer some nice features:…Continue

Tags: helmet, vents, sliding, visor, integrated

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irvin Steinert Apr 28, 2016.

You know it's really spring time when....
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a. you are pushing hard and you inhale a bug....Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter Mar 16, 2016.

 

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Irvin Steinert replied to ja-chicago's discussion Angry, misogynistic UIC cyclist
" I disagree with your assessment. There are two points of evidence. The words of the "OP" and the photos. Without a conflicting argument and without really knowing the person I don't see how you can judge him like you do. However…"
yesterday
Irvin Steinert replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"You have it a bit inverted. It is to engage in the activity at hand - riding effectively, politely and safely. The point is to be ENGAGED! Not to see it as if you get run over by a car that you can simply hit new game: literally every sane person…"
May 26
Irvin Steinert replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"Explain. Give a scenario."
May 26
Irvin Steinert replied to Ernesto Martinez-Ordaz's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"Is it distraction or not being able to hear that makes earbuds "dangerous"? Certainly distraction an occur under any circumstance and is more akin to the individual. If it is dangerous to not hear then should we ban deaf cyclists and…"
May 25
Irvin Steinert replied to V W's discussion Wrong way cyclists- an observation
"Perhaps you are an avid shoaler and are simply being defensive to the point that you bring it up in a thread that is not even discussing it.  If you don't want to read discussions about shoaling maybe don't read those threads and…"
May 18
Irvin Steinert replied to V W's discussion Wrong way cyclists- an observation
"I think that the wrong way cyclist is one that essentially believes that the road belongs to motor vehicle traffic and that they are "watching out for cars". The greatest challenge for urban (and suburban) cycling is to have all …"
May 16
Irvin Steinert replied to V W's discussion Wrong way cyclists- an observation
"Shoaling is boorish. People will always get riled up about selfish, rude behavior especially by members of their own community. Such is the nature of people everywhere. Wrong way cycling is typically ignorant but not usually boorish. I think people…"
May 16
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion Dreaded Bike-Unfriendly Streets
"The ones with cars on them."
May 11
Irvin Steinert commented on Brett Ratner's page Top 10 Tips for Buying a New Bike
"Shop around! Always remember YOU are the customer. If you are even the least bit skeptical at what a bike shop salesperson is telling you, move on. Listen to what they say then do some research and go back if what they said makes sense. Don't…"
May 5
Irvin Steinert replied to V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
"David?"
Apr 27
Irvin Steinert replied to V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
"Once while walking in the Lincoln Park area I had literally bumped into a woman who was on roller blades, drifting backwards diagonally across the sidewalk while talking to someone ten feet away from her. Oblivious to her surroundings, she…"
Apr 27
Irvin Steinert replied to V W's discussion Wrong way cyclists- an observation
"What does one do about runners (joggers) on the same side. I would guess there is no choice but to pass on the left, moving out into the lane. Of course this doesn't happen in the city."
Apr 17
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion "If It's Not Ok To Walk It, Why Is It Ok To Bike It?"
"I don't think I would find it "safe" to walk in the road at all and yet not safe for the pedestrian when cyclists are on their road (sidewalk). Perhaps most urban roads should be "bike roads" and cars could be the cautious…"
Apr 12
Irvin Steinert replied to V W's discussion Wrong way cyclists- an observation
"+1"
Apr 12
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion How Do We Change Driver's "Indifference"? This Impacts Us All
"the answer is: Shame On our present course, we humans are in danger of becoming a shameless, blameless society. Shame is a useful and necessary part of society. The original campaign in the Netherlands was a campaign of shame. If your were against…"
Apr 7
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Video May Be Staged But Women Do Have Similar Experiences
"Cool. Also, I always try to judge a passing effort so if I'm  in a holding pattern just behind you I'm simply considering a pass or allowing you to speed up. I am exercising when I'm riding (commuting or otherwise) so I want to…"
Apr 7

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting
What brings you to The Chainlink?
like the forum, Ive been reading but not contributing
About me:
early fifties, engineer

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