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Irvin Steinert
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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 V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
"David?"
yesterday
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…"
yesterday
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
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Video May Be Staged But Women Do Have Similar Experiences
"BTW, I've had women legit pass me on the fly and I didn't try to leapfrog or shoal them!"
Apr 7
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Video May Be Staged But Women Do Have Similar Experiences
"I had a similar thing done to me by a woman. Only she couldn't pass me on the fly, had to wait until I was stopped at the light (see "shoaling"). One can easily perceive it as sexist but probably not true in all cases. I think people…"
Apr 7
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion Sun-Times Victim Blames in a Report of 17-Year-Old Cyclist Critically Injured in a Crash
"+1 It is estimated that driving while looking at your phone is as bad or worse than drunk driving and it is done by more people. "Technology based distracted driving" is now a national health crisis!"
Apr 3
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion Sun-Times Victim Blames in a Report of 17-Year-Old Cyclist Critically Injured in a Crash
"The thread was simply a news story. There were no directives to a particular discussion or questions asked. There was an implication that the victim was blamed wrongly. There was no mention of drunk driving or murderous intent so if one sticks with…"
Apr 1
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion Sun-Times Victim Blames in a Report of 17-Year-Old Cyclist Critically Injured in a Crash
"I see so many drivers out there paying more attention to their phones than the road. There is so much inattention on the streets by drivers. Please be vocal with your family members and friends but not so much that the will get defensive and…"
Mar 31
Irvin Steinert replied to SkokieSurly's discussion Bike Lock Removed from Bike Rack
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Mar 24
Irvin Steinert replied to SkokieSurly's discussion Bike Lock Removed from Bike Rack
"I'm not the one casting insults and profanity!"
Mar 24
Irvin Steinert replied to SkokieSurly's discussion Bike Lock Removed from Bike Rack
"LOL..thanks!"
Mar 24
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cx Magazine: Men Need Wednesday Night Bike Time More Than Women
"I'm a man and I don't like "bonding with men"."
Mar 23

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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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