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Tim Kelley
05-06-2013, 10:25 AM
Hi Everyone--

As usual, we will need as much help as possible to set up and manage the crowds at Rosslyn (Gateway Park) and Ballston (Fresh Bikes Bike Shop, 3924 Wilson Blvd).

Both pit stops run from 6:30am to 9am. Yes, itís ridiculously early, but the adrenalin of the event will wake you up. Set up will start at 5:30am for both pit stops, so we do need people to help at 5:30am if possible. If you canít make it at 5:30am, we understand, just let us know what time you can arrive.

If you can make it, either reply here or send an email to info@bikearlington.com

Thanks!!

Dickie
05-06-2013, 10:29 AM
I live in Rosslyn and I am registered at the Rosslyn pit stop so I can certainly help out. I'll be there at 5:30 and stick around for a few hours if that helps.

Steve
05-06-2013, 10:41 AM
I can be at Ballston at 5:30 to help with the setup, I just have to leave by 6:45-7:00.

acc
05-06-2013, 07:44 PM
So Tim, I can just pitch a tent in your front yard the night before, okay?

eminva
05-06-2013, 09:18 PM
I keep telling you, acc, come work Vienna with me and there will be bloody marys.

Liz

Dirt
05-07-2013, 06:57 AM
I have to finalize a few plans this week, but I'll be working BTWD SOMEWHERE. I just don't know where yet. I'll let you know as soon as I know.

Rock on, y'all!

Dirt.

acc
05-07-2013, 09:21 AM
I have to finalize a few plans this week, but I'll be working BTWD SOMEWHERE. I just don't know where yet. I'll let you know as soon as I know.

Rock on, y'all!

Dirt.

That's because you're everywhere and see everything. Just like......Santa Claus.

acc
05-07-2013, 09:22 AM
I have my recital that night, so the drinking will have to wait.

Tim and I have a tradition. He makes me unload a truck while he watches. Claims it's good cardio....

Tim Kelley
05-07-2013, 01:05 PM
I have my recital that night, so the drinking will have to wait.

Tim and I have a tradition. He makes me unload a truck while he watches. Claims it's good cardio....

That's the same way I get Zanna to carry heavy boxes around the office. It's "training."

ShawnoftheDread
05-07-2013, 01:11 PM
That's because you're everywhere and see everything. Just like......Santa Claus.

I think Dirt is more like Elvis.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_hkIN38qnY

eminva
05-07-2013, 03:43 PM
I have my recital that night, so the drinking will have to wait.

Well that's worth celebrating! Though I reluctantly concede it may be better to do so afterwards than before.

Any others who want to come help me at Vienna are welcome. Feel free to join anytime between 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. I'm on my own as my usual FABB colleague, Hunter, can't make it this year. Especially welcome are those who can give directions to the far ends of the earth such as Fairfax City. I hope that woman I misdirected last year isn't still wandering around.

Come say hi if you can't stop to help!

Liz

Tim Kelley
05-09-2013, 01:53 PM
Bump bump!

We're still looking to round up a few more volunteers. Any takers?

Arlingtonrider
05-09-2013, 04:06 PM
I would have volunteered right away if I was going to be in town. Will try for next year.

Tim Kelley
05-09-2013, 04:07 PM
I would have volunteered right away if I was going to be in town. Will try for next year.

You are top of the 2014 list!

Vicegrip
05-09-2013, 05:59 PM
I can help out at Ballston and 5:30 is not early in my book. Is there a way to switch your home station or even check to see which one you selected? I think I signed up for the one Tri 360 is doing in the afternoon. if the weather is good and work behaves itself I might make bike to work a bike rather than work day. Wil coffee be flowing or should I bring?

Kandersen02
05-14-2013, 10:09 PM
Hi Everyone--

As usual, we will need as much help as possible to set up and manage the crowds at Rosslyn (Gateway Park) and Ballston (Fresh Bikes Bike Shop, 3924 Wilson Blvd).

Both pit stops run from 6:30am to 9am. Yes, itís ridiculously early, but the adrenalin of the event will wake you up. Set up will start at 5:30am for both pit stops, so we do need people to help at 5:30am if possible. If you canít make it at 5:30am, we understand, just let us know what time you can arrive.

If you can make it, either reply here or send an email to info@bikearlington.com

Thanks!!

Tim, I can help out at Ballston but I can not attend the training on Wednesday night. Please let me know if that is ok. I could be there between 5:30 - 6 am. I will be riding in from Alexandria.
Kim

Tim Kelley
05-15-2013, 07:53 AM
Tim, I can help out at Ballston but I can not attend the training on Wednesday night. Please let me know if that is ok. I could be there between 5:30 - 6 am. I will be riding in from Alexandria.
Kim

Thanks Kim! No training needed beforehand, just show up at Gateway Park between 5:30 and 6!

consularrider
05-15-2013, 02:18 PM
Thanks Kim! No training needed beforehand, just show up at Gateway Park between 5:30 and 6!
Training? I'm doing the Ride of Silence from Hains Point this evening after a few laps of East Potomac Park. I hope to see lots of you at Fresh Bikes in Ballston on Friday morning!

Dirt
05-16-2013, 07:00 AM
I think Dirt is more like Elvis.
I am not now, nor have I ever been, in Joan Rivers. ;)

I will, however, be volunteering at 0530 at Ballston and early in the afternoon at the West Arlington "way home" stop on the W&OD and Lee Hwy (At the Falls Church/Arlington line).

Love,

Dirt

Megabeth
05-16-2013, 09:37 AM
I'll be at the early early shift in Ballston and am depending on Dirt to wake me up with appropriate inappropriate songs and dancing. I will then go to Rosslyn around 7:15 - 7:30ish.

consularrider
05-16-2013, 09:41 AM
Looks like a good Forum crew at Ballston tomorrow. Everyone else should make a detour over from the W&OD or Custis and stop by for a visit!

Vicegrip
05-16-2013, 05:50 PM
Well heck. It seems that I am the only person out of the 450 people at my place of employment that ever bikes to work on "not bike to work day". Such as I am by default the company expert in riding a bike to work I have been asked to lead up a group of folks to work in the am and will be unable to offer up what little help I might have had the BA stop. I did line it up that the group stops in and says Hi at least.

ShawnoftheDread
05-16-2013, 08:12 PM
Looks like a good Forum crew at Ballston tomorrow. Everyone else should make a detour over from the W&OD or Custis and stop by for a visit!

Is the Ballston stop at Wilson and Quincy?

Megabeth
05-16-2013, 08:21 PM
Yup. Ballston stop is at Wilson and Quincy at Fresh Bikes parking lot.

eminva
05-17-2013, 10:04 AM
Nice to see JimK, skreamingquadz, dcv, RESTONTODC and culimerc at the Vienna Pit Stop this morning! Skreamingquadz was accompanied by a first time bike commuter, JimK by his wife and culimerc by his wife and several neighbors.

Also saw a bunch of my neighbors and FABB folks.

A great day! We had a tremendous turnout at our pit stop. Unfortunately, my camera battery died so no visual evidence.

Liz

consularrider
05-17-2013, 10:52 AM
... A great day! We had a tremendous turnout at our pit stop. Unfortunately, my camera battery died so no visual evidence.

Liz
No pictures, then it didn't happen. ;)

It was really great handing out t-shirts for two hours with acc and dirt in Ballston. :D :D :D

culimerc
05-17-2013, 11:23 AM
No pictures, then it didn't happen. ;)
Liz's evidence. 2891