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    Due to life-happens grownup-stuff, I have not...

    Due to life-happens grownup-stuff, I have not commuted by bike in more than three weeks, and only sporadically for the last two months or more. It had not been my intention to ride in this morning,...
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    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/17/cb75029...

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/17/cb750290edc2cbc56fdecaba0ba68d74.jpg

    [Note: Not an actual photo; dramatic recreation only].

    59?! Where are all my Rule 9 compatriots?

    Liz
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    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/12/5113023...

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/12/51130234b28467a34db89524f07cf658.jpg

    My old bike frame, off for new adventures in Texas.

    Liz
  4. Thread: Panniers

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    Excellent advice, everyone, now I just need to...

    Excellent advice, everyone, now I just need to figure out what bike shop carries which brand and check them out in person. Or just go to Friday Coffee Club.:D

    I admit I missed the recent...
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    Panniers

    Hello All --

    This morning, the zipper broke on my Topeak trunk bag. It has served me well for more years than I can remember and it doesn't owe me anything, but I was thinking of replacing it...
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    Hello Ben and welcome aboard! I don't know if...

    Hello Ben and welcome aboard!

    I don't know if you are a Facebook subscriber, but if so, you could join the "DC Used Bicycle Marketplace" group. It is pretty active and you see a steady stream of...
  7. Thread: Buy My Stuff!

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    I'll probably be listing the frame on eBay this...

    I'll probably be listing the frame on eBay this weekend so if you are interested, speak up now. Other stuff seen here still available.

    Liz
  8. Thread: Buy My Stuff!

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    That would depend -- we have three bikes with...

    That would depend -- we have three bikes with disk brakes here -- just tested and it definitely would not fit my husband's or son's Quick. It looks like it might fit my mountain bike. It can move...
  9. Absolutely no doubt: Rolling Down Columbia...

    Absolutely no doubt:

    Rolling Down Columbia Pike
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    No, not trackstanding. I wouldn't say...

    No, not trackstanding. I wouldn't say comfortably, but he sits on the saddle with his tip toes on the ground. The saddle probably is too low -- the bike is probably too small -- but fine tuning...
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    With the popularity of balance bikes, many people...

    With the popularity of balance bikes, many people skip the training wheels completely.

    The way we teach adults in the WABA Learn to Ride Class would work for any age. We have terrific success so...
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    If you are the original owner, call the bike shop...

    If you are the original owner, call the bike shop where you purchased it. They can contact Dahon and most likely get you a new frame. If the shop is out of area, they can probably arrange it so...
  13. Thread: Buy My Stuff!

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    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/28/b4ac0f1...

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/28/b4ac0f1f225b3cb9d4e8c93c2a50f43d.jpg

    Banjo Brothers mini Seatpost bag, brand new with tag still attached, $10 OBO.



    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  14. Thread: Buy My Stuff!

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    More photos: 67026703

    More photos:

    67026703
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    2010 Jamis Eclipse Frame, Fork and Headset for...

    2010 Jamis Eclipse Frame, Fork and Headset for sale
    Size: 54cm
    A beautiful TIG welded Reynolds 853 steel frame. The fork is carbon fiber. Everything they say about a steel frame is true, and this...
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    That's like going to the racetrack to ask if you...

    That's like going to the racetrack to ask if you should gamble some more, but YES! I think there is no reason you should not.

    Good luck.

    Liz
  17. Thread: Buy My Stuff!

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    Yep, PM sent! Liz

    Yep, PM sent!

    Liz
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    PM sent! Liz

    PM sent!

    Liz
  19. Thread: Buy My Stuff!

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    Buy My Stuff!

    I posted this on the DC Used Bicycle Marketplace Facebook group, but it occurs to me some of you may not frequent that. So forthwith, please buy my stuff so I can get another bike!

    Edited: The...
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    Had some law enforcement action at the...

    Had some law enforcement action at the Intersection of Doom this morning. Saw a cop motioning a car over for failing to yield to . . . me!

    Then rode behind a beautiful godzilla most of the way...
  21. Thread: Route 7 Advice

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    Update!

    Hello again and thanks so much for all your input. Over the first few days of school, I tested various routes, keeping the rest of the commute the same (although there are variables I couldn't...
  22. Thread: Route 7 Advice

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    This is the route I take although as...

    This is the route I take although as americancyclo points out, Mohegan is closed. I bolded the worst part above. That left is difficult; you are coming up a fairly steep hill so sight lines aren't...
  23. Thread: Route 7 Advice

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    Route 7 Advice

    Hello --

    Does anyone routinely ride on Route 7 between the beltway and the W&OD? Have you ever done it? Have you seen others doing it?

    There are sections with a shoulder and sections with a...
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    Thanks for all the updates -- when Dirt and I...

    Thanks for all the updates -- when Dirt and I were searching for bikeable routes to the Silver Line last spring (or winter?), we deemed Lewinsville too beginner-unfriendly, so we didn't include a...
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    And Dickie didn't stop smiling even when I almost...

    And Dickie didn't stop smiling even when I almost ran him off the trail with an ill-advised pass just west of the W&OD/Custis intersection. What can I say; more than a month and a half away from the...
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