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    Biking Highlights of My Trip Home Video

    It's been only a few weeks since I got to see a lot of y'all, but I did finally finish a video I made of the highlights biking around VA/DC/MD. The footage includes a lot of trails that I consider my...
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    I'm excited for everyone who are going to do the...

    I'm excited for everyone who are going to do the multi-stop route! I did that the last few years, and I would advise that anyone looking to do a tour-de-pit stops make sure to compensate 10-15...
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    A Happy Conclusion to the Procession of Flats

    Good news on the getting-flats-constantly-in-Seattle front: since February, I have not gotten a flat on either tire! I have biked almost exactly 1,000 miles since my last flat.

    Seriously, the key...
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    This question just came to mind: is the reason...

    This question just came to mind: is the reason (IME having lived/worked in Arlington) police don't tend to enforce parking violations at least partially due to the fact that a parking enforcement...
  5. VA Return Trip Pics Pt. 2 of 2

    (left) Had to check out the Deepthroat Garage again (check the forum for location details); (right) back on the beautiful C&O Canal Towpath
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    (left) cool display of reflections of many kites...
  6. VA Return Trip Pics Pt. 1 of 2

    First off, it was awesome to be able to see so many of you, and it was an added bonus to ride/drink/chat/joke/etc. with y'all while I was back in town!

    Here are some of the biking highlights from...
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    While riding on the Burke-Gilman Trail yesterday...

    While riding on the Burke-Gilman Trail yesterday (not part of my normal commute, but I was headed to the Cascade Bicycle Club HQ for a class), I saw a rider ahead of me who was cruising around 15-20...
  8. Alright, it's been decided (I've never been to...

    Alright, it's been decided (I've never been to Clare & Don's)! Here's the schedule of happy hours I will be attending (I am likely to show up around 5:30-6ish):


    Wednesday, May 2: Clare and...
  9. I would like to be able to do that, but I already...

    I would like to be able to do that, but I already know I will be completely out of it. That, plus I will need to assess the state of my Red Velvet (road bike) beforehand.
  10. To clear up any confusion, here's the current...

    To clear up any confusion, here's the current situation:

    Wednesday, May 2 - still TBD
    Thursday, May 3 - Bike Month Happy Hour (they changed the date again, here's the FB event page:...
  11. What happy hour is happening on May 4th (Friday)?...

    What happy hour is happening on May 4th (Friday)? I hope I'm there, but I don't know where "there" is!
  12. Question for the forum: what sort of happy hours...

    Question for the forum: what sort of happy hours are happening on Wednesday, May 2, or Friday, May 4?

    I'm planning on going to the Bike Month Happy Hour being hosted by the Alexandria Spokeswomen,...
  13. Returning from the Other Washington for a Visit!

    For the first time since I flew out of the DC area in September 2017, I am happy to announce that I will be returning for a week soon!

    I will be flying in on a red-eye Friday night/Saturday...
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    Emerald City Ride 2018 Video

    I've got a new video out for the latest big group ride in the Seattle area that I did a week and a half ago: the Emerald City Ride 2018. It's basically Seattle's equivalent to the DC Bike Ride with a...
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    Here's the route I got into the habit of taking:...

    Here's the route I got into the habit of taking: https://goo.gl/maps/mgKoTzuwkrB2

    It's confusing, and you'll likely need to pull out your phone to check your position the first few times, but...
  16. CityLab Article on the CC Wednesday Night Spins

    I just came across an article in CityLab that was written about these garage races, and I happened to see an oh-so-familiar forumite in his singular cycle and dapper cowsuit. It's kinda cool to see...
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    It gives new meaning to treating one's body like...

    It gives new meaning to treating one's body like a temple.
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    I will be unable to attend BTWD 2018 in the DC...

    I will be unable to attend BTWD 2018 in the DC area on May 18 (I like the t-shirt/text color choice), but I will be participating in Seattle's version: Bike Everywhere Day!
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    I think the sentiment is not to judge those who...

    I think the sentiment is not to judge those who follow traffic laws more strictly but to acknowledge the moral relativism in breaking said laws and how the extenuating circumstances play into effect....
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    Interesting, I just read a local article on that...

    Interesting, I just read a local article on that yesterday. The ferry operators keep track of people that bring their vehicles/bicycles onto the ferry, so if a bicycle like a DoBi is remaining, they...
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    ...oops. I totally thought I was writing College Park the whole time! Time to hit that edit button!
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    Seen on the Emerald City Ride (Seattle’s...

    Seen on the Emerald City Ride (Seattle’s equivalent to the DC Bike Ride) yesterday, we need more of these:
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180409/29d9045b2f0040e78f2af744e2161e7a.jpg


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  23. I think you answered your own question there :D....

    I think you answered your own question there :D. Based on your statements, the (edit: accidentally wrote PG Plaza originally) College Park route looks far superior because it's safer, it's on a...
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    Let's Bike 2nd Ave (Seattle Center to the Stadiums) Video

    I finished a new video detailing the 2nd Ave 2-way protected bike lane here in Seattle. I rode the entire length of the bike lane and a bit before and after to show what it's like to ride the...
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    This is the trailer that I currently use (Allen...

    This is the trailer that I currently use (Allen Sports Explorer Bicycle Cargo Trailer): https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005DWFVGI/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8

    That particular trailer...
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