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  1. Spokes has Gore brand as well as others. I have...

    Spokes has Gore brand as well as others. I have found the Gore stuff I have to be well made. My Gore wind-stopper jacket is my go to from 40 to "Snotrocketsfreezemidflight"
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    it is all in the build. Any frame material can...

    it is all in the build. Any frame material can be built to almost any desired end point. Steel can be dental damaging rigid, aluminum can be comfy and compliant and carbon dull and heavy. To be...
  3. I agree the light snow was quite nice. I was...

    I agree the light snow was quite nice. I was enjoying the ride in right up to the point I got an emergency call and had to take the shortcut up Gallows.

    Route 7 in Tysons is white with salt.
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    What magic is this? They are speaking in...

    What magic is this? They are speaking in tongues. Burn them!


    Thanks again to all the folks for all the work making the game run and be fun.
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    Please to not get me wrong. I like pointless...

    Please to not get me wrong. I like pointless prizes. in fact this year I am striving at 0.00 pointless prizes as a goal in and of itself. On the other hand it was mentioned that thermal gradient...
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    Looks fun but I would like to see better accuracy...

    Looks fun but I would like to see better accuracy if it is used in the points system. The weather data used and my Garmin don't even come close to agreement. I think where I start my 6 am ride is...
  7. Thread: Gloves?

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    Anyone else answer their i-phone with their nose...

    Anyone else answer their i-phone with their nose in the winter? :)
  8. W&OD clear from Falls church to Clark's Crossing....

    W&OD clear from Falls church to Clark's Crossing. Slight slushy spots here and there at the most road or trail.
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    I like it and agree that I think we have that...

    I like it and agree that I think we have that right now with the standard Strava heat map. I (the grumpy old guy) bet the city folks have no idea about it nor would they avail themselves to or act on...
  10. W&OD ice free from Shreve to Clark's crossing. ...

    W&OD ice free from Shreve to Clark's crossing. Did not see any signs of ice forming on trail or roads.
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    Very cool stuff. Thank you for the time spent.

    Very cool stuff. Thank you for the time spent.
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    You try and let me know OK? All i managed to...

    You try and let me know OK?

    All i managed to do was impress a backpack, hip and knee print into some crusty slush.

    Still laughing at myself.......
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    Hi! My name is Vicegrip and I am a cycling...

    Hi! My name is Vicegrip and I am a cycling dumb-azz. You know how last night I turned around at Dickie's gully? Well tonight I thought to myself "It has to be all better tonight. Lets just go see" ...
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    Ya seen one slushy Dickie ya seen em all. ...

    Ya seen one slushy Dickie ya seen em all.

    Almost went down in the same place last night. Got a foot down just in time while heading for the ground. Backtracked and took Shreve. After picking...
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    56 is my all time number, need one more 57 mile...

    56 is my all time number, need one more 57 mile ride to bump to 57. 5 more to hit 58. 21 is the ytd number. Interesting stat.
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    Oh no they don't. Some wait for me too. Killed...

    Oh no they don't. Some wait for me too. Killed one already and hit another.
    Darwin is not strong in bunnies and squirrels. Have seen lots of foxes on the W&OD none acting out of the ordinary. As...
  17. Panda wagon. Not patty wagon.

    Panda wagon. Not patty wagon.
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    ...and I to Hozn's experience with bikes. Ti is...

    ...and I to Hozn's experience with bikes. Ti is the bomb. It is a truly unique metal in so many ways and most ways are good too. The good thing is there is no truly "wrong" way other than perhaps...
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    For me with all metal devices bikes to buckets....

    For me with all metal devices bikes to buckets. Get Salts off metal parts.
    Brushing does not remove salts from where it is prone to the most damage. Dilution is the solution. H2O hurts few...
  20. I had no idea that company was that old.

    I had no idea that company was that old.
  21. Thread: Rule Question

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    No kidding. Take pix of the ride and the people...

    No kidding. Take pix of the ride and the people around and you can have 11 of my points. :D

    Do it. Spirit of FS to a T and 100% not to the rules. So wrong it is right.
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    I like the imaginary one I wear when the temps...

    I like the imaginary one I wear when the temps are under 20. It helps keep me from frying my lungs with cold, super dry air.


    This reminded me of a bumper sticker I saw a while back on a van. ...
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    OK I give. I am breaking out the ski mask......

    OK I give. I am breaking out the ski mask......
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    I think we should all just treat freezing saddles...

    I think we should all just treat freezing saddles like PBS pledge week. Not participating and dealing with the threads is a bit annoying but it seems that all in all FS is also good for the forum. ...
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    There might be another side to the "Too much...

    There might be another side to the "Too much traffic" coin. I would venture a guess that this forum is visited most often by a somewhat small number of people that already have some vested interest...
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