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  1. Thread: Team 20

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    How about 'the popular team!' Welcome Josh! ...

    How about 'the popular team!'

    Welcome Josh!

    oh.. and I'm actually a signed up dues paying team 20 member.
  2. Thread: Team 20

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    Hi team 20! And thanks Brian for being our...

    Hi team 20! And thanks Brian for being our Captain.

    Reporting for duty. Looking forward to 'riding' with you all. I like the peer pressure at this time of year, it gets me out when it's cold...
  3. Thanks for posting that. I agree, there should...

    Thanks for posting that. I agree, there should be signage or something letting bikers know that the barrier could raise after a car has gone through or if it's broken, as it quite often is that it's...
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    I agree! On my way to work in the morning I...

    I agree!
    On my way to work in the morning I ride East on the 4MRT and the go left and ride South on the MVT. I never use the trail connector to make this turn, instead I ride another 20 feet or so...
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    Thanks very much for the info everyone. Very...

    Thanks very much for the info everyone. Very much appreciated. I've passed it on.

    Paul
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    Recommended Bike Stores in Herndon

    A work colleague who lives in Herndon would like to buy a new bike. I'm seeking recommendations for a bike store in that area that would serve a newbie female biker well. Any help would be...
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    This should stop in a few weeks when they open up...

    This should stop in a few weeks when they open up the new ART bus facility across the road. (the same project that gave us the new buffered bike lanes). the ART buses have to stop near the ART bus...
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    Paulg reporting for duty. Spinal Tap is one...

    Paulg reporting for duty.

    Spinal Tap is one of my favorite movies so any reference to that works for me.

    'This goes to 11' 'One higher'

    Looking forward to logging lots of miles for...
  9. Thread: S Eads Commuting

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    I noticed the milling on South Eads doesn't go...

    I noticed the milling on South Eads doesn't go all the way down to Glebe Road. It stops at about the boundary between the ART bus facility and the WMATA depot.

    My issue with that is the new...
  10. Thread: S Eads Commuting

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    I contacted Jeremy at Arlington County yesterday...

    I contacted Jeremy at Arlington County yesterday just to make sure they were going to start paving this week.

    reply here:

    Paul,

    There was a water line break last week that put the...
  11. Thread: S Eads Commuting

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    No problem jsperson. Jeremy also followed up...

    No problem jsperson.

    Jeremy also followed up with me this AM which I appreciated:

    Paul,

    Did you see an improvement yesterday? I spoke with the contractor performing the work and they...
  12. Thread: S Eads Commuting

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    I contacted Jeremy at Arlington to say what a...

    I contacted Jeremy at Arlington to say what a mess the street was currently in and how it was hazardous to cyclists and here was his prompt reply:

    Paul,
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    The current work going on in the...
  13. Thread: S Eads Commuting

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    jsperson I agree and have contacted the...

    jsperson

    I agree and have contacted the Arlington project manager for the ART bus facility who seem to have caused all the mess. There were some large potholes that appeared and they did kind of...
  14. I agree. I went to the public meeting at the...

    I agree. I went to the public meeting at the Aurora Highlands Community Center and the vast majority of those attending did not vote for the 'preferred' option that they've chosen. Might as well...
  15. I commute through there so know that joint well. ...

    I commute through there so know that joint well. It is exactly as you say: a joint between the two sections of concrete but it has metal plates on either side of the gap. The concrete is nice a...
  16. Thread: BAFS2016 Team 18

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    Hi there team ate dean. There goes the...

    Hi there team ate dean. There goes the autocorrect again. Sorry was a little late joining up. Looking forward to it. I'm Paul by the way.
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    This one doesn't rhyme but I still like it. It...

    This one doesn't rhyme but I still like it. It was painted on a retaining wall on a hairpin bend on a road leading up to Darjeeling in India

    Better to be 15 minutes late in this world
    Than 15...
  18. Wilson Bridge Trail Closure June 10, 11 and 12 7am to 5pm

    I just spoke to the MD highway folks. The shutdown for the WWB trail will be:

    June 10, 11 and 12 from 7am to 5pm.

    I again requested:

    1.they move the shutdown from 9 to 3
    2. they get...
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    A friend had a similar problem with some older...

    A friend had a similar problem with some older STI shifters not releasing the cable or indexing properly and I remembered a fix I'd read about on some bike forums:

    Squirt some WD40 in the...
  20. Hate to be a harbinger of doom but it could be a...

    Hate to be a harbinger of doom but it could be a crack in your frame. When the noise occurs "whether I'm coasting, pedaling, or shifting, in or out of the seat, under load and not under load,...
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    Oh thanks! I was wondering if they would show up...

    Oh thanks! I was wondering if they would show up or not. I'll wait until tomorrow to get in touch with the freezing saddles data guru.

    It's kind of amazing how many kid rides have been done...
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    I misread the instructions on this one and was...

    I misread the instructions on this one and was adding the #kidical to the description not the title. I just fixed all of my kidical rides in strava so I'll be magically popping up the leader board. ...
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    My commute was done on 35mm tires with studs. I...

    My commute was done on 35mm tires with studs. I would have died a thousand deaths without the studs this AM!

    Four mile run from Arlington Pollution Control plant to airport had some icy spots...
  24. If the chain is skipping in the big ring it's...

    If the chain is skipping in the big ring it's probably time! You'll have to replace everything from chain rings and/or crankset , chain and cassette. if you try to use one of those worn parts the...
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    A sleaze ride to a kids birthday party got a bit...

    A sleaze ride to a kids birthday party got a bit more serious when we left to go home! the 5 year old handled it well with no moaning at all except for asking me to clear the ice from his seat and...
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