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  1. Since the cycletrack is now complete, I went back...

    Since the cycletrack is now complete, I went back on Sunday and filmed the whole cycletrack again. It looks a lot better than when I had first seen it. Of course, the pavement conditions are the...
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    I don't think so. It was in front of one of the...

    I don't think so. It was in front of one of the tall wooden privacy fences just southeast of Carlisle Dr.
  3. To clarify, after getting on Memorial Ave and...

    To clarify, after getting on Memorial Ave and before turning onto Schley Drive, you'll have to dismount and walk your bike. The last time I went through there (grandparents buried in Section 12 which...
  4. From Bon Air/Bluemont Park to ANC: W&OD >>...

    From Bon Air/Bluemont Park to ANC:
    W&OD >> Custis Trail >> Veitch which becomes 15th which becomes 14th* >> Rhodes (cross bridge) >> Arlington Blvd service road >> Meade >> at the intersection with...
  5. Thread: Bicycle Face

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    After looking at this thread, I'm surprised no...

    After looking at this thread, I'm surprised no one has mentioned the Bikeyface comic which I was introduced to by others on this forum and highly recommend: http://bikeyface.com/

    While the artist...
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    To the 3 trash cans sitting in the new King...

    To the 3 trash cans sitting in the new King Street bike lane (uphill segment) today: You know you're not supposed to be there, but something tells me your owners didn't seem to care about safety....
  7. The article from the Journal of Men's Health is...

    The article from the Journal of Men's Health is here: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/jomh.2014.0012

    Important text from the results of this study:


    Regardless of the study's...
  8. There isn't really an easy cycling route to the...

    There isn't really an easy cycling route to the REI at Baileys Crossroads, but this is what I would recommend (note: I used to work at this REI years ago, and I would get there via bike):

    starting...
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    I will definitely be there!

    I will definitely be there!
  10. I can't say a lot about biking in the area once...

    I can't say a lot about biking in the area once you cross the Anacostia River, but from past experience I would say that the Benning Rd bridge over the Anacostia Freeway is a bit sketchy due to the...
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    Both the article and the bike community's...

    Both the article and the bike community's response to the article seem to have garnered a lot of attention. While on my bike ride today, I noticed a few pedestrians look at me and mention something...
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    After watching the video a few times to get a...

    After watching the video a few times to get a general sense of the situation, it sounded to me like the cyclist said "Oh Sh**!" or "Holy Sh**!" right before the collision. I can't quite figure out...
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    That's good news that you've found a place. Plus,...

    That's good news that you've found a place. Plus, it's close to where the majority of Third Thursday Happy Hours take place in Shirlington (Capital City Brewery) ;)



    I would say due to the...
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    The Future of Our Bicycling Youth Is Looking Positive

    On my return trip to work in Ballston from a TJ's grocery run in Clarendon, I encountered both an adult CaBi rider and a teenage cyclist (they were not riding with each other) on the Fairfax Drive...
  15. Penn Ave Zebras Are Endangered; Park-its to Come

    Interesting news on the Pennsylvania Ave cycletrack: DDOT will be removing the zebras because they were not very effective and replacing them with park-its like the ones currently on the 1st Ave NE...
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    The options I normally take are: Option #1...

    The options I normally take are:
    Option #1 (usual): Custis >> Quincy - straightforward, has a couple of hills to deal with, main issue will be trail traffic with poor sightlines
    Option #2...
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    After unsuccessfully trying to access Mulligan...

    After unsuccessfully trying to access Mulligan Road from Telegraph, I checked out the construction page and found out that it is set to open in mid-August:...
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    From midday yesterday near Virginia Square: ...

    From midday yesterday near Virginia Square:

    You: cyclist in proper cycling workout attire on Fairfax Drive who first shoaled me on the right side and probably would have been able to stay in front...
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    At the end of the day on June 30, my mileage is...

    At the end of the day on June 30, my mileage is at 2,452 miles, so I'm well on track to reach my goal of 4,500 miles, and my special goal of 5,000 miles still in reach.

    Good news: after checking...
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    Four Mile Run Trail is Open Again!

    Since I heard the good news on this thread, I decided to check it out. I saw quite a number of cyclists who didn't seem to flinch at the trail being open again, so it looks like things are getting...
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    Today I learned that I can actually transport a...

    Today I learned that I can actually transport a pizza (Two Chefs in Arlington) on the back of my bike!

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    Because the rack is about the same height as the baskets, I was able to fill the...
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    My Video of the Challenge Ride

    Better late than never! Too many distractions + procrastination + actual excuses like biking = late video of the Challenge Ride

    I managed to get my sighting of Dickie and his team (he let me draft...
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    Passed by there last night (in a car). Fences are...

    Passed by there last night (in a car). Fences are still up, so I would say it's closed.
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    Poll: Breakfast and then we started talking about Lunch

    I try to eat breakfast soon after waking up (around 6:30) as I am usually ravenous at that time, and it helps me get going in the mornings. Of course, I like to sleep in/push the snooze button a lot,...
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    I imagine that the Telegraph bike lane will...

    I imagine that the Telegraph bike lane will extend to it from the west, leaving a new way to go from Mount Vernon to the Franconia-Springfield area. I am excited to try the new route when it is...
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