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    Any good places to sit?

    Any good places to sit?
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    Best DC intersections for "bike porn"

    OK, I admit it. I like people watching lol. Hey, who doesn't like to sit back and watch people passing by. Whether at an airport or busy public park, people watching is an interesting way to relax...
  3. You have a point. However, I know Amsterdam in...

    You have a point. However, I know Amsterdam in particular is known for some vicious winds. Here in the DC metro region where it's a bit more hilly I see E-Bikes making a presence over time to help...
  4. In Holland, the answer is almost universally ZERO...

    In Holland, the answer is almost universally ZERO stairs. Building codes are so stringent that nearly everyone has ground floor storage rooms 6'x9' or larger. Everyone thinks the Dutch bike so much...
  5. POLL: How many stairs do you carry your bike up?

    I live in a third story apartment. There are numerous bikes stripped of wheels, seats, etc in my neighborhood, so I'm too chicken to lock my bike up outside overnight. How many stairs do you carry...
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    DC stores selling rain gear

    Hi,

    Can anyone recommend a store in DC that sells rain pants and jacket suitable for riding in 45 to 70 degree weather? I'm looking to spend no more than $40 each. Thanks.
  7. Wanted: pedal wrench (barter or $)

    I'm looking to acquire a pedal wrench. I may be interested in additional tools such as a chain tool, but I'm most interested in a pedal wrench.

    If you want to barter, I have the following items:
    ...
  8. I hope to try out this route sometime soon. Just...

    I hope to try out this route sometime soon. Just out of curiosity, do you bike on the street for the portions along Water, RCP Pkwy, Ohio? Thanks.
  9. Crowdsourcing Map for Biking in DC area

    The NY Times put together a great crowdsourcing map where the public can add geo-comments for biking in DC and the surrounding area. Check it out:

    http://nyti.ms/1a8SlU0
  10. Connections to Capital Crescent Trail

    I've never ridden on the Capital Crescent Trail. I hear it's a big commuter route. For commuters heading into downtown DC, what streets do they ride on after they reach the end of the trail, under...
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    Looking to trade for chain guard

    I have a 21-speed mountain bike that I'd like to outfit with a custom chain guard by attaching to the chain stay and seat stay with some clamps, etc. Anyone have an extra chain guard laying around? ...
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    Dear Bike Manufacturers, All of the people...

    Dear Bike Manufacturers,

    All of the people writing in this post, myself included, are in dire need of bicycles that come with chain guards. Some or us may ride for recreation, but all of us ride...
  13. Thanks for the quick reply. I did have the...

    Thanks for the quick reply. I did have the pleasure to check out the Bike House a few weeks back. They helped me replace swap out a cracked pedal. Now I have a wheel that may require a "rebuild"...
  14. Mt. Rainier Bike Co-op - Getting there

    3601 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt Rainier, MD 20712

    I'd like to check out the Mt. Rainier Bike Co-op. Google Maps says it's 1.6 miles from the West Hyattsville Metro. Does anyone know if there are any...
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    I agree that I'm being a little self-centered...

    I agree that I'm being a little self-centered when there are people who are wheelchair bound who TRULY rely on the elevators. What I don't understand is, why are the elevators and escalators out of...
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    Tips for bringing bikes on Metro

    I'm finding that taking a bike onto a metro train is not a very inviting experience. It usually involves taking two separate elevators. One from ground floor to mezzanine. A second from mezzanine...
  17. DC driver hits cyclist intentionally, gets Community Service

    It's official: If you bike in Washington, DC there is no reason to waste your money on a GoPro video camera.

    Clips from the article:

    Diehl pleaded guilty to knocking a cyclist off his bike in...
  18. Wow! What type of tires/tubes do you have, and...

    Wow! What type of tires/tubes do you have, and where do you do most of your riding? Thanks!
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    How many miles between flat tires

    On average, how many miles do you ride in between flat tires? What type of tires do you have?

    I've ridden 1,000 to 1,500 miles within Washington, DC with no flat tires. Tires were stock mountain...
  20. Where were you the last time you got a flat tire?

    Name the closest intersection the last time you heard the dreaded hisssssssss.

    If anyone knows how to throw together a crowd sourcing type map, that would be even better! Maybe we can identify...
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    Thanks for all the tips guys. In the summer I...

    Thanks for all the tips guys. In the summer I know there will be times when I travel with no bag, etc, so I think I'm going to try out the aqua seal. I'll put the map in my back pocket (balances...
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    Make DC Bike Maps durable?

    When it comes to mapping my way to new destinations, I'm old-school. I refer to a hardcopy of the DC Bike Map. I keep the map in a jacket pocket, bookbag or in my jeans back pocket as I ride. If I...
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    Thanks guys!

    Thanks guys!
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    Thanks Dave. Generally I'm looking to connect...

    Thanks Dave. Generally I'm looking to connect from Chinatown area to Stanton Park area. It appears that there are few good east-west connections between NW and NE DC. From Chinatown, it looks like...
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    Here's a copy of the flier they're handing out:...

    Here's a copy of the flier they're handing out: http://1.usa.gov/Vr0hJE
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