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  1. 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...
  4. 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...
  9. :confused::confused::confused: ...oops. I...

    :confused::confused::confused:

    ...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


    Sent...
  11. 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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    And thus, the countdown timer to Judd getting...

    And thus, the countdown timer to Judd getting either a cargo bike or a bicycle trailer begins...

    ...also, congratulations on becoming car-free! Zipcar and bicycle trailers work well as a...
  15. On my bike trip along the C&O Towpath, I stayed...

    On my bike trip along the C&O Towpath, I stayed at the Huckleberry Hill campsite on my 2nd night (3-day trip to the halfway mark and back). It was nice and quiet (no train noises, I slept like a log)...
  16. This trip sounds like it's going to be pretty...

    This trip sounds like it's going to be pretty awesome! The only advice I can give is to not camp at the Bald Eagle Island campsite (Mile 50.3). It is very close to the active train tracks, and IIRC...
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    Cedar River Trail Video

    I made a video of the ride I did along the Cedar River Trail back in January. The Cedar River Trail is a mostly paved trail running 17.6 miles from the southern tip of Lake Washington (next to the...
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    News from Seattle which started taking on...

    News from Seattle which started taking on dockless bikeshare around the same time as DC: in order to deal with the problem of doBi clutter, Seattle is testing out having actual dockless bikeshare...
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    As the ONLY competitor to ride 79 days in the 78...

    As the ONLY competitor to ride 79 days in the 78 day competition (I can't reveal my secret), I am ready to claim my prize :cool:
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    Also, I came SO CLOSE to winning the "Steve O's Worst Day...
  20. I rode some Fains Point (faux Hains Point) laps...

    I rode some Fains Point (faux Hains Point) laps tonight in spirit with everyone doing laps at the actual Hains Point to close out Freezing Saddles 2018!

    Here are my pics from tonight. Freezing...
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    Exploring Seattle's Neighborhood Greenways

    Resurrecting this thread since it's Seattle-related, I did a grand tour of Seattle's neighborhood greenways a week ago. There are many aspects/ideas that I think the DC area could benefit from, as...
  22. I'm testing Bell's new line of helmets; it...

    I'm testing Bell's new line of helmets; it protects me using my thoughts and prayers!

    /political
  23. I'll be riding with y'all concurrently from...

    I'll be riding with y'all concurrently from across the country!

    I created a loop route near me that is close to the length of a Hains Point lap (~3.2 miles) and close to the elevation gain, too...
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    Chilly Hilly 2018

    I just finished a video of biking Chilly Hilly 2018, a Cascade Bicycle Club event ride (first of the year) that takes cyclists on a tour around Bainbridge Island in Washington State. It's about 32.4...
  25. He never understood why his pics of his coffee...

    He never understood why his pics of his coffee were so off, and we didn't have the heart to tell him he needed glasses.
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