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    The construction that closed off part of Four...

    The construction that closed off part of Four Mile Run trail near Long Branch in Glencarlyn Park has been completed, and that stretch of trail is open again. Looks like new pavement, too.
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    It's a weird article. Instead of looking at...

    It's a weird article. Instead of looking at shoaling as a matter of cycling etiquette that doesn't seem to have been fully established, i.e., a good topic for discussion, the author instead decides...
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    Ah, now I understand your problem. I agree,...

    Ah, now I understand your problem. I agree, having anything either longer or wider than a standard bike will give you trouble with the sections you described. I didn't consider people using bikes...
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    I'd say you can get as far as Seven Corners...

    I'd say you can get as far as Seven Corners before major detours must be made (or riding on the shoulder of US-50 to go farther west, which I have done and DO NOT recommend). This includes riding on...
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    I guess it depends on how far south of Route 50...

    I guess it depends on how far south of Route 50 you're coming from. My personal preference is to avoid Carlin Springs traffic when possible with avoiding too many hills as a secondary (but still...
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    Once you get to the end of the trail at...

    Once you get to the end of the trail at Rolfe/Arlington Blvd service road, continue straight onto the Arlington Blvd service road, turn right onto Meade, then turn left at the crosswalk to get to the...
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    Arlington Blvd Trail from Pershing to Rosslyn Rocks!

    The Arlington Boulevard Trail along the southern/eastern (Fort Myer) side of Route 50 between Pershing Dr and Rolfe St is open, and it rocks! Once you're on the trail, there are no intersections...
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    Hmm, I always thought that route was relatively...

    Hmm, I always thought that route was relatively hill-free. I'm curious to know what route you take so I can understand a less hilly route through that area.
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    Looking at the NPS Rock Creek Park map...

    Looking at the NPS Rock Creek Park map (http://www.nps.gov/rocr/planyourvisit/upload/ROCRmap1.pdf to download or click on "View Park Map" at http://www.nps.gov/rocr/index.htm), it appears that there...
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    What area are you headed to? Between Ballston and...

    What area are you headed to? Between Ballston and Route 50, I use Carlin Springs until I cross the bridge over George Mason, then I turn right onto Edison (first street after the bridge) and cut...
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    I view jogging in the cycletrack/bike lanes the...

    I view jogging in the cycletrack/bike lanes the same as I do with jaywalking in the street:

    We should all understand that it's illegal. Most of the time there is no issue, and it does not bother...
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    New Connector between Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy and Telegraph Road

    On Monday, the official ribbon-cutting ceremony took place for the new Mulligan Road that runs from Jeff Todd Way (an extension of Mount Vernon Memorial Highway) to Telegraph Road. This new road is a...
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    This is from Saturday afternoon/evening Me:...

    This is from Saturday afternoon/evening

    Me: Having biked to East Falls Church, I took the Silver Line to Wiehle-Reston East (yes, it was pure transit tourism), then proceeded to walk back along...
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    Future of Seven Corners

    I came across this plan for future development of Seven Corners the other day and thought I'd share a few parts that would interest everyone. It appears to be very positive as far as plans for better...
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    Route Art Contest on MapMyFitness

    I recently found out about an annual Route Art Contest held by MapMyRide (MapMyFitness is the overarching site) that I think at least a few on this forum would be interested in.

    Since I can't...
  16. The Potomac Heritage Trail is a pretty awesome...

    The Potomac Heritage Trail is a pretty awesome trail and is well marked. I've gone on numerous hikes along there, most recently being my Chain Bridge to American Legion Bridge and back trip.

    To...
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    Hmm, I interpreted the "Ride with Traffic" sign...

    Hmm, I interpreted the "Ride with Traffic" sign to mean "Do not ride against traffic" as in "Don't salmon." The bike lane sign designates that lane as a bike lane, although it would help a lot to...
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    You can still ride, as there is a CaBi station at...

    You can still ride, as there is a CaBi station at Arlington Mill Community Center.
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    Thanks for the link! I took a quick look at it,...

    Thanks for the link! I took a quick look at it, and I'm going to sign up later tonight. It looks like I'll be spending a lot of time on that site, though ;)
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    I will be leading a short group bike ride at work...

    I will be leading a short group bike ride at work around 5, so sometime after 6 I should be there.
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    Bike 'n' Hike - Chain Bridge to American Legion Bridge Loop

    On Saturday I did the longest Bike 'n' Hike I've ever attempted (15.5 miles hiked, 16 miles biked). To explain, a bike 'n' hike is where you bike to an area, park your bike, go hiking, and eventually...
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    Some drivers are dumber than the rocks they try...

    Some drivers are dumber than the rocks they try to drive over.

    While riding on the Bluemont Junction Trail towards Ballston between Emerson and the Wilson/George Mason intersection this evening...
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    Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Festival 2014

    About 2 weeks ago, I did the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Festival 50-mile ride. Here's the video I made from it:


    http://youtu.be/dnzjBSMoWjE

    Next year, 100-mile ride. Next year, 100-mile ride....
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    I've never heard of the Hains Point peloton rides...

    I've never heard of the Hains Point peloton rides and am glad that I was not there last night when I went on my ride because I may very well have had a similar situation to the one described by...
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    Thanks for the update! I'm glad they were able to...

    Thanks for the update! I'm glad they were able to extend the sidewalk on the east side of Gallows which according to your photos now ends at a spot where people can use a crosswalk (with light) to...
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