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    So what would stop me from taking any scooter at...

    So what would stop me from taking any scooter at all, claiming it was improperly parked, and taking it to the impound lot for my 50 bucks? 6 or 8 a day and I'm makin' a 6-figure income.
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    To charge a single scooter from 1/2 charge to...

    To charge a single scooter from 1/2 charge to full charge in about an hour under full direct sunlight takes about 8 square feet of solar panel.
    These docks hold 24 scooters. How big are the solar...
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    These docks would not be trivial, because they...

    These docks would not be trivial, because they need to be connected to electrical power (solar like CaBi is unlikely to provide enough to charge the scooters). And to make them really useful, there...
  4. Wow. Just wow.

    Wow. Just wow.
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    According to the information we were given at the...

    According to the information we were given at the BAC meeting, scooter rides in the US outnumbered docked bikeshare rides in 2018 even though they did not exist for the entire year, while docked...
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    So all of the haranguing you did while we were at...

    So all of the haranguing you did while we were at the lockhouse forcing me to register made me forget to use the discount code. So I am sorry I will be unable to buy you any beer.
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    Big yes. We have excellent bike facilities.

    Big yes. We have excellent bike facilities.
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    Sticky: Bump. This is tomorrow. Hope to see you there....

    Bump.
    This is tomorrow. Hope to see you there.
    My back patio is (semi) protected from the rain.
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    1976 bike commuting

    I found this article in a World Bank newsletter from October 1976. Enjoy!

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    No, a mirror is not the solution here. It's the...

    No, a mirror is not the solution here. It's the classic "cars-looking-left-to-turn-right-on-red-and-not-noticing-people-entering-crosswalk-from-the-right" problem.
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    We didn't see you. :-( I'm sure you were long...

    We didn't see you. :-(
    I'm sure you were long gone before we rolled in from the 80-miler. Here are a few pictures.

    The start (reji and smb9600 waiting in line)
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    The first support stop....
  12. I want to see a bat eat a firefly.

    I want to see a bat eat a firefly.
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    Why should we not demand this?

    Why should we not demand this?
  14. True. However, I-66 does not allow trucks and it...

    True. However, I-66 does not allow trucks and it is either 4 or (kind of) 6 lanes max. Nothing at all like the monstrosity that I-66 will be out there.

    Also, except for perhaps 75 feet on the...
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    As w&w notes, it was an informative meeting. ...

    As w&w notes, it was an informative meeting. Minor correction: the representatives were from Lyft and Bolt. Lime was not there.
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    CCCC has been meeting at the outside tables by...

    CCCC has been meeting at the outside tables by Cosi - 20th & Crystal Drive - rather than the Water Park, due to construction noise.
    We will move back to the Water Park once it is tolerable to do so....
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    Sticky: The SOAP CCC (Steve O's Alternate Pentagon City Coffee Club), Thursday, June 13

    Next Thursday's Pentagon City Coffee Club will be the second SOAP Triple C (Steve O's Alternate Pentagon City Coffee Club). It will be held at my house rather than at Whole Foods.
    So don't go to...
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    I do this to keep people off balance. But...

    I do this to keep people off balance.



    But for clarification, what I vehemently oppose are bollards that are placed in the middle of the path of travel - like on trails at intersections (or...
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    Sticky: Look for rcannon; he's usually there. Tall guy...

    Look for rcannon; he's usually there. Tall guy with a big beard. Josh sometimes shows up, too. The others who are usually there are not as active on the forum as they used to be and people you...
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    You just can't have nice things

    I got this notice from Arlington County yesterday in response to my report that numerous flexiposts on 18th St S/S Hayes were missing or damaged.
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    This is right by my house. When I went to...
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    TAG! My bike and a friend posing together: ...

    TAG! My bike and a friend posing together:

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  22. Thanks. Yes, June 8. I don't know. It...

    Thanks. Yes, June 8.

    I don't know. It depends on how many bikes and how many helpers. Feel free to help out for as little or as long as you like. If you come and you can bring a pedal wrench...
  23. Bikes for the World collection this Saturday

    Hello friends,
    I am coordinating the annual World Bank Group/IMF bike collection/donation for Bikes for the World this Saturday, June 8.

    Donations will be taken 9am - noon in front of the World...
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    My bike at a water park (It's water, and people...

    My bike at a water park (It's water, and people play with their boats in it. Seems like a park then.) I'm it!

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    IIRC I was the only one of our large group who...

    IIRC I was the only one of our large group who did not walk his/her bike up 9th Street from the W&OD. So clearly I had the superior bike.
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