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    Nah, the “Missed Connections” is a month older...

    Nah, the “Missed Connections” is a month older...
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    An interesting point as I increasingly see more...

    An interesting point as I increasingly see more cyclists actively engaged with their phones' screens (ie, not just talking phone-held-to-ear) while riding -- behavior which already has a long history...
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    Is that meant to suggest her poor decision making...

    Is that meant to suggest her poor decision making (my view) was because she was on an ebike?
    That particular mom certainly doesn't hold a monopoly on poor riding decisions, by virtue of using an...
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    Perhaps I got "measured" on my pedal-assist-only...

    Perhaps I got "measured" on my pedal-assist-only ebike, unbeknownst to me, in their study!
    I'm passed by pedal-cyclists more often than by ebikers, and I'm passed in general about as often as I...
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    I don't mind engineering in a bit of "triggered...

    I don't mind engineering in a bit of "triggered slow down" for rolling transports on that particular descent (ie, navigating the two 180-switchbacks) -- And while not super-narrow, the path isn't...
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    So I'm not the only one who did that? Phew!...

    So I'm not the only one who did that? Phew!
    (Though sadly, my fall didn't involve actual clips -- it was those over-the-toe cage/strap things! Oh, the humiliation! Thinking back, that incident...
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    How lovely! Drove through there this weekend --...

    How lovely! Drove through there this weekend -- like buttah!
  8. Will be there, bike(s) or no bike(s)... (Both...

    Will be there, bike(s) or no bike(s)... (Both bikes should be functional by then... How weird to get to say the word "both"! ;)
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    If I did my UTC to EDT conversion correctly {per...

    If I did my UTC to EDT conversion correctly {per Wikipedia info available} then if you all pressed your pedals forward to roll out at precisely 10:56:15 that night, you'd coincide exactly with the...
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    Last night, the "east side underpass" route (red...

    Last night, the "east side underpass" route (red route in my image) was open -- bikers were coming through while I was parked there looking at the debris field.
    I could not tell if the "west side...
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    Part of my commute (not likely to affect other...

    Part of my commute (not likely to affect other riders though) as of Monday morning:

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    First time in my 16 years living here that this level (building’s lowest level of apartments) flooded...
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    Those pics remind me of the goose-egg knot that...

    Those pics remind me of the goose-egg knot that developed on my shin, when I fell over sideways on my (heavy) bike and the frame slammed into my leg. Took 4 months for the swelling to go away, but...
  13. Sad but true! Seems an ever tightening...

    Sad but true! Seems an ever tightening me-centric view, governing how more and more people behave in general.
    {Sorry, feeling very pessimistic today!}
  14. Seems to be a law (stop at the stop signs) that...

    Seems to be a law (stop at the stop signs) that is already vastly ignored by the majority of cyclists (and now, many scooterists). I stop at most of them myself, but do roll through 2 specific ones...
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    Thanks, Judd! The red one was shot on my...

    Thanks, Judd! The red one was shot on my first-ever visit to the gardens -- I remember thinking how lucky I was to find any remaining dew in the growing heat! -- But later I saw another photographer...
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    Sticky: Great to meet up with folks at Swing's on E....

    Great to meet up with folks at Swing's on E. Monroe today; why it took me this long to put coffee reminders into my phone, I'll never know!
    (Wish they had a yogurt parfait thing, but it was a damn...
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    Contemplating it, and should know by Friday...

    Contemplating it, and should know by Friday afternoon if I can make it.
    Haven't been there in several years; used to go yearly with all my camera gear and spend the whole morning photographing the...
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    I got a little whisk-broom happy... after the...

    I got a little whisk-broom happy... after the final glass clean-up heading home (glass in the eastbound lane of 4MRT as it descends under W. Glebe), right as I turned off the Walter Reed portion of...
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    Shades of Freezing Saddles Quick Picks... Whisk...

    Shades of Freezing Saddles Quick Picks...
    Whisk broom secured at Velo Cafe/District Hardware this morning; then three shattered bottle messes along 4MRT cleaned up this evening, with a make-shift...
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    Some broken glass on 4MR right around Mt. Vernon...

    Some broken glass on 4MR right around Mt. Vernon Ave bridge; will try to bring a whisk broom home with me tonight and clean it up.
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    How sad! And frightening to contemplate...! ...

    How sad! And frightening to contemplate...! Makes me wonder / paranoid about some of the trees I ride under every day through nearby Barcroft Park. We’ve had such stormy / windy weather this...
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    Sticky: Indeed - we decided we reached "Chrisical mass"...

    Indeed - we decided we reached "Chrisical mass" {Karen's term? I can't remember now who said it!} with 3 present, by the time I had to leave...
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    Sticky: Great to hang out for a spell with some of the...

    Great to hang out for a spell with some of the regulars this morning, at the Shirlington Best Buns CC; this was the first time I remembered to swing by!
    Love the ice cubes of frozen coffee used in...
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    Sticky: THAT would explain that subtlest of breezes I...

    THAT would explain that subtlest of breezes I felt earlier...
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    Sticky: If I can just REMEMBER...!! This one is only...

    If I can just REMEMBER...!! This one is only about a mile from work ;)
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