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  1. Or perhaps you could put a foot down if you're...

    Or perhaps you could put a foot down if you're going to be there more than a second? :D
  2. Ha I forgot about this site! Thanks! This is...

    Ha I forgot about this site! Thanks! This is begging for an OpenStreetMap project.
  3. And not one really decent map of all of them? ...

    And not one really decent map of all of them? Sounds like a job for some tourism grants or something.
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    I like that it shows Route 28 (Sully Rd), a...

    I like that it shows Route 28 (Sully Rd), a 4-lane limited access road, as "Green" for comfortable for biking. I think it's based on a model that measures the size of the road's shoulder. So it...
  5. In other bike-to-beer news: - Herndon is getting...

    In other bike-to-beer news:
    - Herndon is getting Alsin Brewing Company in Sunset Business Park (that's just West of FFX Co Parkway) https://www.facebook.com/AslinBeerCo
    - Lake Anne is getting a...
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    Last winter I rode with a generator front hub and...

    Last winter I rode with a generator front hub and will never go back.
    - Dynamo hub wheel from Taylor Wheels via Amazon (ships from Germany in about two weeks) - about $175
    - Lumotec IQ Fly T front...
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    OK, I'll pile on. I have a 7-8 mile commute one...

    OK, I'll pile on. I have a 7-8 mile commute one way and all my bikes have flat pedals. I wear Keens for the summer commute and waterproof shoes in the winter. The thought of changing into shoes...
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    I've seen the same two bikes in the basement of...

    I've seen the same two bikes in the basement of the freedom garage complete with panniers and crappy cable locks. That being said I've heard about people having stuff stolen from their bags, so I...
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    I use a light rack (Nitto R-14) and a large...

    I use a light rack (Nitto R-14) and a large saddle bag. The saddlebag (Rivendell Saddlesack Large) fits my laptop,etc. I also have a small basket zip tied to a rando rack in the front for overflow....
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    Hey @mstone can I use this photo on the FABB...

    Hey @mstone can I use this photo on the FABB Facebook page?
  11. It's one of two HTML5 bike advocacy websites in...

    It's one of two HTML5 bike advocacy websites in the world. Awesome.
  12. OK, just to reply to this thread with my...

    OK, just to reply to this thread with my solution. I have tried various windproof layers but I couldn't get one that had enough venting. I ended up with this item from Eastern Mountain Sports. ...
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    Seriously, though. I have BMX pedals, leather...

    Seriously, though. I have BMX pedals, leather saddle and a basket. A BASKET! I'm not really worried about speed. I worry more about lights, fenders and reflective tape than wind resistance. I...
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    While riding around NYC last January I noticed...

    While riding around NYC last January I noticed that the food delivery vendors had homemade bar mitts made out of plastic bags. They were folded and tied off so that they blocked the wind around the...
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    There are clearly some better options if you want...

    There are clearly some better options if you want to be really aero...

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  16. Dynamo lights!!! Bring on the cold!

    Dynamo lights!!! Bring on the cold!
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    I live far, far to the west of nearly every fun...

    I live far, far to the west of nearly every fun thing that happens in this forum. I'm on the western edge of Fairfax County. If I lived further west I would be in Loudoun and my name would need to...
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    My light is mounted under my front basket. ...

    My light is mounted under my front basket. There's no way to cover it but it has a euro beam anyhow (sharp cutoff like low beams). How would you count me? Would I be one of the 29?
    Hypothetical...
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    I just got a B&M Lumotec Fly IQ premium light for...

    I just got a B&M Lumotec Fly IQ premium light for my bike. It has crazy LED daytime running lights. I have another bike with a modern sidewall generator. It works fine but makes noise and has a...
  20. Thanks, all! I'll keep an eye out for one of...

    Thanks, all! I'll keep an eye out for one of these suggested jackets.
  21. Suggestions on a good wind layer in cold weather?

    I'm struggling a bit with the wind blocking layer. As the temps dip below 40 I usually add a wind layer on top. I've tried a super-breathable e-Vent running jacket (too swampy, short in back), ...
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    I've heard good things about the Axiom panniers...

    I've heard good things about the Axiom panniers. I use a big saddle bag because my bike squeezes in the garage and the saddle bag is narrower than panniers. That's something to consider going from...
  23. I would say, quite anecdotally, that they made an...

    I would say, quite anecdotally, that they made an effort not to put items in the "bicycle projects" group, even if they would be a huge benefit for cyclists. It's more about posturing and messaging...
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    If you're using lights with a shaped beam (like a...

    If you're using lights with a shaped beam (like a car low beam headlight) then the flashing and blinding people is less of an issue. The problem is that these types of lights are not common in the...
  25. We should get a bike-friendly person on the...

    We should get a bike-friendly person on the Transportation & Logistics committee for this event. I'll ask FABB if they have any contacts with the committee already.
    I'm envisioning encouraging...
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