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    Herndon Family Ride Sept 2nd

    Herndon Parks and Recreation is hosting a Cupcake Ride on Sept 2nd. This is a social family ride that will stop by bakeries in Herndon.

    I'm helping TOH with some of the ride organization and...
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    Why not just get a shimano dyno wheel? You...

    Why not just get a shimano dyno wheel? You probably won't notice the difference. I got my front wheel from Taylor Wheels in Germany for about $175 for a double-walled sturdy rim. I got the lights...
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    I hope you stopped by the bike fix-it-station at AOL for a quick adjustment.
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    Hmmm, I would expect to see these two things on...

    Hmmm, I would expect to see these two things on the bike: 1) Ring lock (aka O lock) for the rear wheel, or at least threaded bosses for it, and 2) a wheel dynamo. Maybe that rear cage is for some...
  5. I'll always put in a word for Handsome Devil....

    I'll always put in a word for Handsome Devil. It's a mix between touring and cyclocross, fits 35c tires with fenders or 45 without, canti brakes. GRAND RANDONNEUR from Soma is similar, but uses 650B...
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    I ordered a front dynamo hub wheel from Taylor...

    I ordered a front dynamo hub wheel from Taylor Wheels in Germany. It arrived in a little over a week and was built on a ZAC2000 boxed rim, 36 spoke it is very sturdy. Germans use bicycles more for...
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    A couple things that I didn't see scanning this...

    A couple things that I didn't see scanning this thread:

    1) BicycleTouringPro has been all over the world with his Co-motion bike. He doesn't seem to use the S&S couplers very often. It's easier to...
  8. I just submitted a VDOT report asking that these...

    I just submitted a VDOT report asking that these illegal signs be removed from the road.
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    Thanks for confirming my decision to drive to the...

    Thanks for confirming my decision to drive to the dentist. First time in a few years not biking. Humph.
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    Any reports for WOD in Reston?

    Trying to figure out if I can bike to the dentist tomorrow.

    Thanks!
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    I was almost baited into responding to this one...

    I was almost baited into responding to this one...
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    Er, it's just math. Everyone should ride every...

    Er, it's just math. Everyone should ride every day and not worry if it's a sleaze or not. It's not about crazy miles, it's about getting out on your bike every day despite the weather. It's just more...
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    If you tend to keep your phone in your pocket,...

    If you tend to keep your phone in your pocket, it's easier to check your progress (and start/end rides) if you use Strava. In theory it should be better for monitoring calls and texts. It monitors...
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    I discovered that my SKS P45 Longboard fenders...

    I discovered that my SKS P45 Longboard fenders are slightly too small for my schwalbe marathon 38s. I think my Handsome Devil is very similar to a Surly Crosscheck. Wondering if you can squeeze the...
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    No excuses bike. I won't be passing you.

    This is my 2009 Torker Cargo T. It's all about maximizing the ride days. It's built around the idea that I don't want to oil the chain and wipe down the wheels every time it gets wet. It has...
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    Happy Hour - Friday is early dismissal day for...

    Happy Hour - Friday is early dismissal day for FFX Co Schools, if that makes any difference. I likely won't make a HH unless the location is West of Vienna, but appreciate the invite!
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    Hello Team! Hi, I'm Tom and this is my second...

    Hello Team!

    Hi, I'm Tom and this is my second year of FS. I've been commuting to work for about 6 years now out here in Western Fairfax Co. I'm not really big on miles but I'm not perturbed by...
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    Like one of these? Quickie Professional Wire...

    Like one of these?
    Quickie Professional Wire Wound Corn Whisk Broom Quickie Professional https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000VQEVP8/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_x_gCyuyb23J9NMM
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    The helmet debate has numbers behind it. I don't...

    The helmet debate has numbers behind it. I don't know of any data for E-bike crashes, injuries, etc.

    Tom
  20. How about a heavily-leaning "Stop for Peds in...

    How about a heavily-leaning "Stop for Peds in Crosswalk" sign that you frequently see sleeping in the middle of the road?
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    I thought the "trying to remember what to wear at...

    I thought the "trying to remember what to wear at this temp" was just a thing I experienced! Are my full-fingered gloves good for 40 or do I need heavy ones (or bar mitts?). Answer - bar mitts or...
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    My rain cape keeps my legs dry. I have a good...

    My rain cape keeps my legs dry. I have a good pair of rain pants but haven't worn them in over a year.
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    OK, now I'm on the edge of my seat. This is the...

    OK, now I'm on the edge of my seat. This is the BBS/bike version of "Car Talk." Someone figure this out and post it back here already!
  24. New Belgium Clips & Beer Event TONIGHT Reston Town Center

    Hi, New Belgium is putting on a FREE event to enjoy some short films under the stars at Reston Town Center. They'll have all of their beer including Lips of Faith and Beer Camp special varieties. ...
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    Bikes at Vienna actually stocks Peter White...

    Bikes at Vienna actually stocks Peter White lights, which is very cool. They will also special order it for you. I ordered my Dyno wheel from Taylor Wheels in Germany via Amazon. They are more...
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