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  1. Something about the Eggs in Space grabs me every...

    Something about the Eggs in Space grabs me every time I ride past it. I took pix of the statues and put them over on Flickr.

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/rootchopper/albums/72157716038691078
  2. There used to be a similar bridge just before...

    There used to be a similar bridge just before Mount Vernon. I wonder what the NPS was thinking when they put these in back in the day. They aren't pleasant for walking, biking or running. Maybe they...
  3. I wonder what the Cookie Lady would think?

    I wonder what the Cookie Lady would think?
  4. Found someone already. I can't because I may...

    Found someone already.

    I can't because I may be a witness for the plaintiffs
  5. I've lived in Fort Hunt for over 30 years....

    I've lived in Fort Hunt for over 30 years. There's tons of decent riding here. Divide the area in two, north and south of Little Hunting Creek (the creek one mile north of Mount Vernon). South of the...
  6. Yes. Great. You'd be perfect. Still need a male....

    Yes. Great. You'd be perfect. Still need a male. If you know anyone that would be great.

    Other than the info I mentioned, no other specifics.

    Here's who to contact:

    Rick Shapiro
    Shapiro &...
  7. Wanted: Male and Female cyclist for easy video job

    There is a personal injury lawsuit going on involving the security barrier at the end of South Royal Street in Old Town Alexandria. This barrier is supposed to protect the underside of the Woodrow...
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    Don't smell so hot neither.

    Don't smell so hot neither.
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    Thanks. It was a clever idea for a ride. We all...

    Thanks. It was a clever idea for a ride. We all had a great time.
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    I don't recall this. I do remember the Ford plant...

    I don't recall this. I do remember the Ford plant being kind of spooky. Old Town was a bit of a mess 30 years ago. I remember looking at townhouses on Prince Street near the Metro. They could be had...
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    You're a genius. I don't recall the routing but I...

    You're a genius. I don't recall the routing but I do recall being pleasantly surprised when I saw that the new trail went down to the river and around the townhouses at Ford's Landing (where there...
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    Mount Vernon Trail at old Wilson Bridge

    I was talking to someone today and mentioned that I had ridden South Royal Street used to run unimpeded under the old Wilson Bridge and intersected with South Street on the south side of the Beltway....
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    This is a total no brainer. There are issues with...

    This is a total no brainer. There are issues with deliveries and with the people who live and park in condos across from the Torpedo Factory but they've been solved in other cities many times.

    I...
  14. I have this white pine in my yard and it's oozing...

    I have this white pine in my yard and it's oozing sap. Should I chop it down or go on a bike ride?
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    If the cyclist had been a cop and the driver a...

    If the cyclist had been a cop and the driver a private citizen, would Roessler have drawn the same conclusion?
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    A Fairfax County police ran over and killed a...

    A Fairfax County police ran over and killed a pedestrian at the opposite side of this intersection less than 10 years ago.
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    You had me at pie.

    You had me at pie.
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    Same thing happened to me on Monday.

    Same thing happened to me on Monday.
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    I like the route changes as well. With a stiff...

    I like the route changes as well. With a stiff headwind coming up the Anacostia, I rode alone to and from the 11th Street Bridge. It seems like most riders opted to cross the East Capitol Street...
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    Sorry to hear this. Hope you're okay.

    Sorry to hear this. Hope you're okay.
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    Pictures from Alaska Avenue

    You may have noticed a woman taking pictures at Alaska Avenue. She's Patti Heck and she posted them on her Flickr page. If you've done the ride in prior years and don't mind scrolling down a long...
  22. Thanks. Not listed.

    Thanks. Not listed.
  23. How can you tell if a used bike fot sale is stolen (or not)?

    A friend found a bike on Craigslist. It looks to me like a too good to be true situation. The seller says he likes fixing up old bikes and selling them. He has a storage unit full of them. How can I...
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    I don't use parrafin but I have been using wax...

    I don't use parrafin but I have been using wax lube (Ice Dry, White Lightning) for years. Mostly I use it because it is much cleaner. I have a recumbent with a long chain that tags my calf. And a...
  25. Use the upper (Kings Hwy) exit. Left on Kings....

    Use the upper (Kings Hwy) exit. Left on Kings. Left on Ford which becomes Rixey. Left on Fairhaven. Cross US 1 at a light. Fairhaven becomes Quander. Quander leads to FHR.
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