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    I have an electron wheel...

    I have an electron wheel collecting dust in my closet. I used it a couple of times, but decided that electric bikes take out of all the fun of riding a bike. I can sell it if interested.
  2. I have seen someone who commutes from Burke and...

    I have seen someone who commutes from Burke and parks on the w&od at merrifield. He parks here. I believe it is totally legal.
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    This situation reminds me of all the near misses...

    This situation reminds me of all the near misses that I see on a regular basis on the Walter Reed Dr. and George Mason Dr. intersections of the W&OD, even when you have the "right of way." I am...
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    Kinda as narrow, but a bit higher and with a...

    Kinda as narrow, but a bit higher and with a sharper tip. I saw them when they placed it quickly and as far as I know, there was no cable underneath.

    But yeah, it looks like it has been gone for...
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    Ugh. Sorry to hear. I figured it wouldn't take...

    Ugh. Sorry to hear. I figured it wouldn't take long before it would cause people to fall. My skinny tires did not approve even though I almost came to a complete stop before it.
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    FYI. At the construction site near the Memorial...

    FYI. At the construction site near the Memorial Bridge on the MVT, they placed jersey barriers that effectively create blind corners.

    They were also placing 4 inch high speed bumps after such...
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    Sigh. I believe you are right.

    Sigh. I believe you are right.
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    Add a lane from South Glebe Rd from 4MR trail to...

    Add a lane from South Glebe Rd from 4MR trail to S Walter Reed. Or at least from 24th Street to S Walter Reed.

    Also, assess crosswalk safety at the ramps to 395. Even pedestrians have a hard time...
  9. I actually meant this...

    I actually meant this. Using her regular route to ParkFairfax instead.
  10. I hate those 2 lights on Glebe. However, if you...

    I hate those 2 lights on Glebe. However, if you are already on the 4MR trail, you can go through the underpass on Glebe and make a U-turn at the sidewalk on S Four Mile Run Dr to get to the bridge....
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    It has been like that since like July last year....

    It has been like that since like July last year. There are a couple of drains just above on the GWP. They might be malfunctioning or just overflowing.
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    The trail next to 27/Washington Blvd was clear...

    The trail next to 27/Washington Blvd was clear from Columbia Pike all the way to Arlington Memorial Bridge. MVT from Arlington Memorial through Trollheim was really bad. I tried to put up a good...
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    I got a response from Mr. Wahdan that he...

    I got a response from Mr. Wahdan that he contacted the contractor and that they said they will pick up the dumpster tomorrow. Also on an update to the sewer line:

    Monday we are scheduled to start...
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    Will do. Thanks of the contact info!

    Will do. Thanks of the contact info!
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    Thanks for doing that! Let me know if it helps if...

    Thanks for doing that! Let me know if it helps if I complain as well. I cross to the trail around that section. It is not a big deal because I do it on a bike, but I can see someone on foot having no...
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    I noticed it too when someone got out without...

    I noticed it too when someone got out without looking when I was passing.

    This section is getting worst and worst. The contractors decided to close off the sidewalk/trail in front of the shopping...
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    It still was missing today. I was honestly happy...

    It still was missing today. I was honestly happy when I saw that it was gone because of visibility. A lot of people try to pass on that blind corner and I had a bad crash in that spot because of...
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    Water had receded around 8:30am.

    Water had receded around 8:30am.
  19. Sticky: I hope that the muscle pain goes away soon. I...

    I hope that the muscle pain goes away soon. I fell there last year and hurt my shoulder going like 5 miles an hour. You are likely to wipeout if you break or twist your wheel all of the sudden. I...
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    I run sometimes on the MVT and have found that...

    I run sometimes on the MVT and have found that bells, no matter the distance, startle me. Even though I know to expect them, I still feel uneasy about them. I prefer the "on your left" call instead....
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    I don't mind them as a concept. I have even...

    I don't mind them as a concept. I have even considered buying one. I have a problem with the way some people ride them though. Twice this week I have had to break to a complete stop because they have...
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    GatorSkin 700x23. I probably need new ones...

    GatorSkin 700x23. I probably need new ones though...
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    Got a flat on the Mount Vernon Ave overpass on...

    Got a flat on the Mount Vernon Ave overpass on Four Mile Run. Somebody broke a bottle in there. Another fellow cyclist said that he cleaned it while I was changing the flat. Hope it is not a regular...
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    Something fluid hit my face while the truck was...

    Something fluid hit my face while the truck was cleaning the portajohns with the new configuration. I don't really want to know what it was.
  25. "Sometimes" is the keyword here. I do it most of...

    "Sometimes" is the keyword here. I do it most of the time when I need to do a left turn and I have to change lanes with car traffic. I get to the sidewalk and cross as a pedestrian. I get it that it...
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