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  1. Thread: Sleaze Riding

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    I don't find that sleazy at all. Similarly,...

    I don't find that sleazy at all. Similarly, sometimes you grab a bikeshare to go to lunch, then you get a little lost, then you find that you're stuck in a traffic circle and just can't get right,...
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    Yes, it's yet another iced-over river pic, but I...

    Yes, it's yet another iced-over river pic, but I do think this one came out pretty well!

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    Great name Jason - not sure if I'm more scoundrel...

    Great name Jason - not sure if I'm more scoundrel or more nerf herder, but either way I already feel right at home on Team 6. BTW, my Strava name is Elihu Smails (and yes, I call my fancy bike "The...
  4. Pretty sure I'm in for this as long as the...

    Pretty sure I'm in for this as long as the thunderstorms hold off - looking forward to it!
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    Just signed up for next week's "Advanced" clinic...

    Just signed up for next week's "Advanced" clinic - I'm relatively comfortable changing the tube in a flat tire, before but could definitely use at least a refresher course on derailleurs and Fetzer...
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    Sounds great Jabberwocky - with any luck my...

    Sounds great Jabberwocky - with any luck my schedule will cooperate and I'll see you next week!
  7. All sounds good Pete, I'll stay tuned. Thanks!

    All sounds good Pete, I'll stay tuned. Thanks!
  8. So I tagged along on this ride last night, for my first mountain bike ride since

    1995! And in one word, it was *fantastic*. Everything Pete said above turned out to be absolutely true - I learned a TON on the ride (probably not surprising as a newbie) but a couple points stood...
  9. What the...!!?!? VIOLATION! OUTRAGE! We...

    What the...!!?!? VIOLATION! OUTRAGE! We humble, gentle riders of Team 2 have been mid-decade redistricted into last place!!?!? Get hot water! Get some disinfectant! Get some iodine!!

    I...
  10. Would love to come with, but I'm out of town this...

    Would love to come with, but I'm out of town this weekend from first thing Saturday morning through probably 2pm or so on Sunday. But I'm definitely going ride on Sunday, (unless I get back waaay...
  11. Rode to work today for the first time in more...

    Rode to work today for the first time in more than five years - and it definitely wouldn't have happened if I hadn't signed up for Freezing Saddles. Granted: today the saddle was hardly freezing, in...
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    Blue Ridley. Great bike, but woefully...

    Blue Ridley. Great bike, but woefully underpowered. The frame and the wheels and the fork and the seat and the shifters and the drivetrain are all spectacular but the engine needs a lot of work......
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    Nope, worse: lawyer. Meaning I throw around...

    Nope, worse: lawyer. Meaning I throw around terms like "network effects" without a particularly thorough understanding of what they mean. ;-) But thanks!!
  14. Done - thanks!

    Done - thanks!
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    Many thanks! Couldn't agree more - this forum is...

    Many thanks! Couldn't agree more - this forum is awesome (been lurking for a while before posting) and those maps are also terrific. I've done a couple group rides through Tri360, which may or may...
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    Thanks! I work at Thomas Circle, so the actual...

    Thanks! I work at Thomas Circle, so the actual bike riding part of my commuting plan is pretty straightforward. The problem (as always) is getting the logistics sorted out and breaking out of all...
  17. Hi group - I think I must have messed something...

    Hi group - I think I must have messed something up when I tried to sign up for Freezing Saddles a couple weeks ago. (I'm listed on the contest results page with the right Strava account: Joe...
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    Hi everybody - brand new to this forum, and...

    Hi everybody - brand new to this forum, and relatively new to cycling (started about four months ago). I've only been averaging 21 miles a week since then, according to Strava, but that accounts for...
  19. Hello everyone - so I was moving right along last...

    Hello everyone - so I was moving right along last week, getting myself signed up for the forum and for Freezing Saddles but somewhere along the line I must have messed up. I'm listed on the...
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