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    Vaden is currently also closed for construction...

    Vaden is currently also closed for construction (5/7/20). Coming from the west I got across by walking my bike through the metro concourse.
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    In Philadelphia, bicycle shops have been declared...

    In Philadelphia, bicycle shops have been declared essential businesses and can stay open during the pandemic:...
  3. This year I made a vow that I was not going to...

    This year I made a vow that I was not going to let Freezing Saddles influence my behavior: I was just going to keep riding all winter, the way I normally do, and try to make my weekly mileage goal. ...
  4. Interested. Sent private message re: arranging...

    Interested. Sent private message re: arranging pick-up.
  5. Great idea! Great ride! Thanks, Jessica, for...

    Great idea! Great ride! Thanks, Jessica, for organizing.
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    I'll be there.

    I'll be there.
  7. Thread: Team 18

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    Sorry, I don't see the group. And my name appears...

    Sorry, I don't see the group. And my name appears to have vanished from the leaderboard -- because I'm not in the group? The four team members who showed up at HH last night wanted a team name...
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    Do I need a picture of me wearing the socks?20725

    Do I need a picture of me wearing the socks?20725
  9. Thread: BAFS Curse

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    How many years does it take to constitute a...

    How many years does it take to constitute a curse? I am trying to get through a January car-vs-bicycle "issue" -- hmm, maybe I shouldn't mention it until the month is over. On January 6, 2019, I was...
  10. Hmm, here's my problem with this one: If I do one...

    Hmm, here's my problem with this one: If I do one bicycle ride, and I run four errands on it (not atypical), would I have to divide it into four rides in order to get credit for four times of...
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    Thanks for posting. I've been a fan of Forester's...

    Thanks for posting. I've been a fan of Forester's for quite some time, since before his rupture with the League of American Bicyclists. In fact, I got my certification through LAB so long ago that I...
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    Riding on or to Staten Island

    Check out the Alice Austen house -- it's only a mile or two from the ferry.

    You can get down to the south end of the island (Conference House Park is pretty nice) via Hylan Blvd, and back via...
  13. I thought the Dark Star alignment this year was...

    I thought the Dark Star alignment this year was on Aug 1. https://parks.arlingtonva.us/locations/dark-star-park/
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    eScooter-Bicycle Crash

    Well, it finally happened: I crashed into an e-scooter parked near the edge of a bike/ped path, on the pavement. I was crossing the Key Bridge into Rosslyn last night. The block in front of the...
  15. Close call at dangerous intersection in S Arlington

    I'm sure this intersection has been the subject of previous threads, but this close call happened to me earlier this week.

    I was bicycling toward Pentagon City on the wide sidewalk on the north...
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    Questions that came to mind if/when the lockers...

    Questions that came to mind if/when the lockers are going to be rented by the day: (1) Would it be possible to rent for a series of days, eg, you're going away for the weekend and want to leave the...
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    This weekend, provided weather is decent, a...

    This weekend, provided weather is decent, a non-Freezing-Saddles friend and I plan to visit 6 of the places listed in this article: https://www.zagat.com/b/8-must-try-asian-dumplings-in-dc
    Do I...
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    Must have been due to the snow. I've also reverse...

    Must have been due to the snow. I've also reverse commuted in morning rush hour from Ballston out to Merrifield. There were rarely any other people on the elevator that went down from the street to...
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    Hi, I'm Leslie T. Hmm, ltierstein might be my...

    Hi,
    I'm Leslie T. Hmm, ltierstein might be my forum name. Gotta do some standardization.

    I have already won a pointless prize, for London Bridge -- car vs bike incident caused me to fall down....
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    I just checked the citation, a copy of which was...

    I just checked the citation, a copy of which was handed to me a few hours later in the hospital by the police officer who wrote it. It doesn't say what the citation is, just that the driver was "at...
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    Yes, the driver stuck around and was given a...

    Yes, the driver stuck around and was given a police citation. Evidently, someone called 911 just about immediately. Don't know if it was the driver or a bystander, since I was unconscious at the time.
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    Unfortunately, I may be a contestant for the 2019...

    Unfortunately, I may be a contestant for the 2019 London Bridge Prize, but I need to get the rules clarified. Does going down count for the prize when your bicycle is hit by a car? It happened to me...
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    Riding over ice

    Got an email from Jan Heine/Bicycle Quarterly/Compass Cycles today, rating tires for winter use. Worth reading. He basically concludes that the only thing that really works on ice is studded tires. I...
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    Same thing happened to me at a different...

    Same thing happened to me at a different intersection. I had looked both ways and was proceeding across. However, the driver coming from the left must have been speeding (and cresting a very slight...
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    My Bike Friday New World Tourist has so many air...

    My Bike Friday New World Tourist has so many air miles on it that it wore out its original Samsonite suitcase and I had to get a new one. If you want a bike you can tour and do long distance riding...
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