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    Ah, yes, as opposed to the normally clear,...

    Ah, yes, as opposed to the normally clear, straightforward, and safe approach to the entrance to Heidelberg...one of my favorite parking lots in the County...NOT. Hehe, I'll see myself out now.
  2. So is this the right spot for discussion of the...

    So is this the right spot for discussion of the reworked crossing of Doom? I did a good bit 'o searching and couldn't find anything newer...

    As of last week the NE corner of the IoD has been...
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    Saw it for the first time this morning; caught my...

    Saw it for the first time this morning; caught my attention while riding - can only hope it does the same for drivers. Seemed to perhaps be motion activated? It was on and then off and then on again,...
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    An absolute figure just begging to be normalized...

    An absolute figure just begging to be normalized by a population size...would not surprise me if the scooters were in fact more dangerous per mile or hour of use. Of course, they're also early in the...
  5. Lots and lots of dangerous stuff going on on N....

    Lots and lots of dangerous stuff going on on N. Adams and the north-side Lee sidewalk each morning, unfortunately. Most people are electing to cyclocross carry the stairs, which is fine, but then...
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    Thank you for actually writing what I was trying,...

    Thank you for actually writing what I was trying, and failing, to come up with!
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    My suggestion was simply that the sub-fora better...

    My suggestion was simply that the sub-fora better align with what people actually talk about. There are lots of recurring themes in the general forums that could be their own.

    -Cycling-related...
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    I personally wish that this forum would have a...

    I personally wish that this forum would have a little more division by topic. Generally (pun intended), everything ends up in "general discussion". It's OK now where in absolute terms there aren't...
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    That day is seriously one of my favorite days of...

    That day is seriously one of my favorite days of the year. Bye-bye to the screaming-brake, helmetless, earbuds-in, turning 120 RPM in the granny gear and taking the whole trail going 5 MPH crowd. See...
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    Yep. The M street lane is the epitome of this in...

    Yep. The M street lane is the epitome of this in my book. I rode M street home in the afternoons for the better part of 3 years. No bike lane, no problem. Traffic was either flowing and flowed right...
  11. Thread: Bike Tolls

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    Sorry, I was just joking. I'm assuming the title...

    Sorry, I was just joking. I'm assuming the title of the thread was supposed to be "Bike Tolls".
  12. Thread: Bike Tolls

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    What does this thread have to do with bike tools?

    What does this thread have to do with bike tools?
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    Ugh... ACPD had a presence at the IOD this...

    Ugh...

    ACPD had a presence at the IOD this morning - two cars, lights on, neither blocking any trail, sidewalk, or road. I thanked the officer as I rode by.

    Unfortunately, there were TV crews...
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    It's not about the noise, it's about the high...

    It's not about the noise, it's about the high torque of the rear wheel tearing up trails. Have you ever seen what motocross bikes do to a trail surface?
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    As primarily a commuter and road cyclist, I dread...

    As primarily a commuter and road cyclist, I dread the impacts that this will have on the treatment of bicycles within cities, as well. Where does the tipping point for paid bicycle parking, etc. come?
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    On an MUP? For certain! All joking aside,...

    On an MUP? For certain!

    All joking aside, remember that string of drunken / clueless driver incursions onto the W&OD a couple years ago?
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    This right here is the silver lining. Don't...

    This right here is the silver lining. Don't underestimate this. At least for me, as cycling became my full-time commute, the "fun" aspect of it eroded somewhat. It developed almost a Pavlovian...
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    The problem is, as with so many legal questions,...

    The problem is, as with so many legal questions, where is the line? On one end of the continuum you have these very basic e-bikes that people putter along on. But then on the other hand they are...
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    Soooo very much agree with this. Which is why,...

    Soooo very much agree with this. Which is why, personally, I push back against a lot of cycling "activism" that makes cycling look even more childish. Referring to the street corner sign waving...
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    "Horse"? There were about 20 of them! The article...

    "Horse"? There were about 20 of them! The article says they went over the Key Bridge, so I'm sure that involved the IOD in one way or another.

    I ran up against them on M Street, with a whole bunch...
  21. Now this is good to hear!

    Now this is good to hear!
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    Also - if you are cutting back on the boardwalk...

    Also - if you are cutting back on the boardwalk leaving the TR bridge to go south on the Mt. Vernon trail (so you have to do a 180 from the TR off-ramp to SB Mt. Vernon), there is ONE gap between two...
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    No, because the last thing that that intersection...

    No, because the last thing that that intersection needs is more distractions. Driver: "Hmm, a big orange sign! Let me look up from texting and try to see what it says."...
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    66, though, was FLYING compared to Lee. They were...

    66, though, was FLYING compared to Lee. They were jammed up as far as I could see, at least to Adams. And all of Rosslyn was flooded and jammed from Rosslyn heights down as people were trying to cut...
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    Saw the nightmare walking back from Rosslyn to...

    Saw the nightmare walking back from Rosslyn to the North Highlands this morning along Key blvd and Lee. Any particular cause or just volume? Or could it possibly be the IOD feeding all the way back...
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