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    You've got one major obstacle to building a wall,...

    You've got one major obstacle to building a wall, and it's the following 2 words: Capitol. Viewshed.

    I would favor pikes along the edge of the GWMP. That way, when someone goes off the road, their...
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    Embassy Open House in May

    The month of May holds 2 great opportunities to go and visit embassies in DC: the Around the World Embassy Tour and the European Union Embassies' Open House. Getting to/from the embassies is...
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    I was wondering, were you required to remove your...

    I was wondering, were you required to remove your front wheel, or did you do that just so that it would fit? I'm currently mulling over a potential Amtrak trip and wanted to be sure of the options.
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    Good job, but how'd you hide the pogo stick in...

    Good job, but how'd you hide the pogo stick in your bike? :p
  5. Was he running Strava at the time? There's a...

    Was he running Strava at the time? There's a chance you could find potential leads via the Flyby feature.
  6. This is minor, but there actually isn't an...

    This is minor, but there actually isn't an intersection of Wilkes and Union in Alexandria. The location is likely Windmill Hill Park which has a playground, volleyball court, and the tunnel starting...
  7. Yeah, the crosswalks on Hillwood Ave there aren't...

    Yeah, the crosswalks on Hillwood Ave there aren't painted. The kid did nothing wrong, although they might want to practice not running into an intersection (for fear of right-on-red drivers).
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    Let's Just Close George Mason Drive at the W&OD Crossing

    I've got a fresh missed connection from this morning.

    Me: riding westbound on W&OD in the crosswalk at George Mason Dr
    You: driver facing southbound on George Mason Dr, waiting at a red light...
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    Columbia Pike/W&OD Crossing Made Less Safe

    (Arlington, VA) - At the W&OD Trail crossing of Columbia Pike at Four Mile Run Dr, the Leading Pedestrian Interval for trail traffic has been removed. Drivers turning right off Four Mile Run Dr...
  10. Bike Count Volunteers Needed in Alexandria - May 18 & May 20

    The National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Count Project has designated the third week in May as the next count period, and the Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee will...
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    Purple Line Pics

    It was a wet ride, but in the end, 5 of us brave and purple-clad folks rode the route that the Purple Line will take if/when/hopefully/maybe/definitely it is built. My feet officially stopped being...
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    Everyone needs to screencap and bookmark this...

    Everyone needs to screencap and bookmark this post as a reminder that drevil will need to dress like Barney in a future group ride/race where MANY pictures will be taken :cool:

    Also, I'd say that...
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    Pi Day Snow Video

    I finished a new video last night of the snow that we got on Pi Day this year!

    The video shows a lunch ride I did where there were some flurries which was nice to bike through. It also shows an...
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    Working from home today, and guess what just...

    Working from home today, and guess what just arrived!
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    No worries, my focus will be on keeping the group together, so I will slow my pace as needed. Of course, I should warn you, I do like to...
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    Didn't think about it until I read this comment on the Greater Greater Washington article about this, but there's a specific structure that the potential bike lanes are being rerouted around. (I'll...
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    Considering the last ride I tried to lead had...

    Considering the last ride I tried to lead had thunderstorms with hail, I'll take "meh" as a good thing!
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    Awesome, thanks for the recommendation! The...

    Awesome, thanks for the recommendation! The location isn't much out of the way of the route, and I can lead the group to it between the Campus Center station and the East Campus station. There are...
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    Wilson Bridge Opening Tonight at 11:30

    I learned about this earlier today and wanted to pass it on: the Woodrow Wilson Bridge is going to be opening at 11:30 tonight. If you don't know, the Woodrow Wilson Bridge which carries I-495 a.k.a....
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    2 updates for the ride: I created an event...

    2 updates for the ride:


    I created an event for the ride on Facebook to help with tracking who will be going (I'll check both this thread and Facebook) which you can find here:...
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    This article, having no cited sources or any sort of evidence to back up the claims, is pretty shallow and doesn't say much more than, "Cycling is habit-forming. Don't neglect other aspects of your...
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    Midnight Saddles - Easter Egg Hunt

    Before the ride, I took the role of Easter Bunny and rode the route in reverse, dropping eggs off along the way. Each multi-colored egg had a colored frog light and piece of paper with a number...
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    SafeTrack Surge 14 - Greenbelt to College Park - Bike Route Video

    New Surge, new video!

    Quick notes:

    Surge 14 will run from Saturday, April 15 through Sunday, May 14
    No Yellow Rush Plus service
    Phase 1 (April 15-29)

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    Cool video! It looks like y'all had a grand old...

    Cool video! It looks like y'all had a grand old time on one of nature's playgrounds. I really liked the rear-facing shots and stream crossings.

    That bridge looks perfectly fine from the side, but...
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    Fairfax Dr PBL and Ashlawn ES Connection

    I'm excited for 2 new pieces of bicycle infrastructure that look like they are close to being completed!

    The 2-way protected bike lane on the north side of Fairfax Dr between Glebe Rd and...
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    Update in case folks didn't see the other thread:

    Update in case folks didn't see the other thread:
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