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  1. Makes perfect sense if there is a photo-ticketing...

    Makes perfect sense if there is a photo-ticketing machine on the 25MPH side. In recent news AAA pulled support for DC traffic enforcement, which it deemed predatory for income generation and not in...
  2. At night that road is nightmare fuel. Looks like...

    At night that road is nightmare fuel. Looks like the biggest obstacle is the overhanging branches, at least with those trimmed a single-track can develop. Surprised at how pristine those lamp-posts...
  3. Considering drivers knock down lamp-posts on the...

    Considering drivers knock down lamp-posts on the sidewalks all the time I doubt that lamp-posts built in the middle of the road will have any chance at survival.
  4. Are bollards in a bad spot? YES Do freak...

    Are bollards in a bad spot? YES
    Do freak occurrences happen that may result in a Rube-Goldberg-esque series of events that caused an exceptionally safe and aware cyclist to meet their end upon a...
  5. Sounds like a great idea for an event and love...

    Sounds like a great idea for an event and love the picture :) I'm guessing there will be film-making? I think Dave will appreciate the homage.
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    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Nite-Ize-Spokelit-Led-W...

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Nite-Ize-Spokelit-Led-Wheel-Light-Disco-Select/173998458
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    The method I use that has worked pretty well for...

    The method I use that has worked pretty well for me employs the following 3 items:
    1) Bike-mounted blinky red tail-light to show passing drivers I'm there
    2) Spoke-mounted color-changing light...
  8. It appears the cow was spelling the other farm...

    It appears the cow was spelling the other farm animal's name correctly after all...… EAT MOR!!
  9. You mean there's people that don't know about...

    You mean there's people that don't know about that taco truck? Yea they are definitely legit. For secondary taco options, I'm a fan of monday night fish tacos at Continental and fish tacos sold at...
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    I'm pretty sure bright lights in blinky mode is...

    I'm pretty sure bright lights in blinky mode is what people do in tactical situations to disorient the other person. Never understood the benefit of having a blinky headlight.
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    I agree. Sometimes I even make the decision to...

    I agree. Sometimes I even make the decision to "engage the silent drive" and pedal to prevent the audible clicking of my freewheel. Not only does an audible warning annoy some people, it can also...
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    Partially related..... Me: Pulling up to a...

    Partially related.....

    Me: Pulling up to a light on H St NE on my 700c commuter.
    You: 30-ish, blonde, strong, brave, empathetic, hearing-other-than-abled.
    Me: I heard you the first time you told...
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    Great reference! Here it is for nostalgia and...

    Great reference! Here it is for nostalgia and indoctrination purposes:


    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2pk2t9
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    I am currently using an eccentric bottom bracket...

    I am currently using an eccentric bottom bracket and it stays nice and tight. I do not recommend if you do a lot of mashing up hills because the added tightness and force will quickly result in a...
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    Sticky: I got a cold brew coffee cheaper than at...

    I got a cold brew coffee cheaper than at Starbucks....
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    Sticky: I was riding about yesterday and made a great...

    I was riding about yesterday and made a great discovery that may be of use to the coffee clubbers....the new Whole Foods by Garfield Park between capitol hill and navy yard has self-serve taps for a...
  17. As a counterpoint, I (eye) st se just off of...

    As a counterpoint, I (eye) st se just off of South capital near the new Slipstream cafe has a treacherous bike lane that meanders from between the parking lane right in front of an apartment building...
  18. Very interesting, however, I assume there is a...

    Very interesting, however, I assume there is a relative lack of enforcement or simply the necessary cultural factors for that to be effective. As it is drivers seem to have significant difficulty...
  19. This is what I've been trying to tell everyone,...

    This is what I've been trying to tell everyone, the single speed dirt jumper mountain bike is the perfect commuter. I only ride my road bike to increase the element of danger and challenge.
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    Rebuild and Ride the DC "Bridge Spot"

    I am looking for riders to help me clean up and rebuild the "Bridge Spot" under the 695 overpass by Capitol Hill and Navy Yard. For those that do not know, this was a spot with various terrain...
  21. Might need to coerce Alexandria to put the brakes...

    Might need to coerce Alexandria to put the brakes on the raw sewage discharge for that to work.....I cringe every time I see the paddleboarders of the Potomac or DC Triathlon postponed due to health...
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    This is probably because there was significant...

    This is probably because there was significant growth in the BMX and mountain biking scenes from sports venues like the X-Games and freeride videos such as Kona's New World Disorder series that...
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    The great part about this land is that the county...

    The great part about this land is that the county has performed the legwork, including blueprint proposals and past surveys with conclusions, they just know it's a problem spot and want SOMEONE to...
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    For incorporation into the plan, this is the land...

    For incorporation into the plan, this is the land I was looking at, the "Ballston Pond Park" (depicted in the 2011 proposal).
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    For the environmentally conscious, the Arlington County...
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    If you turn it around it doubles as a means of...

    If you turn it around it doubles as a means of forward propulsion
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