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    Sticky: Great idea for a PP, SarahBee! I'm planning to...

    Great idea for a PP, SarahBee! I'm planning to organize a group ride to Meadowlark's Winter Walk of Lights on January 1, since it sounds great and I've never been. Stay tuned for more details.
  2. Poll: Poll: Way to identify FS2021 participants

    Because it gives me great joy to spot neon-green Freezing Saddles zipper pulls or ankle bands "in the wild," I'm volunteering again to coordinate the identifier for the 2021 edition of Freezing...
  3. Thank you to Judd for volunteering to lead the...

    Thank you to Judd for volunteering to lead the rescheduled ride, Fast Friendly Guy for participating, and CaseyKane50 for taking photos!

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  4. Due to rain in the forecast, I'm postponing the...

    Due to rain in the forecast, I'm postponing the Veterans Day ride until Sunday, November 22. If you're interested in attending the rescheduled ride, please sign up on Eventbrite at...
  5. Veterans Day ride in Alexandria -- Wednesday, Nov. 11

    Which statue in Alexandria honors a veteran who received the Congressional Medal of Honor, America’s highest honor, for his courage while a prisoner of war? Which building in Alexandria contains...
  6. It was great to see so many forum friends...

    It was great to see so many forum friends yesterday, including SarahBee, ImaCynic, smb9600, Rimas, and CaseyKane50!

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  7. Halloween ride in Alexandria -- Saturday, 10/31

    Where in Del Ray can you find dancing skeletons, oversized spiders, creepy clowns, a ghostly carriage, and inflatable dragons? Come see some of Del Ray's spectacularly spooky Halloween decorations on...
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    I'm planning a community ride in Alexandria to...

    I'm planning a community ride in Alexandria to see Halloween decorations. Details TBD, but we'll finish in plenty of time for people to bike over to accordioneur's gig.
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    Yes, I estimate that I've already saved close to...

    Yes, I estimate that I've already saved close to $500 from the refund for my car insurance, not having to pay the personal property tax, not having to get my state inspection done, and not having to...
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    Congrats on the five years, Steve! You and the...

    Congrats on the five years, Steve! You and the others who have gone car-free inspired me to do the same. This was the scene last Thursday:

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    I've used my car exactly once in 2020, to bring...
  11. It was great to see so many forum friends on...

    It was great to see so many forum friends on today's ride, including SarahBee, ImaCynic, Jessica Hirschhorn, smb9600, Rimas, and Starduster! And a special thanks to Judd and CaseyKane50, who...
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    Not to worry, the ride route stays well clear of...

    Not to worry, the ride route stays well clear of the MVT.
  13. Public art ride in Alexandria -- Saturday, 9/19

    Which new mural in Arlandria highlights the causes and consequences of mass incarceration? Which marble-and-limestone sculpture weighs 30,000 pounds? Where is the statue that commemorates two teenage...
  14. I'm bummed we missed seeing you and Jo! Between...

    I'm bummed we missed seeing you and Jo! Between the three original rides and the encore ride for people who couldn't make it the first time around, we ended up having 17 participants plus 9 amazing...
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    My 2018...

    My 2018 Alexandria presidential history ride stopped by Ford's house on Crown View Drive, and my 2019 Alexandria presidential history ride stopped by the Nixon and Ford houses in Parkfairfax. ...
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    Great Twitter thread, Judd! I enjoyed that. ...

    Great Twitter thread, Judd! I enjoyed that.

    FYI, I don't know if Gerald Ford rode a bike while living in Alexandria, but his kids biked around the neighborhood and had fond memories of doing so:...
  17. Women's history ride in Alexandria -- Saturday, 8/15

    This year is the centennial of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. Come find out about Alexandria's role in the women's suffrage movement and trailblazing Alexandrian women in...
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    I heard another alternative today that I like:...

    I heard another alternative today that I like: "distant socializing."
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    I was on the fence about signing up for Freezing...

    I was on the fence about signing up for Freezing Saddles again this year, but in the end I'm glad I did. Some of my highlights:

    1. Drevil's generosity? bravery? foolishness? in lending his very...
  20. To help ensure everyone's health and safety, the...

    To help ensure everyone's health and safety, the Women's History Ride has been postponed until Saturday, August 15 -- which will be almost exactly 100 years to the day since the 19th Amendment's...
  21. Women's history ride in Alexandria -- Saturday, March 21 at 1:00 p.m.

    On March 21, celebrate Women's History Month by riding to sites associated with women's suffrage and Alexandrian women who served in government.

    Which woman associated with Old Town Alexandria...
  22. Thread: Group rides!

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    Good to see so many people at the Lunar New Year...

    Good to see so many people at the Lunar New Year ride! Thanks to everyone for coming out and for keeping it fun.

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  23. Glad to hear that you're thinking of joining the...

    Glad to hear that you're thinking of joining the Lunar New Year ride! If you're willing to PM me your email address or phone number, I can send you an email or text message with a link that'll allow...
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    Oops, spoke too soon. Apparently all Swing's...

    Oops, spoke too soon. Apparently all Swing's locations in DC are closed on Monday, but the Del Ray location is open. See https://twitter.com/SwingsCoffee/status/1218235111331811328. Should we meet...
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    Staff at downtown Swing's said that all Swing's...

    Staff at downtown Swing's said that all Swing's locations will be closed on Monday for the holiday. Want to meet for coffee at St. Elmo's Café at 2300 Mt Vernon Ave instead? I called St. Elmo's,...
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