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  1. Yes. in the title of the post but I should have...

    Yes. in the title of the post but I should have included it in the body as well.

    My bad.
  2. Arlington Memorial Bridge work - Feb 8-12

    From the National Park Service (emphasis added)

    "On Feb 8 - 12, expect a 24/7 single, right lane closure in the westbound direction for construction equipment. Also expect intermittent eastbound...
  3. The folks that work for the NPS are certainly...

    The folks that work for the NPS are certainly dedicated to their understanding of the mission of the parks. My objection is that at the micro level, they are largely playing the same tune that they...
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    You can still register :)

    You can still register :)
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    This is an opportunity to show the organizations...

    This is an opportunity to show the organizations that we rely on (DC Government, NPS, Arlington County, Montgomery County, etc) that cycling is important and popular. If you can, please sign up. ...
  6. I've been in contact with the GWMP folks asking...

    I've been in contact with the GWMP folks asking for a few minutes of a bobcat's (that's Mr Robert Cat to you) time to clear the glaciation. I think the snow fence that was installed a couple of...
  7. I dont think so. Snow in the Humpback glacier...

    I dont think so. Snow in the Humpback glacier field is pretty clean. I think the snow fence created the drift there. Maybe it was installed backwards and the side of the snow fence that is not...
  8. Eads is in pretty good shape. Curb/bike lanes...

    Eads is in pretty good shape. Curb/bike lanes still have some blockages so there are stretches where you need to take the lane.

    Good opportunity to highlight the need for tail lights that are...
  9. Long Bridge Route - Take Eads north to 18th,...

    Long Bridge Route - Take Eads north to 18th, right on 18th under Route 1, left on Crystal Drive until it gets almost to Route 1, right on Long Bridge Drive, left on Boundary Channel, under the...
  10. 14th Street Bridge Bike Lane? I've been in...

    14th Street Bridge Bike Lane?

    I've been in South Dakota for a week.
  11. Long Bridge across the Potomac - Community Wed, 27 Jan 1600-1900 L'Enfant Plaza

    Long Bridge Study
    January 2016
    The Long Bridge Phase II
    Community Meeting

    The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) invite you to attend a...
  12. For Sale - Lake 303 Winter Boots - Size 48 - Only 1 mile new!

    Lake 303 Winter Boots - Size 48 with SPD cleats - $160

    Bought them for winter 2014 and test rode for about a mile. Turns out, they were too warm for me. They spent last winter in their box on...
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    Being an unofficial slacker could well raise the...

    Being an unofficial slacker could well raise the slacker art to a new level! Don't even work hard enough to become official!
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    OK. Because the ride ends on Staten Island,...

    OK. Because the ride ends on Staten Island, those heading back to Manhattan get a ride on the Staten Island Ferry. My concern would be riding down to the ferry at the crack of dawn (and whether the...
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    The two times I rode I stayed on Manhattan. The...

    The two times I rode I stayed on Manhattan. The ride down to Battery Park in the early morning is pretty neat. Might be less hassle and more fun than Staten Island.
  16. Thread: Gloves?

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    For the cool rides where fingerless gloves are...

    For the cool rides where fingerless gloves are too cold, I use PI Multisport Thermal Conductive Gloves
    ...
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    Well not really. The CRC is silent on Gatorade...

    Well not really. The CRC is silent on Gatorade or Choc Milk but a 20% solution of sucrose in water nets you only a 1.5C freezing point depression (down to about 29.3F) and at 40% it goes to about...
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    consularrider from his corner grocery?

    consularrider from his corner grocery?
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    I just checked the chemical handbook and see that...

    I just checked the chemical handbook and see that a 10% alcohol mix will depress the freezing temp by about 8F and a 20% mix will get you about 20F depression (to 12F). The problem is that 20%...
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    Crystal City Transit Update - 18th Street near...

    Crystal City Transit Update - 18th Street near the CC Metro Station

    18th Street just east of Eads has shifted from the outside lane to the inside lane. Rough approach from the west and goes to...
  21. Thread: My Morning Commute

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    Commute this morning - sandals (no socks), shorts...

    Commute this morning - sandals (no socks), shorts and a tee shirt was just weird.
  22. Thread: My Morning Commute

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    I'm calling it. Winter is over! Spring arrived...

    I'm calling it. Winter is over! Spring arrived this morning with the light rain and 55F.

    BAFS - sorry but you will need to wait till next year
  23. For a lap to count on a unicycle, you probably...

    For a lap to count on a unicycle, you probably have to do two. Consider yourself lucky Elfman isn't setting the rules or it would be three laps.
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    This is along Eads just north of the WMATA bus...

    This is along Eads just north of the WMATA bus facility

    http://i1078.photobucket.com/albums/w490/dbb-bike/20151213%20Eads%20at%20Bus%20Yard_zpstzddyrke.jpg

    The problem is that the contractor...
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    The process of analysis of alternatives is a lot...

    The process of analysis of alternatives is a lot easier when you have (elect to have) a single choice. It is pretty common for highway construction to spend some money to make detours effective. It...
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