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  1. The new opening date is supposed to be Wed. Apr....

    The new opening date is supposed to be Wed. Apr. 16, tomorrow morning. They have already delayed the opening twice, so it's not official until it actually happens.

    P.S. We, the Pizza will open...
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    Freeze watch/freeze warning in effect for...

    Freeze watch/freeze warning in effect for overnight and on Wednesday night/Thursday morning. The winter that won't end...
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    Looks like two of the large bridge sections are...

    Looks like two of the large bridge sections are now in pieces and down in the stream bed. I passed by there last night for the first time in a few weeks. The water has been diverted around the piles...
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    Protein is important but most people won't need...

    Protein is important but most people won't need massive amounts (unless you are doing heavy training like Tour de France preparation, when you would need a lot more of everything: carbs, protein,...
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    ... Frozen? The Avengers? Godzilla? Orphan Black...

    ... Frozen? The Avengers? Godzilla? Orphan Black (but most people may not recognize it)? Strawberry Shortcake (LOL)?
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    I would add that general rest (in the form of...

    I would add that general rest (in the form of sleep and also in the form of cutting back on workouts if you are seriously overtrained/exhausted/overstressed) does help with recovery, whether it's...
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    The Crystal City Phoenix Derby indoor cyclocross...

    The Crystal City Phoenix Derby indoor cyclocross event is coming up soon, but I suspect that you already know about it. (I don't think Tim would let you miss it. Otherwise, he wouldn't be able to...
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    There is a controversy about whether ice is ideal...

    There is a controversy about whether ice is ideal for post-workout recovery among runners. Similar concerns as expressed in the article, that the ice may actually delay recovery and healing (from...
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    Even apart from the doping stuff, I'm not so sure...

    Even apart from the doping stuff, I'm not so sure Lance Armstrong is the best person to film a flat tire video, though he does admit that he just learned how to change a tire in the video.

    At the...
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    MetroRail also saw very high demand, with the...

    MetroRail also saw very high demand, with the highest weekend numbers since 2010:

    http://www.wmata.com/about_metro/news/PressReleaseDetail.cfm?ReleaseID=5700

    At one point on Saturday, 45...
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    That's odd. I've read a post from someone who...

    That's odd. I've read a post from someone who couldn't find an empty dock late at night in Capitol Hill, so she took the CaBi bike home overnight. Then she explained to CaBi and tried to modify the...
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    Many colleges have programs or clubs for...

    Many colleges have programs or clubs for casual/commuter cyclists.
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    The garbage cans were overflowing too: ...

    The garbage cans were overflowing too:

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/mounds-of-trash-take-the-bloom-off-cherry-blossom-festival/2014/04/13/ddf016ba-c349-11e3-b574-f8748871856a_story.html
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    Even if the bikes don't get stolen, the user is...

    Even if the bikes don't get stolen, the user is still likely to run up a large tab if they leave the bike undocked for a few hours while they visit the museums. Most people seem to understand the...
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    I think he was kidding about the CaBi traffic.

    I think he was kidding about the CaBi traffic.
  16. You should always remain on alert while riding in...

    You should always remain on alert while riding in a bike lane. Most of them are marked within the door zone of parked cars, usually on the right of the lane. Most of the time, you will not encounter...
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    I wear a running cap under my bike helmet. Those...

    I wear a running cap under my bike helmet. Those tend to have extended brims. It works fairly well, although you may still get some rain on the lenses.

    I've only used the cap for shorter rides...
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    Record-breaking days on CaBi

    CaBi trips:

    on Saturday 15,746
    on Sunday 14,545
    on Friday 11,551

    The old record, before this past weekend? 11,372

    https://twitter.com/bikeshare/status/455440995313004544...
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    There's a chance of frost in outer suburbs on...

    There's a chance of frost in outer suburbs on Tue. and Wed. night, with temperatures in the low 30s. Probably a little colder in those outer suburbs. We're still not quite at the stage of constant...
  20. Unfortunately every group breaks multiple traffic...

    Unfortunately every group breaks multiple traffic laws on a regular basis. This includes car drivers, cyclists, roller bladers and pedestrians. By far the most dangerous group in my experience is car...
  21. I think there's just one red line on the map....

    I think there's just one red line on the map. It's located next to one of the yellow lines, so the colors might appear to blend and appear as orange on the tiny map.

    EDIT - I looked at the larger...
  22. I would limit sidewalk riding downtown, but I...

    I would limit sidewalk riding downtown, but I wouldn't worry too much about brief detours on sidewalks. The area is not marked at all, so there's no way to tell the boundaries unless you have...
  23. There is no longer a set timetable for the...

    There is no longer a set timetable for the Boundary Channel Drive/395 Interchange project. The Crystal City BID page refers to the CapTrack site, which is currently being updated. (CapTrack will be...
  24. Bixi seems to have been sold to the owner of a...

    Bixi seems to have been sold to the owner of a chain of furniture stores. Citibike in NYC is said to be in financial difficulty, largely because they are expecting bikeshare to break even from the...
  25. DC tiny house, complete with Cannondale

    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/power-players-abc-news/the-ultimate-love-shack-living-large-inside-140-square-feet---224340167.html


    150 sq. ft. on top of a trailer somewhere in NE DC. As the...
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