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  1. Kennedy Ctr expansion and the waterfront trail

    There is a public meeting tomorrow night on the Kennedy Center expansion, here is info about the plan, from http://parkplanning.nps.gov/projectHome.cfm?projectId=48203:

    'Under the proposal, the...
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    Daingerfield Island parking, about 3 miles south of Gravelly, north of Old Town

    There is usually parking at Daingerfield Island / Washington sailing marina, further south along the Mount Vernon Trail, at any time of the day.

    In addition to the paved parking areas, near the...
  3. Thread: Pit Stop Reviews

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    Georgetown was definitely the foodie stop

    Here is the Paul Bakery and the Sprinkles tent. Yum.
    I also visited Baked & Wired and the Mal Maison tent, in the background, but not the yogurt place.

    Maybe this was unusual, though. I think...
  4. Thread: CC Trail closure

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    I thought the towpath was ok today, on my road...

    I thought the towpath was ok today, on my road bike. There were a few wet spots, where bikers were going around the edges, but towpath in general was pretty firm and dry. According to my odometer,...
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    bike fit - Bethesda

    Just a heads-up, Clovis takes bike fitting appointments at Fresh Bikes in Bethesda, on Thursdays. He is highly recommended in the forum, for bike-fits. I thought I would have to go to Arlington to...
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    "The National Park Service has informed the...

    "The National Park Service has informed the Natural Resources Committee that they do not expect to close access to open-entrance park land, such as the National Mall and the GW Parkway."
    from...
  7. Thread: Standing at Desk

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    I've had a standing desk for about 6 months....

    I've had a standing desk for about 6 months. Advice I was given was to make sure you had a pad to stand on. I endorse that. I bought a kitchen sink cushion / pad from Bed Bath and Beyond. I also kept...
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    CaBi - trying to Cross GW Parkway, at-grade and...

    CaBi - trying to Cross GW Parkway, at-grade and over guardrails, just north of 14th Street Bridge. This is the spot in the Mount Vernon Trail that has a couple side-trails, leading to underpasses,...
  9. formalize the 'existing' CaBi station

    Anyone know why the CaBi station can't go where the previous post / photograph showed the CaBi bikes? Near the entrance to the visitor center?
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    don't call it a comeback

    I too check the Wash Cycle compulsively a couple times a day, including at work. And I just saw the latest post.

    Nothing else quite fills the broad role that Wash Cycle plays for the bike...
  11. converting the railroad tracks

    Agreed - it would be great if the Mount Vernon Trail could take over the tracks, as they head toward Washington Street and around the plant. It would make for a better alternate route, off the river,...
  12. Besides Crystal City, you can get water at...

    Besides Crystal City, you can get water at Columbia Island Marina, by taking the new underpass. Water available at the cafe or water fountain at the bathroom.
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