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    Looks like you had a Dickie moment:...

    Looks like you had a Dickie moment: http://bikearlingtonforum.com/showthread.php?2783-Forum-Dictionary&p=70244#post70244
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    From the county page for this, they have an image...

    From the county page for this, they have an image of the prototype design:

    http://bikearlingtonforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=7218&stc=1

    From looking at the prototype, it does not appear...
  3. This just popped into my head: a special...

    This just popped into my head: a special devil-themed prize for the person who has the most rides with 6's in them!
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    Now, I'm really interested in seeing the data for...

    Now, I'm really interested in seeing the data for CaBi usage increases around transit delays like this. I wonder how much it actually spiked this morning.
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    Ha! You're a year behind me (my 2013 goal was...

    Ha! You're a year behind me (my 2013 goal was 4000 miles, 2014 goal is 5000 miles), so my prediction is that in 2016 you'll be looking to get more quality than quantity out of your bike mileage...
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    I'm in the same camp as you, albeit I'm...

    I'm in the same camp as you, albeit I'm (jealously) not going to some tropical resort before the end of the year. My goal is also 5000, and I'm about 150 shy of it.

    Keep going, you're almost there!
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    Bike the Metro - Green Line

    Got another Metro line complete. This time it's the Green line, and after having done the Orange, Yellow, Red, and Blue lines, all that remains is the Silver line. I plan to ride to all the Phase I...
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    It depends on your situation. Were you crouched,...

    It depends on your situation. Were you crouched, bike on the ground upside-down, working with various tools trying to fix something with a concerned/confused look on your face, or did it look like...
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    This evening, I rode on South Eads Street from...

    This evening, I rode on South Eads Street from the Hayes/18th cycletrack/bike lane to Glebe, and I found the new cycletrack and sometimes buffered bike lane to be a pretty nice improvement. The flex...
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    I think this qualifies as a found connection:...

    I think this qualifies as a found connection: while going on a longer-than-5-mile bike ride (the first I've done in about a week and a half due to being sidelined by a cold) this evening, I noticed a...
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    It was nice running into you! I will have to come...

    It was nice running into you! I will have to come to the Bikenetics cyclocross race next weekend to watch the fun. What is the time/place for the race?
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    In regards to crossing Memorial Bridge, I always...

    In regards to crossing Memorial Bridge, I always cross on the south side. The south side of the bridge is slightly more crowded, but I find the south side crossing of GWP (technically it's Washington...
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    February is the most awesome month of the year!...

    February is the most awesome month of the year! Why is that? It's because I was born in February!

    February also happens to be the month where everyone is sick and tired of the cold, dark, sleety...
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    Mulligan Road Side Path Complete!

    Just noticed this on my ride today: the wide paved side path running along the west side of Mulligan Road between Telegraph Road and Pole Road (shown here: https://goo.gl/maps/aUkr5 ) is fully...
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    As an uncle who is a Bob, I hope to confuse my...

    As an uncle who is a Bob, I hope to confuse my nieces and nephew with this! I've already said it a few times to them.
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    The brake-checking and anger is uncalled for, but...

    The brake-checking and anger is uncalled for, but I will take a guess as to the situation from his side.

    If the following is true, I can understand that the cyclist found it annoying if your light...
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    In the next few years, I fully expect to see...

    In the next few years, I fully expect to see little improvement save for nicer sidewalks with undergrounded utilities (which is really nice, as Steve O pointed out in the Wilson Blvd restriping...
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    Bike the Metro - Blue Line

    I finished my video of biking the Blue line. It's video #4 of my series for biking the DC Metro.

    Biking around MD, DC, and VA was tough on 11/2 because it was cold and windy (you can see whitecaps...
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    I'll take "really cold and dry" over "cold and...

    I'll take "really cold and dry" over "cold and wet" any day.
  20. Practice Loop Coming to W&OD at Columbia Pike

    Arlington will be building a practice loop for beginner cyclists along with other features on the north side of Columbia Pike next to the W&OD. The idea looks pretty nice, and it's located in a good...
  21. Funny. I had a conversation with a family friend...

    Funny. I had a conversation with a family friend about biking in Arlington, and she (driver-only) brought up #1-4 in addition to arguing about mandatory licensing for cyclists (right now I'm...
  22. I think you are referring to the wrong crossing....

    I think you are referring to the wrong crossing. The crossing in question has 2 lanes and is just before the merge into Washington Blvd here:...
  23. This is what I came across on my ride last night....

    This is what I came across on my ride last night. I didn't realize that one of the cyclists had actually been hit. I posted about it in the missed connection thread:...
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    Just before the Route 50 crossing, the bike lane...

    Just before the Route 50 crossing, the bike lane on George Mason Drive ends, dumping you into the sharrows in the right travel lane at a very inopportune place (just around a slight curve). Taking...
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    Almost heard a crash occur right behind me while...

    Almost heard a crash occur right behind me while crossing the GW Parkway and saw the aftermath of a crash tonight while crossing Washington Blvd tonight. Here's where the incidents took place:
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