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    In related news, the Memorial Circle improvements...

    In related news, the Memorial Circle improvements are slated to begin Monday.[/QUOTE]

    When I rode through there last Tuesday, traffic cones were down, presumably for this work. 21719

    Who's been...
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    Washington Post Cycling Article

    From today's Washington Post, this cycling article. Our man Henry Dunbar makes an appearance! ...
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    Arlington Loop, trying to pedal away from the...

    Arlington Loop, trying to pedal away from the daily Fear & Loathing. Of note; the Custis/Bon Air traffic circle, now with road markings; a visit to T.R. (off the bike), and the Memorial Bridge...
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    Signs, signals, and markings- the Custis/Bon Air...

    Signs, signals, and markings- the Custis/Bon Air traffic circle, with road markings. What I didn't shoot were the nicely scaled traffic circle signs.
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  5. Was not a problem for me. In fact the volunteers...

    Was not a problem for me. In fact the volunteers pointed me to those racks. Yesterday at 3:25 PM...
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    I am so sorry you got ripped off. :(
  6. Thank you for doing this! It was good to be back...

    Thank you for doing this! It was good to be back in the flow. My couple of pics from the ride:
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    And on the way home, I discovered a doggie food truck!
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    Preview of the start point... 21680

    Preview of the start point...
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    There is an Alexandria Public Art Ride going that...

    There is an Alexandria Public Art Ride going that Saturday morning. https://www.facebook.com/events/235704787858843/

    I am hoping like hell none of the three ride groups will cross paths with them...
  9. Thread: Pete Beers

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    Learned a little after the fact that Pete was a...

    Learned a little after the fact that Pete was a *big* advocate of https://www.roadid.com/?referrer=22748. Better late than never. I now have one (color matched to a humble Timex).

    Thank you, sir!...
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    Rode through the Custis/Bon Air traffic circle...

    Rode through the Custis/Bon Air traffic circle yesterday.

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    First pic is approaching westbound from the detour. While I was here, a couple of serious cyclists passed through eastbound...
  11. Registered. 8:30. Aloha.

    Registered. 8:30. Aloha.
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    We all know someone here who will bunny-hop it! ...

    We all know someone here who will bunny-hop it! :D:cool:
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    Oh that one? I always treated it as the trail...

    Oh that one? I always treated it as the trail terminus, largely because of the major intersection just beyond, which dominates the path of travel. Custis @ Bluemont is more like a roadgoing traffic...
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    We have a traffic circle on a bike path. We...

    We have a traffic circle on a bike path.

    We have a traffic circle on a bike path!

    Is this new design practice?
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    https://video-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t42.4659-2/102683567_4369859683034028_7159426071346099982_n.m ...
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    Good morning! I finally made one of these... ...

    Good morning! I finally made one of these...

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    Lazy Mike's in Falls Church, oui? I intend to...

    Lazy Mike's in Falls Church, oui?

    I intend to be there. Merci.
  18. Thread: Pete Beers

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    For those who wish to visit this impromptu shrine...

    For those who wish to visit this impromptu shrine and are new to Lake Accotink Park: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/lake-accotink

    I parked by the dam at the east end and rode. Advisory- the...
  19. Thread: Pete Beers

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    Not everyone in the neighborhood knows that...

    Not everyone in the neighborhood knows that someone died there. I encountered a few locals for whom I was the bearer of that news. And midway through my stay, a roadie in the full green Kelly race...
  20. Thread: Pete Beers

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    "Pete is with us, man!" I have a mystery as well-...

    "Pete is with us, man!" I have a mystery as well- my cover photo on FB changed, and I have no idea how I did that! Pete???
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    I will confess feeling a state of anxiety...

    I will confess feeling a state of anxiety traveling to this place.
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    I felt much more at peace afterwards, and could enjoy dancing with the Trek on gravel finishing the loop.
  22. Thread: Pete Beers

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    A Journey

    A journey, to the western edge of Lake Accotink Trail:

    This is a connector to the trail where Danbury Forest Road ends. Steeply graded- evasive action in either direction would not have been easy....
  23. Thread: Pete Beers

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    A year ago, Pete did a Bikenetic ride down to...

    A year ago, Pete did a Bikenetic ride down to 12th & Florida NE, to the place where Dave Salovesh died. The day before, the first attempt at a ghost bike was installed (for date reference, #Bobco85...
  24. Rode it today. A *much* more comfortable...

    Rode it today. A *much* more comfortable experience. Though there is one "clean-up" detail- long exposed bolts where Armco bridges sections of the wall on the other side. Can we trim those back?
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    I have a pilgrimage to make Friday.

    I have a pilgrimage to make Friday.
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