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    Me: Riding down Gallows towards Dunn Loring after...

    Me: Riding down Gallows towards Dunn Loring after a morning ride on the W&OD
    You: Honda Civic SI Hatchback speeding down gallows, passing me with 6 inches to spare, and swirving into the left lane...
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    Can confirm. Just got back from riding WOD from...

    Can confirm. Just got back from riding WOD from Gallows to Hunter Mill and back. Gallows to Maple is mostly packed snow and ice, was ridable with my CX tires, but certainly some slick spots. Past...
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    Just to provide an example of how a similar...

    Just to provide an example of how a similar assault went down in a state where you can carry (PA) read this article:...
  4. Semi-Related article: Fairfax, hub of traffic,...

    Semi-Related article: Fairfax, hub of traffic, adopts master plan for bikes

    All of this is good news for Fairfax, which has lagged behind Arlington and Alexandria in terms of bike infrastructure....
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    Friday, around 8:30am where Park St. in Vienna...

    Friday, around 8:30am where Park St. in Vienna crosses the W&OD

    Me: Unclipped on one foot and obviously slowing to a stop to wait for a clear slot to cross Park St. and head towards Dunn Loring
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    Saw this guy absolutely crushing it on the Tour...

    Saw this guy absolutely crushing it on the Tour de Cure sunday.

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    Done! Thanks!

    Done! Thanks!
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    I think I may have seen you guys, you passed me...

    I think I may have seen you guys, you passed me then I was behind you for a bit until you peeled off for the pop-up tents in Falls Church. Had no idea what it was. I had a black backpack, blue...
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    Was my first time riding to my new job today....

    Was my first time riding to my new job today. Took the W&OD from Merrifield to the Custis then across the key bridge. From there I took M to Pennsylvania to L down to 16th. Was a nice easy ride, but...
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    I think for the first one of these he did he...

    I think for the first one of these he did he released a "behind the scenes" thing where he said he only had 1 flat during filming and no issues with rims or frame. Pretty amazing.
  11. I did the 8am cat 4/5 race (bib #160, was wearing...

    I did the 8am cat 4/5 race (bib #160, was wearing the jersey with the Reddit alien on it) and it was probably the best race I have done this season. The mud had yet to totally kick in and by the...
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    Was a fun race this year. I did the cat 4/5 so I...

    Was a fun race this year. I did the cat 4/5 so I was there bright and early. It seems to get more popular every year, with both spectators and riders.
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    Wonder what DCCX's (or DCMTB's) deadline is for...

    Wonder what DCCX's (or DCMTB's) deadline is for calling it. Day before could hurt people who are traveling in from out of town. Also wonder if an alternate site could be worked up on such short...
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    Always liked that one too.

    Always liked that one too.
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    What is your cycling motto?

    What are your words to live by when on the bike? Words of inspiration and guidance both apply.

    For me:

    When commuting/on road - "Just don't die" and "Imagine the stupidest thing a driver can do...
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    Not really a missed connection, more of an...

    Not really a missed connection, more of an annoyance...

    You: Guy drafting off of me Saturday morning for a good 4 miles on the W&OD. I would have appreciated just a hello to know you were there...
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    There is nothing better than the post-ride shower...

    There is nothing better than the post-ride shower beer on a hot day.
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    The emergence of these kinds of places highlights...

    The emergence of these kinds of places highlights something I noticed a long while ago: If somebody is into bikes you can also assume they enjoy craft beer and a good coffee. I don't know the...
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    Not only is it expensive to maintain, it is very...

    Not only is it expensive to maintain, it is very expensive to convert to high density walkable areas. Example: Tysons plan for the next 50 years.
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    Do you know if there is any sort of cycling...

    Do you know if there is any sort of cycling centric training provided for ACPD etc?
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    As most have said there are obvious geographical...

    As most have said there are obvious geographical and climate differences between parts of the US and The Netherlands. We also have a more automobile centric culture that is slowly being changed. I...
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    Cycling in the US from a Dutch perspective

    Interesting to see an outsiders perspective.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2THe_10dYs
  23. I think that Strava has too much of a hands off...

    I think that Strava has too much of a hands off approach for hazardous segments. One of two things needs to happen (or both). 1. If a segment has more than 500 riders and one user marks it hazardous,...
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    Yup that was you then at 5:45ish. I wasn't sure...

    Yup that was you then at 5:45ish. I wasn't sure so I didn't say anything as we passed.
  25. Kind of what I figured as well. Annoying that one...

    Kind of what I figured as well. Annoying that one guy can spoil the fun for everybody else. I'll continue to use Strava to track my mileage, but segments just add a fun element.
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