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    ...cannot process... ...so many people...

    ...cannot process...

    ...so many people blocking the box! How did you all get through there? It looks like the red SUV would have had to stay put (as punishment) while you went around the silver...
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    Good thing you remembered in the first mile and...

    Good thing you remembered in the first mile and not the last!

    Looking at the chain, the master link is damaged. It seems like an easy fix (replace the master link), at least.
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    Update

    UPDATE: I received the following response to my e-mail from someone at the Trails department:



    Basically, this means that during certain times during the day, people with a reservation at the...
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    The bad news: a ninja jogger pulled a Lazy Ivan...

    The bad news: a ninja jogger pulled a Lazy Ivan on the MVT where it runs between the airport fence and GW Parkway just south of Gravely Point last night

    The good news: I was able to avoid him...
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    Sticky: Lazy Ivan (n) modified version of a Crazy Ivan...

    Lazy Ivan (n)

    modified version of a Crazy Ivan where the jogger is too tired/lazy to quickly turn around so they end up stopping and walking slowly in the other direction
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    I agree. There should be something on the...

    I agree. There should be something on the reservation form explaining that there is no direct vehicular access to the shelter(s) and people should park either at Westover Park or Bon Air Park.


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    Here's some additional information on the rules...

    Here's some additional information on the rules and regulations for Bon Air Park: http://parks.arlingtonva.us/locations/bon-air-park/

    From the reservation sheet:


    From the Arlington County...
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    I've had it happen where I almost couldn't unclip...

    I've had it happen where I almost couldn't unclip from a pedal just to find out that 2 of the screws were missing in the cleat! I now check every other time I wear them before a ride.

    Also, you...
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    ^^^Agree completely^^^ I was a victim of bike...

    ^^^Agree completely^^^

    I was a victim of bike theft a couple of years ago when I was using only a cable lock, so I recommend having more than just that.

    Since then, I use and recommend a...
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    I went to check out the potential access points...

    I went to check out the potential access points and think I have found the problem areas. I sent an e-mail to the Trails department which I have done in the past for a similar problem last year with...
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    That's what currently happens along Water Street...

    That's what currently happens along Water Street at Georgetown Waterfront Park (separated bike trail, sidewalk, and road; pedestrians using both the bike trail and sidewalk).

    To me, the only way...
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    I just remembered seeing a Missed connection...

    I just remembered seeing a Missed connection about a few cars that had driven into the same area: http://bikearlingtonforum.com/showthread.php?688-Missed-connection/page288&p=90138#post90138


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    From the article: Exactly what state is she...

    From the article:

    Exactly what state is she from where people are allowed to drive on bike trails?

    I love this quote from a person who was interviewed:


    The magical W&OD and Custis trails ;)
  14. They've been trying to get a CaBi station at ANC...

    They've been trying to get a CaBi station at ANC for over a year now, as referenced by this old thread:...
  15. Since the cycletrack is now complete, I went back...

    Since the cycletrack is now complete, I went back on Sunday and filmed the whole cycletrack again. It looks a lot better than when I had first seen it. Of course, the pavement conditions are the...
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    I don't think so. It was in front of one of the...

    I don't think so. It was in front of one of the tall wooden privacy fences just southeast of Carlisle Dr.
  17. To clarify, after getting on Memorial Ave and...

    To clarify, after getting on Memorial Ave and before turning onto Schley Drive, you'll have to dismount and walk your bike. The last time I went through there (grandparents buried in Section 12 which...
  18. From Bon Air/Bluemont Park to ANC: W&OD >>...

    From Bon Air/Bluemont Park to ANC:
    W&OD >> Custis Trail >> Veitch which becomes 15th which becomes 14th* >> Rhodes (cross bridge) >> Arlington Blvd service road >> Meade >> at the intersection with...
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    After looking at this thread, I'm surprised no...

    After looking at this thread, I'm surprised no one has mentioned the Bikeyface comic which I was introduced to by others on this forum and highly recommend: http://bikeyface.com/

    While the artist...
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    To the 3 trash cans sitting in the new King...

    To the 3 trash cans sitting in the new King Street bike lane (uphill segment) today: You know you're not supposed to be there, but something tells me your owners didn't seem to care about safety....
  21. The article from the Journal of Men's Health is...

    The article from the Journal of Men's Health is here: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/jomh.2014.0012

    Important text from the results of this study:


    Regardless of the study's...
  22. There isn't really an easy cycling route to the...

    There isn't really an easy cycling route to the REI at Baileys Crossroads, but this is what I would recommend (note: I used to work at this REI years ago, and I would get there via bike):

    starting...
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    I will definitely be there!

    I will definitely be there!
  24. I can't say a lot about biking in the area once...

    I can't say a lot about biking in the area once you cross the Anacostia River, but from past experience I would say that the Benning Rd bridge over the Anacostia Freeway is a bit sketchy due to the...
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    Both the article and the bike community's...

    Both the article and the bike community's response to the article seem to have garnered a lot of attention. While on my bike ride today, I noticed a few pedestrians look at me and mention something...
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