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  1. I was able to take the bike in last Wednesday for...

    I was able to take the bike in last Wednesday for an insurance assessment (the Trek Bicycles in Southcenter near me has a designated mechanic for this), and I heard from the mechanic on Saturday...
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    I had posted it originally on...

    I had posted it originally on Facebook/Twitter/Strava, but I wrote a more detailed story of what happened on this thread: http://bikearlingtonforum.com/showthread.php?p=179516#post179516
  3. Bobco85 Injuries

    And, here are pics of my injuries taken about an hour after the crash:

    Right elbow injury
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    Leg injuries (after icing it the past 2 days, the swelling has gone down a lot)
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  4. 26 Years of Biking without Any Major Incidents Until This Week

    I've been biking since I was 7, and other than getting clipped on my left elbow by the side-view mirror of a passing car on Beauregard St about 2 years ago that involved no pain just annoyance, I had...
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    Seattle's Ballard 58th Greenway

    Back with the fourth video in my series on Seattle's neighborhood greenways featuring the Ballard 58th Greenway.

    This greenway is pretty straightforward and provides a really nice east-west...
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    Seattle's Wedgwood Greenway

    The third video in my series on Seattle's neighborhood greenways, the Wedgwood Greenway is a shorter but direct connection between parts of northeast Seattle with the popular Burke-Gilman Trail.
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    East Meets West

    I had some visitors from Virginia this past weekend that y'all might know. Since they were in town, I took Zach and Elena on a quick bike ride along the Burke-Gilman Trail, on and across the new SR...
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    Seattle's Central District N-S Greenway

    The second video in my series about Seattle's neighborhood greenways, the Central District N-S Greenway features a couple of tools not found in the DC area. One of these is the installation of...
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    Seattle's Beacon Hill Greenway

    I started a new series of videos for biking around Seattle, this time I'm focusing on Seattle's neighborhood greenways. Basically, these are pedestrian/bicycle routes connecting neighborhoods that...
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    Yeah, that happened at a corner of Safeco Field....

    Yeah, that happened at a corner of Safeco Field. Traffic was blocking the box, so as I was making my way through on a walk signal (you couldn't see it or much else due to the truck), another truck...
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    Bike Everywhere Day 2018 Video

    While Bike to Work Day was occurring for most of the country, the state of Washington was celebrating Bike Everywhere Day. Same concept, except it is meant to celebrate more than just bike commuting...
  12. In case 1, it's possible that had you collided,...

    In case 1, it's possible that had you collided, the police would have given you a ticket (see the Columbia Pike/sidewalk cyclist/driver crash aftermath thread here:...
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    Biking Highlights of My Trip Home Video

    It's been only a few weeks since I got to see a lot of y'all, but I did finally finish a video I made of the highlights biking around VA/DC/MD. The footage includes a lot of trails that I consider my...
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    I'm excited for everyone who are going to do the...

    I'm excited for everyone who are going to do the multi-stop route! I did that the last few years, and I would advise that anyone looking to do a tour-de-pit stops make sure to compensate 10-15...
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    A Happy Conclusion to the Procession of Flats

    Good news on the getting-flats-constantly-in-Seattle front: since February, I have not gotten a flat on either tire! I have biked almost exactly 1,000 miles since my last flat.

    Seriously, the key...
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    This question just came to mind: is the reason...

    This question just came to mind: is the reason (IME having lived/worked in Arlington) police don't tend to enforce parking violations at least partially due to the fact that a parking enforcement...
  17. VA Return Trip Pics Pt. 2 of 2

    (left) Had to check out the Deepthroat Garage again (check the forum for location details); (right) back on the beautiful C&O Canal Towpath
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    (left) cool display of reflections of many kites...
  18. VA Return Trip Pics Pt. 1 of 2

    First off, it was awesome to be able to see so many of you, and it was an added bonus to ride/drink/chat/joke/etc. with y'all while I was back in town!

    Here are some of the biking highlights from...
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    While riding on the Burke-Gilman Trail yesterday...

    While riding on the Burke-Gilman Trail yesterday (not part of my normal commute, but I was headed to the Cascade Bicycle Club HQ for a class), I saw a rider ahead of me who was cruising around 15-20...
  20. Alright, it's been decided (I've never been to...

    Alright, it's been decided (I've never been to Clare & Don's)! Here's the schedule of happy hours I will be attending (I am likely to show up around 5:30-6ish):


    Wednesday, May 2: Clare and...
  21. I would like to be able to do that, but I already...

    I would like to be able to do that, but I already know I will be completely out of it. That, plus I will need to assess the state of my Red Velvet (road bike) beforehand.
  22. To clear up any confusion, here's the current...

    To clear up any confusion, here's the current situation:

    Wednesday, May 2 - still TBD
    Thursday, May 3 - Bike Month Happy Hour (they changed the date again, here's the FB event page:...
  23. What happy hour is happening on May 4th (Friday)?...

    What happy hour is happening on May 4th (Friday)? I hope I'm there, but I don't know where "there" is!
  24. Question for the forum: what sort of happy hours...

    Question for the forum: what sort of happy hours are happening on Wednesday, May 2, or Friday, May 4?

    I'm planning on going to the Bike Month Happy Hour being hosted by the Alexandria Spokeswomen,...
  25. Returning from the Other Washington for a Visit!

    For the first time since I flew out of the DC area in September 2017, I am happy to announce that I will be returning for a week soon!

    I will be flying in on a red-eye Friday night/Saturday...
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