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  1. I tried and tried to stretch my day out but here...

    I tried and tried to stretch my day out but here I am at Buzz at 6:30, finishing my cupcake... sigh.
    Home soon to deal with the weekend’s procrastinated laundry... enjoy the walk!

    {Edit: Nice to...
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    Happy Fatherís Day

    Happy Fatherís Day to all the cycling fathers (and non-cycling fathers of cyclists)!
    My dad unwittingly inspired me to get my bike 16 mos ago, when he (retired) decided to try a pedal assist. It...
  3. Thread: Ebikes!

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    Wow! At 25 cents per minute on JUMP, the total...

    Wow! At 25 cents per minute on JUMP, the total riding I’ve done on my own ebike would’ve cost me $2,500 MORE than my ebike’s purchase price!
  4. Agreed... I'm not saying it is a good thing the...

    Agreed... I'm not saying it is a good thing the diet is being ended, nor saying that the C.A. is accurate in their broad blame.
    Just expressing no surprise whatsoever that the C.A. is up in arms...
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    Looking forward to my first visit tonight......

    Looking forward to my first visit tonight... should be gorgeous weather, too!
  6. No disagreement from me on either of those 2...

    No disagreement from me on either of those 2 points!
    (Though you may have to consider replacing "city" with region / country / human condition... )
  7. I mean, they're not technically wrong in that...

    I mean, they're not technically wrong in that particular observation... (Though the choice of "so many bicyclists" wording is {hopefully} a bit of exaggeration.)

    I don't routinely use the CCT, but...
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    (*Not a biking story, but...*) The one thing...

    (*Not a biking story, but...*)
    The one thing that has me hopeful / excited for autonomous driving cars -- the seemingly ever-expanding need for drivers to electronically distract themselves from...
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    Interesting read -- perhaps recent things start...

    Interesting read -- perhaps recent things start making a bit more sense to me now...! ;)
    However, the explanation behind the initial gripe gets succinctly presented in #136; and it is something I...
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    Neat to see an ebike category! Reading the...

    Neat to see an ebike category! Reading the website, I don't think my particular ebike is likely to be the ideal fit for this kind of event, vs. say an e-mtn bike.
    I've never tried that much...
  11. Ah, Buzz... A dangerous weekend ritual has...

    Ah, Buzz... A dangerous weekend ritual has recently evolved on my leisure rides, wherein I get a Tropical Smoothie Cafe salad/bowl for lunch...
    Then feeling so good about my healthy choice and the...
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    Sticky: I’m in! 7:05 arrival, table in breezeway...

    I’m in! 7:05 arrival, table in breezeway secured...
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    Sticky: That sounds like a hard, "nobody else is welcome,...

    That sounds like a hard, "nobody else is welcome, thankyouverymuch".
    I was only suggesting it since it appears on the BAF Calendar as an open event.
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    Sticky: Woohoo ... have tomorrow off...! So, as I keep...

    Woohoo ... have tomorrow off...!
    So, as I keep forgetting to adjust on Wednesday and visit the Shirlington club on the way into work, I'm gonna try and drop in on the Arlington Coffee Club at...
  15. Extra-eager to reach those 40 pounds of Cheetos I...

    Extra-eager to reach those 40 pounds of Cheetos I bet... must have been bitterly disappointed, until the Nature-Attacks portion of the trip took their mind off their sorrows...
  16. Nice... Coincidentally, since I started logging...

    Nice... Coincidentally, since I started logging the time duration of every ride in my spreadsheet, my 2018 average pace (of all rides) was 13.93Emph; so far in 2019 I've sped up apparently -- I'm at...
  17. Ps... before the uh, escalating catastrophes...

    Ps... before the uh, escalating catastrophes befell you all, what was the ride time / pace for the trip out there? Forgot to ask earlier!
  18. There's a big "gap" of 66 with no trail running...

    There's a big "gap" of 66 with no trail running alongside it, between the FFX route and the start of the named Custis Trail near Patrick Henry... It would never occur to me to view that FFX route as...
  19. Custis is the short section of trail along 66 in...

    Custis is the short section of trail along 66 in Arlington. The new trail / enhancements under naming consideration above, runs through Fairfax County, along 66 outside the beltway...
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    Rollerblading can be so hard! I'm thinking this...

    Rollerblading can be so hard! I'm thinking this could be the next great shared-transport opportunity ripe for some "disruption" -- imagine if you had some powered boost when you needed it (hey, you...
  21. Um, clearly. How is that possibly enough to...

    Um, clearly. How is that possibly enough to cuddle up with? What happened to the 40 pounds, Judd??

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  22. I’d be curious to hear what folks packed (but...

    I’d be curious to hear what folks packed (but didn’t need/use) and what wasn’t packed, but was needed/missed...
  23. Inquiring minds (of those unable to attend) want...

    Inquiring minds (of those unable to attend) want to know -- how'd the ride go? (Though perhaps nobody has cell signal out there... ;)
    Beautiful day for it -- hope it was a great ride!
    -C
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    Some eliminate the whole problem there, by saying...

    Some eliminate the whole problem there, by saying "Canon". ;)
  25. hehe -- my version would just be me, sitting on...

    hehe -- my version would just be me, sitting on my bike. That's where I carry my morning coffee ;)
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