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  1. Thread: My Evening Commute

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    And your chance of heart disease (currently 1 in...

    And your chance of heart disease (currently 1 in 534 for the year) will also drop dramatically
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    WMATA Financial Woes

    From the WashPost (from last week) - additional evidence of the all powerful bike lobby. Causing financial stress to WMATA

    Decline in Metro commuters prompts concerns for Washington real estate
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  3. Thread: My Evening Commute

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    View from the 14th Street Bridge last night. ...

    View from the 14th Street Bridge last night.

    http://i1078.photobucket.com/albums/w490/dbb-bike/20141029PMCommute_zps58062404.jpg
  4. I'm in for Monday.

    I'm in for Monday.
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    I emailed Alan Howze after I read Mr. Cannon's...

    I emailed Alan Howze after I read Mr. Cannon's post. I asked about connectivity between the MVT and Boundary Channel Drive (the trail to nowhere on the downstream side of the Humpback Bridge) and...
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    Saw this in the HUD bike cage the other day. ...

    Saw this in the HUD bike cage the other day. Pretty cool.

    http://i1078.photobucket.com/albums/w490/dbb-bike/20141016HUDCage2_zps61f6a699.jpg
  7. Thread: My Evening Commute

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    On the ride home this evening, I encountered a...

    On the ride home this evening, I encountered a gent riding a vintage Dunelt bicycle with an Arlington County bike license of almost similar vintage.
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    An use the really dark stretches of your ride to...

    An use the really dark stretches of your ride to confirm it hasn't crept up. PRN
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    I set a goal fairly early in the bike process. ...

    I set a goal fairly early in the bike process. When I was convinced this cycling thing wasn't my next passing fad, I would get a "good" bike. I defined that to be 10K miles of riding. My reward...
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    Actually, Dismal began riding before the...

    Actually, Dismal began riding before the invention of the derailleur and is a bit resistant to change :rolleyes:
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    So speaks Obi Wan Dasgeh

    So speaks Obi Wan Dasgeh
  12. Thread: My Evening Commute

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    That is, what would be called a "teachable...

    That is, what would be called a "teachable moment" :)
  13. Thread: My Morning Commute

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    Began quite well. Started late and passed Fast...

    Began quite well. Started late and passed Fast Friendly Guy at Gravelly Point. Got an opportunity to pass four motorists who were leaving DC on the 14th Street Bridge stopped and apparently...
  14. Was? Did someone show them the light?

    Was?

    Did someone show them the light?
  15. This is the first apparent instance of treating...

    This is the first apparent instance of treating bikes like cars! Every other office seems to offer free parking for bikes without regard to transit benefit eligibility. Hmm.
  16. Thread: OneEighth Sighting

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    Having tried to keep up with Mr. Eighth, he rides...

    Having tried to keep up with Mr. Eighth, he rides pretty fast. So fast that Dr. Einstein's theory may have been demonstrated.
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    I find fresh snow easier to ride in than the...

    I find fresh snow easier to ride in than the rutted icy sections. Choosing your line is much more important in snow.

    Flintstoning works for short stretches
  18. Thread: OneEighth Sighting

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    Was this thread's namesake passing through the...

    Was this thread's namesake passing through the 15th and Maine intersection a bit after 5 this afternoon? He was riding a red steed.
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    According to the Arlington Property Records...

    According to the Arlington Property Records https://propertysearch.arlingtonva.us the Army Navy and Marine Corps Country Club (who knew that was the full name?) (parcel 32001006) has 253 acres and is...
  20. I am pulling this data out not to show a map...

    I am pulling this data out not to show a map representation but to show the magnitude of the Federal facilities that are embracing public bike parking. The end result will be tabular so I figured...
  21. I was thinking all those "bike rack fences" they...

    I was thinking all those "bike rack fences" they put up after the last fence jumper were a play to get the White House listed as a bike friendly business!

    I would discourage using terms like...
  22. Bike parking accessible to the public at Federal buildings

    At the HUD building, bike racks outside the building were removed because of a perceived security threat. To address such a decision with actual information, please add to this thread if you have...
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    I just sent a note to some of the BID staff to...

    I just sent a note to some of the BID staff to give them a heads up.
  24. 6771 Coming late to the discussion but it...

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    Coming late to the discussion but it probably makes sense to understand the jurisdictions, particularly at this location.

    The Arlington-NPS property line on the downstream side of Lynn...
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    While Alexandria can't choose to permit (by...

    While Alexandria can't choose to permit (by ordinance) Idaho stops, they can through enforcement do something rational. Casual observation at any stop sign or intersection that permits right on red...
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