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  1. This is what I stated: on reflecting, it seemed...

    This is what I stated: on reflecting, it seemed like the only possible name.

    I would hope the difference between what I stated, and what anyone might have stated is, in literal meaning, and...
  2. Of course if the family did not support it, that...

    Of course if the family did not support it, that would be the end of the story.

    I would think a resolution of support from the ArlCo BOS would be easy. Not sure how much signage costs, or if a...
  3. In the unlikely event you have folks looking for...

    In the unlikely event you have folks looking for something to do (and don't have too many to do's for too few folks, as with us) I would still like to have an Arlington BAC rep who wants to...
  4. Does the new W&OD bridge over Rte 29 have a name?

    Just rode over it for the first time. I had on idea, and on reflecting, it seemed like the only possible name.
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    Correction - I have now used a Lyft XL to...

    Correction - I have now used a Lyft XL to transport a bike. Thanks to this thread, I was thinking Uber X (didnt remember it was in my head due to a thread about a bike packed in a box) so that...
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    I always forget about the 5A bus.

    I always forget about the 5A bus.
  7. The offending section (and no I don't remember if...

    The offending section (and no I don't remember if my wheel caught in the part where the crack is actually in the bike lane, or outside of it - I was passing to try to race ahead to tell the group...
  8. DDOT should fix the part of Ridge Road SE where there's a crack next to the bike lane

    Civil War injury, or 50 States Ride jinx? (Low stress route, ha!)

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    If you stay in Old Town Alexandria, you will be...

    If you stay in Old Town Alexandria, you will be close to bars/restaurants in an (by US standards) historic neighborhood, and have an easy ride on the Mount Vernon Trail into the part of DC with the...
  10. I am the king of dorkiness. 25371

    I am the king of dorkiness.

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  11. ;)

    ;)
  12. Donít ride a carbon fork in general and stay away...

    Donít ride a carbon fork in general and stay away from the C&O Canal a Towpath unless youíve got a gravel bike.

    I've ridden the towpath on a regular hybrid bike - should I not do that? (or do they...
  13. Alexandria BPAC has worked with ACPS on the BITS...

    Alexandria BPAC has worked with ACPS on the BITS (Bikes in the Schools) program, which teaches safe biking to 2nd graders. My understanding is DC has a more extensive program but I am not sure. Not...
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    The PBL on the southside of Potomac from S Cap to...

    The PBL on the southside of Potomac from S Cap to 1st Street SE (which has replaced the paint only door zone bike lane) was very nice, and ties into the PBL on the east side of 1st St SE

    I went...
  15. I wouldn't want to introduce an invasive species...

    I wouldn't want to introduce an invasive species into the marsh.
  16. I seem to recall one when the nature trail...

    I seem to recall one when the nature trail opened. I didn't stop to check on Sunday. I did dismount when passing some pedestrians.
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    I have seen the future, and it works

    Rode the brand new PBLs on 17th Street NW yesterday. As a fan of BOTH PBLs, and of "streeteries" I was impressed at how they had been integrated on the blocks from P to R Streets. The curbits...
  18. Bridge out on Wayne Andersen Bikeway (IE the trail in 4MR park in Alexandria)

    The bridge over the creek on the trail that runs through 4MR park in ALX (parallel to the 4MRT, but on the Alexandria side) is closed to all, with fences and cones - there is a significant hole in...
  19. So I've been asking POTM to get me a Bucharian...

    So I've been asking POTM to get me a Bucharian style kippah for non bike related, but definitely follicle related, reasons, for years now, and after two trips to Israel she has not returned with one....
  20. Come for the bike policy substance, stay to see your friend quoted

    https://www.iihs.org/news/detail/shift-to-off-road-trails-made-bicycling-safer-during-covid-19-pandemic
  21. Da Brim for the follically challenged

    QOTM has been after me for a while to get better sun protection while I am riding. I figured this https://dabrim.com/ might be a good solution. Now that I get around to actually buying it I see...
  22. My miles collapsed. 1. I lost my close to daily...

    My miles collapsed. 1. I lost my close to daily 20 mile round trip commute. 2. For most of it I avoided group rides, and rides to see friends. 3. I avoided eating indoors at restaurants, and...
  23. bike

    In DC I find myself proceeding on LPI when I'm in a bike lane (eg Eye Street SE/SW) or where I'm turning shortly (eg at SB on 7th SW at Maine, just before turning onto the Wharf cycle track). If...
  24. It is not legal for a cyclist to treat a red as...

    It is not legal for a cyclist to treat a red as stop or a stop as yield in Virginia. Even when an LPI is in effect. City of Alexandria has installed signs like this to make exceptions at particular...
  25. Maryland and Virginia having the same law should...

    Maryland and Virginia having the same law should simplify things for motorists 😉


    I paid more attention in my weekend rides, and also note that in Alexandria and Arlington it appears double...
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