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  1. You can also roll the bike up the stairs using...

    You can also roll the bike up the stairs using the built-in bike ramp (see attachment below). Just don't hit your leg with a pedal while doing so (I am terrible at using bike ramps on stairs).
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    I like the idea of using flags extending 3 feet...

    I like the idea of using flags extending 3 feet from cyclists to help demonstrate to drivers the minimum passing distance. However, I would prefer it to be used to educate, not incriminate.

    His...
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    Bike the Metro - Orange Line

    I did this ride on Saturday. The plan is to bike all 6 of the Metro lines (my order will be: Orange, Yellow, Red, Blue, Green, Silver) by visiting each station from end to end. First up was the...
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    @Bill on Capitol Hill and @mstone: Here is the...

    @Bill on Capitol Hill and @mstone:

    Here is the page I got the image from: http://www.vdot.virginia.gov/programs/bk-laws.asp

    Here's the Virginia Code:...
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    I don't know of a term for that, but in...

    I don't know of a term for that, but in situations like that where you know someone is behind you and you're going to slow down or stop, I would recommend using a hand signal.

    From the VDOT site: ...
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    I agree. I figure they could use the green "Bike...

    I agree. I figure they could use the green "Bike Route" signs with something saying "G/I Street" to help guide cyclists to those streets.
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    Man, that sucks to get a ticket at that time of...

    Man, that sucks to get a ticket at that time of day when there is no cross traffic to worry about. It's definitely one of those situations where 999 times out of 1000 there'd be no problem with it,...
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    Here's another route (about 3.7 miles) to...

    Here's another route (about 3.7 miles) to consider that incorporates Nutley Street and the Route 50 service road: http://goo.gl/maps/A0ZfR

    Note: the portion of Route 50 between Javier Rd and...
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    With the short arms, that could easily be a T-rex...

    With the short arms, that could easily be a T-rex tie-in with the new Museum of Natural History exhibit. Awesome job!
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    I'm glad you're okay, but passing through there...

    I'm glad you're okay, but passing through there today around 7 p.m., there appeared to have been a made connection between cyclist and driver in the same fashion as your situation. No one looked hurt...
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    To the 2 cars who crashed at the intersection of...

    To the 2 cars who crashed at the intersection of Park Dr/Arlington Blvd this evening about 5 seconds after I crossed through there (I was on the side path):

    I heard the crash, stopped to turn...
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    I like the fish parking spot where the Fillmore...

    I like the fish parking spot where the Fillmore Park Trail (Is that the official name? I'll try to get it added in Google MapMaker) crosses 1st Rd N/Cleveland St as shown here:...
  13. I don't think they are mutually exclusive ;) but...

    I don't think they are mutually exclusive ;) but I'm in!
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    National Cherry Blossom Festival 2014

    I did a new video on the National Cherry Blossom Festival this year. I had gone through there last Thursday, and though a bit windy, it was really pleasant. The moment I got into East Potomac Park I...
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    If you're having trouble wearing contact lenses,...

    If you're having trouble wearing contact lenses, it could be that you need a different contact solution. I had to switch to another kind because I would have irritation every time I tried to put mine...
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    I should add: I've been recording my rides with...

    I should add: I've been recording my rides with Strava but have been manually entering the numbers.

    Also, I have had problems with using the NBC site on Safari (I have Mac OS X Mavericks), so...
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    The Ugly, Bad, Beautiful, and Furry

    To the guy who had a meltdown because he had to *gasp* STOP for a few seconds because I had a walk signal and he wanted to make a right turn (at Prince William Pkwy and Old Bridge Rd in Woodbridge):...
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    All the rides I upload from MapMyRide get...

    All the rides I upload from MapMyRide get credited to the next day, so I stopped loading them through that. I enter the numbers manually now.
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    I took a picture and uploaded it to the request...

    I took a picture and uploaded it to the request that you created. Here's the pic I took:

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    In the app, I had a hard time finding your request, though. For some reason when looking up...
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    Add in cyclists and pedestrians to said list of...

    Add in cyclists and pedestrians to said list of idiots on their phones. I've seen a collision and many near-collisions from all combinations of drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians because one or both...
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    Is the request still there? I just started using...

    Is the request still there? I just started using the app and was unable to find it near Bon Air Park or Westover Park.
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    Holmes Run Update

    I passed by the Columbia Pike entrance to the Holmes Run Trail today to see if it was open yet, but sadly it is not. After going to the next trail access through the Parklawn Pool ramp, I discovered...
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    Just an idea that popped into my head, but what...

    Just an idea that popped into my head, but what if we tried adding lights in a different kind of way? That is, a way that doesn't involve installation on the bridge itself, thus avoiding any...
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    Never mind my last post. I must have attentional...

    Never mind my last post. I must have attentional blindness as I usually am not looking down in that spot, but I do remember rocks being there. I'm usually too busy making sure that drivers in both...
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    Yuck! I don't remember that mess being there the...

    Yuck! I don't remember that mess being there the other day when I rode through there.
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