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  1. Great! One week to go, and as of today anyway the...

    Great! One week to go, and as of today anyway the forecast is looking quite pleasant...!
  2. Bumping up... 2 weeks to go!

    Bumping up... 2 weeks to go!
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    Just posted - 2nd annual (?) FS group ride to,...

    Just posted - 2nd annual (?) FS group ride to, and private tour of, Washington National Cathedral, Sat. 2/22.
    See the detailed event posting here, for important info and necessary EventBrite...
  4. FS2020 National Cathedral ride-and-tour Sat. 2/22

    Debuted in Freezing Saddles 2019, this group ride & private building tour is back for FS2020!

    Washington National Cathedral -- the only place you’ll find the sole American president laid to rest...
  5. With the strong sun shining down and no clouds in...

    With the strong sun shining down and no clouds in sight, the group was thrilled to find a patch of shade.
  6. g-r-o-a-n! nice one!

    g-r-o-a-n! nice one!
  7. I have had a serious jonesing for sugar Shack...

    I have had a serious jonesing for sugar Shack Alexandria’s blueberry cake doughnut, ever since you started this thread. (I am enough of a connoisseur to specify the Alexandria location, because the...
  8. Not enrolled on a BAFS team this year -- so, no...

    Not enrolled on a BAFS team this year -- so, no techie bug to report here...
    Just sharing my excitement at completing my first Arlington Loop of 2020, this past Saturday, after quite a bit of...
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    Well, looking back I see I never actually stated...

    Well, looking back I see I never actually stated any 2019 goals when I recapped my 2018 stats earlier in this thread.
    In my head at that time, I'd certainly hoped to break 5,000 miles in 2019, to...
  10. As the others smiled politely at the...

    As the others smiled politely at the photographer's sudden intrusion, Daisy was already preparing...
    Donning her specialized headgear, she alone understood the can of Whoop-Ass behind her would...
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    I never bike directly on the Pike itself, but I...

    I never bike directly on the Pike itself, but I do drive it, and boy what a mess!
    They alternate 2 lanes in one direction with 1 going opposite, and I guess they change that config during each...
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    Not really a purchase here... family gifted me a...

    Not really a purchase here... family gifted me a Spurcycle Bell for my 2nd bike... Guess I gotta get back to riding now?
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    I was a bystander (and pointless prize player)...

    I was a bystander (and pointless prize player) last year as my first year on a bike and familiar with BAFS... and even not officially in BAFS then, it made me (quite surprisingly) bike pretty...
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    The repaving does NOT extend that far alas... the...

    The repaving does NOT extend that far alas... the worst of the original paving near the circle / T-junction is still intact.
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    It’s like a much snarkier The Onion...

    It’s like a much snarkier The Onion...
  16. Ugh. If only that kind of one-color-fits-all...

    Ugh. If only that kind of one-color-fits-all paintbrush could be used for good, like repainting my condo.
  17. Actually, that is totally the opposite of my...

    Actually, that is totally the opposite of my personal experience over 21 months of cyclists passing me while on my ebike.
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    New Bridge Opening - Four Mile Run Park

    At long last!

    Opening Ceremony for Four Mile Run Park Wetlands Bridge

    The City of Alexandria invites the public to celebrate the opening of the Four Mile Run Park Wetlands Bridge on Saturday,...
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    urgh... If I'd known about sombreros, I could...

    urgh... If I'd known about sombreros, I could have altered my plans for that day... :(
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    With you in spirit & wallet, but will be cheering...

    With you in spirit & wallet, but will be cheering you all on (including any trash-talkers) from afar that day...!
  21. Time for pictures.... ;) Saw a few on Chris W's...

    Time for pictures.... ;) Saw a few on Chris W's phone today...
  22. Replacing Long Bridge over the Potomac (10/22 mtg)

    Just received this email (as I'm sure many did) -- thought I'd post the details here for an upcoming Public Hearing / Open House in DC on Oct. 22.

    The District of Columbia and Virginia will be...
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    hehe - I had to go explore how to make a tidy...

    hehe - I had to go explore how to make a tidy little table in a forum reply ;)
    So below would be the first 11 miles of a single ride, under the proposed scoring (this excludes the 10-point-per-day...
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    Looks like the sample listing from Steve did...

    Looks like the sample listing from Steve did include the 10 base points -- otherwise, a 1-mile ride as shown above won't tally to "20 points".

    Mile 1 = 10 points
    Mile 2 = 9 points
    Mile 3 = 8...
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    Wouldn't 5 miles ridden, in your 2nd listing, net...

    Wouldn't 5 miles ridden, in your 2nd listing, net the rider 50 points? (ie, 10 base day points, plus 10+9+8+7+6 "per mile" points)

    I like the plan! I agree that the "front-loading" of higher...
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