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    Bike route 1?

    Anyone have a link to a map of "bike route 1" I have tried googling, not finding anything useful. I rode several parts of it (based on the signage) on the way from Alexandria to Occoquan...
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    Oh my. That was hard to read.

    Oh my. That was hard to read.
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    Lightning?

    We have had some significant electrical storms lately, and three people were killed in a lightning strike near the White House.

    I have heard it said that the only safe place to be in such a...
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    Oh wait, i already did this 2022 goals. ...

    Oh wait, i already did this

    2022 goals.

    Exceed my 2021 mileage - should be very doable, as I am up to 360 miles now, and 2021 only rode 1600 miles. My best year was 2019, when I rode over...
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    2022 biking goals

    In the past I posted this http://bikearlingtonforum.com/showthread.php?12783-biking-goals-2018

    Not up for such elaborate goals this year - some of those categories I have exceeded (bike advocay...
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    Sticky: Watching me try to ride with a cup of coffee...

    Watching me try to ride with a cup of coffee should be a treat for all.

    Sadly, this will not happen this coming Wednesday, as I will still be in quarantine (even if I test negative between now and...
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    IIUC, it was one constituent, who tried to drive...

    IIUC, it was one constituent, who tried to drive around some cyclists while pulling a horse trailer, the trailer fell, the horse died, and the rest of the General Assembly gave in to the sob story.
    ...
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    SB 362 seems to be in contradiction to many other...

    SB 362 seems to be in contradiction to many other state laws, and to the standard placement of sharrows, etc.

    Personally I would not worry about it while riding in Arlington, Alexandria, City of...
  10. Rode the new South Cap trail. Very nice piece of...

    Rode the new South Cap trail. Very nice piece of infra. Yes, I took the "closed" path on the east (upstream) side of the bridge.

    Any new infra on the Hill for me to see tomorrow?
  11. Some roads get redesigned. It just takes way more...

    Some roads get redesigned. It just takes way more effort by advocates than it should.
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    One hell of a brave bear, crossing GW parkway...

    One hell of a brave bear, crossing GW parkway there.
  13. So, I rode up the MBT to the end at Mary Center. ...

    So, I rode up the MBT to the end at Mary Center. Fun hills.

    Rode across Brookland to the Crosstown Cycle Track - still an annoying gap on Michigan just west of Monroe.

    Did Kenyon and Warder...
  14. Ah, yes, forgot that one.

    Ah, yes, forgot that one.
  15. New bike infra in DC for me to check out?

    I have seen all the new protected bike lanes in near SW by the soccer stadium and in the Navy Yard area, G Street, 20th/21st and Virginia Avenue in Foggy Bottom, Florida avenue and adjacent in near...
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    Also cold brew and "iced latte" for those of us...

    Also cold brew and "iced latte" for those of us who were fashvitzed.
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    I assume no jerseys because no Crystal Ride? ...

    I assume no jerseys because no Crystal Ride?

    Is it heresy to say the best BTWW swag was the National Landing jacket?

    Anyway, the best part of BTWW is still seeing friends - and free coffee...
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    Meeting Monday, May 9th, at 6 PM.

    BPAC will have another exciting meeting this coming Monday. Our guest speaker will be new Council Member Alyia Gaskins.

    Come, listen, learn, ask questions, get involved!

    Contact me for...
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    Oh, I do sometimes run into the bike tour people...

    Oh, I do sometimes run into the bike tour people when I am commuting home in the evenings. They are mostly in control, but I do find myself calling "hold your line please" when they go past. Just...
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    Wharfle Track update

    Phase 2 of the Wharf is well on its way. While the buildings have not opened yet, the western half of the second phase of the sidewalk level cycle track s now open, looks great. More like bike lanes...
  21. I'm interested in the ride and the game (just one...

    I'm interested in the ride and the game (just one ticket) if there are any left.
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    Meeting this Monday at 6:30 PM

    We will be meeting on Monday evening, virtually. Ludwig Gaines, former Alexandria Council member, and currently Executive Director of WABA, will be joining us.

    Message me for the zoom link.

    Ken
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    Thanks, that was me ;)

    Thanks, that was me ;)
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    I thought PhoenixBikes acccepted them?

    I thought PhoenixBikes acccepted them?
  25. Massive infrastructure needs backlog. Schools, ...

    Massive infrastructure needs backlog. Schools, city hall repairs, all kinds of things. You mention "rainy day fund" Big stormwater issues ( not only the CSOs) and some folks think every spare penny...
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