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  1. Thanks, bentbike33 and mstone. Your observations...

    Thanks, bentbike33 and mstone. Your observations are supremely helpful. One direction would be in evening rush hour; the other would be later. Im thinking Id best not undertake this by bike Im...
  2. Route advice, please Oakton, Virginia

    Hi all,
    Im wondering if anyone is familiar with the Oakton, VA area. I need to get from Arlington to Coulter Lane in Oakton. It will be dark out in both directions, and Im a bit spooked by fast...
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    Afternoon reflections from the WOD

    After some months as a running commuter rather than as a bicycle commuter (while recovering from a crash), Im back on my bike. Its been mostly great, but Id forgotten the extent of the vitriol...
  4. Monday November 1st, 2021 meeting of Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee

    Hi everyone,

    Here is the agenda for tonight's BAC meeting. All are welcome to join us, via Microsoft Teams.

    AGENDA for Bicycle Advisory Committee, Monday, November 1, 2021 at 7 pm

    7:00 ...
  5. Monday 4 October 2021 Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee 7 to 9 pm (via Teams)

    Hi everyone,

    We are having a brainstorming session tonight for the Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC). All are welcome to join via Teams.

    AGENDA for BAC on 4 October 2021 at 7 PM
    ...
  6. Article on road safety and climate change

    Hi bike friends,
    In case anyone missed it, here is my article on road safety and climate change.

    If the new administration does not act soon, then walking and biking the lowest-carbon mobility...
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    Ive biked to DCA for one trip to Kansas and two...

    Ive biked to DCA for one trip to Kansas and two to Massachusetts.

    Each time, Ive had early morning flights which meant riding to the airport in the dark. Twice my returns were late at night....
  8. "Don't even try. Whiskers has already got the...

    "Don't even try. Whiskers has already got the KOM."
  9. February 2021 Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee

    Hi all,

    Tonight at 7 pm please join us online for the Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee. The meeting officially begins at 7:00pm but feel free to log in anytime after 6:30 pm. The meeting ends...
  10. Roosevelt Bridge is in good shape. MVT has icy areas.

    I just got home. The Roosevelt Bridge is in good shape for now, wet but minimal ice. The MVT from the IoD/Rosslyn to the Roosevelt Bridge has a number of icy stretches so it's best to exercise...
  11. Are the bridges in good shape, or still iced over from last night?

    Hi my friends - I'll be riding into DC shortly (from Arlington) and I'm curious about the state of the bridges. Are they still icy from last night? I'm planning to take the Roosevelt, but I can...
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    It so happens, I have a limerick that addresses...

    It so happens, I have a limerick that addresses this very matter. :)
    Warmly,
    w&w
    Lyricycle.org
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    Sticky: Hi Fulton. Are the street signs at Marshall/Meade...

    Hi Fulton. Are the street signs at Marshall/Meade and Marshall/110 the Arlington colors, black on white? Did someone in NPS actually confirm that this is their land? I called an NPS contact this...
  14. Thread: Lyricycle

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    My thanks to those whove signed up to follow...

    My thanks to those whove signed up to follow Lyricycle on Instagram, Facebook or Twitterreally appreciate it! Im still learning how to do this social media stuff. Please let me know if you have...
  15. Thread: Lyricycle

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    Lyricycle

    Hi my friends,

    As you may know, for years Ive been writing limericks (in my head) whenever I ride my bicycle or go for a run. Id like to start sharing my limericks via social media.

    Ive just...
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    Corona Cycleways

    Heres an interesting article about how France, Italy, Britain, and other European countries are investing hundreds of millions of euros to create even more bicycle-transportation infrastructure and...
  17. Pop-up bike lanes in Germany and beyond

    Here is an interesting piece from The Guardian on pop-up bike lanes in Germany.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/13/pop-up-bike-lanes-help-with-coronavirus-social-distancing-in-germany...
  18. Correct. The organizing committee has been...

    Correct. The organizing committee has been discussing the situation offline. Although we are still waiting for everyone to weigh in, I can say with certainty that we will be cancelling the...
  19. RSVPs for Freezing Saddles End-of-Season Celebration 2020

    Hi my friends.
    Thus far we have about 40 RSVPs for the Freezing Saddles closing celebration.
    Please join us!

    When: Thursday March 26, 2020 starting at 6 pm... with "prize" ceremonies starting at...
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    I filled out the Goals-of-Vision-Zero...

    I filled out the Goals-of-Vision-Zero questionnaire last night. As others note, the six goals are wishy-washy, all about striving, e.g. for data collection. Stop striving and just do it, Arlington!...
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    My Abus had me scrambling at 11 pm, latched to a...

    My Abus had me scrambling at 11 pm, latched to a pole in Seven Corners. Took 30+ minutes to open so I could ride home. Into the recycling bin it went, just too risky. My current Abus works great,...
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    Just seeing this now... I can bring over my can...

    Just seeing this now... I can bring over my can of graphite tonight if you'd like. PM me here or send a Strava note if you want to give it a try. w&w
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    Some in this world wear their hearts on their...

    Some in this world wear their hearts on their sleeves (or bags), while others just quietly observe.
  24. Good heavens, what a backwards state we live in,...

    Good heavens, what a backwards state we live in, right alongside Alabama, Maryland and North Carolina. Pathetic.
  25. So the efforts to fix contributory negligence in...

    So the efforts to fix contributory negligence in Virginia are dead in the water... defeated 14 to 1... am I understanding that correctly?
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