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    I can't pull off either of those looks, and I...

    I can't pull off either of those looks, and I don't think anyone wants me wearing any lycra...
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    That's a good idea. There's also this year's...

    That's a good idea. There's also this year's Bike To Work Day shirt, though that doesn't help for tomorrow. Regardless, I am not worried about lacking purple clothing - as a proud Northwestern...
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    I'm always struck (and disappointed) by how few...

    I'm always struck (and disappointed) by how few purple cycling clothing items they make for men. Women - purple as far as the eye can see for jerseys, jackets, socks, shoes, whatever. It's such a...
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    Very nice. I'm waiting until tomorrow night to...

    Very nice. I'm waiting until tomorrow night to gather my purple ensemble to see how many different shades I'll have...
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    Got it. I think I was getting hung up on low end...

    Got it. I think I was getting hung up on low end of the "4-5 hours with breaks" estimate. If we're thinking similar to the doughnut ride, that's probably 4 hours or so moving time (it looks like we...
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    Based on the current forecast, it looks like the...

    Based on the current forecast, it looks like the ride will be over (and folks able to get back from whence they came) before it goes from "meh" to "yuck!" (Heavier/steady rain is supposed to start...
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    That was with the old bridge (20 feet lower) and...

    That was with the old bridge (20 feet lower) and before the Washington Post stopped having newsprint arrive on barges. It is much less often now.

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    Very true. So does a single F-22 Raptor. Or (by...

    Very true. So does a single F-22 Raptor. Or (by some estimates) the security for the inauguration. Or the 2012 film Battleship. :)
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    The landlocked cities are where the cheaper labor...

    The landlocked cities are where the cheaper labor is and things are actually made and not brought in... :)

    Slightly more seriously - trains (usually there are more routes/options to avoid tunnels...
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    It probably wouldn't have been savings of half;...

    It probably wouldn't have been savings of half; the construction cost of the bridge itself was only about 1/3 of the overall project; most of the money went towards the interchanges and surface...
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    Not a fighting ship, but I think the Navy's...

    Not a fighting ship, but I think the Navy's hospital ships are around 10 stories tall.

    I think the projection of 60 was based on the previous 250/year that the older/lower bridge had to open. It...
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    I think it was something like $200m of the $2.4b...

    I think it was something like $200m of the $2.4b construction cost. (Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/12/AR2005081201700.html) Beyond the occasional ship traffic...
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    It's a drawbridge because occasionally big ships...

    It's a drawbridge because occasionally big ships need to come onto that side of the bridge :) In November, it opened to allow a Spanish replica galleon to dock in Alexandria.

    As I recall, because...
  14. And it's a problem that too many people just...

    And it's a problem that too many people just "Look left while proceeding with the turn."
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    I read it as "Faster than 20 mph but under 30...

    I read it as "Faster than 20 mph but under 30 mph" is a motor-driven cycle unless it has a big engine.
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    As someone who moves up 20 places in the...

    As someone who moves up 20 places in the standings by this math, I agree wholeheartedly!

    I do agree with Steve that it may have been more interesting/impactful if we had something closer to a...
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    And given the distance between bikes along the...

    And given the distance between bikes along the CCT, I don't think many could stay within the half hour limit and would have to pay additional usage fees. (That's about what, 6 miles between the...
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    Yeah - I think I totally underestimated my...

    Yeah - I think I totally underestimated my pseudo-competitiveness heading into this competition, so I'm thrilled I was so far off. I had a goal/target of 70 days and 300 miles (the 1,000 points for...
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    Go Cats! ...

    Go Cats!

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    In case anyone is interested in the Metropolitan...

    In case anyone is interested in the Metropolitan Branch Trail: it is pretty good between Franklin and M Street as of 8:15 this morning. A few notes:
    1. There are a few really sketchy parts, notably...
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    Very nice. We also rocked our slicks today. ...

    Very nice. We also rocked our slicks today.

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    As of 10AM, the Metropolitan Branch Trail was...

    As of 10AM, the Metropolitan Branch Trail was pretty clear between Franklin and R Street NE. The transition from 8th onto the trail was a mess, and south of R it looks like one pass had been taken,...
  23. 14278 Just watch the water!

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    Just watch the water!
  24. No 5 yr old, but I think I got permission to go....

    No 5 yr old, but I think I got permission to go. :) See everyone there.

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  25. Barring a second half comeback by NU (in which...

    Barring a second half comeback by NU (in which case I'll be busy), I think I've talked my 5 year old into making the trek...gotta maintain that second place #kidical standing

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