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    Thanks for confirming my decision to drive to the...

    Thanks for confirming my decision to drive to the dentist. First time in a few years not biking. Humph.
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    Any reports for WOD in Reston?

    Trying to figure out if I can bike to the dentist tomorrow.

    Thanks!
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    I was almost baited into responding to this one...

    I was almost baited into responding to this one...
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    Er, it's just math. Everyone should ride every...

    Er, it's just math. Everyone should ride every day and not worry if it's a sleaze or not. It's not about crazy miles, it's about getting out on your bike every day despite the weather. It's just more...
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    If you tend to keep your phone in your pocket,...

    If you tend to keep your phone in your pocket, it's easier to check your progress (and start/end rides) if you use Strava. In theory it should be better for monitoring calls and texts. It monitors...
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    I discovered that my SKS P45 Longboard fenders...

    I discovered that my SKS P45 Longboard fenders are slightly too small for my schwalbe marathon 38s. I think my Handsome Devil is very similar to a Surly Crosscheck. Wondering if you can squeeze the...
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    No excuses bike. I won't be passing you.

    This is my 2009 Torker Cargo T. It's all about maximizing the ride days. It's built around the idea that I don't want to oil the chain and wipe down the wheels every time it gets wet. It has...
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    Happy Hour - Friday is early dismissal day for...

    Happy Hour - Friday is early dismissal day for FFX Co Schools, if that makes any difference. I likely won't make a HH unless the location is West of Vienna, but appreciate the invite!
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    Hello Team! Hi, I'm Tom and this is my second...

    Hello Team!

    Hi, I'm Tom and this is my second year of FS. I've been commuting to work for about 6 years now out here in Western Fairfax Co. I'm not really big on miles but I'm not perturbed by...
  10. Thread: Brush

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    Like one of these? Quickie Professional Wire...

    Like one of these?
    Quickie Professional Wire Wound Corn Whisk Broom Quickie Professional https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000VQEVP8/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_x_gCyuyb23J9NMM
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    The helmet debate has numbers behind it. I don't...

    The helmet debate has numbers behind it. I don't know of any data for E-bike crashes, injuries, etc.

    Tom
  12. How about a heavily-leaning "Stop for Peds in...

    How about a heavily-leaning "Stop for Peds in Crosswalk" sign that you frequently see sleeping in the middle of the road?
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    I thought the "trying to remember what to wear at...

    I thought the "trying to remember what to wear at this temp" was just a thing I experienced! Are my full-fingered gloves good for 40 or do I need heavy ones (or bar mitts?). Answer - bar mitts or...
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    My rain cape keeps my legs dry. I have a good...

    My rain cape keeps my legs dry. I have a good pair of rain pants but haven't worn them in over a year.
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    OK, now I'm on the edge of my seat. This is the...

    OK, now I'm on the edge of my seat. This is the BBS/bike version of "Car Talk." Someone figure this out and post it back here already!
  16. New Belgium Clips & Beer Event TONIGHT Reston Town Center

    Hi, New Belgium is putting on a FREE event to enjoy some short films under the stars at Reston Town Center. They'll have all of their beer including Lips of Faith and Beer Camp special varieties. ...
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    Bikes at Vienna actually stocks Peter White...

    Bikes at Vienna actually stocks Peter White lights, which is very cool. They will also special order it for you. I ordered my Dyno wheel from Taylor Wheels in Germany via Amazon. They are more...
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    I have had the Lumotec IQ Premium Fly RT Senso...

    I have had the Lumotec IQ Premium Fly RT Senso Plus on my bike for a couple of seasons. The daytime running lights have saved me from a vehicular left cross more than once. The beam has a sharp...
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    I live near Herndon which has a huge population...

    I live near Herndon which has a huge population of people from Central America. This New American population is always the first to give you plenty of room when you are on your bike. I think it's...
  20. Crash W&OD in Sterling - Ambulance on site

    I passed an ambulance (doors closed, sitting there) in the middle of the W&OD in Sterling between Church Rd and Sterling Blvd. Two kitted-out cyclists were patching up a nice looking roadbike and...
  21. In hindsight I should have bought and resold 6...

    In hindsight I should have bought and resold 6 pair. Unfortunately I didn't buy any as I was looking for 26 x 1.75 for my Dutch Bike that I ride in the winter.
  22. Well it lasted for two days anyhow. Shrug.

    Well it lasted for two days anyhow. Shrug.
  23. Winter is coming! For some odd reason Schwalbe...

    Winter is coming!

    For some odd reason Schwalbe Marathon Winter Tires 700x35 are $21 on Amazon prime. It could be a mistake, but you could profit from this mistake. Schwalbe Winter (cheaper...
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    Well, the tadpole types are close to the ground...

    Well, the tadpole types are close to the ground so you don't have far to fall. They have a wider footprint which makes them more likely to catch a wheel off the edge of the trail/road. I would...
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    I'm a fan of the platform-type hitch racks. We...

    I'm a fan of the platform-type hitch racks. We have step through bikes in our family and the hanging-by-the-crossbar doesn't work very well. I got a 4-bike sportrack type on Craigslist for $120 I...
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