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    http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Ocean-City...

    http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Ocean-City-Swimmer-Dies-After-Getting-Caught-in-Rip-Current-272877051.html

    "An 18-year-old swimmer died Tuesday after he got caught in a rip current at...
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    Was that a Police reference there? ...

    Was that a Police reference there?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLmjjyxhoMY

    Interesting lyrics, from 3:07 on:

    "Another working day has ended.
    Only the rush hour hell to face.
    Packed...
  3. Take a deep breath. The King St. station is...

    Take a deep breath. The King St. station is poorly placed, but better signage could improve the situation. I think such signs have been installed in some locations in the CaBi network area, but more...
  4. There is an existing station at the Braddock Rd....

    There is an existing station at the Braddock Rd. Metro. It's just to the north of the Metro station.
  5. So has the secret of the monthly happy hours been...

    So has the secret of the monthly happy hours been revealed? That it's not really a social gathering of area cyclists, but rather, training sessions for the future defense of Washington D.C. (and...
  6. Plus the music for the Star-Spangled Banner was...

    Plus the music for the Star-Spangled Banner was originally part of a song called "To Anacreon in Heaven," which seems to have been a drinking song and the official song of a gentlemen's club of...
  7. The burning of Washington, D.C., 200 years ago this week

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/2014/08/23/abf407ae-24bd-11e4-86ca-6f03cbd15c1a_story.html

    Interesting to see all the local landmarks, neighborhoods and towns that saw action...
  8. The NBC link has been updated with video of the...

    The NBC link has been updated with video of the accident/crime scene. No word yet on why the driver veered off the GW Parkway. He/she crossed the MVT, over a grassy area and across a side path of the...
  9. It appears that the driver was already dead when...

    It appears that the driver was already dead when a tour boat operator spotted the submerged vehicle.
    ...
  10. Car in the water near Columbia Island Marina, near the Humpback Bridge, Sun. Aug. 24

    http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Emergency-Crews-Searching-for-Reported-Car-in-Water-272480231.html

    The Mt. Vernon Trail also crosses the Humpback Bridge. Car traffic is blocked on the...
  11. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhccIfevjCU ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhccIfevjCU

    Appropriate music for the Vuelta?

    ("Mediterranean Sundance" by Al Di Meola and Paco de Lucia on acoustic guitars, from the album "Elegant Gypsy")
  12. In all, eight new stations this week in...

    In all, eight new stations this week in Alexandria. Five of them in the Del Ray/Slaters Lane area, three in Carlyle.

    A while back, I read that Alexandria plans to continue with their expansion of...
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    http://mobilitylab.org/2014/08/22/why-arlington-an...

    http://mobilitylab.org/2014/08/22/why-arlington-and-every-place-needs-more-protected-bike-lanes/

    "Chris Eatough, a former professional biker and the director of BikeArlington, envisions an...
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    When I used to watch The McLaughlin Group (the...

    When I used to watch The McLaughlin Group (the televised political feeding-frenzy show), the host John McLaughlin had a quick if rude solution. There were often different guest commentators on the...
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    You can look at it another way. Many other...

    You can look at it another way. Many other threads have positive elements and aspects, just not in the form of a Found Connections thread. Plenty of people help out others on the trails and roads, by...
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    Bump. Just because. Also because I've cut back...

    Bump. Just because.

    Also because I've cut back my cycling quite a bit (and my running is getting very close to zero), because of an annoying quad problem. I'm still riding somewhat (and swimming),...
  17. NBC4 story about bike thefts in D.C.

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    "This map shows where most bike thefts happened in D.C. in the first six months of 2013 and 2014. Don't miss News4 at 6 and 11 tonight, as the News4 I-Team shows just how quickly your bike...
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    Tim Kelley for BikeArlington king?

    I read that the leadership of BikeArlington is changing. Who will be the successor to the throne?
  19. New stations on Monroe Ave. and Slaters Lane...

    New stations on Monroe Ave. and Slaters Lane today.
  20. I added all the links to the first post, for easy...

    I added all the links to the first post, for easy reference.
  21. If you haven't done so already, you can post...

    If you haven't done so already, you can post suggested locations on the CaBi crowdsourcing map. The link is located on the map page on their website. Once you're on the page, click on specific...
  22. Plus it is intended as a pilot project for the...

    Plus it is intended as a pilot project for the cycletracks to come, including planned cycletracks on Army-Navy Drive, S. Clark St. between 12th and 15th Sts., and possibly some sections of S. Eads...
  23. The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is also taking...

    The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is also taking place this week. NBCSN is televising it, but only with afternoon broadcasts, and a repeat in the late night/overnight hours. Phil Liggett and Paul...
  24. Is the Eurosport live stream available to U.S....

    Is the Eurosport live stream available to U.S. residents?

    In other pro cycling news, Thomas Voeckler was struck by a car at the Tour du Limousin. He may have broken his collarbone. I don't think...
  25. It also leads to 15th St./Joyce St. The...

    It also leads to 15th St./Joyce St. The cycletrack makes the ride to Pentagon Row more comfortable.
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