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    Great reference! Here it is for nostalgia and...

    Great reference! Here it is for nostalgia and indoctrination purposes:


    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2pk2t9
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    I am currently using an eccentric bottom bracket...

    I am currently using an eccentric bottom bracket and it stays nice and tight. I do not recommend if you do a lot of mashing up hills because the added tightness and force will quickly result in a...
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    Sticky: I got a cold brew coffee cheaper than at...

    I got a cold brew coffee cheaper than at Starbucks....
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    Sticky: I was riding about yesterday and made a great...

    I was riding about yesterday and made a great discovery that may be of use to the coffee clubbers....the new Whole Foods by Garfield Park between capitol hill and navy yard has self-serve taps for a...
  5. As a counterpoint, I (eye) st se just off of...

    As a counterpoint, I (eye) st se just off of South capital near the new Slipstream cafe has a treacherous bike lane that meanders from between the parking lane right in front of an apartment building...
  6. Very interesting, however, I assume there is a...

    Very interesting, however, I assume there is a relative lack of enforcement or simply the necessary cultural factors for that to be effective. As it is drivers seem to have significant difficulty...
  7. This is what I've been trying to tell everyone,...

    This is what I've been trying to tell everyone, the single speed dirt jumper mountain bike is the perfect commuter. I only ride my road bike to increase the element of danger and challenge.
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    Rebuild and Ride the DC "Bridge Spot"

    I am looking for riders to help me clean up and rebuild the "Bridge Spot" under the 695 overpass by Capitol Hill and Navy Yard. For those that do not know, this was a spot with various terrain...
  9. Might need to coerce Alexandria to put the brakes...

    Might need to coerce Alexandria to put the brakes on the raw sewage discharge for that to work.....I cringe every time I see the paddleboarders of the Potomac or DC Triathlon postponed due to health...
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    This is probably because there was significant...

    This is probably because there was significant growth in the BMX and mountain biking scenes from sports venues like the X-Games and freeride videos such as Kona's New World Disorder series that...
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    The great part about this land is that the county...

    The great part about this land is that the county has performed the legwork, including blueprint proposals and past surveys with conclusions, they just know it's a problem spot and want SOMEONE to...
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    For incorporation into the plan, this is the land...

    For incorporation into the plan, this is the land I was looking at, the "Ballston Pond Park" (depicted in the 2011 proposal).
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    For the environmentally conscious, the Arlington County...
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    If you turn it around it doubles as a means of...

    If you turn it around it doubles as a means of forward propulsion
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    Continuing this thread because the WABA forum...

    Continuing this thread because the WABA forum appears to have significantly less spam than the MORE MTB forum.....

    I attended the BAC meeting on Monday evening where there was a good turnout from...
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    Here's a question that I hope has not yet been...

    Here's a question that I hope has not yet been addressed ad nauseam:
    On the wharf side of Maine Ave there is a clearly marked lane for bikes and one for pedestrians.....Why is it that the bike lane...
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    Me: Out in front after breaking free from the...

    Me: Out in front after breaking free from the pack going upwind
    You: Making the pass as I slowed down to not create an unsafe situation under Memorial Bridge

    Despite any war of ego, I enjoyed...
  17. I agree with you wholeheartedly on the point of...

    I agree with you wholeheartedly on the point of assuring bike/ped safety, and I understand the honest good intentions of those that wish to implement those systems, but I am hesitant to propose that...
  18. Exactly, the insta-ticket camera system is used...

    Exactly, the insta-ticket camera system is used only as a means of revenue for inflated DC local government. Perfect example: the tunnel under Washington Circle which has ZERO bike or pedestrian...
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    Sounds like a plan to me. I’d like to have...

    Sounds like a plan to me. I’d like to have something local. Checking my schedule, looks to be a dark and rainy night so I will probably be there :)
  20. We are talking about two different crosswalks,...

    We are talking about two different crosswalks, you are showing the one to the North of the rotary, I am talking about the temporary one to the West of the rotary.
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    Trails, Jumps, and Riders in DC Area

    This post is to consolidate the off-road biking community within the WABA forum space, the riders, the trails, and those that build and maintain them. Why? For being the metropolitan area with the...
  22. To pour gas on the fire, it's not enough that the...

    To pour gas on the fire, it's not enough that the drivers are enraged at the bottlenecks on Memorial Bridge, I DROVE my car last night from the cemetery to the rotary and noticed that the road dips...
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    Must say I’m a big fan of semi-slicks for all...

    Must say I’m a big fan of semi-slicks for all situations and environments except for snow....why? The turning habits you develop as a semi-slick rider you can apply on treads, the same cannot be said...
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    Never used XL Jersey German Flag?

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    Pay homage to the German great Janne Ullrich and buy this Chinese jersey. ItÂ’s a good length for 6 foot tall but IÂ’m too lean for it and must entrust it to the most qualified individual...
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    I road-killed a squirrel once while wearing...

    I road-killed a squirrel once while wearing head-to-toe RealTree camouflage T-shirt and shorts while riding my BMX near Waterfront metro. The lady walking in the opposite direction that witnessed the...
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