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  1. Thread: Many Thanks

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    It would be, *except*... for the current volume...

    It would be, *except*... for the current volume of high speed traffic running well over the posted speed limit, and no shoulder, paved or otherwise, anywhere. So right now, trading one set of hazards...
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    This actually belongs in October. Still... ...

    This actually belongs in October. Still...

    This is a travel advisory for S. George Mason Drive, *northbound* from Four Mile Run Drive to Columbia Pike. This stretch is known for all the work &...
  3. Thread: Many Thanks

    by Starduster
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    A couple of weeks ago, I rode with #accordioneur...

    A couple of weeks ago, I rode with #accordioneur on an Arlington 55 + Ride, from Belle Haven to Mt. Vernon. I will testify that stretch has become worse since I last ran it 2 years ago. *Many* root...
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    Can't wait to see this!

    Can't wait to see this!
  5. There is already an informally named *Cathedral...

    There is already an informally named *Cathedral of Saint Pete Beers*, on Loudon County gravel, of course. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cathedral%20of%20Saint%20Pete%20Beers/106008924687746/
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    More here:...

    More here: https://www.newfrederickdouglassbridge.com/
  7. I want to say at the clover leaf where northbound...

    I want to say at the clover leaf where northbound Rt 1 bears right to cross the 14th St Bridge (just north of the 12th St underpass), and Rt 110 picks it up northbound from there.
  8. Steve O: Sue says hi, but she's sleeping in. Just...

    Steve O: Sue says hi, but she's sleeping in. Just sent you $$$ via PayPal. See ya Sunday.
  9. Steve O, I am interested, but still need to sell...

    Steve O, I am interested, but still need to sell Sue on the idea (she would be coming by other modes).
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    Remembering #dirt

    I normally prefer to remember someone for their birthday, or for how they lived. Yet today is a sad anniversary for all of us. From yesterday, a mission to leave flowers and remember. Pete, you are...
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    I can't open this on any browser. What did said...

    I can't open this on any browser. What did said cyclist say?
  12. As do I. I do not remember *any* "no bike"...

    As do I. I do not remember *any* "no bike" signage.
  13. Friday 6:29pm- Steve O: Looks like the weather...

    Friday 6:29pm- Steve O: Looks like the weather won't let you do this ride. Be safe out there!!!
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    Well, we *do* have a segment of our community...

    Well, we *do* have a segment of our community running 2 and 3 wheel recumbents, and they've always been polite to me.
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    Do I dare stick my beak in...? :rolleyes: I...

    Do I dare stick my beak in...? :rolleyes:

    I come at this from a motorsports-influenced background. Many decades ago, I was something of an outlaw and ran European Code headlights from the...
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    Excellent option. These will not throw your wheel...

    Excellent option. These will not throw your wheel balance off at speed. And even StVZO approves.
  17. Excellent. Someone beat me to it. The link redux:...

    Excellent. Someone beat me to it. The link redux: https://www.virginiadot.org/newsroom/northern-virginia/2021/nine-day-closure-of-north-glebe-road-in-arlington-begins-aug-138-6-2021.asp

    I will let...
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    Spikes in Rock Creek Park

    A friend just relayed me this concern- someone is being very very bad and targeting cyclists with spikes in the road. Beach Drive between Strathmore Dr. & Garret Park Rd. Be vigilant and be safe,...
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    On a robust old cruiser with the traditional...

    On a robust old cruiser with the traditional slack geometry, that mod was dangerous enough. On a much lighter road bike, almost suicidal. There are also homemade e-bike conversions out there equally,...
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    (Behold the epic race we all missed...) 25346

    (Behold the epic race we all missed...) 25346
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    Pee Wee Herman's not the only one who's made a...

    Pee Wee Herman's not the only one who's made a bike uniquely his own. We can do this!
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    Steve O: I was about to ask you about this last...

    Steve O: I was about to ask you about this last Friday! A *provisional* YES for the 30th...
  23. When the entire region shut down, and I was...

    When the entire region shut down, and I was furloughed from my traveling IT repair job, I *thought* I would be riding more. Except...Every store, restaurant, rest room on the trails were all closed....
  24. {Edit: Fun Fact! Periodical cicadas are best...

    {Edit: Fun Fact! Periodical cicadas are best eaten when they are still white, and they taste like cold canned asparagus. Like all insects, cicadas have a good balance of vitamins, are low in fat,...
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    Good afternoon. Two weeks ago, I rode the Mt....

    Good afternoon. Two weeks ago, I rode the Mt. Vernon Trail boardwalk section between Daingerfield Island and the old power plant- first time in a couple of months. Part of the boardwalk had dips and...
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