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    You can borrow my Fiji S- 10 -S conversion. ...

    You can borrow my Fiji S- 10 -S conversion. It's a 58 cm with miniclips. BTW, the best biking shoes are from Target.
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    And it would keep those damned pedestrians off...

    And it would keep those damned pedestrians off the MUPs.:rolleyes:
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    It'll do wonders on barefoot joggers as well...

    It'll do wonders on barefoot joggers as well...
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    Is adding to the conversation in a helpful manner...

    Is adding to the conversation in a helpful manner the new standard for posting? Greeeeeaaaat....:rolleyes:
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    They also could have gotten on off Four Mile Run...

    They also could have gotten on off Four Mile Run Drive near Ohio Street. And we know which forum members caused that bollard to be removed.:rolleyes:

    If lost drivers are moving at basically a...
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    Methinks the cure may be worse than the disease.

    Methinks the cure may be worse than the disease.
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    Nope... No frost heaves.

    Nope... No frost heaves.
  8. Look at a Terry Symmetry. (The internet suggests...

    Look at a Terry Symmetry. (The internet suggests that it may only accommodate tires up to 28mm.) Georgina Terry also does higher end custom bikes.
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    So, I decided to do light research on the history...

    So, I decided to do light research on the history of the Trek 7000 series. (And the research is sufficiently light that it may turn out to be completely incorrect.)
    Apparently Trek called their...
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    Well, I've done fully loaded touring on a 30 lb...

    Well, I've done fully loaded touring on a 30 lb 10 speed bike and a better quality 25 lb 18 speed bike. They handled pretty similarly. The riding was better on the more expensive bike because I had...
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    You will pay somewhat more for a lighter bike,...

    You will pay somewhat more for a lighter bike, but perhaps not the premium you would expect. I generally don't troll LBSs for bike prices, but instead go straight to the web. I think the best deal...
  12. Try the north sidewalk along King between Park...

    Try the north sidewalk along King between Park Center and 30th.
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    OK... I have to respond to this. Light and...

    OK... I have to respond to this.

    Light and slow is just as safe as heavy and slow.
    If you really want to be inefficient, just underinflate the tires.:rolleyes:

    Upright riding: I understand...
  14. To get to the WOD/4MRT, I would take 30th into...

    To get to the WOD/4MRT, I would take 30th into Fairlington and come down the hill on 31st to Shirlington or 28th to Walter Reed depending on whether I was going west or east on the trail. This...
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    Oops... I misremembered your height.:rolleyes:

    Oops... I misremembered your height.:rolleyes:
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    Both bikes are 15". The site where I bought...

    Both bikes are 15".
    The site where I bought the flat bar road bike suggest that 15" is appropriate between 5'1" and 5'4" and a 19" is appropriate between 5'9" and 5'11". I bought a 21" bike of...
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    Check out this thread: ...

    Check out this thread: http://bikearlingtonforum.com/showthread.php?5931-What-do-you-think-of-the-Kona-Dew

    I would suggest you test ride a flat bar road bike and compare with a standard hybrid. ...
  18. Ah... The continued "sidewalkization" of bicycle...

    Ah... The continued "sidewalkization" of bicycle infrastructure.:rolleyes:
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    Polar Vortex to return next week.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2014/07/10/poor-mans-polar-vortex-to-make-shocking-summer-return-in-eastern-u-s-next-week/

    Oh... The humanity...:rolleyes:
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    Man, I love watching all the disparate factions...

    Man, I love watching all the disparate factions of the left going after each other.:p
  21. I think so. Starting at 8.

    I think so. Starting at 8.
  22. I would think the alternate...

    I would think the alternate (Frederick/10th/etc...) would be preferable. You can take the Four Mile Run trail from George Mason east for a different, tree-lined experience than the WOD.

    I would...
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    There's a camera facing down Four Mile Run Dr. at...

    There's a camera facing down Four Mile Run Dr. at the infamous corner of Glebe and Glebe (that would be the Arlington Glebe and Alexandria Glebe) that presumably controls whether 4MR gets a green. ...
  24. Washington Area Bike Forum members cannot find...

    Washington Area Bike Forum members cannot find *anything* nice to say about the AAA. I'm shocked...:rolleyes:
  25. Well, this is tempting. A 23" fully chromed...

    Well, this is tempting. A 23" fully chromed Schwinn World Voyageur with bar end shifting for $200. You just need to get rid of the funky brake lever setup to have a real looker....
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