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    iOS 14 cycling directions: all hype

    I was excited to install iOS 14 after reading that Apple's maps app now features cycling directions. Topographic profiles and, IIRC, traffic controls are featured.

    But no, not here. Only for NYC,...
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    Minimal tool is some kind of spoke wrench. A bike...

    Minimal tool is some kind of spoke wrench. A bike frame, especially one with rim brakes, is adequate for truing and dishing. Heck, for truing I have often found a frame to be more reliable than...
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    Has there been any talk about building some...

    Has there been any talk about building some protection there? IMO the City has done better the last couple years about keeping this troublesome section clear, but it seems to be an idea place for...
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    If it's a 1971 Schwinn Paramount, surely it has...

    If it's a 1971 Schwinn Paramount, surely it has an Arai drag brake controlled by a friction shift lever, no?

    If not, you could contact the nice folks at Tandems East...
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    +1 on salmon Kool Stops. For years I have bought...

    +1 on salmon Kool Stops. For years I have bought only these for all my rim brake setups, including not just my commuter's cantis but also the V brakes on the longtail that keep me and my passengers...
  6. Good news, bad news. Good news: we should be...

    Good news, bad news.

    Good news: we should be OK for next season.

    Bad news: the world's second most most valuable company just bought the weather data source for BAFS and announced it'll shut...
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    semi-semi-dockless?

    I haven't seen this mentioned elsewhere on the forum, but I have heard that Lyft/Motivate have proposed to the regional jurisdiction owners that the "dockless" model
    - not allow dockless parking...
  8. How do you toggle the map to show open docks...

    How do you toggle the map to show open docks rather than available bikes? Kinda annoying to have to tap on a station to see the open dock count.
    "Scan to ride" -- tells me to "Enable Lyft's camera...
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    That doesn't sound like much. How many are there...

    That doesn't sound like much. How many are there now?

    Alexandria City fairly recently began to admit that traffic enforcement positions are basically budget neutral - they generally generate...
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    Tuesday, you mean. The 11th. Also the City has...

    Tuesday, you mean. The 11th.

    Also the City has a new service request system; here's a more direct link: https://www.alexandriava.gov/request/CNC_GROUP
  11. Yes. You're pretty clearly accusing the deceased...

    Yes. You're pretty clearly accusing the deceased of negligence. For all we know, a large animal sped toward the trail as he approached the bollard. Oh, but maybe you would blame him for not holding...
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    Sticky talks about more heavily weighting the...

    Sticky talks about more heavily weighting the early miles of "each ride", not first miles each day. If I have two five mile rides on one day, is that 2x50 = 100 points, or just 10 mi / 65 points?
  13. “Officials are expected to know if the grant,...

    “Officials are expected to know if the grant, submitted to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), has been approved by June 2020. If it is, the County Board will review the project...
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    Poll: When you say midnight on the 18th, you do mean...

    When you say midnight on the 18th, you do mean one second after 11:59:59 pm on the 17th, right?
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    Site update: fencing is still blocking both sides...

    Site update: fencing is still blocking both sides of the bridge. No ceremony, no access.
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    But is the bridge now accessible? A week ago or...

    But is the bridge now accessible? A week ago or looked like both ends were blocked.

    Side note: about half of the Wayne Anderson Bikeway now has fresh asphalt and no longer goes tha-dump, tha-dump.
  17. "thought leaders" 🙄

    "thought leaders"
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  18. Ah, John Townsend, the #1 reason I talked my...

    Ah, John Townsend, the #1 reason I talked my spouse into allowing our AAA Mid-Atlantic membership lapse... they'll have to wage their campaigns to induce demand and marginalize non-automotive uses...
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    For those who have not heard, Alexandria City...

    For those who have not heard, Alexandria City Council today voted 4-3 to implement the "road diet" on Seminary Road East of Howard that was originally proposed by City transportation planners....
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    Nature center trails open?

    I was up this way today and saw no signs of trail closures (other than the fair weather section between Beauregard and Ripley). Maybe this means they're done?

    There are some seconds of the...
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    Holmes Run Trail repairs & closures

    Alexandria announced this week it will begin repairing July 8 storm damage west of Beauregard and will be closing the path through Dora Kelley for "several weeks" for this. Also it says the...
  22. Washington Monument Apollo 11 projection?

    We've heard good things about last night's show, which is being repeated tonight -- except for driving home afterward. Did any of y'all (especially fellow bridge-dependent Virginians) bike to & from...
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    From this Call.Click.Connect request (follow the...

    From this Call.Click.Connect request (follow the link for a photo) it sounds like Holmes Run trail has some problems even above the High Water detour: https://request.alexandriava.gov/CCC/?t=183625
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    And it's not a question of ten feet, anyway, is...

    And it's not a question of ten feet, anyway, is it? More like 2-3 feet. Have you never had the experience of your $500 smartphone not understanding that you're driving your car in the HOV/HOT lanes,...
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    Only one thing can fix the parking problems...

    Only one thing can fix the parking problems (inconsiderate renters, jerks who deliberately move scooters to worse locations, juicers who stage poorly, scooters being accidentally knocked into bad...
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