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  1. I did this last year (my sister did the running,...

    I did this last year (my sister did the running, I did the cheering-biking-cheering part). From my experience, the whole area gets very clogged, and access is far more limited than usual. My sister...
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    I suppose people could detour around the...

    I suppose people could detour around the construction by using Boundary Channel Drive.

    Their routes would then be (heading north, reverse if heading south):
    - Rotary Road -> Connector Road ->...
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    Welp, here are my results: Start of BAFS15:...

    Welp, here are my results:

    Start of BAFS15: 233.5 lbs, 6'0", BMI 31.7

    End of BAFS15: 238.5 lbs, 6'0", BMI 32.3

    While I obviously did not want to gain weight over the course of the...
  4. Spent some time on Friday afternoon taking photos...

    Spent some time on Friday afternoon taking photos and searching high and low for bike racks (they can be quite rare in some areas). The tool is pretty easy to learn, although I had some initial...
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    I will be there!

    I will be there!
  6. I passed through there last night and was happy...

    I passed through there last night and was happy to see that it is finally open. I do like the fact that the trail ends at a crosswalk, so if you are not headed toward the metro station, you can...
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    I'm excited for the ride, but it looks like a...

    I'm excited for the ride, but it looks like a small part of the route will conflict with another event. I saw that on Saturday morning will be the Four Courts Four Miler...
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    I'll be doing the Full Vasa (59-mile) ride. See...

    I'll be doing the Full Vasa (59-mile) ride. See you guys there!
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    lordofthemark, from reading the almost...

    lordofthemark, from reading the almost stream-of-consciousness going on in this thread, I believe you're experiencing the spotlight effect http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spotlight_effect

    My...
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    The Route 50 trail running from Pershing to Iwo...

    The Route 50 trail running from Pershing to Iwo Jima has debris but is free of frozen forms of water. The pedestrian beg button (and attached pole) were both taken out at Pershing/Route 50 (probably...
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    I wonder, if the NPS gave Arlington the go-ahead...

    I wonder, if the NPS gave Arlington the go-ahead to plow the MVT, would Arlington then only be able to plow its portion of the MVT? That would allow cyclists to easily access Roosevelt bridge, 14th...
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    Good news for the weather: it's supposed to be in...

    Good news for the weather: it's supposed to be in the 40's this weekend, and next week it will be in the 50's. Should help with melting some of that ice.
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    Snow sharrows...

    Snow sharrows
    http://bikearlingtonforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=8022&stc=1

    And a shot of me being mean to my cat (Reeses) who will likely kill me in my sleep tonight because of this...
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    No worries, I will be out and about after work....

    No worries, I will be out and about after work. Being the crazy bike person who commutes in all weather to the office sometimes leads to being the ONLY person at the office!
  15. RRFB stands for Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacon ...

    RRFB stands for Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacon

    http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/intersection/resources/techsum/fhwasa09009/
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    I read your post and am responding to the whole...

    I read your post and am responding to the whole post, but for the sake of keeping things brief, I'm only showing the start and end of it.

    First off, I did not mean to offend you personally. That...
  17. Video - Memorial Circle Transportation Plan 2015 Design Concepts

    I just finished uploading the video of all the sketches. There were a few sketches with multiple copies, and I put them in numerical order according to file name. I also added a quick video capture...
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    Fog on the W&OD near Carlin Springs (the source...

    Fog on the W&OD near Carlin Springs (the source of water, not the road)
    http://bikearlingtonforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=8007&stc=1
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    As I stated in my post, it seems unnecessary to...

    As I stated in my post, it seems unnecessary to have to park and wait (Edit) or circle the block (/Edit) when everyone has cell phones. It's far easier for the passenger(s) to wait an extra minute or...
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    Regarding the Ballston station, I think one of...

    Regarding the Ballston station, I think one of the issues for it relates to the following question: Is Ballston really a suburban station anymore?

    Personally (and as someone who lives in the...
  21. Okay, I'll do that!

    Okay, I'll do that!
  22. I definitely will! Would posting it on their FB...

    I definitely will! Would posting it on their FB page be the best way to let them see it?
  23. I really hate how the drawings are shown as a...

    I really hate how the drawings are shown as a list of 30 different images that must be downloaded to view. I will not be able to make it to the meeting tonight, but I will download the images and...
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    Arlington and Alexandria-related trail conditions...

    Arlington and Alexandria-related trail conditions from earlier today:

    W&OD trail

    George Mason Drive to Shirlington - mostly clear and dry, main issue seems to be some of the road crossings...
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    Hey, don't get ahead of yourselves! I'm only...

    Hey, don't get ahead of yourselves! I'm only spotting you 60 points at most with my vacation, and even then, I plan on doing a bike ride during my vacation. I plan on getting a bronze tan* to match...
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