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    Just getting this thread up and running.

    I also want to announce a solution to this issue:
    Quote Originally Posted by wheels&wings View Post
    I was wondering, is there some way Freezing Saddles riders can make themselves identifiable (to each other) on the roads?
    Quote Originally Posted by elwbikes View Post
    I like either the ribbon or the reflective thing, one note--Women & Bicycles has white ankle cuffs. That is a somewhat small subset, but also an overlapping subset

    Pink and green are fun though!
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    I think this is a good idea. There are some clues, but no clear identifier:
    Quote Originally Posted by rcannon100 View Post
    Many of us have the little reflective tags that say "Bike Arlington" or "Bike Forum" - some are yellow, some are blue, and some are even pink! I think that was the idea behind this. Maybe a volunteer could make another go at it.
    I volunteer!
    I have ordered a big supply of NEON GREEN ankle bands like this:
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    When they come in I will make them available for $3 each; 2 for $5. You can put them on your ankles or just wrap one around one of your tubes. I think the green is unusual enough to make it easy to spot each other.

    Quote Originally Posted by TwoWheelsDC View Post
    In a few weeks, in the most miserable part of winter, you can probably assume most crazy peopl....er...riders you see are BAFS participants.

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    Great idea. More practical than the forum tag that ended up permanently clipped to my commuter rig, leaving me unmarked on the other bikes. And visible from multiple angles.

    Would you please make sure Eric Williams' weighs at least 10 pounds, unless he's on my team?

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    There is a brand of Israeli chocolate called "Elite". I could get some at the Fairfax Shoppers. I am sure someone can think of a suitable thing for which it could be the prize.

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    Man, I can't wait for Jan 1, so that my Strava feed gets more interesting:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve O View Post
    Just getting this thread up and running.

    I also want to announce a solution to this issue:







    I volunteer!
    I have ordered a big supply of NEON GREEN ankle bands like this:
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    When they come in I will make them available for $3 each; 2 for $5. You can put them on your ankles or just wrap one around one of your tubes. I think the green is unusual enough to make it easy to spot each other.
    I'll definitely be in for two.

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    I'm in for a couple of ankle bands. And I will happily sponsor a Pointless Prize again this year. Maybe 2. Specifics to be determined at a later time, as usual.

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    I will be doing a Pointless Prize.

    It will be coffee related.

    I doubt anyone's surprised.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve O View Post
    Just getting this thread up and running.

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    I volunteer!
    I have ordered a big supply of NEON GREEN ankle bands like this:
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    When they come in I will make them available for $3 each; 2 for $5. You can put them on your ankles or just wrap one around one of your tubes. I think the green is unusual enough to make it easy to spot each other.
    International shipping, or will they be available at the first happy hour?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve O View Post
    I have ordered a big supply of NEON GREEN ankle bands like this:
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    When they come in I will make them available for $3 each; 2 for $5. You can put them on your ankles or just wrap one around one of your tubes. I think the green is unusual enough to make it easy to spot each other.
    I love this! Count me in for two.

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    Quote Originally Posted by consularrider View Post
    International shipping, or will they be available at the first happy hour?
    Arriving today, according to the tracking #

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