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  1. "Don't even try. Whiskers has already got the...

    "Don't even try. Whiskers has already got the KOM."
  2. February 2021 Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee

    Hi all,

    Tonight at 7 pm please join us online for the Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee. The meeting officially begins at 7:00pm but feel free to log in anytime after 6:30 pm. The meeting ends...
  3. Roosevelt Bridge is in good shape. MVT has icy areas.

    I just got home. The Roosevelt Bridge is in good shape for now, wet but minimal ice. The MVT from the IoD/Rosslyn to the Roosevelt Bridge has a number of icy stretches so it's best to exercise...
  4. Are the bridges in good shape, or still iced over from last night?

    Hi my friends - I'll be riding into DC shortly (from Arlington) and I'm curious about the state of the bridges. Are they still icy from last night? I'm planning to take the Roosevelt, but I can...
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    It so happens, I have a limerick that addresses...

    It so happens, I have a limerick that addresses this very matter. :)
    Warmly,
    w&w
    Lyricycle.org
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    Sticky: Hi Fulton. Are the street signs at Marshall/Meade...

    Hi Fulton. Are the street signs at Marshall/Meade and Marshall/110 the Arlington colors, black on white? Did someone in NPS actually confirm that this is their land? I called an NPS contact this...
  7. Thread: Lyricycle

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    My thanks to those who’ve signed up to follow...

    My thanks to those who’ve signed up to follow Lyricycle on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter…really appreciate it! I’m still learning how to do this social media stuff. Please let me know if you have...
  8. Thread: Lyricycle

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    Lyricycle

    Hi my friends,

    As you may know, for years I’ve been writing limericks (in my head) whenever I ride my bicycle or go for a run. I’d like to start sharing my limericks via social media.

    I’ve just...
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    Corona Cycleways

    Here’s an interesting article about how France, Italy, Britain, and other European countries are investing hundreds of millions of euros to create even more bicycle-transportation infrastructure and...
  10. Pop-up bike lanes in Germany and beyond

    Here is an interesting piece from The Guardian on pop-up bike lanes in Germany.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/13/pop-up-bike-lanes-help-with-coronavirus-social-distancing-in-germany...
  11. Correct. The organizing committee has been...

    Correct. The organizing committee has been discussing the situation offline. Although we are still waiting for everyone to weigh in, I can say with certainty that we will be cancelling the...
  12. RSVPs for Freezing Saddles End-of-Season Celebration 2020

    Hi my friends.
    Thus far we have about 40 RSVPs for the Freezing Saddles closing celebration.
    Please join us!

    When: Thursday March 26, 2020 starting at 6 pm... with "prize" ceremonies starting at...
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    I filled out the Goals-of-Vision-Zero...

    I filled out the Goals-of-Vision-Zero questionnaire last night. As others note, the six goals are wishy-washy, all about striving, e.g. for data collection. Stop “striving” and just do it, Arlington!...
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    My Abus had me scrambling at 11 pm, latched to a...

    My Abus had me scrambling at 11 pm, latched to a pole in Seven Corners. Took 30+ minutes to open so I could ride home. Into the recycling bin it went, just too risky. My current Abus works great,...
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    Just seeing this now... I can bring over my can...

    Just seeing this now... I can bring over my can of graphite tonight if you'd like. PM me here or send a Strava note if you want to give it a try. w&w
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    Some in this world wear their hearts on their...

    Some in this world wear their hearts on their sleeves (or bags), while others just quietly observe.
  17. Good heavens, what a backwards state we live in,...

    Good heavens, what a backwards state we live in, right alongside Alabama, Maryland and North Carolina. Pathetic.
  18. So the efforts to fix contributory negligence in...

    So the efforts to fix contributory negligence in Virginia are dead in the water... defeated 14 to 1... am I understanding that correctly?
  19. Waiting for the boys to catch up.

    Waiting for the boys to catch up.
  20. Not necessarily. The dangerous part is crossing...

    Not necessarily. The dangerous part is crossing Shirlington Road and also 4MR Dr. There is no safe way to get across. Crossing 4MR Drive first is perilous because of the speeding right and left...
  21. I’m curious about the Bicycle Friendly Laws and...

    I’m curious about the Bicycle Friendly Laws and Ordinances category. The League rates Arlington “Good.” Yet Virginia (and three other states, AL, NC, and MD) still follow the outdated and...
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    2020 London Bridge Prize

    Back by un-popular demand: the 2020 London Bridge Prize. This is the prize for most crashes during the months of Freezing Saddles. I had hoped the prize would become irrelevant this year ‘cause we’d...
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    Oh good heavens. Terrifying photos indeed....

    Oh good heavens. Terrifying photos indeed. Praying for the victim of this nightmare.
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    Today on my morning run I stopped at 19th and...

    Today on my morning run I stopped at 19th and Sycamore and snapped a couple pictures. When I ventured through that intersection two nights ago, I was heading west. Why had I crossed the I-66 on-ramp?...
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    seeking advice on Banneker Park detour

    Hi all – how are people maneuvering around Banneker Park (near East Falls Church) now that the County’s contractor has put up fencing to keep us out (in addition to the barricades)? I tried the...
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