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Forum: Northeast 06-23-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,418
Posted By Grillparzer
To the best of my knowledge, all of the trails in...

To the best of my knowledge, all of the trails in the area are limited to day light hours only. The Park Police gives some lee way to commuters unofficially, but there are exceptions when they do...
Forum: Northeast 06-22-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,418
Posted By Grillparzer
If you're coming from Silver Spring, try 3rd St...

If you're coming from Silver Spring, try 3rd St NW, Kansas Ave NW, to 13th St NW. That's my commute to work. It's a friendlier bike route than 16th or 14th St NW will ever be.

Correction: 11th...
Forum: Northeast 06-04-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,418
Posted By Grillparzer
Glad you enjoyed it! You stop at red lights?

Glad you enjoyed it!

You stop at red lights?
Forum: Commuting 05-29-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,829
Posted By Grillparzer
If you have access to one, IT rooms with their...

If you have access to one, IT rooms with their heavy air conditioners work very well.
Forum: Jokes & Humor 05-26-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,904
Posted By Grillparzer
Q: How many optometrists does it take to change...

Q: How many optometrists does it take to change a light bulb, one or two?
A: One.....or two.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-01-16, 07:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,887
Posted By Grillparzer
Probably an idea that should be encouraged...

Probably an idea that should be encouraged everywhere, the D.C. police have established "safe exchange" areas where people can conduct Craigslist exchanges.
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-17-16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 21,887
Posted By Grillparzer
I've found wearing heavy rubber work boots on a...

I've found wearing heavy rubber work boots on a bike with clipless peddles to be a significant indicator.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-02-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By Grillparzer
I use a Kryptonite New York Standard, primarily...

I use a Kryptonite New York Standard, primarily because both shackles lock in to the crossbar and that provides a little bit more protection then less expensive locks.

New York Lock Standard...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-23-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,453
Posted By Grillparzer
I commuted on one for a year and a half before it...

I commuted on one for a year and a half before it got stolen. For a hybrid, it was a comfortable bike when loaded for a long ride.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-23-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 15,177
Posted By Grillparzer
There is one benefit, most young car thieves...

There is one benefit, most young car thieves don't know how to drive one.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-08-16, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,177
Posted By Grillparzer
I'll probably end up using a hitch mounted rack,...

I'll probably end up using a hitch mounted rack, just in case, but thanks for the help everybody!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-06-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,177
Posted By Grillparzer
Spare tire mounted bike rack for a Jeep Wrangler

Does anyone have any recommendations? I've looked at the common models on line, but none of the reviews look particularly spectacular.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-05-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,748
Posted By Grillparzer
Jandd Panniers...

Jandd

Panniers (http://www.jandd.com/search_results.asp?txtsearchParamCat=3&iLevel=2&subcat=11)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-27-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,473
Posted By Grillparzer
Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-23-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,252
Posted By Grillparzer
My department sent me to a week long IMPBA...

My department sent me to a week long IMPBA certification course to become a bicycle patrol officer. During the course, the instructor made a comment about never using your front brakes while riding...
Forum: Northeast 02-16-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Grillparzer
It isn't necessary to ride on the sidewalks. ...

It isn't necessary to ride on the sidewalks. Downtown D.C. has bike lanes on almost all the roads. Over the last few years, we have become a very bike friendly town.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 02-15-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Grillparzer
That's when the hub was made, the bike probably...

That's when the hub was made, the bike probably followed shortly afterwards. Regardless, you can consider it a 67 unless you find a reason not to.
Forum: Northeast 02-14-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By Grillparzer
Slowly, but surely, Silver Spring is turning in...

Slowly, but surely, Silver Spring is turning in to a bicycling city. I'm am, or was, a commuter during the summer, from the Langley Park neighborhood to downtown D.C. and back, almost all of it on...
Forum: Jokes & Humor 02-14-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,904
Posted By Grillparzer
504602

504602
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-14-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,730
Posted By Grillparzer
Even an honest person could find a free bike on a...

Even an honest person could find a free bike on a college campus. Typically, the college police or security department has more bikes stored than they have space.
Forum: Foo 01-19-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 723
Posted By Grillparzer
Funny, I have less desire to wear military...

Funny, I have less desire to wear military clothing now then when I was in the military.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-01-16, 07:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,469
Posted By Grillparzer
I spotted it this morning near work. Either...

I spotted it this morning near work. Either someone lost one, or some building engineer took the easy way out trying to free an abandoned bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-01-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,469
Posted By Grillparzer
496163

496163
Forum: Living Car Free 12-16-15, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By Grillparzer
A couple of years ago I stopped and talk to a...

A couple of years ago I stopped and talk to a gentleman who was riding his penny farthing down in to D.C. for a tweed ride. He was in full English fifty's era gear, and stressed repeatedly during...
Forum: Foo 12-15-15, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 1,098,771
Posted By Grillparzer
Not if it get mentioned on your Wikipedia page.

Not if it get mentioned on your Wikipedia page.
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