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    I just got back from a weekend in Seattle. We...

    I just got back from a weekend in Seattle. We looked at some houses on Mercer Island, Bellevue (Newport Shores, Lakemont, Clyde Hill, and Medina). We also drove around Kirkland a bit as well.
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    ok thanks. mercer island looked like a nice...

    ok thanks. mercer island looked like a nice place to raise a family and ride my bike so i am definitely considering it high on my list. thanks for the advice everyone.
  3. Ok, similar situation as everyone above. I am...

    Ok, similar situation as everyone above.

    I am actually moving from Southern California to Seattle. Since this is a work relocation, they are paying for the move. They are providing temporary...
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    lol, we're going up this weekend to look at...

    lol, we're going up this weekend to look at houses so i'll see what i think about mercer island. if we want bigger city life, we'll focus more on bellevue. i generally like slightly secluded areas...
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    nice, thanks for the info. amazon is flying us...

    nice, thanks for the info. amazon is flying us out in a few weeks to look at houses, etc. they are paying for relocation and movers but i don't think i can trust those guys with my road bike. i'll...
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    thanks for all of the useful info. on days when...

    thanks for all of the useful info. on days when the weather is bad, i plan to just use my ORCA card and bus it to work. i don't *have* to bike every day.

    i'll take a look at bellevue and the...
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    thanks for the info. as for the question on why...

    thanks for the info. as for the question on why mercer island? i have a wife and young child (elementary school) so schools are important now. i looked into the best school districts in the area...
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    Biking / bus in Seattle

    Hi Everyone,

    I am considering a position at Amazon (South Lake Union). I would be relocating to the area from Southern California. Down here I usually ride my bike to work along a bike path on the...
  9. Thread: Yup, the bus.

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    I still take the bus sometimes. I've been...

    I still take the bus sometimes. I've been averaging about twice/wk on this commute. I usually take my electric bike for 1 day when I have to get home early, etc. And I still drive around 2 days/wk...
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    last year at this time for the LA marathon, we...

    last year at this time for the LA marathon, we had the craziest storm i have ever seen down there. i was working at the marathon handing out medals to the late finishers (3:30pm onward) and it was...
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    i was going to do it but the point to point makes...

    i was going to do it but the point to point makes it a bit tough logistically. are you driving to dodger stadium and then how are you getting back? riding back the way you came?
  12. Thread: Yup, the bus.

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    Yup, the bus.

    Does anyone else take the bus?

    I tried commuting to work via bus/bike combo for the past week and it's been interesting.

    I live in Redondo Beach and work in Culver City. I have tried a number...
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    i thought the whole idea was to avoid using the...

    i thought the whole idea was to avoid using the "B" word...
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    i think that the problem is that most people...

    i think that the problem is that most people think of bikes that are sold at toys r us, walmart, target, costco, etc. where the whole bike is around $100 or so.

    all of my roadie friends don't...
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    I commuted for the first time yesterday on my...

    I commuted for the first time yesterday on my Brompton!

    It was pretty fun. However, I am not sure if I will continue with this route. It took about 30 minutes longer than if I would have just...
  16. I am not a veteran cyclist but I start road...

    I am not a veteran cyclist but I start road biking about 3 years ago and when I got into it, I had no friends who were cyclists. I'm not even sure why I got into it but I think it was something...
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    Sure, add me to the group for LA. Is there a url...

    Sure, add me to the group for LA. Is there a url where I need to sign up?

    I think I prefer the smaller S bag for now. If it gets to be too small I'll look into a C bag or a touring bag.
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    I got the S bag and front mounting block on...

    I got the S bag and front mounting block on order. Actually I also have the brompton cover, firm suspension, brompton/zefal pump, and ez wheel bung on order.

    I didn't get the touring bag because...
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    i would check the used boards for a bike friday...

    i would check the used boards for a bike friday or brompton and also increase your budget to $1200 if you could. but if you can't do that, a tern or dahon would also probably work out. those seem...
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    i think it's $1000 better. at least for me it...

    i think it's $1000 better. at least for me it is. but that's just me and my value of $1000. this is why it's actually a personal decision.

    for david beckham, he's probably cool with spending an...
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    looks like nobody has chimed in who actually owns...

    looks like nobody has chimed in who actually owns both bikes so it's just speculation.

    so my speculation is that the real brompton is probably better (better QC resulting in less loose ends). for...
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    No the bag is not padded. It is a strong fabric...

    No the bag is not padded. It is a strong fabric so it won't rip but there is no padding.
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    continued... ...

    continued...


    http://www.danpaik.com/BikesandStuff/Brompton-M6R/i-6Nk494z/0/M/XM3N2768-M.jpg

    http://www.danpaik.com/BikesandStuff/Brompton-M6R/i-CKRFrbg/0/M/XM3N2769-M.jpg
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    continued... ...

    continued...


    http://www.danpaik.com/BikesandStuff/Brompton-M6R/i-3dKzXS4/0/M/XM3N2757-M.jpg

    http://www.danpaik.com/BikesandStuff/Brompton-M6R/i-MkfNRjV/0/M/XM3N2758-M.jpg
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    Here are some pics starting with the bag,...

    Here are some pics starting with the bag, unwrapping, folded, unfolded, and lots of random bike porn.

    2011 Brompton M6R with EZ wheels, telescopic seat post, Brompton B bag, standard saddle. Red...
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