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Old 03-14-10, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by ConvertedRunner View Post
I'm a little intimidated to be moving to DC. ...
We're just another sleepy southern town.

Don't know if Bolling has a bike entrance at the north end. If it does, you'll save a couple of miles and one big hill.
The main gate is at Malcolm X, couple of blocks from MLK Jr Blvd. MLK has a very bikeable wide outside lane. Big hill at St E's, which you'll get both ways. Don't know how weekday traffic is.
There is supposed to be a crossing at the Douglas Bridge, but I've never used it so I'll give you the way I know.
MLK to Good Hope Rd and across the Welsh Bridge, then M St to the waterfront, cross the channel on the Case Bridge. then the River trail to Virginia Ave (at the Watergate). GW is just a couple more blocks.
And Metro is easy bike distance from Bolling. Probably the Anacostia Station. Bikes allowed at non-rush hours, but folders might be ok anytime (you'll need to check.)

Good luck.

ps Good time to be riding in DC. The cherry blossoms should be out and near peak.

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