Author: DC Biker

Shopping List

If I Collapse, Please Pause My Strava

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When I first started biking, I wanted to find an app that would help encourage me to keep riding. I used Runkeeper when I did my …

Where We Live

DC Ranks in Top 10 e-Bike Cities

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I never know how much stock to put into these lists. Especially when they’re in a press release rather than an actual website. But for what …

Events

Wait Until The Wife Learns About the Bike Ride I Registered Us For

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My wife, who’s a crossfit junkie, finally bought a bike not too long ago. Amazing how fit she is yet riding a bike seems so brand …

Crime/Safety

How Safe Are Bike Racks Versus Human Determination?

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I ride mostly at night. I joke on my Strava profile it’s so no one will see me gasping for air, which is partially true, but …

Snaps Around DC

Discovering Maryland Trails Just Around the Corner

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Many of my friends say they wouldn’t bike in DC because of the traffic. This is even when I explain to them that DC has many …

My Wheels

How a Minor Tune-Up Probably Prevented a Major Event Later

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When I got my new bike in April from District Hardware & Bike, they said to bring the bike in after a few weeks for a …

Shopping List

Everywhere is a Bike Lane!

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I don’t often click on those ads that appear in my social media feed, but this one looked interesting. Wherever you bike becomes an instant bike …

My Wheels

Time to Clean the Wheels

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I still haven’t cleaned the wheels after DC Bike Ride. Might want to do that over the long weekend sometime.

Snaps Around DC

No CaBi in Brookland (Right Now Anyway)

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An empty Capital Bikeshare rack outside the CVS in Brookland.

Development

Local ANC Supports Bike Lane Through GWU, Foggy Bottom Using 20th or 21st Street NW

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In addition to making it more bike-friendly to get from T Street NW to Dupont Circle using Connecticut Ave NW, there’s a proposal to add a …