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My New Commute

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  1. BikeGeek

    BikeGeek BrewMonkey

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    I finally figured out a relatively safe route to the office from my new house. A majority is through parks (optional singletrack, time-permitting :) ) or on paved bike trails, but there are some roads with unknown amounts of traffic. Roughly 20 miles each way.

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  2. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Well done, man! My commute is pretty direct, with a short excursion through a quiet neighborhood and then almost all bike path to our business park. ~18 miles each way. Makes for a good workout 3 days a week. :thumb:
     
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  3. corey_rideDC

    corey_rideDC Turbo Monkey

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    nice! that's a great route, a rare find in this area.

    i'm spoiled around here with my 2 mile merrifield -> falls church commute. hard to even break a sweat.
     
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  4. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    some3times i wish i had a longer commute ... mine is just under 6 miles... I just start to get going and i have to stop. But i am sure id complain that it was too long if it was 15 miles+
     
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  5. MMcG

    MMcG Ride till you puke!

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    Give it a go and post pics from the route. There is a route I could take that could include some singletrack through a town park - but where I would enter seems to be closed and has been for over a year now. I'm not exactly sure what they are doing there. :confused:
     
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    Nice :thumb:
     
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  7. BikeGeek

    BikeGeek BrewMonkey

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    My only real concern is the road stretch at miles 8-10. I have no idea how much traffic to expect.

    Mark, most of bike trail sections look like this.
     
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  8. Heidi

    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    Sweet - That's the perfect distance, because you actually get a decent workout while saving money and the environment.
     
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  9. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    There appear to be 99 of them........... :think:
     
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    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    they are luft, not red.

    goddam i hate that song w/ a passion.

    anyway, i deleted my idiotic question after i found the link w/ instructions.

    :rolleyes:
     
  11. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Yah. Das ist true.

    You aren't the only one.

    I was wondering what prompted you to post such an idiotic question. :think:











    ;)
     
  12. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    you blow through all cds yet? let's see something back on my end.
     
  13. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Ah - I'm putting disc 1 in *right* now. I'll have the xls back to you wtih comments by the end of the day.