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September 5, 2013
Zen Around the City
Zen Around the City

Last night, with the help of 10+ other women, I hosted BikeArlington’s very first women’s bike event focused on getting more women biking. We titled the event “Zen Around the City” because we wanted to emphasize the stress-reducing benefits of biking that oftentimes gets forgotten. To reiterate that message we partnered with a local yoga studio, Mind Your Body Oasis (MYOB), to provide the space and offer some yoga.

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December 4, 2014
Balaclavas & Baklava: DIY Winter Bike Accessory Workshop
Balaclavas & Baklava: DIY Winter Bike Accessory Workshop
March 2, 2012
Biking for Work

Biking, walking and public transit are all feasible, even preferable, alternatives for getting to my work sites.

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January 19, 2012
Capital Bikeshare Public Data Analysis

Justin Antos has put together a fascinating analysis of the 1.36 million anonymous trips that has been released by Capital Bikeshare.

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April 2, 2012
It Takes a Village

In mid-March I spoke to the Lyon Park civic association about biking in Arlington.

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July 9, 2012
Planning Your Bike Trip Around Nation's Capital is About to Get Even Easier

Do you want to know which bike routes through the city are the most simple, have the best surface, have the fewest hills to climb, and are the safest?

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January 23, 2012
Outfitting for a Winter Ride (or Run)

On dressing for cold weather.

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April 18, 2012
Six More Arlington Businesses Designated Bicycle Friendly!

The League of American Bicyclists has recently named six more Arlington County business as Bicycle Friendly Businesses (BFBs), bringing Arlington's total number of BFBs up to 19.

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February 6, 2012
Capital Bikeshare Striving to Become Financially Self-Sufficient

For a new mode of transit and a fledgling service, Arlington’s portion of Capital Bikeshare (CaBi) finished its first year with a cost recovery rate that other transit providers in the U.S. would find admirable.

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August 17, 2012
New Bike Shop Coming to Arlington! (UPDATE)

Photo: Tri360 interiorIt's been six weeks since we checked in on Tri360, the new bike shop opening in western Arlington County. With construction finished, staff hired, and new product arriving every day to fill their shelves, Tri360 should be open any day now.

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Balaclavas & Baklava: DIY Winter Bike Accessory Workshop
Balaclavas & Baklava: DIY Winter Bike Accessory Workshop
Bike Friendly is Business Friendly
Bike Friendly is Business Friendly

It has been well documented that having happy and fit employees helps productivity and the bottom line, but many businesses may be overlooking one of the cheaper ways to support a healthy work place:

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Capital Bikeshare Update
Capital Bikeshare Update

Arlington’s Capital Bikeshare system has had a fantastic year so far in 2014 with increased ridership and continued growth of the network to 75 stations.

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Meet the newest member of the BikeArlington team!
Describe your first bike in one word.
Describe your first bike in one word.

A little celebration of biking and the 4th of July

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3 Feet to Pass, Please!
3 Feet to Pass, Please!

July 1 brings an updated safe passing law to the Virginia Code!

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Arlington is All-in for Bike/Walk to School Day!
Arlington is All-in for Bike/Walk to School Day!

Join the fun on May 7 by biking or walking to school!

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Bike To Work Day 2014 – How to Get to Arlington B2WD Pit Stops

This video shows you how easy it is to get to the six Bike To Work Day pit stops in Arlington. It's always better to know before you go! (video)

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Hello, Arlington!
Hello, Arlington!

Get to know Erin Potter, our new Events & Outreach Coordinator by reading this post!

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Congratulations to Freezing Saddles Competitors!
Congratulations to Freezing Saddles Competitors!

Congratulations to all of the participants of the Washington Area Bike Forum's Freezing Saddles Winter Riding Competition!

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Did You Know?

Adolescents who participate in bicycling more than four times a week are 48% less likely to be overweight as adults.

Menschik, D., et al., 2008

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