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  1. #1
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    Sad news from Arlington VA

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    http://www.arlnow.com/2011/05/08/bre...sion-with-car/

    I've had too many close calls at this intersection, both as a cyclist and as a driver.

    Very sad.

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  2. #2
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    Very tragic indeed. So sorry that this happened.
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  3. #3
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    More details from the county website. Apparently the cyclist turned right at the bottom of the hill, which is pretty steep, and he collided with a car.

    http://news.arlingtonva.us/pr/ava/po...nt-203319.aspx

    - Gray 2010 carbon WSD road bike, Rivet Independence saddle
    - Red hardtail 26" aluminum mountain bike, Bontrager Evoke WSD saddle
    - Royal blue 2018 aluminum gravel bike, Rivet Pearl saddle

    Gone but not forgotten:
    - Silver 2003 aluminum road bike
    - Two awesome worn out Juliana saddles

 

 

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