Another superstar courier champ from DC, Meredith wanted to add some more info about places and things to see for bikers coming to the inauguration alleycat and some other event having something to do with some guy named Obama.
here are her picks: (in red-in her own words)
Best Bar (s) to hang out [...]
I almost forgot the most important part about hanging out in DC…
The Bars. Here are three hangouts that I forgot to post from John Dinn’s list:
1) The Lucky Bar, 1221 Connecticut Ave.
2) The Reef 2446 18th St. NW
3) The Asylum 2471 18th St. [...]
Anyone biking to DC for the January 20th inauguration? Now I know we are all going to miss poor Georgie: 30,000 people off of those roofs.
For people going to DC, there is lots to do as well as seeing our first African American president sworn into office.
John Dinn of Demoncats is throwing [...]
Here is a nice multimedia presentation from Ryder Haske at GW Hatchet.
From this past weekends Obama Alleycat. Nice to see DC’s local Bruce Beran getting some screen time…even though he didn’t win.
With just 2 days until the vote, Messengers and Urban racers participated in the Obama Alleycat.
John, race organizer, just sent out the results:
“1st Place- Skander- winner of the Seagull Champions Obama Bag!
2nd Place- Zak- winner of the R.E.Load Obama Bag, which was supposed to go to Top Outta-Towner, but [...]
Last week a bicycle sharing program was launched in Washington DC. The system, modeled after the highly successful Velib program in France. This new program, kicked off by making 100 bicycle available for a $40.00 a year membership fee.
Here is an article from the LA times explaining how the system works: