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October 01, 2010

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JJJ

Popular places like Dupon circle really need more than one station (one on each side). Hopefully the system wins the grant money and can fill in stations. Nobody likes walking 3 blocks because their station is full or empty....nor should they.

Mike

I tried out a bike over the weekend, just for fun and to see how well the system worked, and enjoyed it. I rode from McPherson Square up to U Street. But I had a similar problem locating the station to drop the bike off at - unless you know exactly what corner its on, a CaBi station is relatively inconspicuous, especially if most or all of the bikes are checked out. I would suggest that they adopt some sort of visible marker system, uniform for all the stations - like the orange poles Zipcar uses, or the brown Metro pylons.

Steve O

Of course not!! That's the advantage of riding these fantastic bikes.

In fact, I sped at more than 35 mph for most of the trip and rode through the lobby of a building after smashing through the glass window. At the intersections I leaped through the air over the cars to get to the front of the line and then waited for the lights to turn red just so I could run them. Yee haw!!!

I did signal my turns, though.

xxx xxxxxxx

Did you obey *all* of the traffic laws? Somehow, I doubt it.

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