Mystery of bicycle and truck crash fatality

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Sometimes, even when a lawsuit is filed, not all the facts and circumstance of a bike crash are known. A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed over an experienced cyclist’s death after a collision with a trucker who was involved in two prior fatal crashes. The mystery is what actually occurred to cause this cycling

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Bicycle Handlebar Stems Recalled as Unsafe

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Salsa Cycles, a subsidiary of Quality Bicycle Products, of Bloomington, Minnesota, is recalling about 6.500 Salsa Handlebar Stems. According to reports, the handlebar stems can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the rider. This recall involves all CroMoto S.U.L. 25.4 and 26.0 threadless handlebar stems and all CroMoto S.U.L. 26.0 quill handlebar stems

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Jingle All the Way 10K a Ringing Success

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The 6th annual Jingle All the Way 10K was held despite the rain in Washington, DC’s West Potomac Park. The start was along Ohio Drive parallel to the Potomac River, just south of the Lincoln Memorial. Potomac River Running stores generously provided gift certificates for the overall and first and second in the age groups.

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Free WABA Membership for Law Enforcement Officers on Bikes

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As part of the Washington Area Bicyclist Associations ongoing efforts to improve roadways safety and build relationshis with the law enforcement officers responsible for helping to enforce traffic laws in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, the WABA has begin offering free memberships. Any law enforcement officer in the DC Metropolitan area who rides

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Swimmer dies during long distance swimming competition

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While competing in the FINA Open Water 10-kilometer World Cup, a swimming race held near Dubai, 26-year-old Fran Crippen, died. According to news reports, Crippen was a medal-winning member of the U.S. national team who in July placed fourth in the 10K and third in the 5K at the 2010 world championships in Quebec. Temperatures

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Running safety – winter runs

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When it gets dark earlier in the evening, and when glare and low sunsets compromise driver’s vision, it’s best to run off the roads or with a group. Join a local running group in your area and enjoy your running. Running off roads has its own set of special hazards. For one thing, the uneven

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Accused Steroid Cheats Bonds and Clemens

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Both accused of taking anabolic steroids, Barry Bonds, the only 7 time MVP and Roger Clemens, the only 7 time Cy Young winner, are both to stand trial for lying. As Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post astutely pointed out, there are many reasons for an athlete not to cheat. Not only should you not

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