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Women Safely and Stylishly Commuting on Bicycles

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Women are are known for being fashionable and safe and now are getting into the bike scene which is what promoted a New York Times reporter to noticed a new bike shop in town focused on women cyclists. She went to talk to the owner, Julie Hirchfeld, about the unique endeavor. Turns out female cyclist

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Cases, Races – See "Lawyer in Action"

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Herndon injury attorney and Masters Triathlete Doug Landau was told he was “crazy” for inviting potential clients, existing clients and their friends and families to come see him “in action.” Other experienced trial lawyers attending the American Association for Justice’s National Trial Lawyers convention in New York City this summer, confessed that they would never

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Triathlon "Trifecta" – State, Nationals AND Worlds

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The “Triathlon Trifecta” for Herndon Reston injury lawyer Doug Landau is to accomplish the following: Win the Virginia Triathlon Series (“VTS”) Age Group championship again after completing at least 5 races all over the Commonwealth, Qualify for and compete at the USAT National Age Group Sprint Triathlon Championships in Burlington, Vermont, such that “All American”

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Reston Bike Riders Loudon County W&OD Crash

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“Defensive Driving” is not just for motorists.  Even bikers need to ride “defensively” and anticipate unsafe actions by others on the roads, paths and trails.  A group of cyclists from Reston were enjoying the W&OD Trail, just past Leesburg in Loudoun County, when calamity struck.  A little boy about 6 or 7 years old was

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PF Chang's to serve up Rockett's Landing Multisport Athletes

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The Rockets Landing Triathlon is Richmond MultiSports signature event. The several events (Duathlon, Triathlon, Aquathon, AquaBike) are located in historic downtown Richmond, Virginia and is the fifth triathlon in the Richmond Multisports series. One of the treats for all athletes is the wonderful fare served up by the smiling staff of the PF Chang’s Restaurant.

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DC Trial Lawyers Donate 400 Free Helmets at Cyclefest

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The Executive Director of the DC Trial Lawyers, Mary Zambri, forwarded me the following “thank you” note from the Children’s National Medical Center Child Advocacy Institute after another successful free bicycle helmet distribution: On behalf of Children’s National and the National Children’s Museum, I would like to take the opportunity to extend a great big

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Bike and helmet inspection for increased race safety

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Having a bicycle inspection the day before a multisport race by knowledgeable bike mechanics is one good way to increase cycling safety. Inspecting helmets not only increases safety, but it allows cyclists with cracked, unsafe and aging helmets to get new, safer head protection. Having forgotten critical equipment myself, I frequently bring extra gear and

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Team Tri Performance Trifecta

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While managing to chase down racers through the transition areas, bike course and running paths, Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau was not able to catch three Team Tri Performance members at the Infinitive Sprint Triathlon at Broadlands today. Race Director Brian Crow once again put on a quality event, which included the Broadlands 50 meter

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