Author Archives: Doug Landau

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Cycling Without Hands On the Handlebars

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Anyone who has ever seen attorney Doug Landau racing on his bicycle knows that he always has at least one hand on the handlebars. Unless he is about to dismount into transition, he also has both feet on the pedals. He does this for safety, control of the bike, and because he doesn’t believe in

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Loudoun County Parkway Bike Crash Derails Lawyer Landau’s Effort to Salvage 2020 Multi-Sport Season

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While COVID caused the cancellation of nearly everything, including events the Abrams Landau law team was sponsoring in 2020, there were some rays of hope. Lawyer Landau was about to salvage the season in October.  Maryland and New York City were opening up for small, controlled events. So, while all the races he helps sponsor, Nationals

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Virtual Bike Safety Rodeo at Forest Grove Elementary School

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Last week, half a dozen young students from Forest Grove Elementary School in Sterling, Virginia learned how to start, stop, give hand signals and look for traffic on their bicycles. Mark Pankau, former P.E. teacher at Guilford Elementary School, and Janice Jennings of Loudoun County Public Schools’ Safe Routes to School held a virtual bike

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Maryland Racing Thanks to Racine Multisports

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With no racing, there are no race reports. Attorney Doug Landau, whose office went remote in March, saw the multisports season likewise go “remote.” All the Kinetic Multisports races, National Championships and ITU World Championships that Landau was to compete in were cancelled due to the pandemic. In order to “participate” and support the multisport

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Are Neck Gaiters Worse Than No Mask at All?

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Neck gaiters, a tube of usually stretchy, thin fabric worn around the neck, have been popular amongst outdoor runners and cyclists during the coronavirus pandemic because they are lightweight and can be easily pulled up to cover the nose and mouth to use as a mask. A recent Duke University study, however, had put the

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