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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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Sterling Virginia Bike Crash Crosswalk Law Comment

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In response to the Sterling Road and W&OD Trail bike crash post, Bruce Wright of the Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling. Mr. Wright sagely notes, “Another lesson is that Virginia’s crosswalk law needs to be strengthened. Currently motorists are only required to “yield” to pedestrians (and bicyclists) in a crosswalk. Also, in some states motorists

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New Jersey State 8k Road Race Championship

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The Ashenfelter 8K Classic (A8K) is a United States Track & Field-NJ Championship Road Race which is open to everyone… walkers, joggers, runners and racers. The race is produced by the Glen Ridge Educational Foundation. This traditional Thanksgiving Day running event will be held on Thursday, November 25, 2010. The 8K (4.97 miles) USATF-NJ MASTERS

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Weak Bicycle Frames Cause GIANT Recall of High End Bikes

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It is not often that one sees the Federal Government recall of high end, expensive bicycles. However, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of 370 bicycles due to an unsteady frame. According to Giant Bicycle Inc., the 2011 model Giant Anthem bicycles can potentially crack at the seat post, posing a fall

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Veterans Day Racing and Rememberance in Washington, D.C.

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Less than a week after his interview in by the New York Times, injured athletes’ lawyer Doug Landau appeared in the sports pages of The Washington Post. Competing in the Veterans Day Tidal Basin Presidential Fitness Runs at West Potomac Park in the District of Columbia, Landau enjoyed the warm November weather and fast racing

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Exercise after brain injury

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Injuries to the brain and spine do not necessarily mean the end of exercise and sports. While brain injury can be a life changing event, advances in sports medicine and rehabilitation have enabled bike crash and car accident victims to remain more active than in the past. It is important to remain upbeat, active and

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