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Kinetic Triathlon Festival a Sunny Spotsylvania Success

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Lake Anna was warm, the sun was shining and triathletes from all over the United States enjoyed a great morning of racing in Spotsylvania, Virginia. The Kinetic Triathlon Festival’s Sprint Race on Sunday was a great way for Doug Landau to get some points in the annual Virginia-Maryland Triathlon Super Series—now called Kinetic Multisports. The Lake

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Jamestown Triathlon Collegiate Championship & Family Racing Fun

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  The future of Triathlon was on full display at the VTSMTS Patriots Sprint Triathlon Sunday. This race is the sight of the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Conference race, so there were lots of athletes from regional universities. The Naval Academy had a large contingent, as did Virginia Tech, University of Delaware, North Carolina, Georgetown, College of

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“Dangerous Driver” Kills Cyclist

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An Ohio cyclist was killed when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a 64-year-old man who had recently been advised his poor eyesight made it unsafe for him to drive. The family of the 19-year-old cyclist filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver claiming he was a “dangerous driver who knowingly endangered

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Cyclist Dies in Collision With Truck

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After seeing several crashes on the bicycle course during the preview rides for the ITU World Championships last month, bike crash lawyer Doug Landau noted the headline, “Cyclist Dies in Collision.” Apparently a female cyclist was killed in a crash with a truck. The middle-aged biker was wearing headphones, so police were investigating whether or

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Overtaking Law Designed for Bike Safety

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New bike safety laws implemented this week in the wake of two cycling fatalities in the last fortnight are causing controversy, reports Doug Landau from Australia. The new requirement means that cars and trucks must keep a certain distance when overtaking these non-motorized vehicles. The distance is set at a minimum of one metre (a

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Cameras, Cameras Everywhere!

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Unlike in many car crash cases, when a biker is in an accident, there are usually no passengers to serve as eyewitnesses supporting the cyclist’s side of the story. So how do the best bike crash injury lawyers prove their injured clients’ cases? The best bicycle injury lawyers know to go to the scene, “walk

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New York City Bike Share Program

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New York City’s bike share program, called “Citi Bike” was officially launched over Memorial Day weekend of this year.  The first day of the program was Memorial Day Monday — a day on which traffic was lighter because of the holiday. An article in the New York Times referred to the launch as a day

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Cycling Safety – Preparing for the Fall

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As anyone who is a serious (or not-so-serious) cyclist knows, the occasional fall is an unavoidable consequence of riding a bike. That is why Herndon cyclist and athlete’s lawyer Doug Landau is such a stickler for safety.  In fact, a quick search on this site will reveal numerous postings about safe cycling. A recent full-page

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What to do if bitten by a snake

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Here is the photo showing where I saw the snake during the Reston century bike ride. Yesterday I posted a “close up” of this deadly W&OD Trail user. Because I want all cyclists to return home safely, I looked about for information on how best to protect yourself. Here are some tips from the “Bicycling

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