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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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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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Bicycle assistance for cyclists – motors for bikes

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Parked outside the Herndon Great Harvest Bakery was this tricked out bike. Equipped with a Bion motor, Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau looked into this company and its products. Bion designs, develops and manufactures electric propulsion systems for bicycles. The BionX name has become synonymous with Intelligent Mobility,

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Mountain bike safety and scenery

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Owning a mountain bike does not mean you have to go tearing down mountains, slaloming between trees, jumping roots and avoiding protruding rocks. Bike injury lawyer Doug Landau uses his off road bike for commuting to work in good weather, pulling buggers, “trail-a-bikes” and touring in the off season. Mrs. Landau likes her mountain bike

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Race Directors safety concerns

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The cycling crashes during the summer’s triathlon in Spotsylvania remind us of the importance of participants’ “previewing” the course before a race. Putting on a running, cycling or triathlon race requires planning, manpower and money. Yet even the most thorough race committee cannot foresee every potential pitfall or weather pattern. In the Fredericksburg area race,

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Looking BOTH ways for both motorized and Non-motorized traffic

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The recent in Alexandria underscores the importance of drivers looking BOTH ways when crossing DC area cycling, skating and running paths. Too often motorists are looking to see vehicular traffic approaching in whatever direction is closest to their car or truck. Northern Virginia drivers tend to pull out to the street without regard for cyclists

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