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Aelin, young mechanic in Earn-a-Bike program for Phoenix Bikes, stripping bikes of parts

Meet Some of the Youth Bike Mechanics from Phoenix Bikes!

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Meet Aelin and Liam! On our recent visit and helmet drop-off to Phoenix Bikes in Arlington (read more about it here), we had the pleasure of visiting not only with Executive Director Emily Gage, but a few of their young bike mechanics as well. Through their trademark educational Earn-a-Bike program, participants learn bike mechanics by

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Putting the Plug on Safety

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Safety is at the core of most USA Triathlon rules. While many athletes focus on the rules involving penalties for cheating, drafting, blocking, cutting bikers off, and passing on the wrong side, there are rules designed entirely for the safety of race participants. One such safety rule is the requirement for plugs on all handlebar

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Celebrating the Fairfax County Bicycle Master Plan

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Herndon bike injury advocate Doug Landau was honored to attend an “invitation only” celebration of the passage of the Fairfax County Bicycle Master Plan.  The event’s venue — the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Community Room at the Reston Metro Plaza, in Reston, Virginia — was perfect for this cycling celebration. The reception was planned to thank

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Where Should Cyclists Ride on the Roads?

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If you are a cyclist, where should you ride your bike?  On the street?  On the sidewalk?  On a trail?  Where? This is an important bike safety question and one that has been on the mind of Virginia bike crash attorney Doug Landau.  Landau, an avid athlete and cyclist himself, recently represented a cyclist who

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