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Triathlon Lawyer Landau Interview

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1. What inspired Landau to start competitively biking? Doug Landau has been riding a bicycle since childhood, and even rode for his newspaper route! With no car from high school through grad school, Landau continued biking to work, class & around town. He rode in his first competitive bike race in law school, as his

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Reston Sprint Triathlon raises money for Cornerstones

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A great local event that raises money for a Reston area charity is the Reston Sprint Triathlon. This community event starts with a 400 meter swim in Lake Newport Pool.   Participants then get on their bicycles for three loops around Reston Parkway, Wiehle and Baron Cameron Roads, before running a hilly 5km on paved

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Recumbent Bikes – Legal in Triathlon ?

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Not every multisport athlete is able to swim, bike or run without some accommodation due to injury, congenital health condition or disease. But the balance between allowing everyone to participate in “the multisport lifestyle” and protecting the competition from unfair advantage means that USA Triathlon (“USAT”), the governing body of the sport, must balance safety

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More Details on Fairfax County’s Master Bike Plan

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During the first quarter of 2013, we can expect to get some more details about Fairfax County’s Master Bike Plan when the county’s Bicycle Program division will make its presentation to the Planning Commission. Herndon Bike Injury lawyer Doug Landau hopes to see plans for more education about bike safety. “Bike safety on the roads

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"Helmet a Day" Campaign Reaches Loudoun County

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After last year’s success in educating students about brain injury and giving out free bicycle helmets, a goal of 365 helmets was set for 2012.  The campaign was to be “a helmet a day” to protect school children from preventable head injury.  Setting goals and achieving them is a common occurrence at the Herndon law

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German biker hit by truck on rural Virginia road

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Virginia bikers sent me word of a German biker struck by a truck and now on life support at Carillion hospital in Roanoke. This brought back sad memories of being called to INOVA Fairfax Hospital after my clients, who were also in the United States for bike touring, were struck on Route 55 in Fauquier

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