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Cycling Without Hands On the Handlebars

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Anyone who has ever seen attorney Doug Landau racing on his bicycle knows that he always has at least one hand on the handlebars. Unless he is about to dismount into transition, he also has both feet on the pedals. He does this for safety, control of the bike, and because he doesn’t believe in

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Are Neck Gaiters Worse Than No Mask at All?

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Neck gaiters, a tube of usually stretchy, thin fabric worn around the neck, have been popular amongst outdoor runners and cyclists during the coronavirus pandemic because they are lightweight and can be easily pulled up to cover the nose and mouth to use as a mask. A recent Duke University study, however, had put the

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Suit Filed Over Lance Armstrong Books

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A class-action lawsuit has been filed by the readers of Lance Armstrong’s inspirational books following the cyclist’s admission of ongoing steroid usage.  The suit against Armstrong and his publisher claims that the athlete’s repeated and vehement denials of using steroids deceived readers.  The readers feel betrayed, and they want their money back! Virginia cyclist and

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Motorist struck by triathlete wins verdict for "Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress"

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The recent verdict from Montgomery County, Virginia underscores what Herndon lawyer Doug Landau has been emphasizing for years: that contrary to what many injured athletes think, the amount of medical bills and lost wages are not subject to some “formula” to calculate settlement or likely verdict outcomes. In the Blacksburg Virginia Triathlon case, a bicyclist

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