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West Marine Folding Bike Recall

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Approximately 4,600 folding bikes sold at West Marine stores, online, and in the West Marine catalog between March 2010 and July 2013 have been recalled.  The frame can break, causing injury to the rider. The recall involves two models designed for use in and around docks and marinas: Jetty Express 2 – has a blue

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INDOOR Open Water Swim at Richmond Sprint Triathlon

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The Virginia Triathlon Series, produced by Set Up Events, scored another “first” today.  By moving the Richmond Triathlon Club Sprint Triathlon to the Greater Richmond Aquatic Partnership (“GRAP”), Greg Hawkins & Company were able to treat swimmers to a 400m open water pool swim!  Starting in groups of 10 or less, athletes were able to

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Virginia Triathlon Series ends in Bumpass

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Needing one more race to have the mandatory minimum number to qualify for the Virginia Triathlon Series (“VTS”) age group awards, Doug Landau had his heel taped up and travelled down to Boxley Cove in Bumpass, Virginia for the final event of the season.  The Giant Acorn Sprint Triathlon was held on a cold, rainy

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Watts Training for Ultimate Cycling Power

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“Training and Racing with a Power Meter” arrived at the Herndon law firm Abrams Landau, a gift from an Airbus executive from France. Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau had helped a friend get into one of the uber-challenging HPC CompuTrainer classes when the good French doctor was in town. Landau had been training with a

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From Lethal Lawn Darts to Little Kids Bikes, the Consumer Product Safety Commission – CPSC

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC’s work to

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