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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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Virtual Bike Safety Rodeo at Forest Grove Elementary School

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Last week, half a dozen young students from Forest Grove Elementary School in Sterling, Virginia learned how to start, stop, give hand signals and look for traffic on their bicycles. Mark Pankau, former P.E. teacher at Guilford Elementary School, and Janice Jennings of Loudoun County Public Schools’ Safe Routes to School held a virtual bike

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Maryland Racing Thanks to Racine Multisports

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With no racing, there are no race reports. Attorney Doug Landau, whose office went remote in March, saw the multisports season likewise go “remote.” All the Kinetic Multisports races, National Championships and ITU World Championships that Landau was to compete in were cancelled due to the pandemic. In order to “participate” and support the multisport

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Does “Concierge Coaching” Violate the Rules of the Road?

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Concierge coaching, where coaches, instead of supporting clients from the sidelines, join them at the starting line as “pacers for hire,” are being seen at big sporting events like the New York City Marathon, Ironman triathlon qualifiers, and bicycle races like Farm to Fondo. The question becomes whether or not this bespoke training is cheating

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Bike Helmets Should Be Mandatory

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With the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommending in November that all 50 states, in addition to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, require every single bicycle rider to wear a helmet, the Abrams Landau bike injury law team believe that this should become the uniform law throughout the country. Currently, we have boxes

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