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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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A-1 Cycle Helps Cyclists

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At a recent Reston Bicycle Club evening ride from the Herndon municipal parking lot, Northern Virginia cyclists were treated to free mechanical checks, air, and advice from the experienced staff at A-1 Cycle in the Clocktower Shopping Center, in Herndon, Virginia. The folks at A-1 Cycle have  long supported Herndon-Reston area bikers. In fact, not

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Bike and helmet inspection for increased race safety

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Having a bicycle inspection the day before a multisport race by knowledgeable bike mechanics is one good way to increase cycling safety. Inspecting helmets not only increases safety, but it allows cyclists with cracked, unsafe and aging helmets to get new, safer head protection. Having forgotten critical equipment myself, I frequently bring extra gear and

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Team Tri Performance Trifecta

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While managing to chase down racers through the transition areas, bike course and running paths, Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau was not able to catch three Team Tri Performance members at the Infinitive Sprint Triathlon at Broadlands today. Race Director Brian Crow once again put on a quality event, which included the Broadlands 50 meter

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