Tag Archives: W&OD Trail

Landau Observations: Buckets on Bikes?!

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Emerging from a difficult interval class at the Green Lizard, attorney Doug Landau spied a trio of evening cyclists on the W&OD Trail in downtown Herndon, Virginia. Instead of the usual soft cloth saddle bags, this group had hard plastic buckets strapped to their touring bicycles! While not the most aerodynamic design, these devices keep

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Reston Bike Club Making It Easier to Bike After Work!

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The Reston Bike Club (RBC) mid-week rides are now leaving from both the Reston and Herndon locations on Tuesdays AND Thursday evenings. Doug Landau joined the RBC group April 12th in order to get some miles under his legs outdoors before racing on the weekend. The weather was magnificent, and the route map pick-up and

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Woman Sentenced for Driving Car on W&OD Trail

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Last year, we wrote about a woman who drove her car on the W&OD trail, hitting a cyclist and sending other trail users diving into the bushes for safety.  Click here to read the full post. At the time the driver was charged with driving while intoxicated and felony hit-and-run. We have just learned that

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Remembering Jack Corkey; Great Harvest's Great Heart

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Laurie Corkey sent me the following information, following up yesterday’s sad post: “My dearest, beloved Jack died suddenly on Sunday. I found him when I came home from church. He had his running suit on, ipod in his ear, and someone has confirmed that they saw him running that morning. If it was a normal

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He Gave Us Our Daily Bread: Jack Corkey

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Cyclists, Runners, Walkers and Skaters all have stopped at Herndon’s Great Harvest Bread for the free slices, the warm, wonderful aromas and Jack Corkey’s smile. He was a “darned good” friend to everyone who used the W&OD Trail and visited Herndon, Virginia. The web site is titled “Darned Good Bread,” a fitting appellation. The bakery

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Have YOU ever caused a bike accident ?

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In a word, “yes.” Not including my own crashes while commuting, racing or just riding, I recently caused another rider to fall. While riding with the Reston Bike Club, I got carried away talking to a new acquaintance. I caused another rider to go off the the lip of the road – there was no

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