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Athletes and Acid:     What elite, high performance, and  aging athletes need to understand and avoid excess acid build up in their muscles, a  condition called Sport Induced Acidosis.   by Robert Burns, PhD   Elite and high performance sport athletes continually push at the boundaries of physics, trying to compress time into ever-smaller increments or beat gravity at its own game. In the process, they often redefine what is “humanly possible,” not only for themselves but, in some cases, for all of us. As every athlete knows, in the sports world a millisecond or the slightest internal or external...

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These are unprecedented times. Society on the whole needs to take drastic measures to curb this pandemic. During this time it is essential to be safe. 

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There is so much uncertainty going on in the world right now, so we decided to put something together to help reduce stress during these challenging times. Here are 5 things we at Bike Legal suggest to help everyone during this very unique time in our history. Spend 15-20 minutes (or more) in a quiet place, with no phones, tv’s, tablets, etc. Preferably looking at nature. Sometimes we forget to slow down. Slowing down to spend some time clearing your mind can help bring a little bit of lasting peace in these difficult times. Be part of the solution and...

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Riding with cameras on your bicycle is helpful for many reasons and necessary for your protection. Here we’ll take a closer look at the benefits of having cameras when you ride, why you need two, and how to choose the right ones. First, let’s explore how cameras can help you when cycling. Accident Evidence As bicycle injury lawyers, we are well-versed with cases that are “my word vs. yours” and it’s a more challenging task to prove undoubtedly who was at fault. Victims can greatly improve the strength of their cases when video footage is present. It is powerful for...

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With visibility being the primary problem, we face the question, how can we as cyclists make ourselves as visible as possible?

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