police are seeking witnesses


<img width="97" height="120" align="left" src="http://www.baltimorespokes.org/images/articles/20050727105241191_1.gif" alt=""> A female cyclist was attacked on the CCT Trail on May 21. She was struck several times and her bicycle stolen. One week later a male
cyclist was killed on the Mount Vernon Trail (Daingerfield Island) in a failed robbery attempt. The suspect who was charged with the
slaying has been identified by the May 21 victim as her assailant.

As convictions can be difficult to obtain the police are seeking more information and witnesses. The likelihood of a conviction may
depend on how much quality information the police can acquire.

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Another MD cyclist killed this weekend


A cyclist riding on the shoulder of the road gets hit in Charles County.

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By Christian Davenport and Paul Duggan
Washington Post Staff Writers
Saturday, July 23, 2005; Page A01
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Bicycle Traps Coming to Utah


<img width="125" height="120" align="left" src="http://www.baltimorespokes.org/images/articles/20050715154920942_1.gif" alt="">You've heard of speed traps but have you heard of a bicycle trap?

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A Bicycling Mystery: Head Injuries Piling Up


New York times
BUSINESS/FINANCIAL DESK | July 29, 2001, Sunday

By JULIAN E. BARNES (NYT) 1981 words
Late Edition - Final , Section 1 , Page 1 , Column 3

ABSTRACT - New data from Consumer Product Safety Commission shows number of head injuries among bicycle riders has increased 10 percent since 1991, in period when bicycle helmet use has risen sharply and ridership has declined; given ridership decline, rate of head injuries per active cyclist has increased 51 percent just as bicycle helmets have become widespread; safety experts say helmets do not prevent accidents from happening, but are extremely effective at reducing severity of head injuries when they do occur; say helmets can reduce severity of brain injuries by as much as 88 percent; experts are mystified as to why injuries are on rise; some cycling advocates contend that rising numbers of aggressive drivers are at fault; others suggest that many riders wear helmets improperly; specialists in risk analysis say riders using helmets may feel inflated sense of security and take more risks; photos; chart (L)

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Convergence of Driver, Bicyclist Ends in Arrest


<img width="84" height="120" align="left" src="http://www.baltimorespokes.org/images/articles/20050702093229146_1.jpg" alt="">A simple story of road-rage, all he did was try to shake her bike and she is the one that fell over. Luckily bystanders came to the aid of the bicyclist, Kristin Hall, 23.

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