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Building For Bicycling

Earlier this year, MassBike announced our new bicycle infrastructure policy. Since then, we’ve been working on key projects throughout Massachusetts to ensure that bicyclists are safe on the roads and that state and local governments think of bicyclists in design and implementation. With bicycling infrastructure becoming a hot item for politicians and designers, now is […]

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Whittier Bridge Success!

Earlier this year, MassBike spoke up about the need for bicycle infrastructure on the Whittier Bridge as an important way to connect communities across the Merrimack River. After hearing from regional advocates (including Coastal Trails Coalition), local bicyclists, MassBike, the Massachusetts Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board, and local officials in Salisbury, Amesbury, and Newburyport, MassDOT […]

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MassBike’s New B&B Partner

Not only do MassBike members get a good feeling from supporting bicycling advocacy, but they also enjoy great discounts at bike shops and bed & breakfasts across the state. Out latest partner is the 1750 Inn at Sandwich Center. The inn is offering MassBike members discounts on two nights stays, so just show them your […]

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Ride the Dusk Bike Ride to Support Friends of Alewife Reservation!

Friends of the Alewife Reservation invites you to our Dusk Bike Ride around the Alewife Reservation on October 21st at 5 PM (walkers are welcome too!). Taking advantage of the Belmont-Cambridge bike path, we’ll stop by the Silver Maple Forest for a walk with noted Edible Plant Specialist David Craft and then continue on to […]

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Volunteers Needed for the MassBike Affair

We’ll be hosting our first ever

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More Free Fall Classes! Sponsored by EIA

MassBike, through generous sponsorship from our partner, the Environmental Insurance Agency, will be offering four more fall classes free of charge open to the public. The classes will held in downtown Boston, at the Conservation Law Foundation office , EIA’s HQ. We will be offering our standard Commuter Workshop, two Maintenance Classes, and one Winter […]

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It’s Time To Pass A Vulnerable Road Users Bill

Each of us in the bicycling community has been affected by the two collisions of the past two days. We are sad, angry, and scared. Many of us are wondering what we can do. We, at MassBike, have been working on a new piece a legislation that will help to raise driver awareness of bicyclists […]

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I Am A Photographer, And I Ride

We’ve got another profile of a bicyclist from our And I Ride campaign. We are seeking to put a face on cycling in support of the legislative campaign that we are working on this year. You can read the rest of these great stories here. We are still accepting entries, so be sure to read […]

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Spring Volunteer Opportunities Abound

Even though you may not be thinking about spring yet (unless you are wishing for its quick arrival), MassBike is busy preparing for an exciting 2010 spring season. We’ve got lots planned and we need your help! Starting in late March, MassBike will be hitting the streets to reach bicyclists where we know they’ll be: […]

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Put A Face On Bicycling – Tell MassBike Your Story!

We here at MassBike know that all kinds of people ride bikes. Unfortunately, many motorists only get to see bicyclists from behind. Sometimes they forget that bicyclists aren’t just two wheels and a metal frame, but that those of us on bikes are neighbors, doctors, janitors, teachers, grocers, moms, grandmas, sons, senior citizens, students, and […]

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