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Registration For Berkshires To Boston Tour Starts March 28th!

Massachusetts has so much to offer – rolling hills, pastoral valleys, historic towns and cities. This year, we are offering an opportunity to see it all – by bike! Registration for the first-ever Berkshires to Boston Bicycle Tour opens March 28th. The Berkshires to Boston Tour is a four-day, 240-mile bike ride which will showcase […]

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Recap Of 2013 National Bike Summit

“This is a fight we have to win. We have to do more.”  Said Senator Ben Cardin at last week’s 2013 National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C. The focus this year was on how bicycling means business, and this was explored, discussed, and debated in workshop, over meals, and during coffee breaks. There were over […]

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Sign Up Today And Save On The Mass BikePike Tour

The Mass BikePike Tour is a scenic bicycle tour celebrating all the best that Massachusetts has to offer!  Taking place from August 1st to 4th, it is “The Friendliest Ride in the East” and is suitable for anyone from novices to experienced cyclists. It’s a GREAT use of limited vacation time – join us after work on Wednesday […]

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Register Today for the National Bike Summit

The current transportation authorization, MAP-21, was passed after years of delay and much hard fought negotiation. The united voice of bike advocates was a crucial element keeping even our small share of funding from being totally gutted. However, it expires in a short 19 months from now and the current Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair […]

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Raising A New Generation Of Safe Bicyclists In Revere

Revere has long been known for its beach (the oldest public beach in the country), but we expect that it will soon be known for the incredibly good bicyclists that populate its streets. Starting this past Monday and running through next Wednesday, MassBike is teaching all the 4th and 5th grade students at Whelan Elementary […]

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My First Crash: Lessons Learned

During my first months working at MassBike I was spending time adjusting to my new bike, riding to work and to the idea of being almost car-free. After I moved to Brookline, my commute doubled and, despite the more intimidating route on Beacon Street, I was enjoying the change in weather and the longer ride. […]

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Kickoff Fall With Bike Trainings!

Fall has officially arrived in the Bay State, which means changing leaves and crisp fresh air, perfect for outdoor activities. Why not kickoff this fall season with a bicycle education class?! If you need a little refresher course on the rules of the road, how to stay safe, riding skills, or just want to feel […]

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Northampton, Boston Bike Classes Coming Up

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Education Program Gets Rolling

Hey everyone! We are getting going with our On-Bike Skills classes, sponsored by the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness, which are meant to help bicyclists learn to ride more safely and effectively.  These classes are free and open to the public and are going to be offered frequently, so be sure to keep an […]

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MassBike Receives Grant From Clif Bar And Two Awesome Members

Thanks to Clif Bar’s 2 Mile Challenge and one of it’s feature challenge winners, Jesse Edsell-Vetter, MassBike was given a grant of $1,000 dollars! Clif Bar is helping raise awareness that almost 40% of all urban travel happens within two miles of where people live and that 90% of that travel happens by car! The […]

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