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Send Us Bay State Bike Week Pictures And Updates!

What a week it was! We had over 140 events this year, taking place from the Cape to the Berkshires, ranging from bike rides to film festivals to bike breakfasts! The MassCommute Bicycle Challenge finished with over 143,000 miles pledged, with the Dana Farber Cancer Institute just barely beating out MIT Lincoln Labs. And the […]

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Intern Returns As New Staff Member

Samantha Markovitz, who was an intern here at MassBike last summer, has returned as the new Program Associate after just graduating with a B.A. in Environmental Studies from St. Lawrence University in upstate New York. She’s eager to turn that hard-earned academic knowledge into an on-the-ground reality as she works to empower communities to build […]

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Ride Of Silence Wednesday Night – Come Ride With Us

Join MassBike for the annual worldwide Ride of Silence honoring bicyclists killed or injured riding on public roads, and raising awareness among drivers to be more careful around bicyclists. We will gather in Seven Hills Park (behind Davis Square T Station) at 6:30pm to get organized. The ride will start at 7pm sharp. We will […]

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The Bike/Walk Summit Needs Your Stories

A couple of weeks ago, we posted about a story contest to help us make the case for biking to our elected officials. This is a reminder that the deadline for story submission is coming up this Friday, April 27. The stories will be judged based on the strength of the emotional appeal to supporting […]

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Grant Awarded To Transform Communities Around The State

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health recently awarded MassBike funding through the Community Transformation Grant, which promotes active living in eight counties outside of the Boston area (see map below). We at MassBike are excited to have this great opportunity to serve communities around the state, and look forward to leveraging this expanded capacity to […]

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Submit Your Awesome Bike Story

A big part of advocacy is explaining to our elected officials why biking and walking is important in our communities. The numbers are easy to come up with – just look at this slick infographic created by Bikes Belong. What we need, though, are the personal stories about the difference that biking has made in […]

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And The Survey Says…

Thanks to everyone who filled out our 2012 General Survey! We got 220 respondents (not too bad, but of course we always want more), and 25 of them won vintage 30th Anniversary t-shirts for their time. It was split almost evenly between dues-paying MassBike members and others in the greater MassBike community. There was a […]

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Join Team Challenge Cycle

Team Challenge for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be an official charity of Centurion Cycling’s 50 mile bike event in Lake George, NY on June 24th. About Team Challenge: Team Challenge Cycle is an endurance training and fundraising program that prepares participants of all abilities to cycle 50 […]

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Our Online Store Is Back!

After weeks of careful reorganizing, we are pleased to announce that the MassBike online store is up and running! Thank you all for your patience while we updated a few features within the store and to everyone who has been waiting to join, renew, or donate to MassBike, we invite you to take a moment […]

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MassBike Turns 35!

This year MassBike celebrates thirty-five years of promoting better biking. With its humble beginnings as the “Boston Area Bicycle Coalition” back in 1977, MassBike has had a history of growth and success. Since that time over three decades ago, we have expanded into a statewide organization with three local chapters, developed strong partnerships with other […]

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