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What’s With All The Hate?

I wasn’t really surprised by the recent screeds against bicyclists in the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald. These seem to come in flurries every once in a while, first one media outlet, then others not wanting to be left out of the resulting mayhem. Generating controversy is a common tactic for the media, and […]

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Bike Classes Abound

After getting up and running over the past two months, skills and safety classes are taking place around the state with enthusiastic reception. Take a look at the class offerings coming up, and RSVP or register while there’s still time! Basics of Better Biking This is a four-hour on-bike course, we go over tips on […]

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Register Today For Bike Skills Classes

There’s still time to register for the on-bike classes coming up this weekend! If you or anyone you know needs to brush up on their bike maneuvering skills or safety knowledge, then these classes are for you. And, really, who couldn’t use a little more practice on the basics of better biking? Saturday, August 20 […]

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Request Free Bike Safety Classes At Your Kids’ Schools

The school year is coming up fast, so we wanted to let parents know about the bike safety classes available to kids between grades 4 and 8. Every year, we instruct thousands of children on how to ride their bike safely, and we want to reach thousands more this fall!  We need your help to […]

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Bike Safety Classes Are Rolling!

Our new and improved on-bike safety class, Basics of Better Biking, has three scheduled times and locations – with more coming soon!  The classes so far are: Saturday, August 13th 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Brockton, MA Parking Lot at the intersection of Lincoln St. and School St. Saturday, August 20 9:00 AM – 2:00 […]

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Statewide On-Bike Safety Classes Starting in August

Starting in August, several on-bike safety classes will be offered around the state as part of our restructured Education Program.  We have hired seven instructors located in the different regions who are eager to start using their bike education knowledge to teach hordes of bicyclists how to get where they’re going in comfort and with […]

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MassBike Offers Free Bike Safety Classes For Hubway Users

In late July, hundreds of shared bicycles and thousands of their users are going to be taking to the streets of Boston on the Hubway Bikeshare system. The City of Boston has ramped up efforts to improve safety and enforcement to improve the car-bicycle interaction, as reported today by The Boston Globe. A crucial addition […]

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Locations Needed For Classes

As I posted earlier, things are really rolling with the education program.  Most recently, we hired six new instructors located throughout the state to teach our Workshop Series and On-Bike Tutorials.  Soon, we’ll be offering open classes to the public, but before we can do that we need locations for these classes to take place! […]

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MassBike Education Program Gaining Momentum

When I started at MassBike a month ago, I hit the ground rolling with the education program. Teaching current and future bicyclists safety and confidence is an important part of what we do at MassBike, so I was glad to get started on it as soon as I joined the team. Our commuter workshop program […]

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MassBike Hiring Bike Safety Instructors

As the warmer weather approaches, more people are going to be thinking “How do I get started bike commuting” or “What do I need to know to ride in traffic?” We at MassBike are working hard to teach people exactly what they need to know – but we need some help. We are currently looking for […]

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