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New On MassBike.org: Infrastructure Problem Contacts

Photo courtesy of League of Michigan Bicyclists via Flickr We all remember that pothole on the way to work or class, you know the really deep one that always fills with water when it rains and is near invisible at night. It’s been there for months and is downright dangerous on your bike as you […]

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City of Boston Announces Major Bicycling Safety Initiative: MassBike To Provide Bike Safety Classes

The City of Boston has just announced a major bicycling safety initiative, commencing with a bicycling safety summit next Wednesday, April 21st. MassBike will provide free bicycling safety classes (details below) as part of the initiative, as well as free valet bike parking at the summit. Read the press release: Mayor Menino Convenes First-Ever Bicycling […]

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I Am A Nanny, And I Ride

Here comes another interesting bicycle story from our And I Ride campaign. We are seeking to put a face on cycling in support of a 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 below to find out how […]

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Ask MassBike: Child Biking Lessons

We get a lot of questions here at MassBike, and we like to think we also give some pretty good answers. We realized that sharing these questions and answers on our website would be a valuable resource to others looking for the same information. We got this question from Alison about where to get good bike […]

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What MassBike Is Doing To Get More Kids Biking To School

Pretty much everyone agrees it would be a good thing if more kids were biking (or walking) to school. Something like 75% of US schoolchildren are driven to school by car, and parents dropping kids off is the single biggest source of traffic around schools (see report). In the space of a single generation, the […]

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Kyrgyzstan To Kathmandu: A 6-Month Bicycle Adventure (Update!)

Don’t Miss this inspiring slide show about a physical and cultural bicycle journey across Central Asia. Listen to Sage Cohen from the Boston University School of Public Health tell her tale of cycling across some of the most rugged and beautiful terrain on earth. Be inspired, and awed by this amazing bicycle journey through Kyrgyztan, […]

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How To Lock Up Your Bicycle

In our constant quest to return oldies but goodies from our old website I present the MassBike guide for locking up your bicycle, with some updates. You can download this brochure for printing here (.doc) LOCKING YOUR BIKE We’ve all seen them “ lone bicycle wheels locked to parking meters, and broken bike locks hanging […]

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Make Your Business A Bicycle Friendly Business, MassBike Can Help!

The City of Boston is once again calling for local business’ to become Bicycle Friendly. MassBike can help your business qualify for the coveted designation of Bicycle Friendly Business. If you are interested in getting one of our awesome commuter workshops, or adult safety classes so that your business can qualify, please contact us. Below […]

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Broadway Commuter Repair Clinic Classes, Date Changes

Due to a slight mix-up the very fun and very informative Broadway Commuter Repair Clinics have had their dates changed. Below is a re-post of the original posting for these classes with corrected dates. There are still some slots in each class but they have been going fast so sign up now! ————— Be ready […]

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MassBike Launches “Same Roads, Same Rules” Campaign

In response to the sharp rise in bicycle commuters and recreational bicyclists, MassBike, in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and the Department of Public Health, has launched a new safety campaign to educate both bicyclists and motorists about the […]

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