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4 Bike Laws You May Not Know About

Newsflash!  You can’t run red lights or urinate in public because you are a cyclist and “buzzed” riding is drunk riding(in some states). Cyclists are protected by—and obligated to adhere to—many laws. But while most of them mirror vehicle laws, … Continue reading

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Bike Commuting is Just Like Life

Some days on my ride across town, I need to think about ANYTHING other than my current ride.  Today was one such day and I began to think about bike commuting as it relates to life.  I don’t know where … Continue reading

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Game 7- No Cable, No Problem. The Bruins Love Bikes!

I’m spending my day crushing finals and making Freight Farm deals.  All the while, I’m just thinking about where to watch the game tonight.  As always, I’m open to suggestions.  As long as I walk peddle from my place!

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Sometimes You Just Don’t Have it in You!

Yesterday was one of those days.  The weather was terrible with just absolute pouring rain in the morning.  I knew I had a full day of finals ahead and I was a little sore after running the Net Impact Green … Continue reading

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A vibrant Boston needs major avenues for bikes – Opinion – The Boston Globe

This is one of those opinion pieces where the title says it all.  I won’t go on about it because of the whole “preaching to the choir” thing.  But I wanted to point out the outgoing Boston Bike Czar’s comments … Continue reading

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2012 Boston Midnight Marathon Bike Ride

Now that the hoopla around Marathon Monday has died down and the weather is slightly more seasonal, I think it’s prudent to comment on one of the coolest parts of the Boston Marathon, the bike riders! Although I was unable … Continue reading

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SAY NO MORE! Happy Trails: An Exit Interview with Boston’s Bike Czar

Encourage all your non-cycling friends to ride. Our bottom line is the same — get more people cycling. The best way is the direct way. You heard the “Bike Czar”!  It’s 80 degrees and sunny, you are out of excuses! … Continue reading

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Reflections on A Great Day!

This past weekend I had the distinct pleasure of being stuck in class from 9am until 4 pm on what could have been the nicest day of 2012.  In case you missed it, we’re talking picture perfect.  Low 80’s with … Continue reading

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Is it me or the pants? F-ing Bieber!

The last week of rides have been tough for many reasons.  The biggest pain in the ass factor has been the 30 plus MPH wind gusts that seem to be in my face in every direction.  While that is really … Continue reading

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Don’t Door Me Bro

I’ve witnessed a new move repeatedly on Shrewsbury St in Worcester.  More often than I’m comfortable thinking about I’ve watched people sit in there parked car with the engine off and lights out(maybe they are checking email or texting, I … Continue reading

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