bicycling

By - 11/14/12 - 3:07 pm

Community Spoke in Jamaica Plain reports:

Tools, parts, and bikes were stolen. Please keep an eye out for a brown/copper colored ANT cycle truck with a 20″ front wheel and a very large front basket and an older steel turquoise Miyata mountain bike with an Xtracycle conversion kit. These are very recognizable bikes, and we use them to transport our tools and mobile workshop

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By - 10/25/12 - 8:33 am

With Hubway season almost over, you may not get much use out of this, but file it away for the spring: Chris Snyder recently discovered a trick for getting a Hubway bicycle that's stuck in its docking bay.

Sometimes, Hubway bikes refuse to be undocked. The gears on the dock whir for a bit, and then it flashes a red light of failure (not to

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By - 10/15/12 - 9:25 pm

Have you seen the new Boston Public Health Commission ads with the guy with the blood-drenched face? Boston Biker has, and is not amused:

Helmets are good, and people should wear them. But showing a kid who looks like someone took a bat to his face is not going to get more people to ride their bike, and I think we would all be

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By - 10/14/12 - 7:31 pm

Boston Biker reports bow-and-arrow hunting becomes legal for the next 2 1/2 months on Weston conservation land - through which run some trails often ridden by mountain bikers.

Seriously watch out!

By - 10/1/12 - 2:54 pm

BU Today reports BU Police stopped 152 bicyclists over three days last week and issued ten of them tickets for running red lights or other infractions.

By - 9/23/12 - 10:03 am

Eric Stratton photographed some of the thousands of bicyclists in town today for the annual Hub on Wheels.

By - 9/23/12 - 9:37 am

Mayor's Cup race in Boston

Richard Beaubien watched the racers in yesterday's TD Bank Mayor’s Cup through downtown yesterday.

InfoMiner posted more photos.

Copyright Richard Beaubien. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 9/20/12 - 7:25 am

The Daily Free Press reports police say a BU student was taken to St. Elizabeth with neck, back and knee injuries yesterday after she tried but failed to beat an SUV through a left turn on Comm. Ave. near Kenmore Square.

By - 9/17/12 - 5:01 pm

Boston Police report a collision between a tractor trailer and a woman on a bicycle ended with the bicyclist dead around 3:50 p.m. at West Broadway and A Street.

Kevin Wiles reports:

It appears the TT was turning left from A St on West Broadway when the accident occurred.

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By - 9/17/12 - 7:58 am

Michael Ahern, 46, was arrested yesterday on charges he ran down and killed a man riding his bicycle down Morrissey Boulevard early Friday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Doan Bui, 63, was pronounced dead at the scene following the 12:30 a.m. crash near Malibu Beach between Ahearn's pickup and his bike.

Prosecutors formally charged Ahern with motor-vehicle homicide, operating under the influence... Read more

By - 9/14/12 - 6:22 am

Angela Christoforos and Stanley Staco report a bicycle/car collision on Morrisey Boulevard southbound by Malibu Beach around 12:30 a.m. fatally injured the bicycle rider. The Herald reports the man, 63, was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 9/10/12 - 6:36 am

Chris Devers asks:

Where around Boston can an adult learner get a cheapish practice bike? My wife's bike is too tall. Maybe Bikes Not Bombs?

By - 8/31/12 - 1:02 pm

She had a job along the South Boston waterfront, but no parking space, so she parked in other companies' lots for eight months until she got caught and threatened with towing. Now she's commuter from the South Shore, pedaling on some of the worst, most bicycle-unfriendly roads in America!

At Neponset Circle while waiting for the light to turn green, I met a young

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By - 8/20/12 - 11:22 pm

Biking in Heels spots a Google bike in Kendall Square and chats to its rider about the company's fleet of bikes for its Kendall Square employees.

By - 7/25/12 - 8:33 am

The Globe reports car traffic in Kendall Square is dropping even as employment is increasing. Credit goes to employer incentives for bike riding and T taking - spurred by city regulations that require landlords to foster car alternatives in exchange for permission to build new parking spaces.... Read more

By - 7/24/12 - 5:56 pm

In the early 1960s, MIT professor Kevin Lynch did a three-minute time-lapse movie of a car trip from Cambridge to Brookline. Now somebody's recreated the ride on a bicycle.

Via Bostonography.

By - 6/25/12 - 10:13 pm

Around 9:50 p.m., Dan Fitzgerald tweeted:

Anyone else see the naked man biking down Dartmouth St? That's one way I could solve issue of getting home in this weather via bike. Hmm.

Fitzgerald then responded to our query as to whether the bicyclist was a bear:

He was not a bear, that I can confirm. He was also wearing a helmet.

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By - 6/7/12 - 7:33 am

Bicyclists gather at Huntington Avenue and Forsyth Street at 8 p.m. tonight to install a white "ghost bike" in memory of Kelsey Rennebohm, a BC grad student who died after a collision with an MBTA bus Friday night.

After the installation, bicyclists will go on a memorial ride to BC. More info and to RSVP.

In 2007, another bicyclist died in a... Read more

By - 6/3/12 - 10:07 am

Kelsey Rennebohm Boston College today identified the woman killed in a Huntington Avenue incident late Friday as Kelsey Rennebohm, a graduate student in the Lynch School of Education:

Rennebohm was a gifted student and an experienced teacher who worked to provide high-quality instruction and support services for all children. A

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