bicycling

By - 5/31/12 - 8:00 am

Kevin Wiles, Jr. posts a photo of a deer that somehow wound up in a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center bike cage today. Yes, in the medical area.

By - 5/26/12 - 2:42 pm

Penny Cherubino reports an epidemic of walkers and joggers using bicycle lanes instead of sidewalks, for no good reason she can fathom:

Is it payback for the bikes on the sidewalks?

Is it an adventuresome streak that hopes to play chicken with a two-wheeler?

By - 5/15/12 - 7:32 am

The Tech posts copies of the reports into the death of Phyo Kyaw last Dec. 27 in a collision with an 18-wheeler at Mass. Ave. and Vassar Street.

By - 5/14/12 - 9:08 am

Rush Hour Race pitted the three transportation modes in a battle to the death, um, fastest commute this morning between Davis Square and Kendall Square. LivableStreets reports bike won, followed nine minutes later by the T. The car sputtered in last.

Steve Annear reports that, yes, the bicyclist stopped for all red lights.... Read more

By - 4/30/12 - 3:36 pm

And that's not a good thing, say researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, who had trained observers stationed outside Hubway rental kiosks last year.

Some 80% of Hubway users rode with no head protection - a far higher number than non-rental riders - according to their study, printed today in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.

"Head injury accounts for about a third

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By - 4/29/12 - 10:05 am

Double bike

Even when completely sober, you can see some strange things late at night in Downtown Crossing, Rob Bellinger discovers.

Copyright Rob Bellinger. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 4/17/12 - 10:11 am

Midnight Marathon ride

Mikesssss photographed the annual midnight bike ride along the Marathon route. Later, Photographynatalia photographed some of the survivors runners:

Hot runner

Historygradguy also photographed runners.

Copyright Mikesssss and... Read more

By - 4/6/12 - 6:49 pm

Alert bus driver hit brakes in time.

MQ took this photo around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Centre Street and South Huntington Avenue, reports:

I think rider got doored, bus stopped in time thankfully.

By - 4/5/12 - 8:54 am

On Somerville Avenue.

Roving Uhub photographer Andy Sellars took this around 8:40 a.m.:

I was just on my way to work and saw the Somerville emergency response out in force on Somerville Ave between Porter and Union, near the Samba Bar. They were putting someone on a backboard. I didn't see any cars involved, and there was a very concerned cyclist talking to the police, so I think

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By - 3/15/12 - 12:30 pm

Wicked Local Cambridge reports on a Thursday incident on Mass. Ave. in Cambridge.

By - 3/12/12 - 11:04 am

Boston Biker reports the launch this week of Chain Reaction:

Boston's Only Mobile, After-School, Youth-Run Bike Shop!

By - 3/8/12 - 10:36 am

MassBike reports MassDOT has picked a design for the renovation of the Longfellow that features just one vehicle lane outbound and wider lanes for bicyclists and pedestrians in both directions.

By - 3/8/12 - 7:11 am

Bikeyface illustrates getting hit by another bicyclist yesterday on Mass. Ave. in Cambridge.

By - 3/6/12 - 7:12 am

Of course, where some people see an exciting way for Boston to cycle into the 21st century, lawyers see the potential for new business:

Boston's Hubway bike-share system will undoubtedly lead to an increase in the number of cyclists sharing the road with automobiles. Unfortunately, this increase in the volume of cyclists on the road will likely also lead to an increase of

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By - 1/27/12 - 1:19 pm

Boston Police are looking for a gray hatchback, possibly a Prius or a Mazda 5, for a shooting this afternoon on Harold Street near Homestead Street in Roxbury.

Police say the vehicle may have some scratches on the front from where it hit the bicycle before the shooting.

Police say the victim, 20, was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital and is expected to... Read more

By - 1/8/12 - 6:29 pm

TiradoBoston Police report that when a bicycle rider stopped into Alex's Chimi Restaurant in Hyde Square for some food Friday evening and spotted some guy riding away on his bike, he ran after him - and caught up with him:

As officers got closer, officers observed the male chasing behind

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By - 1/1/12 - 3:40 pm

And this guy, spotted by a T worker at Back Bay station today, has probably just exceeded it:

Bicyclist at Back Bay

By - 12/30/11 - 12:37 pm

Ghost bike

Vasant Marur photgraphed this memorial to Phyo Kyaw, who died in a collision with an 18-wheeler in Cambridge Tuesday night.... Read more

By - 12/28/11 - 6:44 am

Channel 4 reports a fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler making a right turn and an unnamed bicyclist at Mass. Ave. and Vassar Street last night.

Photo by Matt Tomlin.

By - 12/22/11 - 1:28 pm

Lame cabs in Allston

The day after local bicyclists celebrated the opening of bike lanes on the BU Bridge, an irate citizen forwarded this photo of lane-hogging cabs just a few blocks away outside BU's Warren Towers:

Apparently the bike lane on Comm. Ave. is now

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