bicycling

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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By - 11/29/11 - 6:51 am

Liam, who lives in Forest Hills, explains his support for a proposal to replace the crumbling hulk of an overpass by the T stop with an at-grade crossing, rather than with another overpass:

I am aware that traffic engineers in your department have determined that both a bridge and the at-grade option will handle the predicted traffic flow of 2035 in roughly the same

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By - 11/7/11 - 1:17 pm

The Globe reports some guy from Martha's Vineyard learned this morning you're not allowed to ride a bike on I-93, when State Police stopped him in Milton, gave him a ticket and told him to not do it again.

UPDATE: That wasn't just some guy. Boston Biker reports he was "local crazy man" Lucas Brunelle, who is known for his two-wheeled stunts.... Read more

By - 10/21/11 - 10:29 pm

Cambridge Police tweet about a collision around 5 p.m. at Windsor and Main streets:

Bicyclist transported to the hospital w/ serious injuries after she was struck by a truck making a right turn.

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By - 10/21/11 - 10:25 pm

Boston Biker reports Cambridge is looking at a ban on bicycles without brakes.

By - 10/13/11 - 6:28 am

The Daily Free Press reports on a collision around 6 p.m. Wednesday at Commonwealth Avenue and Buick Street. Both driver and victim are BU students.... Read more

By - 10/2/11 - 10:35 pm

High bike

Leslee watched bicyclists on some sort of protest ride down Newbury Street on Saturday (she wonders who they were).

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 9/27/11 - 1:33 pm

Channel 25 reports on an incident this afternoon on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain. Note the location of one of the bicycles - right by a "sharrow" meant to tell drivers and bicyclists to watch out for each other in the shared lane. Injuries were minor, 25 says.

By - 9/25/11 - 10:11 pm

Maria Varmazis videoed the start of the annual Hub on Wheels race at City Hall Plaza today. Mystery Pill photographed the race underway:

Racer

Photo copyright Mystery Pill. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

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