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Allston Brighton Bikes: First Meeting

Written by Boston Biker on May 27

Got this in my email today:

5/27/08
7PM
smoken joes barbq
351 washington street, brighton
CONTACT: [email protected]

our first meeting is informal…
proposed agenda: introduce ourselves, brainstorm, collect contact info

this meeting will be about 30 minutes, with time afterward to hang out for refreshments/networking/socializing
about bike issues in our community.
(we expect to meet regularly with a more structured agenda in the future)

kinds of activities that have been proposed: local advocacy (racks, signage, lanes), rides (community, mountain, road); resources (information about inexpensive helmets, legal counsel with expertise w/r/t bike accidents and legal issues; other resources that may be helpful to the Allston/Brighton bike community); education (of bike community, business community, drivers, local EMS, fire and police). specific activities/issues/priorities of the group will be decided by those who participate.

Sounds like this could be another really cool local bike group. If you live in the area and ride bikes you should for sure check it out. More info at their website here. (they are also starting a site on BostonBiker!)


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