Boston By Bike…At Night

Written by Boston Biker on Aug 07

In 1989 The Back Bay Midnight Pedalers started making an annual tour of historic and architectural sites in the Boston area. The ride usually occurs in mid-to-late August, beginning just before midnight on a Saturday night and running until a little after sunrise on Sunday. The ride route and length varies, but is usually around 30 miles.

Pictures from 2002.

Pictures from 2003.

Pictures from 2004.

Pictures from 2005.

No pictures from the August 20, 2006 ride — too much rain, not enough photogenic things.

Pictures from 2007.

Ham radio operators who are interested in helping with communication should contact jweiss at

Information on the 2008 ride was recently mailed out. From that flyer:

Boston By Bike…At Night
Midnight ’til dawn
Saturday, August 9, 2008
Twentieth Annual Tour of Architectural and Historic Sites Meet at *11:15pm* in front of Trinity Church in Copley Square Bring a bicycle with a light and wear something reflective; helmet recommended. Commemorative T-shirts available. Bring something for breakfast Sunday in Christopher Columbus Park. **Please bring a spare inner tube that fits your tires.** Sponsored by the Back Bay Midnight Pedalers For information call 617-522-0259

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8 Responses to “Boston By Bike…At Night”

  1. By Paul in JP on Jul 21, 2009 | Reply

    Sooooo….is there a date for the 2009 Edition of the Boston by Bike at Night???

  2. By Boston Biker on Jul 21, 2009 | Reply

    I have emailed the guy who organized it last year to see what the details for this years ride is, will post when I get a response.

  3. By Steve on Jul 21, 2009 | Reply

    I just got the flier in the mail today – it’s August 8th, 11:15pm in front of Trinity Church in Copley Square.

  4. By Chelsey Masters on Jul 31, 2009 | Reply

    Do they have an official website to get more info on this bike ride? It is a hard thing to search…especially when trying to find out if it is being hosted this year!

  5. By Boston Biker on Jul 31, 2009 | Reply

    Hi Chelsey check out the new event on the calendar it has details and updates. And as far as I know there is not an official website.

  6. By Chelsey Masters on Jul 31, 2009 | Reply

    Thanks Boston Biker…..On what website?

  7. By Boston Biker on Jul 31, 2009 | Reply

    this one 🙂

  8. By Neil Henry on Jul 20, 2010 | Reply

    Is there a date for 2010?

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