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New Years Bold Sprints

Written by Boston Biker on Jan 08

Event starts at nine. Come for the racing, stay for the dancing! (via)


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Bold Sprints At Good Life

Written by Boston Biker on Oct 03

From Superb:

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Pico Picante, Arc-En-Ciel Studio & Superb are proud to bring Boldsprints back to Good Life! Join us in this fast-paced, indoor race series to Dance, Spin & Sweat off that 9-5 grind. Superb Bicycle will be donating 2 Sprint bikes so get ready for the Rollers, Cold Beers, Prizes (from some sweet sponsors) and the Glory awaiting the winners of each evening’s event.
And if you care about music on your Wednesday night, DJ Mayhem and Dance Pajaritos will be providing the soundtrack all night long so expect all sorts of bassy treats.

And to all the Bike Couriers…don’t think we don’t see you hanging out in Winthrop Square. We are so close, you could even walk. How Scandalous would that be?


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Sprints Downtown

Written by Boston Biker on Jan 18

From the Superb Site. Jan 20th 9pm till late at goodlife.

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We are helping to throw the new Bold Sprints event at the Goodlife alongside Pabst, Arc-En-Ciel, Geekhouse, The Dig, Brooklyn Industries and Seagull Bags. This will be a monthly event with the first one on January 20th. Racing is free and Alfredo and I will be spinning some dance tracks to keep you moving on the bikes and the dance floor!


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Bold Sprints This Sunday

Written by Boston Biker on Oct 29

This Sunday 7pm at the All Asia Bar on Mass Ave. in Cambridge.

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BE THERE!


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Bicycle Film Fest Wrapup: A Good Time Had By All

Written by Boston Biker on Aug 18

WOW! So this weekend was the bicycle film fest. In a word, AWESOME! Great time, great people, great movies. It was a fantastic time, and if you missed it, SHAME ON YOU.

The whole thing kicked off with a sweet party at Underground video/Revolution Cycles in JP. BoldSprints, over 200 PBR’s (mostly tall boys, all free) veggy dogs, food from veggie planet, and a whole lot of fun. Natasha took some great pictures of the event, here is a taste.

Here is some guy betting five bucks that I wont beat Phil (who is a really nice guy) at bold sprints…too bad for phil, and that guy, I ROCKED HIS ASS.

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Faster Phil…faster.

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The next Friday was the first round of movies at the Somerville theater, in Davis Square. It rained…a lot, but that didn’t stop a huge number of people from showing up to watch some awesome movies.

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Saturday was a blast, much nicer, much sunnier, more awesome movies, there was tricks out front, valet bike parking from MassBike, and a whole host of great bike people around all day. I got to see Lucas Brunelle, got to be at the finish line as Peter Bradshaw WHOOPED everyone (he was in like a couple minutes faster than the person in second place) at the fastforward alley cat, and got to see a lot of nice bikes and meet a lot of nice people.

This was followed up by even more fun at Great Scott for the after party, and if that wasn’t enough a sweet brunch/ride on Sunday. Wow…

Like I said this was a really fun event, thanks to Seth, Dorothy, Brent and everyone else who made this a fantastic event. You guys ROCK. Also be sure to check out a lot more of Natasha’s sweet pictures here.

If you missed it this year be sure to check it out next year.


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    • Is The Rise Of Cycling Elitism A Result Of Individual Goals Or Infrastructure Evolution? August 18, 2014
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