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New Boston Bike Racks Spotted

Written by Boston Biker on Dec 21

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Not the most functional rack ever, but classy as hell. I am pretty sure I reported on these being created a long time ago, but for the life of me can’t find it…either way I like em. What do you think?

Via reddit


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More Street Shots

Written by Boston Biker on Jul 20

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Super classy. And GIGANTIC!


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One More Day To See Spun

Written by Boston Biker on Mar 08

Cambridge is having an artistic bicycle rack competition, featuring 15 unique designs at the Cambridge Arts Council space at 344 Broadway (go up the steps in the main room). I got a chance to check it out, and its pretty nice, you have one more day to go look. These projects will be incorporated into the upcoming sidewalk improvements in Kendall Square.

More info here


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Superb Bicycle Presents: “Bella Biciclette”

Written by Boston Biker on Nov 09

Got this in the email, looks like fun.

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Saturday November 13th 8pm -10pm rsvp required

“Superb Bicycle is proud to present Bella Biciclette, an exhibition of beautiful vintage bicycles from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Expect to see bicycles from Colnago, De Rosa, Rossin, Takhion, Eddy Merckx and even a Cinelli Laser. All bicycles and frames at the show will be available for purchase. Please RSVP by emailing [email protected] with your name in the subject line. Beverage and light appetizers will be provided and formal dress is suggested. RSVP will be required for entry and remember we have limited space inside our shop so there might be a line to get in, *hint* arrive early!

If you are a collector, or very interested in purchasing one of these unique bicycles please let us know in your RSVP as we will be having a special early showing for seriously interested buyers.

Last years “Hot Bike” contest was such a success that we will be throwing another one this year. We will have categories such as: Best Paint Job, Most Aero, Most Original, and Best Vintage Style. Bring your hottest bike as long as you didn’t place in last years competition. This years judging will be by attendees of the show so everyone can vote! The winners will get prizes from some of our favorite brands and entry into the contest is only $5.

Please be respectful of our neighbors and no outside drinks will be permitted in the shop.


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The Word On The Street

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    • Don’t Blow Red Lights. July 21, 2014
      TweetYeah – the title says it all. Don’t Blow Red lights. You know why, because for every light you blow off – there is a driver who sees me and thinks of you, and your actions. Now – you may … Continue reading →
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    • Speed Up Slow Down Cyclists July 21, 2014
      TweetToday I will take a break from the recent discussions on this blog about where cyclists should position themselves when sharing the road with cars, to discuss — OK, rant — about something that really irks me. As a long-time … Continue reading →
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    • #boston bike polo by bostonbikepolo July 20, 2014
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    • #boston bike polo by papi_facil July 19, 2014
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    • #boston bike polo by rydono July 18, 2014
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    • FROM BETTER TO WORSE ON COMMONWEALTH AVE: City Leaders Need To Step Up For Their Own Policies July 17, 2014
      For a while it was feeling like stodgy Boston was jumping back into the elite group of city’s whose actions around transportation (and its joined-at-the-hip land-use twin) set the pace for the rest of the country. Our environmentally-based Smart Growth policies were state-of-the-art, which became even more valuable as climate-change storms and rising sea lev
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    • Headstarts At Traffic Lights July 17, 2014
      TweetDespite years of debate, there is still disagreement about where a cyclist should position him or herself when stopping at a traffic light. Different groups of cyclists have arrived at various conclusions about what constitutes the safest and most efficient … Continue reading →
      IsolateCyclist
    • Headstarts At Traffic Lights July 17, 2014
      TweetDespite years of debate, there is still disagreement about where a cyclist should position him or herself when stopping at a traffic light. Different groups of cyclists have arrived at various conclusions about what constitutes the safest and most efficient … Continue reading →
      IsolateCyclist
    • If You Want To Empower African American Children, Give Them A Bicycle July 16, 2014
      TweetI thought this article from Grist was pretty good.  Its a model followed by Bikes Not Bombs, also Boston Bikes, and Hub on wheels.  All to great results.  I would go one further and say that if you want to … Continue reading →
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    • Action Alert: Comm Ave Needs You! July 16, 2014
      TweetFrom Livable Streets:   My name is Matt and I’m a BU grad student, active Allston community member, and Make Comm Ave better for people biking, walking, driving and using public transit LivableStreets Commonwealth Avenue project lead. I’m writing to you … Continue reading →
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