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Cyclocross Skills Class

Written by Boston Biker on Aug 18

Every seen a cross race? Want to be crazy like those people? Go to this.



Get ready for cross season. On Tuesday August 23rd at 8:00 p.m. learn pro tips and techniques when Adam Myerson of Cycle-Smart  shares his knowledge at this open seminar. Hosted at Bikes Not Bombs retail shop, 18 Bartlett Sq. Sliding scale: $10-50. Proceeds benefit Bikes Not Bombs and the Bikes Not Bombs / Circle A Cycles cyclocross team. All levels welcome. You can RSVP and email questions to [email protected], or just show up.

For more information on the team check out our website and facebook page.

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Beer.Cupcake.Mustache Book Party Reminder

Written by Boston Biker on Apr 16

Got a reminder for this awesome party:


When: Apr 20th, 8:30pm onwards
Where: Washington Sq Tavern (714 Washington St, Brookline)

Come help celebrate the release of the Beer.Cupcake.Mustache. book.
In my whirlpool of projects I have absolutely forgotten about the Marathon, so the Tavern may have a few people chilling after that race.

The bottom line – if want your free beer (did I really say Chimay? Damn… No, it’s true.), you would probably want to get there sooner rather than later.

Another highlight of the event – cupcakes! Mo (Maureen Bruno-Roy) is making a small batch of 48 delicious chocolate vegan cupcakes. Only 48, and they won’t last long, I’ ve seen that happening before, like at MMRacing launch party. Here they are, you’re looking at them, then you turn away, turn around, they’re gone. It almost looks like an illusionist trick.

Now that I have mentioned free beer and free cupcakes….somebody’s got to bring some free (as in “establishing their freedom”) mustache.

If you want to own the book for $5 less than it will be after the party, then bring $25 to the party. The books will be there. You will be there. Perfect time and place (as well as price).

Until then,
I remain yours truly,


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Beer. Cupcake. Mustache. Book Launch Party

Written by Boston Biker on Apr 09

Got this in the mail today from a friend, looks like it is going to be AWESOME! Check this out people.


The Cyclocross Book of Who’s Who in New England is finally done.
Meet “Beer. Cupcake. Mustache.”
The book contains interviews and b/w photographs of 50 cyclocross racers categories 4-Elite; featuring interview with Richard Fries, Hannah Kirshner and the North Star of the Cyclocross Style – Yash Katsumi.
An illustrated glossary of basic cyclocross phenomenae is included to make sure that non-racing audience feels comfortable flipping through the book.

Please come to the presentation/release party on April 20th, 8:30pm onwards; Washington Square Tavern (714 Washington Street, Brookline).

The presentation is officially sponsored by Chimay Brewery, so there will be FREE CHIMAY as long as it lasts. First come-first serve. Coupons are available at Cambrdige Bicycle Shop (and will be in other bike shops, too – I will update accordingly) or you can request it by e-mail: [email protected] and I will hand it to you at the party.

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Cyclocross Mechanics Clinic At Wheelworks Too

Written by Boston Biker on Nov 12


Come learn the ropes of prepping and cleaning your Cyclocross bike with Matt Roy, MM Racing Team Mechanic.

Check out the flyer here. (pdf)

Price of admission gets you a custom mini-pit kit from Pedros with the stuff you need to keep your bikes running perfectly. The kit retails for $44.99 but if you come to the event, you’ll get the bucket and the know-how for $29.99.

The clinic will be held behind Wheelworks Too – 22 Church Street, Belmont (just around the corner from Belmont Wheelworks). There will be tents, heaters, lights, several very dirty/muddy Seven Cycles Cyclocross bikes, beer and salty snacks for the full “pit” experience!

The clinic will cover the essentials of cyclocross bike maintenance and cleaning. Matt will start with bike washing and continue with some standard checks done each time a bike is worked on. He will review tire pressure, pit etiquette and technique and answer any ‘cross specific questions you may have. The event will be outside so dress warmly! You will not need to bring
your bike – there will be a few dirty Seven’s on hand to do the walk-throughs.

For more info go to RSVP required.

Event Details:

Date: Thursday, November 20th

Time: 7pm-8:30

Cost: $29.99 includes Pedros Pit Kit (a $44.99 value) & instruction by one of pro cycling’s finest mechanics

RSVP: Required to participate – Call or email Gary Wood – [email protected] – 617.489.3577

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MM Racing Team Launch Party

Written by Boston Biker on Sep 29

Come celebrate the kick off of the cyclocross season with the MM Racing team launch party at Wheelworks in Belmont on Friday October 3rd from 7-10 pm.

Matt Roy and Mo Bruno Roy have got an incredible new sponsor to announce and raffle prizes from our dedicated sponsors. There will be beer from Harpoon and prizes from Embrocation Magazine, Chinook, Michelin, Mad Alchemy Embrocations, Pedros, Bowchies, the Atomic Cafe and a rapidly growing list.

Can’t make the event? You can still buy raffle tickets through BikeReg (event ID=7187).

For more info, email Matt at [email protected] or go to

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