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Watch The Tour In JP

Written by Boston Biker on Jul 07

Ferris Wheels is hosting a Tour watching party!

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Tour de France in Jamaica Plain!
Ferris Wheels and Jeanie Johnston Pub host Tour de France party nights 2015

Upcoming Dates:
19 July 2015, 8:00pm
24 July 2015, 8:00pm

Tour stages are not alike! Come watch exciting mountain stages at our special Tour de France Party Nights featuring:

+ SOUND with Tour de France video (party nights only)
+ Trivia contests for seasoned Tour fans
+ Tour de France 101, how to watch the Tour, the teams, the strategy
+ Raffles, Jeanie Johnston food and beverage, and FUN!

Questions? Call Ferris Wheels Bike Shop: 617-524-2453

Watch the Tour de France 2015 nightly at Jeanie Johnston Pub (144 South St., JP) through July 26, 8-11 pm. (Video only; ask the bartender if it’s not on.)


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Meeting On Seaver St. Reconstruction – April 2nd 6:30 p.m.

Written by Boston Biker on Mar 29

From the BCU, via DotBike:

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On Tuesday the Public Works Department is planning to unveil a draft proposal for cycletrack that will connect JP, Roxbury and Dorchester. Now we need to speak up and support the plan (if we like it).
Your voice makes a difference! Be there.
 
Seaver Street Reconstruction Meeting
Tues., April 2, 6:30pm
United House of Prayer
206 Seaver St.
Roxbury

Here’s a quote from the official announcement from the the city:

Please join your neighbors to discuss the proposed roadway and urban design improvements on Seaver Street from Walnut Avenue to Blue Hill Avenue. The project consists of traffic improvements and traffic calming, new street lights, enhanced cross walks and a dedicated cycletrack for bicycles.


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Construction On The Southwest Corridor Near Stony Brook Station

Written by Boston Biker on Aug 20

Be warned, they take all the bike traffic and direct it right off a non-cut curb. Its also very hard to see in the dark. Go slow, and be prepared to dismount.


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Play On Green Street Sunday July 15th

Written by Boston Biker on Jul 11

COME PLAY ON GREEN STREET
SUNDAY, JULY 15th
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This Sunday Boston Bikes will be at one of Boston’s first Open Streets events – Circle the City in Jamaica Plain.

From 11am-4pm Green Street –
graham at rodeo

from Franklin Park to Jamaica Pond – will be open to bikers, walkers, runner, skippers, rollerbladers, tomfoolery-makers, yogis, and general enthusiasts of livable communities.

Come join us for our bike rodeo and bike rentals next to the Green Street MBTA Station or visit one of the dozen of other partners providing everything from yoga, to face painting, to obstacle courses – all happening on Green Street.

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Bike Cop Doored In JP

Written by Boston Biker on Sep 27

Two Boston Police officers on bikes collided in Jamaica Plain after one crashed into an open car door on Centre Street.

The crash happened at around 12:30 p.m. when the first officer hit the door. The other officer, riding behind him, crashed into the first officer.

Both suffered minor injuries.

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I wonder if this means they will start a better appreciation among the cops for this sort of danger, and encourage them to ticket motorists more for this behavior. To add insult to injury got him right on a sharrow…pay attention motorists!

PS. It is illegal in MA to open your door if ANY traffic is approaching (car/pedestrian/cyclist). You can be given a ticket right there on the spot…if the cop chooses to.


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The Word On The Street

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    • Harvard Bridge connection to the PDW path: proposed improvement November 18, 2017
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    • Harvard Bridge connection to the PDW path: proposed improvement November 18, 2017
      TweetLet’s look at how well bicycle routes around the Boston end of the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue bridge over the Charles River) might be improved.. Here is a Google maps overview of the area. There are two special bicycle routes … Continue reading →
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    • Mass and Beacon: looking at the larger picture. November 18, 2017
      TweetLet’s look at how well bicycle routes around the Boston end of the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue bridge over the Charles River) might be improved.. Here is a Google maps overview of the area. There are two special bicycle routes … Continue reading →
      jsallen
    • Harvard Bridge connection to the PDW path: proposed improvement November 18, 2017
      TweetLet’s look at how well bicycle routes around the Boston end of the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue bridge over the Charles River) might be improved.. Here is a Google maps overview of the area. There are two special bicycle routes … Continue reading →
      jsallen
    • Harvard Bridge connection to the PDW path: proposed improvement November 18, 2017
      TweetLet’s look at how well bicycle routes around the Boston end of the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue bridge over the Charles River) might be improved.. Here is a Google maps overview of the area. There are two special bicycle routes … Continue reading →
      jsallen
    • Harvard Bridge connection to the PDW path: proposed improvement November 18, 2017
      TweetLet’s look at how well bicycle routes around the Boston end of the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue bridge over the Charles River) might be improved.. Here is a Google maps overview of the area. There are two special bicycle routes … Continue reading →
      jsallen
    • Harvard Bridge connection to the PDF path: proposed improvement November 18, 2017
      TweetLet’s look at how well bicycle routes around the Boston end of the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue bridge over the Charles River) might be improved.. Here is a Google maps overview of the area. There are two special bicycle routes … Continue reading →
      jsallen
    • Harvard Bridge connection to the PDW path: proposed improvement November 18, 2017
      TweetLet’s look at how well bicycle routes around the Boston end of the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue bridge over the Charles River) might be improved.. Here is a Google maps overview of the area. There are two special bicycle routes … Continue reading →
      jsallen
    • Mass and Beacon: looking at the larger picture. November 18, 2017
      TweetLet’s look at how well bicycle routes around the Boston end of the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue bridge over the Charles River) might be improved.. Here is a Google maps overview of the area. You may click on it to … Continue reading →
      jsallen