Relevant to the recent influx of Hubway bike share riders, CASA researcher Oliver O’Brien has a handy map to help keep tabs on what Hubway stations have available bikes, where you’ll find open spaces to drop your bike off after your ride and how many bikes are in use at any given time. Not […]
It’s no secret that we’re pretty big on bikes. We think they’re pretty fun to ride (and are kind of like magic carpets ferrying you home in the wee hours when everyone else is fighting for cabs) and we love when friends ask us for help breaking into biking in the city. More bikes […]
Our weekend involved a lot of biking, a lot of visiting friends and a lot of web work. We headed to Rockport, MA by bike on Saturday, as one last training ride ahead of our 65-mile endeavor to support Bikes Not Bombs next weekend. Sunday saw us settled in (despite more sunshine) to put finishing […]
But you see, therein lies the rub – I am that cyclist. I am the cyclist who will unapologetically take the lane when it is safer for me to do so. I am the cyclist that will not “get on the sidewalk”, because it is illegal for me to ride there. I am the cyclist […]
I feel like I must have first seen the work of Pete Dungey before I had started biking Boston’s notorious roads; I make this conjecture specifically because I don’t recall relating his Pothole Gardens to my own existence, but just considering it clever.
My poor old Fuji mixte is far beyond its prime, and has gotten to be downright rickety and a bit terrifying to ride. Given that the Fuji is in fact my former back-up bike, which I’ve been riding since demolishing the Puch Jack once built me, I’ve been spending some time scoping out affordable options for replacement. It was in this […]
May is National Bike Month, and it’s Bike Week in Massachusetts – and UJC is for bicycle lovers. Sadly, we didn’t get any bicycle-themed projects done for the month (my bike itself is a project-and-a-half at the moment, a real Frankenbike) but, fortunately for everyone, Poster Cabaret is featuring a collection of bicycle prints at reasonable […]