Author Archives: Liam

Sponsor Us for the 2017 Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon

TweetOn Sunday, June 4,  I will be riding with my kids Kay and Peter in the Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon!   The Bike-A-Thon is always a fun event and it raise money for a terrific cause. This will be our fifth time participating. Based … Continue reading

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Michelle Wu’s Editorial on Biking in Boston

TweetThe Boston Globe recently published Boston City Council President Michelle Wu’s thoughts on improving bicyclist safety and promoting bike commuting in Boston by way of protected bike lanes.  It’s been passed around quite a bit in Boston cycling circles, but … Continue reading

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2016 Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon

TweetOn Sunday, my son Peter & I rode the ten mile route in the Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon, raising $463 in donations for all the great work done by Bikes Not Bombs!  Even though the ride is over, you can still … Continue reading

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Good News for the Emerald Necklace in Brookline

TweetBrookline has announced that it will begin work on a bicycle/pedestrian connection for the Emerald Necklace paths across Boylston Street (route 9) in the Brookline Village/Mission Hill area.  This is great news as the Emerald Necklace paths are major route … Continue reading

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Leap on your bike!

TweetI’m not much of a winter biker.  The ice patches scare me and I don’t like be forced into auto traffic by mounds of snow. But we’ve had a mild winter, and today is an absolutely gorgeous spring-like last day … Continue reading

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Where should Hubway go next?

TweetBoston Bikes wants input on expansion of Hubway bike dock stations in Boston.  Fill out the survey to help place new stations in Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, Roxbury/Franklin Park, and South Boston.  Looks like the Hubway bike network will be even … Continue reading

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Boston Bike Commuter Report, July 2015

TweetI aimed for an average of 10 miles per day, or 310 miles total but didn’t quite get there.  Still, it was a fun month with lots of sweaty rides in the summer heat and humidity. And it’s my most … Continue reading

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Cranking Tunes While Cranking Gears

TweetRecently I was biking along Massachusetts Avenue. Another bicyclist passed me and I heard the throbbing bass of a dance tune. I assumed the music came from a passing car, but as I caught up to this bicycle at a … Continue reading

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Boston Bike Commuter Report, June 2015

TweetI’m a slow biker. I’m a slow blogger too.  So, it’s almost the end of July and here is my bike report for June. I rode 22 days out of 30.  Highlights of the month include the Bikes Not Bombs … Continue reading

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2015 Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon

TweetOn June 7th, I rode in the Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon for the third time.  I seem to participate every year, although it’s such a lovely event for a great cause that I need to commit to doing it annually.  I was … Continue reading

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