Category Archives: Jamaica Plain

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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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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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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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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Support Bikes Not Bombs!

TweetThis Sunday, June 7,  I will be riding with my children, Kay & Peter, in the Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon! Peter will be riding his own bike and Kay will be the co-pilot on my bike.  The Bike-A-Thon is always a … Continue reading

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Casey Arborway Construction Meeting, May 7

TweetI received an alert from the Boston Cyclists Union regarding a Casey Arborway Construction Meeting tomorrow May 7th, 7pm to 9pm at Boston English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street, Jamaica Plain.  As I’ve written in the past, I live in the Forest Hills … Continue reading

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The Fun Way to Fenway!

TweetThis summer Mass Bike introduced bike valet parking at Fenway Park for ticketholders attending weekend Red Sox games. My son is a devoted Red Sox fan and a biking enthusiast, so we decided to ride our bikes to the Red … Continue reading

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Cycletracks on the Arborway

TweetRecently, the DCR laid down new bike lanes on the Arborway, part of the network of Emerald Necklace roads running through Jamaica Plain from Forest Hills to Jamaica Pond. While this should be a positive gain for city cyclists, unfortunately … Continue reading

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Winter Biking and the Southwest Corridor

TweetI’m not much of a winter biker. I’ve done it in the past and learned that it can actually be warmer and more comfortable than waiting for a bus. I expect I’ll do it again in the future. But right … Continue reading

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