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When a bicyclist falls in the city, does it make a noise?

A look at the city's most dangerous intersections
Learning to cycle safely on Boston streets is a tempering process.
By PETE STIDMAN  |  September 01, 2009

Ready to roll

How to give your bike a proper spring cleaning
Whether you've been slogging through the streets on two wheels all winter, or are only now retrieving your bicycle, dusty and cobwebbed, from the basement, the extra light, the warm air, and the promise of snow-free roads are calling.
By CLEA SIMON  |  May 06, 2009

The crash course

What to do when you have your next bike accident
It was a sunny but brisk Friday afternoon in March when my bike was hit.
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  May 06, 2009

Like riding a bike

Going green
Last week, glimpses of spring made me eager for the days when I can hop on my bike and go for a long ride without worrying about getting hypothermia or skidding out on salty, slushy roads.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 18, 2009

Empowerment on Two Wheels

JP cyclists reach out to Africa
If you grew up, as I did, a privileged snot in a leafy suburb, chances are you took bikes for granted.
By IAN SANDS  |  November 07, 2008

The biggest fun in Little Rhody

Adventures from Westerly to Woonsocket and beyond
When you’re in between studies, getting tired of playing beer pong, or looking for something new, here are a few tips for how to make the most of your time in the Ocean State.
By PETER IAN ASEN  |  August 27, 2008

Off the cuff

ProvFlux’s spontaneous confluence
Feeling lucky? It’s a question to ask yourself when you consider attending the fifth annual ProvFlux art festival.
By GREG COOK  |  August 05, 2008

Got sustainability?

Apeiron’s annual festival points the way to different possibilities
Growing numbers of Americans are taking up bicycling and gardening, and perhaps reconsidering the more costly habits of the not-so-distant boom times.
By IAN DONNIS  |  June 04, 2008

Don't go there

Local bike-mapping web sites help riders navigate Boston's treacherous traffic
Biking in Boston is a venture rife with obstacles — my daily, 2.4 mile commute between home in Cambridge and work near Fenway is proof of that.
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  May 09, 2008


A very effective cyclists lobby
The Massachusetts Bicyclist Coalition is here to serve and protect . . . the interests of cyclists, that is.
By KARA BASKIN  |  November 06, 2007

Mike Flanigan

Custom-built and street-legal bikes for commuters
In the immortal words of H.G. Wells: “When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.”
By KARA BASKIN  |  November 06, 2007

Insure this!

Why some twentysomethings won’t buy health insurance — even though it means they’ll be breaking the law
“Actually, y’know, no. I think . . . fuck ’em. I don’t care.”
By MIKE MILIARD  |  October 31, 2007

Shattered illusions

No, not the window!
This past weekend in Boston, nine people were shot, 13 stabbed, and feuding gangs used families at Roxbury’s annual Caribbean Festival as duck-and-cover props.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 29, 2007


Letters to the Boston editor: June 8, 2007
Regarding your recent “Dining Out” column: come on!

Duty calls

Election watch
There is a special election on June 12, in which voters will decide the fate of the Portland Public Library and the state’s drinking water, highways, ports, and bike trails.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 30, 2007

Kelly Wallace, 1983-2007

In Memoriam
Kelly Wallace had a lot of friends.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 24, 2007

Another taste of Redbones

May 14
We’re all for biking, especially because it helps us work off the calories we ingest at dining events all over town.
By TAMARA WIEDER  |  May 09, 2007

Pots and kettles

Letters to the Boston editor: May 11, 2007
Matt Taibbi wonders (rhetorically, of course) “why black athletes hate playing in this town,” in his most recent “ Sports Blotter ” column.

Biking on the defensive

Stay alive whatever may occur
You've probably realized that this city and its decrepit roads aren't very bike friendly.
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  May 03, 2007

Soft pedaling

Urban bikers need to be careful, prepared, and paranoid
If you commute to work every day, you have to wonder: wouldn’t this be better if I were on a bike?
By SAMANTHA HENIG  |  May 03, 2007

Healey quietly vetoes Bike Safety Bill

Unhappy trails  
As everyone but the most oblivious knows, Boston has a reputation for being one of the most inhospitable American cities for cyclists.
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  January 11, 2007

Two-wheeler tours

Bicycle camping around Boston and beyond
In a car, roaring down highways or rolling over country roads, there is much you will not see and much you will not feel.
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  July 25, 2006

Bike to Work Day peddles cycling to the masses

Wheel Deal
It was the summer of 2004 when Connie Sadler, an IT security officer at Brown, got an e-mail from a colleague who was starting a group for bicycle commuters.
By BETH SCHWARTZAPFEL  |  May 10, 2006

Pedal pushers

As cycling season pushes off, the Hub’s bike culture upgrades
When Knox Gardner moved to Boston from Seattle last year, the biking enthusiast was miserable.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 08, 2006

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