Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Tandem Bicycle Mishap, Illustrated

TweetI can’t imagine anyone riding a tandem bike and not humming/singing the tune to “Bicycle Built for Two,” so I was pretty stoked for my friend Konrad when he told me he bought a tandem bike used. He was pretty … Continue reading

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What Are Your Rights When a Driver Assaults You, a Bicyclist?

TweetIn my four years of bicycling in and around Boston, all around New York, even touring from Boston to New York twice, I’ve only ever been physically harassed once while riding my bicycle legally on the streets: A few years … Continue reading

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Newsflash: BU Bridge Bike Lanes Complete! Hey, Where’s the Road Rage?

TweetMotor traffic moved quite swimmingly over the BU Bridge today as I rode over on my bicycle in its brand-spanking-new freshly painted bike lanes; not quite the “spur” of “road rage” Boston Globe columnist Stephanie Ebbert predicted some two years … Continue reading

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Get Ready: BU Bridge Gets Bike Lanes Tomorrow Morning

TweetThree years ago bike lanes on the BU Bridge didn’t seem likely, but advocacy organizations including BU Bikes, Livable Streets Alliance and Mass Bike (to name a few) fought for them. Two years ago the plans for bike lanes were … Continue reading

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Capturing Biking in Boston with Cartoon Drawings, 1978 to Present

TweetI learned the value of artistic expression at a pretty early age; one time my parents wouldn’t let me eat Oreo cookies before going to bed, so I grabbed my handy box of crayons and in a fit of six-year-old … Continue reading

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