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Biking Hurricane Sandy

TweetThis past Monday, my office closed along with much of the city while Hurricane Sandy struck Boston. Sitting at home, eyes glued to the Weather Channel, I felt like something was missing from my day; as my apartment windows rattled … Continue reading

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Joys of Drum-Biking: Traveling Tropical Dance Parties

TweetA while ago I wrote about how much fun it is for me to start dance parties while drum-biking, but sometimes it’s just as fun to join ones that travel around the city by bike. So when I heard about … Continue reading

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When The Internet Comes to Real Life. When Tron Guys Collide.

TweetBack in 2008, I was trying to figure out what costume to wear for the annual Boston Halloween bike ride. Being a fan of the movie Tron and seeing famed internet sensation Tron guy put together an excellent costume by … Continue reading

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Join 400+ Cyclists, Me and the “Greg Mobile” to support Bike and Build for Upcoming Christina Clarke Genco Mother’s Day Memorial Ride

Tweet A funny thing happens when you start playing the bucket drums through Boston’s city streets on a bicycle; friends walking or biking down the street who happen to hear your drumming whiz by their ears feel the need to call, … Continue reading

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4th Annual 2012 Midnight Marathon Bike Ride: In the Boston Globe!

TweetFrom this morning’s Globe West Edition, “No crowds but magic aplenty on the Midnight Marathon”: For more than a century, Boston Marathon runners have laced up their sneakers to make the landmark journey amidst cheering fans. But for the past … Continue reading

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Biking Boston’s Great Blackout of 2012 (and My Most Awesome Encounter With BPD Yet)

TweetLast night I noticed my twitter newsfeed was blowing up with #bostonblackout, which led me to discover all the news about the transformer at the Hilton blowing up and causing a massive power outage in Back Bay. Even though it … Continue reading

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Brookline PD Cracking Down on Jaybikers, and How to Reduce Your Fine to $1

TweetEvery once in a while police departments in the area ramp up efforts to crack down on the worst menace to society: Bicyclists “running” red lights. This morning I received a note in my inbox from reader and bike commuter … Continue reading

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Rhythm of the Charles

Tweet The cormorant, the weathered conductor, returns home to its symphony orchestra, the Charles river. The rowing team his stealthy, prominent, often overlooked, yet necessary bass drum. A paddle, a pedal, a wing stroke Rhythmic command, to the beat of … Continue reading

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How Your Cell Phone Can Help You…Take a Bite Out of Crime!

TweetWhat do you do when your bike is stolen? Josh Zisson, bike accident lawyer and blogger over at BikeSafeBoston.com, wrote about ways to plan ahead in the unfortunate event of bike theft, like documenting you bike and serial number or buying … Continue reading

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Tonight: Live Blogging from the 4th Annual 2012 Boston Bike Report!

Tweet Last year, on my way to the 3rd annual 2011 Boston Bike Report, I was not only (unknowingly) photographed by LovelyBicycle herself, I also ran into other like bloggers at the event,  had no idea I’d show up on the big screen, and wrote up … Continue reading

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