Category Archives: Commuting

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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Hitting the Urban Slopes: Biking Boston’s First Snow of 2012, Mountains, and Skis.

TweetSeñor Corrado leaned on the squealing radiator against the classroom window and squinted through the falling flakes. Thirty of our seventh grade eyes were also fixated out the window. Can I go outside and play in the snow now? I wondered, … Continue reading

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Urbana Bike Review and New Drum-Biking Video

TweetSome of you may have seen me riding a bright green cruiser bike with big balloon tires around Boston, and my review for it is up over at, where I guest blog occasionally. Be sure to check out the … Continue reading

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Would You Lie About Owning a Car

Tweetto get a job? Biking to a job interview today was a nine-mile ride to Woburn that took about an hour-about a half-hour less than it would have taken me to use public transporatation (not including wait time) Throughout my … Continue reading

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Winter Aches: Frozen Brakes, Crosswalk Lakes, Saved by a Folding Bike Make

TweetHappy February! As national black-history month kicks off, Massachusetts is experiencing one of the whitest winters in history, and for us winter-riders, that means we should be just as proud to be pedaling through this weather as those who are … Continue reading

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