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New video: Drum-biking St. Patty’s day, Irish drinking, German rap in Boston,

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New Video: Drum-Biking In The Snow, And Why I Always Read The Comments Section.

TweetLast Friday, I strapped my bucket-drums to my handlebars after a relatively drum-less winter and drummed my bike to work during the morning snow storm: Well, four days and 3,400 viral hits later thanks to places like Universal Hub, Bostinno, … Continue reading

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Drumming for November Project’s Ninja Race

TweetTwo weeks ago, I joined up with Brogan Graham’s November Project, a free Boston-area morning workout club, to drum-off hundreds of Ninjas for their first ever Ninja-themed running race along the esplanade. Galen and I stationed ourselves under the Mass. … Continue reading

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Joys of Drum-Biking: Rocking Out Everywhere All the Time

TweetIt’s usually pretty easy to spot the drummers in public places; we’re the guys and gals totally happy to be rocking out on the Green Line to Slayer’s Raining Blood playing through our ear buds while you’re rocking back and … 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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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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Humble Holiday Gifts from Family to Humble Cyclist

TweetA funny thing started happening when “bike everywhere” became my lifestyle mantra: a not-so-subtle increase in bicycling-related gifts, like this t-shirt my brother designed and hand-printed for me: Or the gift-card my sister brother also drew on my sister’s gift … Continue reading

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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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