"Bike Friday" always marks a high point of Bike Week. This coming Friday, May 17, please join fBIKE and other companies for a great celebration and unofficial kickoff to the city cycling season. We hope to see you there!
WGBH and Gatehouse News Service (publisher of the Wicked Local string of online news sites) stirred things up recently by announcing a series titled: "Wheel Wars: News that takes an in-depth look at the increasing population of bicyclists on the Massachusetts roads and the friction that can cause with drivers." Read on to find out how they responded to protests from the cycling community.
Friend and kindred spirit Steve Geiger recently announced the launch of PHNX Boards. His innovative design reinvents the snowboard ... for the 99% (of terrain that isn't a ski/board resort).
Mayor Menino's Boston Bikes is in need of some volunteers to help us pack bicycle helmets into the individual boxes that they will be shipped in, as part of our low-cost helmet initiative to encourage safer biking in Boston! The following message is from Matt Robillard of Boston Bikes.
The BCU's event exceeded expectations on both the fun and fund-raising fronts--they raised over $2,000 more than their $10,000 goal to support bicycling throughout the greater Boston area.
The evening concluded with a raffle and the giving away of numerous items including ... an fBIKE! The lucky winner was Marc of JP--congrats Marc! Photos from the evening are below.