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Left Bank Bike

When I had a car I wasn’t one of those people who loved their car. And my car was certainly not an extension of my personality. But since I started biking, I’ve been...

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Small Steps

It’s spring, and there are many more bikes on the road. Others want to start biking. But changing to any new mode of transportation is a big lifestyle change and takes time. Just...

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Reversed

As someone who thinks of their bike as a car, sometimes I really wish bikes were a little more like cars. Because most drivers I know would not put up with this sort...

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Need for Speed

Yeah, everybody knows traffic is bad. But sometimes it’s outright embarrassing.     Especially if you spent $60-90K on your car with the promise of speed, agility, and driver engagement. And have this...

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Bicycle Voting

Now that biking is really picking up in my town, I’m noticing something interesting. I don’t need to check Yelp much anymore.

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A Nose Knows

Riding bikes is fun, but sometimes it’s hard to get down the street. Especially in a neighborhood with so many restaurants. It’s so easy to be tempted to stop and eat everything. I’m...

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Women Mean Business

This week was the National Women’s Bicycling Forum held by the League of American Bicyclists.  While I wasn’t able to make it to Washington, DC, I tried to follow as much as I...

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Cold Weather Disguises

The other day I was biking home and a cyclist waved at me. Now, biking in Boston sometimes has the feeling of a biking in a small town. I’m always running into friends...

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Snow City

This past week the city got a lot of snow all at once. Over night the city transformed to something surreal and monstrous. It was hard to get around since nothing was plowed...

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