Happy Birthday, Comm Ave Project!

November 1st, 2019 in Bicycle Events, Safety

As of November 3rd, 2019, it’s been three years since ground was broken on the Commonwealth Avenue Improvement Phase 2A project (CAP 2A). The project’s most visible feature is its physically protected bike lanes but it also improves crossing distances and visibility for pedestrians, signal timing for people in cars, and efficient operation for the […]

A Fall Full of Bike Events!

September 10th, 2019 in Bicycle Events

Need something fixed on your bike? Want to go on a ride? Got questions about commuting in the winter? There’s something for everyone this fall. Visit our FALL BIKE EVENTS CALENDAR for more details.

FREE Bike Check Ups!

April 19th, 2018 in Bicycle Events, Bicycle Safety

Just in time for summer, BU Bike Safety is offering FREE Bike Check Ups! Flat tire? Squeaky chain? Sketchy Brakes? Expert mechanics from Landry’s Bicycles will be happy to take a look at that for you. Date: 05/10/2018 (Thu.) Time: 8:00am – 10:00am Location: West end of Cummington Mall RSVP to reserve a time-slot!

Active Commuting Workshop Oct. 25

October 6th, 2017 in Bicycle Events, Bicycle Safety

Getting a workout on your way to work might be easier than you think. Plus, it’s fun, good for the environment, and can even save you money. Carl Larson from Parking and Transportation Services will share tips for integrating physical activity, particularly walking and biking, into your everyday commute. Good news for folks who commute […]

Traffic Skills 101 Bicycling Class Oct 14-15

September 29th, 2017 in Bicycle Events, Bicycle Safety, Safety

MassBike and Landry’s Bicycles will host a Traffic Skills 101 class at Harvard University’s Allston campus on October 14-15 (Sat/Sun) 10am-1pm both days. This class is the pre-requisite for anyone considering becoming a League Cycling Instructor through the League of American Bicyclists. Even if you aren’t considering becoming an LCI, the class would add value to anyone looking to gain some confidence […]

FREE Bike Checkups on 10/4

September 29th, 2017 in Bicycle Events, Bicycle Safety, Safety

Does your bike need some air in the tires? Oil on the chain? Maybe the brakes need to be checked out by a pro? No problem! Drop by the corner of Commonwealth and Granby, across from Warren Towers (map) between 11:30 and 1:30 on Wednesday, October 4th for a FREE Bike Checkup care of BU […]

Bicycle Safety Day 2013

October 17th, 2013 in Bicycle Events, Bicycle Safety, Safety

2013 Bike Safety Day Vendors Landry’s Bicycles MassBike.org BU Bikes Urban AdvenTours Boston Bikes BU Med BUPD / Brookline PD / Boston PD Palumbo Kettle Korn Raising Cane’s Hubway Commonwheels Bicycle Co-Op Bikesbelong.org

Winner of a Trek Earl Bicycle Announced!

October 9th, 2013 in Bicycle Events, Bikes, Products

Congratulations to Mirna Portillo (CGS’16)! Mirna was the winner of a Trek Earl bicycle, helmet, lock, and lights at the 2013 Sustainability Festival/Bike Safety Day.

2012 Bike Safety Festival Highlights

July 30th, 2013 in Bicycle Events, Bicycle Safety

With the 2013 Bicycle Safety Day set for Thursday, September 12, please take a look at the following time-lapse video from our 2012 Bicycle Safety Day. Stay tuned to the Bike Safety page for updates on the 2013 Bicycle Safety Day!

Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Program…

July 7th, 2010 in Bicycle Events, City of Boston: Bicycle Sharing, Local

  What better way to come back from a few days off than with good news? The continued growth in support of cycling in the Bay State once again bore fruit at this year’s Bay State Bike Week. According to a MassRIDES email sent out to subscribers, participants “cycled 31,600 miles, burning 1,105,685 calories, and […]

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