Protected Bike Lanes Are Coming to Comm Ave!

November 2nd, 2017 in Bicycle Safety, Bikes, Safety

Have you noticed a lot of construction on Comm Ave through west campus? Find out what it’s all about in this BU Today article about Comm Ave and protected bike lanes.

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 […]

BU Today Article: Biking In Boston

September 28th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety, Bikes, Safety

Class is at the College of Communication in 20 minutes, but home base is StuVi II. Among the options for making it on time are catching the BUS (BU Shuttle), cramming onto the Green Line, or sprinting down Comm Ave. And one more: riding a bike. But you need to know a few things before pedaling […]

Bicycle Safety Day 2013

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

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

LightLane: Personal Bicycle Lane

June 28th, 2010 in Products, Safety

One big fear of some bicycle commuters is riding at night. In Massachusetts, it is illegal to ride a bicycle at night without proper lighting on both the front and back of your bicycle (a red reflector is accepted for the back). Besides being against the law, it is simply a matter of safety to […]

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Bicycle Commuter Survival Kit

June 28th, 2010 in Safety

Anyone who rides their bicycle in the city every day knows the typical hazards of the road: an errant door opening in your path, pedestrians watching cars but forgetting about bicycles, potholes, etc. Sometimes it’s the little things that bicycle commuters have to remember to help them out of a jam. Unlike a car, there […]

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Protect Your Neck: Fitting Your Bicycle Helmet

June 25th, 2010 in Safety

  What do you think when you look at the picture above? If a groan or simple indifference was your first reaction, you are among a large amount of bicycle riders who aren’t big fans of helmets. Sure, some helmets look like a spaceship is hovering over your head as you ride, but their importance […]

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