Author Archives: A-Bbikes (aka Allston-Brighton bikes)



A young male Hispanic cyclist was injured at ~11am on Comm. Ave. this morning on the inbound side about a half of a block after Landry’s in a collision with a white car driven by an older white gentlemen. I arrived after the first […]

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it’s May… time for Helmets in Play!

TweetThe Helmets in Play (HIP) program of the Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center (JMSCHC) is one of the grantees of the Allston-Brighton/Boston College Community Fund recognized at an award ceremony held May 7, 2009. HIP, a partnership of JMSCHC and Allston-Brighton bikes (a/k/a A-Bbikes), will offer free bike and/or skate helmets to MassHealth eligible […]

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Bay State Bike Week Kickoff 5/11/09 at noon!

[ May 11, 2009; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Dear Friends of Bay State Bike Week,

On behalf of the city of Boston, Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Bay State Bike Week organizing committee, I would like to cordially invite you to the Bay State Bike Week Kickoff Press Announcement and mini-bike ride.

• Monday, May 11, 2009
• 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM; departing City Hall […]

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Boston’s Bike Week Festival

[ May 15, 2009; 7:00 am to 10:00 am. ] Come celebrate Bike Week with hundreds of cyclists and enjoy our FREE BREAKFAST, BIKE EXPO AND MUSIC on City Hall Plaza in Boston on Friday May 15th from 7 AM to 10 AM. Ride home with your gift bag and water bottle. And if that is not enough, we will personally escort you to downtown […]

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REMINDER A-Bbikes meeting 4/28/09 7pm at Herrell’s Cafe

[ April 28, 2009; 12:00 am to 8:00 pm. ] We’re meeting tomorrow night (Tuesday, 4/28/09) at 7pm at Herrell’s Cafe. The recent weather’s been getting lots more folks out on bikes, and those of us who ride tomorrow may NEED a cold treat instead of coffee! Please join us to connect, brainstorm, and learn about various A-Bbikes and related projects and updates in person. […]

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A-Bbikes meeting 3/31/09 7pm at Herrell’s Cafe!

[ March 31, 2009; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] We’ll be meeting 3/31/09 at 7pm at Herrell’s Cafe. Please join us to connect, brainstorm, and learn about various A-Bbikes and related projects and updates in person!

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Updates from Boston Bikes

TweetCheck out the links provided below by Boston Bikes to learn more about upcoming Boston Bikes events, opportunities to volunteer (as a ride leader for the Allston-Brighton convoys of the rides, to work with the new youth programs, etc.), or check out and provide feedback on the Boston Bikes bike map!

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BU bridge – DCR’s current plans

Tweetsee for DCR’s presentation about it’s current plans for the bridge renovations/rehab.

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advocacy update from MassBike

Tweetexcerpts of interest to A-Bbikerz from MassBike’s latest quick release:
New MA Bike Law
Now that the Bicyclist Safety Bill is law, the next step is to get the word out to as many people as possible. So we’ve released a quick Guide to the New Bike Law to explain in plain language all the changes in […]

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Boston Bikes Update Report

[ January 29, 2009; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Learn more about Mayor Menino’s bike initiatives and what’s in store for 2009!



Thursday, January 29, 2009


7:00pm – 9:00pm


Boston Public Library, Rabb Lecture Hall



Mayor Menino kicked off Boston Bikes a year ago with a strong commitment to transform bicycling in Boston. Since then, Boston Bikes has installed 250 racks, added several miles of bike lanes, started […]

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