Archive for May 2010

BCU's Globe column #3 out today, topic: 3-speeds and tweed

In the 1970s, 10-speeds were de rigeur. Two decades later, mountain bikes were on every biker’s wish list, and most recently, “city bikes,” single speeds and “fixies” are as equally common. Somewhere, perhaps amid piles of half-constructed bikes and welding machinery, the barons of the bike industry are surely wondering to themselves: What will the…

Read More

DotBike helps take Franklin Park bike ban off the books

At the Boston Parks Commission on Monday, commissioners accepted and approved a proposal from the Franklin Park Coalition, DotBike and other community groups to officially allow bicycling in 527-acre Franklin Park. It hasn’t been properly researched as of yet, but it we’re taking a wild guess that the ban on bikes that was in place…

Read More