Events

🎂 Save the date: BCU 10th Birthday Bash

In December 2011, the Boston Cyclists Union officially became a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. What an incredible decade of growth and progress it’s been! Please join us on Thursday, December 9 for a virtual celebration reflecting on the BCU’s first 10 years and looking forward to the next 10 years (and beyond!) of advancing our mission to…

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Take two important actions for Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, an annual celebration since 1956 of everything great about bikes—and a time we look forward to every year when we get to connect with and grow our bike community! Check out our calendar of events below. (It is by no means exhaustive. If you have other events to share, let us…

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And the winners of the 2020 Golden Cog Awards are…

The Boston Cyclists Union is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Golden Cog Awards, which honor leadership and contributions to promote biking in Boston: The Ride for Black Lives (Organizers: Alex Joachim, Tiffany Cogell, Elijah Mandela Evans, Laura Gray, Greg Hum, Chris Aileen Ditunno, Saskia VannJames, Noah Hicks and Peter Cheung)  Vivian Ortiz (Super Volunteer,…

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SAVE THE DATE: Golden Cog Awards 12/3

The Boston Cyclists Union cordially invites you to join us for a celebration of local leadership and contributions to promote biking in Boston: The Golden Cog Awards! The Golden Cogs recognize outstanding efforts by advocates, allies and volunteers that support the BCU’s work or advance its vision for Boston. Normally presented during our fall gala,…

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Another reason to ride your bike this weekend

We’re headed into the final weekend of Bike Month. Are you playing #BCUBikeBingo yet? Bike Bingo is free to play. All you have to do is ride your bike. Complete spaces on your Bingo board to get 5 in a row, and you could win limited edition BCU swag and other prizes. Invite your friends to play, and…

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Bike Month: New membership model, Bike Bingo + more!

Bike Month is one of the most important opportunities every year to connect with our members, grow our movement and raise funds for our work. Usually held in May, this nationwide celebration of biking was moved to September this year due to COVID. Unfortunately, the pandemic continues to complicate how we connect with the bike…

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URGENT ACTION: Curb policing + invest in communities

Tell City Council: Vote NO on the budget Over the past several years, our Boston Bike Budget campaign has led to significant changes to Boston’s transportation priorities. Now, we’re asking you to join us in supporting a different budget demand that could have critical street safety implications for Black Bostonians and people of color.  TODAY,…

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Bos/treal 2020: Registration is now live!

Do you dream of biking through the gorgeous Green Mountains? Do you want to help make biking better in Boston? If the answer to both questions is yes, then we want you to join our team for the fifth-annual edition of Bos/treal! On Bos/treal, you’ll pedal 400 miles from Boston to Montreal over five days, traversing…

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