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handcrafted boston bikes

Photos: 7th annual North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Austin

 Boston's handcrafted bicycle movement goes to Austin
 Boston's handcrafted bicycle movement goes to Austin
By ERIC BAUMANN  |  May 13, 2011
DIY bicycle helmut fashion

Protecting your dome in DIY fashion

Kelly Wallace was only 23 years old when a car struck her bike and killed her at the corner of Harvard Avenue and Cambridge Street in Allston. Her death came only one month after her friend Gordon Riker was also tragically killed by a car while biking.
HELL is other people
By LIZ PELLY  |  May 13, 2011
boston bike messengers and bike culture

The bike messenger is still alive and well in Boston

We're told that technological advances are killing the bike-courier business, yet messengers still zip around downtown Boston every day, carrying packages to law firms and courthouses. There's even a Boston Bike Messenger Association, a registered 501(c)
Technology, bad weather and pedestrians be dammed
By LIZ PELLY  |  May 13, 2011
cool bikes in boston

Does the bike of your dreams offer more than just a shiney frame?

We found seven of the sweetest-looking city bikes under $1000. Are they any good? We sat down with a local bike guru (who wished to be identified only as the Phantom Mechanic) to get his expert views.  
Pretty bikes
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  May 13, 2011
boston bike share program at Tufts University

An interview with the co-founder of Tufts Bikes

While Boston's Hubway program was announced at the end of April to great fanfare, Tufts senior Daniel Heller beat them to the punch with a campus-centric bike-sharing program, Tufts Bikes (, which launched on April 1.
Heller on wheels
By MIKE GOETZMAN  |  May 13, 2011
mayor menino's new hubway bicycle sharing program in boston

Boston's new hubway system could transform how you get around town

On April 21, amid a throng of cyclists gathered at City Hall Plaza, Boston Mayor Tom Menino announced that the city had just inked a deal to institute a bike-sharing system that would be operational by mid-summer this year.
Learning to share
By TOM MEEK  |  May 13, 2011