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Review: Premium Rush

Note to the bike-porn fans at the Brattle: with all of its shots of toned, sweaty shoulder muscles arched over handlebars, you may be the only audience able to get off on this veloci-thriller.
David Koepp's veloci-thriller
By NICK JOHNSTON  |  August 31, 2012

''Let’s Talk about Bikes'' at the BSA Space

A hit of the 1939 New York World's Fair was General Motors' "Futurama," a vast model landscape lined with superhighways that arrived at a metropolis of gleaming skyscrapers.
Pedal power
By GREG COOK  |  July 06, 2012

Josh Zisson fights for your bike rights

Bike lawyer Josh Zisson started printing up pocket-size "Bicyclist's Accident Report" cards last October in Cambridge.
Two-Wheeled Justice
By LIZ PELLY  |  May 11, 2012

Nicole Freedman’s legacy

After a five-year reign as Boston's first unofficial "Bike Czar," Boston Bikes director Nicole Freedman will be abdicating her throne to direct Maine's Huts and Trails program.
Everybody gets a bike
By ANDREW MCFARLAND  |  May 11, 2012

Best in Eco-Show

In this week's paper, we honor the Best that Portland has to offer, and I'll do so here as well.
Going Green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 13, 2012

Out: Preparing for one H.E.L.L. of a weekend in Cambridge

Next weekend at the Democracy Center in Harvard Square, Vermont DIY label Get Stoked! Records and bike safety group Helping Everyone Live Long (H.E.L.L.) will co-host a weekend with a stacked line-up of Northeast punk, hardcore, indie rock, pop-punk, and
Protecting your interests
By LIZ PELLY  |  February 17, 2012


Photos: One Night in Boston 2011

STUFF Magazine presents photos taken in Boston's streets over eight hours on the night of July 15, 2011; here are a few of our favorites.
Fifteen photographers. Eight hours.
By STUFF BOSTON  |  August 12, 2011

Photos: World Naked Bike Ride at Boston Common

Boston-based bicyclists take part in the  World Naked Bike Ride  at Boston Common on July 9, 2011.
Biking in the buff
By ANGELA OWENS  |  July 15, 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
handcrafted bicycles show recap

Boston's handcrafted bicycle movement goes to Austin

The seventh annual North American Handmade Bicycle Show hit Texas the last weekend of February, crowding the Austin Convention Center with beautiful handcrafted bicycles, many of them made in Massachusetts.  
High on bikes
By JOSHUA KAMPA  |  May 13, 2011
the minuteman bike trail in cambridge, arlington and lexington

A trek through the Minuteman Trail

Years ago, when I was a completely out-of-shape cycling novice, I had a vague dream of someday riding my bike the entire length of the Minuteman Bike Path — a 10-mile trail that starts in Cambridge, winds through Arlington and Lexington, and ends in Bedf
The Road More Travelled
By RYAN STEWART  |  May 13, 2011


Storming the streets with the Moped Army

Friday night. It's the start of Moped Massacre II, a three-day-long, all-moped, all-metal, two-stroke-engine spectacle hosted by Boston's only moped gang, the kHz.
Easy Riders
By ERIN BALDASSARI  |  September 10, 2010

If you live on either side of Franklin Arterial...

...And we all do...check this out and email your thoughts to Markos Miller, who is collecting them at markosmiller [at]  At the meeting last...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  July 29, 2010

Fee in lieu of parking vote -- TONIGHT!

Local sustainable transportation activists are making noise about tonight's Portland City Council meeting, which takes place at 7 pm at City Hall. Fees in lieu...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  June 21, 2010

Mass Ave to get bike lanes

Mayor Tom Menino's quest to turn Boston into a world-class cycling city took another step forward today as the city officially announced plans to add...
By Ryan Stewart  |  May 21, 2010

Cycle killers

Clearly, this isn’t the sport of gentlemen unfolding at, say, the Myopia Hunt Club in Hamilton, but rather urban bike polo at a street-hockey pit in Allston. Many are dressed in black and look like refugees from a club Goth night. Participants sometimes
With its own porn, polo, and personalities, bike culture in Boston isn’t just about getting to work any more
By TOM MEEK  |  April 30, 2010

Google Maps now displays bike routes, too!

Google Maps now displays bike routes, too!

Harvard Square to the Phoenix offices via bicycle, according to Google.I'm a recent-ish convert to the world of bicycle commuting, and as such, I've often...
By Ryan Stewart  |  March 10, 2010

City seeks bike-friendly status

In October, the city of Portland was awarded an honorable mention by the League of American Bicyclists in their Bicycle Friendly America program. We fell...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  December 29, 2009
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Back-to-school supplies

After a summer that started with a monsoon and coasted into its final lap with a heat wave, when we talked about Wilco, celebrity deaths, and Shakespeare in the park, when we feared tasers and crime sprees, and we consumed Mexican food and ice cream, w
What you won't find on your syllabus
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 28, 2009

Beer, Basketball, Bikes, Books

Love it. Also: Danny Ainge's son is going to coach the minor league basketball team here in Portland.  And, keep your eyes peeled for more...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  July 21, 2009
Attn cyclists: MassBike/NEMBA event tonight at Redbones in Somerville

Attn cyclists: MassBike/NEMBA event tonight at Redbones in Somerville

MassBike, New England Mountain Bike Association, and a host of other sponsors (including the Phoeni...
By Ryan Stewart  |  June 08, 2009

Attn: Boston Pedestrians, Re: Bicycles

Attn: Boston Pedestrians, Re: Bicycles

This thing pictured above is a bicycle. You're going to see more and more of them in the coming we...
By Ryan Stewart  |  April 23, 2009