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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
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
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
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