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Ride A BlueBike To Vote!

From the email:

Election Day in Massachusetts is Tuesday, November 6th, and Bluebikes is hosting a Free Ride Day to help you get to your polling location. Grab a free Adventure Pass from the Bluebikes app on Election Day by using code BIKETOVOTE: gift codes to redeem at a Bluebikes kiosk will be made available from our website before Election Day. The Adventure Pass includes unlimited 2-hour trips for a 24-hour period, so you can #BiketoVote in style on Election Day.

Once you have your free pass, head over to our Bike to Vote Guide to find a Bluebikes station near your voting site.

The early voting period is open until Friday, November 2nd. Head over to our early voting blog post to learn more about how you can cast your vote. You don’t need a reason to vote early, you just need to be a resident of the municipality where you cast your vote. If you have any questions on how to vote early or find your polling location, stop by and speak to one of our ambassadors at our Bike to Vote Pop-up Event next week:

  • Boston City Hall Plaza | Thursday, November 1st | 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Let’s Go on a Boo-Bikes Ride: Halloween Edition 

Celebrate Halloween and take Bluebikes to one of the many spooky events popping up across Metro Boston. From cheese and candy tastings to exploring historic graveyards in Boston, there is so much to do. We put together some of our favorite Halloween events and activities to attend across Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, and Somerville. Check out our Halloween Guide, and hop on a bike today.

Now in a Neighborhood Near You

You may have noticed our new stations in more neighborhoods across Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, and Somerville. Here is a look back on some of the major new updates and milestones for the Bluebikes system:
  • 60+ New Stations
  • 2,000+ Additional Docks
  • 800+ Bikes Added to Fleet
Record Day: September 9th, 9,974 Rides
Pop-Quiz Time: Want the chance to win free one-month membership extension? With 800 additional bikes in the field, how many additional wheel spokes have been added to our fleet? Leave your guess on this form by midnight on Thursday, November 8. The closest guess will be announced on Friday, November 9.

Closing Out Women’s Bike Month

Women’s Bike and Brunch

A little rain could not put a damper on our Women’s Bike Month close-out celebrations. The event kicked off with brunch and networking at Lucy’s American Tavern on Saturday, October 27th. With weather in our favor, we closed out the weekend with a leisurely ride along the Neponset River Greenway on Sunday, taking in the peak fall foliage.

Thank you to all the amazing women that came out to support the event: this is the first of many rides to come! Head over to our blog and check out the full recap and see additional photos.

Behind-the-Scenes Feature: Lindsey

Lindsey has been with the Bluebikes team since 2013. With a little bit of experience in every department, she now serves as the Bluebikes Field Staff Manager:

“I’ve been most excited about collaborating with other departments to help make the expansion into Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roslindale a success. It’s exciting to see bike share in Boston reaching different neighborhoods.”

Head over to the Bluebikes blog and check out Lindsey’s full feature. Interested in joining the Bluebikes team? We’re hiring.

As Women’s Bike Month 2018 wraps up, we took some time to recap all of the amazing women that we featured throughout the month. Check out the #WBM2018 blog post to learn more about some of the women who bike in Metro Boston, and staff members that keep the Bluebikes system rolling.

Let’s Go on a Bluebikes Ride

Bike to Vote Pop-Up Event
November 1st | 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Boston


Moving Together Conference
November 1st | 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Boston


Massachusetts Cheese Festival 
November 3rd | 10:30 a.m. | Somerville


Pumpkin Smash!
November 3rd | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Boston


Somerville Neighborhood Cleanups
November 3rd – 10th | Various Times | Somerville


Roslindale Farmers Market
November 3rd | 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Boston


Election Day & Free Ride Day
November 6th | All Day


Winter Biking Basics Workshop
November 19th | 6:00 p.m. | Cambridge


Community Thanksgiving Dinner
November 24th | 1:00 p.m. | Brookline

Outerbike plans Bentonville, Arkansas, event for 2018

MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — Western Spirit Cycling, the organizer of the Outerbike demo events is planning one for Bentonville, Arkansas for next October. Western Spirit plans four Outerbikes for next year: spring and fall events in Moab, an August event in Crested Butte, Colorado, and the new Bentonville event in late October

Endurance House begins working with Bike2020.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BRAIN)? —Endurance House, a 14-store retail chain, is now working with Bike2020.com, an online marketplace for new, closeout and overstock bikes. Bike2020 provides a marketplace for bikes that are then picked up at brick-and-mortar locations.  “We are very excited that Endurance House has decided to come on board with Bike2020.com with all 14 of their retail locations! We look forward to helping them better expose their brand and move some inventory through our partnership and platform,” said Marc Katz, the president of Bike2020.com.

Niner launches aluminum version of RIP trail bike

Ft. COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes is rolling out a budget-friendly aluminum model of its recently-launched and redesigned RIP trail bike.

Diamondback’s new website focuses on the ‘transformative effects of bicycles’

KENT, Wash.?(BRAIN) — Diamondback’s new consumer website is focused on stories about people whose connection to bicycles can inspire and encourage others. In addition to information about the brand’s products,? diamondback.com ?contains stories and information on the basics of health and fitness, bike maintenance and nutrition. “The site is designed to inspire as much as it is to educate,” said Steve Westover, Diamondback Bicycles’ marketing director

Park Tool hires Karl Wiedemann

ST. PAUL, Minn.

Danny MacAskill’s The Ridge video

Danny MacAskill has returned to his homeland of the Isle of Skye for his latest video, with the fearless rider taking on “a death-defying ride along the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline” – a path never ridden before on?a full suspension mountain bike.

The film was been created by Stu Thomson and his team at Cut Media, with support from sponsors Five Ten and Enve, and features stunning aerial photography. Thomson said:?“It was certainly one of the most demanding locations we’ve ever filmed, but a rewarding one at the same time.?Danny and I are very proud of being from Scotland so it was great to be able to show off the amazing landscape along with Danny’s incredible riding.”

In the video MacAskill provides his trademark technical skills and edge-of-your-seat stunts against this imposing and beautiful backdrop. He said: “Ever since I was a kid growing up on Skye I have always dreamt about riding a bike up on the Cuillin ridge! The project took a lot of planning and was probably one of the most physically demanding films I have ever worked on! It was definitely a labour of love though as I wanted to show off the island for how it is and make everyone who lives there proud to be from this amazing part of the world.”

Check out Danny MacAskill’s The Ridge below.

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Video: Danny MacAskill’s The Ridge

Surely one of the world's most beautiful locations for a nose manual:

Danny Mac explores th estunning Isle of Skye landscape

This isn't an out-take, just wait til you see it!:

This isn’t an outtake








Summer sale – save up to 50 percent on Cycling Plus, MBUK, Procycling and more!

For a limited time only you can save up to 50 percent when you subscribe to any of BikeRadar’s sister title magazines!

Whether you’re into road cycling, mountain biking or are part of the urban scene, we’ve got you covered with this amazing summer offer on subscriptions to Cycling Plus, Procycling, Mountain Biking UK, What Mountain Bike, Triathlon Plus and Urban Cyclist.

Why subscribe? Benefits include:

  • Save up to 50 percent on the cover price
  • Delivery direct to your door for no extra cost
  • Never miss an issue again
  • Money-back guarantee – if you’re not completely satisfied we’ll refund all umailed issues

Head over to our official retail site to take advantage of this offer and make the most of the summer on two wheels!?








Summer sale – save up to 50 percent on Cycling Plus, MBUK, Procycling and more!

For a limited time only you can save up to 50 percent when you subscribe to any of BikeRadar’s sister title magazines!

Whether you’re into road cycling, mountain biking or are part of the urban scene, we’ve got you covered with this amazing summer offer on subscriptions to Cycling Plus, Procycling, Mountain Biking UK, What Mountain Bike, Triathlon Plus and Urban Cyclist.

Why subscribe? Benefits include:

  • Save up to 50 percent on the cover price
  • Delivery direct to your door for no extra cost
  • Never miss an issue again
  • Money-back guarantee – if you’re not completely satisfied we’ll refund all umailed issues

Head over to our official retail site to take advantage of this offer and make the most of the summer on two wheels!?








This…This…This Is Amazing!

As a wise person once said, “haters gonna hate.” But Hate aside, this is amazing. I am SOOOO SICK of the same old boring ass stick in the mud shit that comes out all the time. This, and the recent urban cycling guide, both display a sense of humor that is sorely lacking in these gloomy times.

Do the MBTA safety dance!

(And yes I know this has nothing to do with cycling, but just look at it! How could I not post this?!)

By admin on September 27, 2013 | Folding Bicycle, Safety
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