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Women’s Bike And Brunch

from the email:

Bike and Brunch, This Weekend! 

Due to stormy skies in the forecast, the Women’s Bike Month group ride has been moved to Sunday, October 27th. Don’t worry! We’re still ending Women’s Bike Month 2018 with a bang with a weekend-long celebration for women. The festivities kick off Saturday, October 27th with a networking brunch, and conclude with a group ride along the Neponset River Greenway in Mattapan. You don’t want to miss out!

Part 1: Networking Brunch

  • Where: Lucy’s American Tavern | 13 Granite Ave, Dorchester
  • When: Saturday, October 27th | 11:00 a.m – 2:00

The weekend kicks off with our Women’s Networking Brunch. Food will be served buffet style, and we’ll have lots of giveaways including a specialty branded Bluebikes helmet, Bluebikes membership discounts, and fun plant favors (courtesy of the Urban Farming Institute). You don’t want to miss out on the fun! Just fill out this form to let us know if you’re coming.

Part 2: Women’s Ride

  • Where: Mattapan T Stop Station
  • When: Sunday, October 28th | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m

The group ride will start and end at the Mattapan T Stop Station, and travel along the beautiful Neponset River Greenway – which includes a protected bike lane that is perfect for a leisurely ride.

All riders are welcome, you just need to know how to ride a bike. Bluebikes will be provided for riders who RSVP.<

RSVP Today

Onza Greina FR 2.25in tyre – in brief review

It’s primarily a wet mountain bike tyre, but the Onza Greina FR’s big open tread actually works pretty well on loose rock and loamy roots.?

It’s definitely a drifter rather than a railing tyre, but the medium compound keeps the movement predictable whether it’s loose kitty litter and rocks or wet mud under your tyres.?As long as you don’t skid it and tear chunks off, it lasts okay through the year and is a decent choice if you can’t be bothered to change rubber based on the forecast.

The big tread spacing means it’s pretty slow and growly on pedally sections, but it’s not a bad weight (710g) to boost up to speed. The actual carcass dimensions are small for an alleged 2.25in tyre though (50.7mm width), so don’t go too low on pressure or too hard across sharp-edged rocks.

This article was originally published in Mountain Biking UK magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

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