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Bike Friday commuter convoy to Boston

Commuter convoys to Boston are hibernating until spring.  We hope you'll join us then for rides to Government Center and the Longwood Medical Area.

The BPTF is once again leading bike convoys to the monthly 2014 Boston bike rallies at Government Center. Join us for a leisurely ride via the Charles River paths, assembling at Newton City Hall at 6:30am on one 
Friday each month: May 9, June 27, July 18, and August 29.  It's all on our calendar and at http://www.bikefridays.org/.  Whether you're not sure how to safely commute to Boston, or you just want to enjoy some company on a beautiful morning ride along the Charles, please join us.

Meeting points to join the convoy:
6:30am Newton City Hall
6:40am Walnut St. at Washington Park in Newtonville
6:50am Laundry Brook footbridge in Watertown Square

The convoy arrives at City Hall Plaza in Boston around 7:30, where a free breakfast (courtesy of Boloco) and expo are held.  Full details at BikeFridays.org.

Route map

The convoy goes, rain or shine.  Bring your helmet!

Bike Friday


Commuting to work by bike

posted May 22, 2013, 11:27 AM by Jim Lerner

Biking to work can be fun, safe, and a pleasant change from driving or taking the T.  It's probably not as difficult as you may think.  Here are some tips to help you take the plunge.

Commuter convoy to Longwood Medical Area

posted May 9, 2013, 6:44 AM by Jim Lerner

Thursday May 16th - Guided Bike Ride to Longwood Medical Area

Join the first bicycle commuter convoy from Newton to LMA!  The Newton Bicycle/Pedestrian Task Force is sponsoring a ride to the free breakfast reception at the Longwood Medical Area.  No gas, no fare, and no parking expenses!

We begin assembling this Thursday morning May 16th at 6:30am at the Whole Foods on Beacon Street for a guided ride via the Beacon Street bike lanes.  You can also join the ride at 6:50am in Newton Center in front of the First Baptist Church.

Route map: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/204789750

Bring your helmet and bike in good working order.  We ride rain or shine!

Slideshow from May 21, 2010 convoy to Boston

posted May 24, 2010, 6:50 AM by Jim Lerner

Sean Roche shares some great pictures on a spectacular first convoy of the season from Newton City Hall to Boston.  Photos courtesy of Sean and also available on his blog (newtonstreets.blogspot.com).


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