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Photo Time! Best of Early Summer 2018

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We love to see people’s smiling faces on tour as the bike the best of Boston, so we thought we’d share a few of our favorites from the first part of this summer!

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Take an E-Bike on Tour!

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Riding on our tours is already fun, but if you’re looking for an extra special experience (or a little extra boost up the hill), try taking an electric-assist e-bike on tour! You can upgrade to an electric bikes on tour for just $35 on top of our regular tour rate. Our pedal assist bikes…

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Top 5 Things to Do in Boston in August

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Biking Boston is what Urban Adventours is all about! There are a lot of things you can see and do with a bike that you may not be able to do with a car or on foot. Here are our top 5 things to do in Boston in August: 1. Labor Day Fireworks Summer is…

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Your Next Super-Commuter: The Best Bikes for Biking Boston All Year Long

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We’re serious about biking boston (obligatory: #ibikeboston). Almost all of us who work here at Urban Adventours or over at the bike shop, Urban Cycles, ride bikes all year long, for fun, to errands, and to work! In addition to being a full-service bike shop, offering neat perks like loaner bikes during…

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Biking Boston with Kids

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As Boston continues to become a more bike-friendly city for all cyclists, it’s gets better and better for families, too! Riding a bike is efficient, economical, healthy, and an environmentally friendly way to have some fun with the kids around town. We particularly recommend the Charles River Esplanade as a great place to ride with…

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Top 5 Things to Do in Boston in July

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1. See Fireworks and Music During the 4th of July! The 4th of July is a great day to celebrate your American pride. Boston offers a bunch of free events that allow all Americans to celebrate their independence! You can spend your day riding around the Charles River just enjoying the smell of freedom on…

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Urban AdvenTours and BlueBike – What’s the Difference?

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Every now and then we get questions about the differences between our hybrid rentals and the BLUEBike bikeshare system bikes. What is BLUEBike? Bluebike (formerly Hubway) is Boston’s bike share program that focuses on quick, station-to-station, transportation. The automated stations around town allow for quick trips across the city but are not intended for extended…

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2018 Sponsored Charity Rides and Events

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This year as in years past, Urban AdvenTours is partnering with a number of charity rides and events throughout the summer. Each event is built for different levels of bike, and some have multiple options, but they all have a common goal in mind: to raise money and awareness for their cause. Below is a…

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Join Us at the Redbones Bike Party 2018!

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We’ll be closing the shop at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 11 to ride over to the Redbones Bike Party 2018, and we’d love for you to come ride with us! We’ll be leaving our shop at 109 Atlantic Ave a little after closing and riding up to Redbones in David Square from the…

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Introducing the Tour de Boston – Sunset Cycle Edition!

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The UA crew has known for years that evening rides are the most relaxing and the most fun, so this year we’ve decided to share the experience. Our Tour de Boston – Sunset Cycle Edition tour shows you the city as the sun goes down and the lights come up, focusing on Boston’s beautiful Charles…

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