October 18, 2019
As we’re sure you know, it’s polite to ring your bell when you’re about to pass a person, car, or other cyclist. Although we do love a good, “on your left!” (despite it’s alleged disappearance), we like bells for a few reasons: They’re a loud, distinct sound, which can cut through the city noise (and…Click here to read more about give a ring (of your bell)! Read More »
October 4, 2019
“Salmoning” — or going the wrong way down a one-way street — is never what you want to do! We always recommend following the rules of the road, and beyond that, we’ve compiled some tips so that you can be the best “courteous cyclist” you can be: Remember, safety first: wear a helmet, use lights…Click here to read more about salmon stink! go with the flow! Read More »
September 27, 2019
As the summer finds its close and the commute home gets darker and darker, what’s the best thing you can invest in to keep safe on your rides? LIGHTS! Of course! Lights for your bike are not only important for safety. They’re required by law in Massachusetts and many other cities and states in the…Click here to read more about lights at night: a bright idea! Read More »
September 13, 2019
Helmets, helmets, helmets! While they don’t protect you from everything, it’s always a smart idea to plop a foam hat on your head when you’re pedaling out the door. And there’s really no excuse: studies have shown that even less expensive helmets can still save your life. And that’s what we tell our customers: at…Click here to read more about helmet hair? don’t care! Read More »
August 30, 2019
You’ve got pencils, notebooks, and backpacks ready… why not a bike?! We’ve got a wide range of great bikes for both kids, teens, and college students, as well as enough safety gear and accessories to make any parent feel great (okay: at least better) about their child riding around Boston. For example, did you know…Click here to read more about bike back to school! Read More »
Click here to learn more about looking ahead: september charity rides Looking Ahead: September Charity Rides
August 16, 2019
We’re big fans (and supporters) of charity rides: what could be better than raising money for causes close to your heart, while also riding a bike? While there are tons of great opportunities throughout the year to ride in support of a wide variety of causes, September takes the cake for the best mix of…Click here to read more about looking ahead: september charity rides Read More »
Click here to learn more about e-bikes: similar health benefits to cycling! E-Bikes: Similar Health Benefits to Cycling!
August 9, 2019
We came across this pretty interesting study the other day that had an interesting conclusion: e-bikers get similar health benefits to cyclists! “…this data suggests that e-bike use leads to substantial increases in physical activity in e-bikers switching from private motorized vehicle and public transport” Furthermore, the study, which surveyed 10,000 participants from seven European cities,…Click here to read more about e-bikes: similar health benefits to cycling! Read More »
Click here to learn more about summer charity rides: join the fun! Summer Charity Rides: Join the Fun!
July 26, 2019
Urban AdvenTours is once again partnering with a number of charity rides and events throughout the summer. Each event features a different kind of ride, some featuring multiple options, but they all have a common goal in mind: to raise money and awareness for their cause. We’ve got a list of the events we’re partnering…Click here to read more about summer charity rides: join the fun! Read More »
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July 19, 2019
Click here to learn more about check out the “orange carnival” aruba bike party! Check Out the “Orange Carnival” Aruba Bike Party!
July 8, 2019
Celebrate with riders from Boston, Aruba and the Netherlands at the first annual Citizen Diplomacy Aruba Bike Party on Saturday, July 20! The theme of this free ride is “The Orange Carnival,” so wear your brightest orange outfit in solidarity with the Orange City; “Oranjestad – Aruba”! The Capital City of Aruba is seeking a…Click here to read more about check out the “orange carnival” aruba bike party! Read More »