News & Updates

#Fix Your Bike February

Bike ShopGeneral News

February is indisputably the best time of year to fix your bike. If you’re a hardcore, year-round commuter, chances are it’s about time to think about brake pads and check your chain for wear. If you’re a sun-loving, climb-crushing, seasonal rider, it’s the best time to service your bike before the spring tune-up rush: not…

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Cold? Rain? Snow? No Problem!

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Just because the weather outside is frightful doesn’t mean riding a bike isn’t still delightful! All you need is the right equipment, a positive attitude, grit… and a flat kit probably wouldn’t hurt, either! All winter long the shop is still open serving Boston’s growing bike commuter community, and we still happily run tours for…

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Super Bowl LIII: GO PATS!

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The New England Patriots are asking folks across the state to show off banners, lights, jerseys, hats, you name it, to show their spirit this Friday all through the weekend as the Patriots try to bring home another Super Bowl win! And who are we to protest? Although our staff and tour guides come from…

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Backpack vs. Messenger Bag vs. Panniers vs. …?

Bike ShopGeneral News

Ah, the old debate: what’s the best way to carry stuff by bike? A backpack? Panniers? Messenger bag? While there are pros and cons to each approach, and plenty of options over at the bike shop (and even more in the physical shop), we thought it would be useful to some of our commuters to…

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Closed MLK Weekend

We’ll be closed Saturday, January 19 through Monday, January 21. If you need service, please try us prior to the Wednesday before so we can do our best to get you your bike back before the long weekend — we’ll see you out on the trails!

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Our Favorite Guides to Winter Cycling Apparel

Bike ShopGeneral News

We’ve already shared some of our favorite winter cycling tips, and you may have noticed that #1 on that list is about dressing for the weather: it’s really that important. And so, to help aid you in your search for winter cycling comfort and bliss, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite winter cycling apparel…

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2019 Early Bird Special!

General News

Take Advantage of our “Early Bird” Special and Explore the Best of Boston by Bike! From January 1st to February 14th, use code EarlyBird to take 20% off any tour or rental for 2019 at checkout. We offer daily tours, two-hour, 24-hour, or long-term bicycle rentals, including city hybrids, mountain bikes, road bikes, tandems and…

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Getting Your Charity Ride Calendar Set for Next Season?

General News

Lock in 2018 Rental Pricing Today! Hop on 2018 rental pricing for this summer’s charity rides before the prices go up on January 30! This is a great opportunity to upgrade your ride to an Ultegra Performance bike or to take an electronic-shifting Di2 bike out…

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Urban AdvenTours/Urban Cycles Holiday Hours

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**Please note that we will be closed for the winter holidays from Dec 22 through January 1**

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A Bike Under Every Tree

Bike ShopGeneral News

Looking for a great gift for your little ones this winter? Maybe one that will start them on the path of a fun, healthy, and “absolutely rad” path to two wheeled freedom? Over at Urban Cycles, we’ve got a full range of new and used kids bikes to make Christmas morning extra special: because nothing…

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