News & Updates

Protect Your Bike From Theft!

Bike ShopGeneral News

Unfortunately it’s that time of year again… wheels, seats, and bikes are starting to disappear. And while we’re always happy to get you back on two wheels — whether it’s literally new wheels, a new saddle, or bike — we would much rather help you prevent having your bike stuff stolen in the first place!…

Read More »

Want to Ride for a Cause? Check Out These Great Charity Rides!

General News

Charity rides are a great way to get some fun, supported riding in while also raising money for causes you care about. Here at Urban AdvenTours, we partner with a number of local charity rides spanning the entire summer season and support them and their ridership (i.e., YOU!) with discounted rentals and/or other services for…

Read More »

Get Your Bike Ready for Spring!

Bike ShopGeneral News

Whether you’ve been riding all winter long, have spent time on the trainer, or are itching to get your bike out of the garage or basement, we’re here to help you get ready for spring! Chances are, your bike could probably use a tune-up (ESPECIALLY if you’ve been riding through all the salt on the…

Read More »

Patriot’s Day: Bike the Boston Marathon!

General News

The Boston Marathon is by and large the most iconic sporting event in Boston, with the Head of the Charles coming in at a possible close second. It’s the longest running Marathon in the world, and the second longest running footrace in the US, narrowly beaten out by the Buffalo Turkey Trot by just five…

Read More »

Just Across the Way: The East Coast Greenway

General News

If you’ve been by the shop in the past year or so (and who are we kidding, of course you have!), you’ve probably noticed the super awesome bike path ringing the North End, starting — essentially — right across from our shop! The path is a part of the greater Connect Historic Boston push, but…

Read More »

Top 5 Things to Do this April in Boston

General News

1. Watch/Run/Ride the Boston Marathon The Boston Marathon is one of the most famous foot races in the world. People from all over the globe qualify to compete in the race, which takes place on Patriots’ Day every year (this year it’s April 15), stretching from Hopkinton Green to Copley Square in Boston. Read More »

E-Bikes: Pedaling (with Assist!) into the Future

Bike ShopGeneral News

We had our lovely Specialized rep, Nat, in the shop the other week to talk e-bikes: what’s the deal, what’s the market, and what’s the future. And it turns out (to nobody’s surprise): the future is e-bikes! As you know, we already rent mid-drive electric assist bikes like the Specialized Turbo Como below, and you…

Read More »

Bikes Around Town: 10th Annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival

General News

Next Wednesday, March 20th, the 10th Annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival will take place at the Regent Theatre in Arlington. The traveling film fest, hosted locally by our friends over at Chiclismo Classico presents a wide range of bike travel videos. They feature everything from longer features to short, bite-sized films, covering diverse…

Read More »

Check This Out: A Century of Bicycling History in 16 Pictures

General News

We all love bicycles, we love history (especially Boston history, and bicycle history…), so when we saw that “A Century of Bicycling History in 16 Pictures” was up over at National Geographic, we couldn’t resist sharing! The photos are super cool, and the captions are really interesting as well. For example, did you know that…

Read More »

Urban AdvenTours at Cycle Cities Symposium 2019

General News

You may be aware that we’re a Cycle Cities partner. Cycle Cities brings together recreational bike tour rental companies from across the world to work together to deliver the best bike tours on earth. Last week, we attended this year’s Cycle Cities Symposium in Munich, Germany, where we got to rub elbows with some of…

Read More »
Connect