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Urban AdvenTours/Urban Cycles Holiday Hours

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

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December 21, 2018

A Bike Under Every Tree

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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December 17, 2018

Biking at Night: Choosing a Bike Light

It’s been getting darker earlier every day, and we’ve still got a few weeks to go until the winter solstice — and even after that, a few more months until our commutes home will be in the sun! Lights for your bike are not only critical for safety: they’re required by law in Massachusetts and…

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December 14, 2018

Wapanacki in the Winter

As the weather cools, we’d like to take a moment to tell you about one of our favorite places to go for rest, relaxation, nordic skiing, fat biking and more… our sister company, Camp Wapanacki! The camp is a four-season camp for adults and families, with a number of cozy, heated cabins to enjoy as…

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November 30, 2018

#OptOutside and Thanksgiving Hours

We’ll be closed November 21 and 22 for Thanksgiving, and we’ll be closed on Black Friday in support of #OptOutside. Go outside and play!

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November 22, 2018

Boston Winter Cycling Tips

We got our first snow last night in Boston, and as we enjoyed some good food and company over at the Beantown Pub while watching the snow fall down on the city, we also got to thinking about what promised to be (and were!) our cold, wet commutes in the morning! So, after we pulled…

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November 16, 2018

Indoor Trainer Sale at Urban Cycles

Although most of us here at Urban AdvenTours and Urban Cycles do ride all year round — with some of us even opting for fat bikes in the winter — we recognize that cycling through the cold may not be for everyone, or every bike. Got a sweet ride you don’t want to ruin when…

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November 9, 2018

What Tire Size Should I Ride in the City?

Ah, riding in the city: some of the most fun, and most… excitement, you can have on a bike. Everyone here at the shop rides their bike in the city (at the very least: we all ride in to work!), and almost all of us commute by bike all year round. Because of this and…

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November 2, 2018

Winter Hours at Urban AdvenTours and Urban Cycles

As the weather starts to change along with the leaves, so do hour hours! From Nov 1 until March 1, our hours will be as follows: Tuesday: 9am – 6pm Wednesday: 9am – 6pm Thursday: 9am – 6pm Friday: 9am – 6pm Saturday: 9am – 6pm We will be closed on Sunday and Monday.

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November 1, 2018

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from the UA Team!

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October 31, 2018

It’s the End of Season Used Bike Sale!

As the season comes to a close, our rental bikes continue through their lifecycle and go up for sale as used bikes! You can check out all of our used hybrid, road, mountain, and electric bikes online at or swing by our shop at 109 Atlantic Ave to take a look for yourself! Our…

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October 26, 2018

Lifecycle of a UA Bike

As the weather begins to cool, we’re already starting to set our sights on next summer. And you know what that means….new bikes! While one of our favorite things about a bicycle is its longevity: in addition to helping protect the environment by providing a human-powered transportation method, quality bicycles also reduce the waste cycle…

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October 19, 2018