April Ghoul's Day Ride | April 30

Join Dot Bike for a guided 6-mile ride touring Dorchester North (est. 1634) and South (1814) Burying Grounds and Cedar Grove Cemetery (1867). Meet your living, bicycling neighbors and some not-so-living neighbors and learn a few fun facts about Dorchester’s famous burying grounds! The route will include a stretch of the lovely Neponset River path, including the falls at Lower Mills.


When: Sat, April 30 , 10am

Where: Home.stead bakery & cafe 1448 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester 02122




Dorchester Bike Festival | April 27

DATE CHANGE: Now Sunday, April 27 due to rain

Join the Dorchester Bike Festival on Saturday April 27, 2014 from 9am to noon.
Location: Pedal & Park Bike Parking Facility on Dorchester Avenue by the Ashmont T Station

Breakfast will be provided!


9am-11am - enjoy some free breakfast and get to know the Ashmont Pedal & Park facility, which enables commuters to park their bikes before catching buses and trains at the Ashmont T Station. There will be free bike tune-ups and family friendly activities to raise awareness about safe bicycling practices. You can also enter to win prizes.

11am-Noon - Family friendly group bicycle ride around Dorchester. >> Read More

Open Streets Open World | September 29

Walk, Bike and/or Dance along with Circle the City as they celebrate their 2ND Annual Open Streets Open World on Blue Hill Avenue.

This event will be taking the streets and turning them into a path of excitement.  There will be safe bike trails, games, live music and more. Open streets, Open world is free to the public, and is family orientated. Sunday, September 29th, the festivities will begin at 1PM on Dudley Street. Feel free to take your time and engage with your community while being active.

Please visit for more information.

Radical Roxbury Bike Tour | Sept. 15

Join Discover Roxbury for this "Radical" Roxbury Bike Tour. The tour is on September 15th from 10am to 12pm. It will begin at Roxbury Crossing with an overview of the protests against construction of the I-95 along the Southwest Corridor. From there the attention shifts to mid-20th century revolutionary leaders Martin Luther King, Jr and Malcolm X. The tour will conclude with an overview of the 1967 and 1968 riots in Grove Hall and the police staging grounds in Franklin Park. Tickets cost $10 and can be found HERE. For more info, email or call 617-427-1006


Bike Friday with Boston Bikes | July 27

Join a bike convoy from one of dozens of locations throughout the Boston metro area. Safe guided convoys with experienced ride leaders will follow a fixed schedule and route and finish together at City Hall Plaza in Boston. Because you rode your bike, you’ll get a free breakfast and coffee courtesy of Boloco, set to music amid an expo at City Hall Plaza. Join a convoy, or just show up for the fun at City Hall Plaza. For more info about Bike Friday, click HERE. For more info about the conveys, click HERE.

Boston Bikes Street Event | July 15

From 11am to 4pm, Boston Bikes and Circle the City will be hosting a street ride from Franklin Park to Jamaica Pond. The ride is open to bikers, walkers, runners, rollerbladers, etc. For more info, click HERE. If your interested in volunteering, email

Eliot Square to Franklin Park Bike Ride | POSTPONED

Due to tomorrow's forecast, this ride has been postponed until late June. Stay tuned for a new date!

On Thursday, June 7, there will be a bike tour that runs from Eliot Square to Franklin Park. The event will be from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Helmets are required! Tickets will be $10, with a rain date for Friday, June 8.

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$5 Hubway Membership!

A great deal for those Dorchestrians who want to hook up with a bicycle short-term downtown, or in other Boston neighborhoods like Somerville. (Maybe if enough folks sign up it will convince the powers-that-be to expand Hubway into Dorchester.) Eligible residents pay only $5 for an annual membership and receive a free helmet. 

Interested? take a look at the flyer attached below (also in Haitian Creole, Spanish and Portuguese) or call 1-617-918-4458, or 1-617-534-5690 for non English speakers.

Annual Spring Neponset Cycle | March 18th

On Sunday, March 18, at 10:00 a.m. join in the Annual Spring Neponset Cycle! The ride will commence at the concession stand at Fort Independence/Castle Island, and Day Blvd. in South Boston. Usher out winter and welcome spring by riding the entire Neponset Greenway, end to end, exploring the present and future paths. A 13-mile flat ride (one way) both on-road and on paths. You cannot ride without a helmet! Pre-registration is recommended - do so by contacting

Boston Bike Update Feb 28

For the fourth year in a row, LivableStreets Alliance will host the annual Boston Bike Update event. Nicole Freedman, Director of the Boston Bikes Program, will present her fourth report on past achievements, challenges, and future goals of the Mayor’s effort to create a “world class bicycling city.” Come hear details on Hubway, the Bike Network Plan, parking facilities, youth programs, festivals, and more.  Special guest Mayor Thomas Menino will speak to his “the car is no longer king” policy for the city.

Event takes place from 5:45 – 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, at the Boston Public Library, Rabb Lecture Hall, 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. Free and open to the public. Join fellow cyclists at this public forum on bicycle planning in Boston.

5:45 – 6:15 p.m. Transportation Community Showcase-come learn about all the different groups working together for better biking in Boston
6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Presentation
7:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m. Q&A/discussion

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