Author Archives: crankycoffey
TweetIn honor of bike week, the Harvard Film Archive invites you to come over and watch some (free) movies on Sunday afternoon. BMX BANDITS! a short comedy! free free free!
TweetI’ve been meaning to say thank you to the unknown judge who gave my bike an award a month or so back. I was parked in Coolidge Corner, and when I was ready to leave, I found an award had … Continue reading
TweetThank you, Boston, for the bike lane. It’s a swell idea. It’s great to feel welcomed. The execution of the lane, however, leaves something to be desired. I pick up Mass Ave at Washington Street every morning and head across … Continue reading
TweetMass Bike had a good post about good bicycle manners. It’s a post I’ve been meaning to make, myself, so I’ll do it now. Ride your bike as you would have others cycle around you. 1. be predictable. Although in … Continue reading
TweetI often feel like war has been declared between cyclists and drivers of cars. I’m not enlisting. I learned to drive in Boston and I still do it now and then. I bicycle Boston-Cambridge every day. Last night I was … Continue reading
TweetHello! So, let’s say you’re bicycling from Mission Hill to JP. You’d take the bike path, right? This is the route recommended by map peeps. However, if it’s after dark and you’re riding alone, especially in the warmer weather, the … Continue reading
TweetThe students are back! September can be a somewhat dangerous (or at least adventurous!) time to ride a bike in the Boston area – newcomers to our town don’t know how to drive, how to cross the street, how to … Continue reading
TweetYesterday I was at a red light in Roxbury, at Warren and Townsend. A guy in a PT Cruiser called out to me. As a woman cyclist, I tend to be wary of guys who want to talk to me … Continue reading
TweetIt was a beautiful day out there, reminds me how much I love you. I love the cyclists who: wear funny outfits smile while riding have nice bikes have crappy bikes with nice accessories have good manners stop for pedestrians … Continue reading
Tweetpalm reading tonight in the Broadway Bicycle School gallery!