You know you’ve been bicycling in the city for a while if… …you know not to take a sharp turn across a manhole cover in the rain …you can’t name most of the streets you travel on but you can describe the light cycle patterns of every intersection in great detail …you’d consider a horror…

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The city of Boston officially doesn’t mind The intersection of Franklin Street and North Harvard Ave in Allston is busy.  Franklin is a little side street that happens to lead to a ramped footbridge that goes over the Mass Turnpike, which makes it an incredibly useful road for bikes, because on the other side of…

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Counting red lights If you ask a biker– any city biker– about bicycle safety and traffic laws, they will all start with the same line: “of course I stop for red lights, but…”  What will usually follow is a complaint about the many cyclists they’ve seen that were acting stupid, or reckless.  And if you…

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Launch party for Immortal at Splash Ultra Lounge In the interest of getting the important stuff out of the way first, there will be a party to celebrate the official release of Immortal (did you get your copy yet? Order it here) on October 22 at 7 PM at Splash Ultra Lounge.  Splash is at…

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Face-to-face networking This may come as a shock to those of you that know me only from Facebook and Twitter, but I suck at face-to-face networking. This is not for lack of trying.  I have attended a fairly large number of events in the past, but the only talent I appear to have concerns listening…

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A tourist in my home town Have you ever gone on vacation somewhere and said to yourself, “wow, if I lived here, I could go to [tourist spot] all the time”?  Speaking as someone who grew up in the Boston area, worked downtown for two years–Duck Tour buses used to go by our office window…

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