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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!

Timeline:

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

Tour de France Viewing @ Tavolo | July 18

The 100th Tour de France is underway and it has been an exciting race so far! The final week in the Alps should be just as exciting. Tavolo (1918 Dorchester Ave) is hosting a TdF viewing on July 18 from 8pm to 11pm, along with Ashmont Cycles and Dot Bike. For more info, click HERE or call 617-822-1918.

Bicycle Workshop with Ashmont Cycles | May 28

 

May is Bike Month! Do you ride a bike? Do you want to know more about bikes? Would you like to learn more about riding in the city? Ashmont Cycles is bringing bike resources to Grove Hall for a workshop on urban bicycle riding. Come for a chance to win bicycle-themed prizes donated by Boston Bikes and the Boston Cyclist Union. All ages are welcome; no cycling experience necessary! This event will take place at 41 Geneva Ave in Dorchester. For more info,  visit http://www.ashmontcycle.com/

 

Wednesday Night Bike Rides

At 6pm every Wednesday night, Ashmont Cycles is hosting a morning ride. There will be a fast pace ride that is 34 miles, and a slower pace ride that is 16 miles. All riders are encouraged to use lights! The ride starts at Ashmont Cycles (551A Talbot Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02124). Call 617-480-9429 or email sspearl@comcast.net for information.

Sunday Morning Bike Rides

At 6am every Sunday morning, Ashmont Cycles is hosting a morning ride. The course is a 40-mile loop through Milton, Canton, breakfast stop in Stoughton, and return via Quincy.  This is a "no drop" 15 mph ride. The ride starts at Ashmont Cycles (551A Talbot Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02124). Call 617-480-9429 or email sspearl@comcast.net for information.

Dot Day Sale at Ashmont Cycles | June 2 - 3

There will be a Dot Day Sale at Ashmont Cycles this weekend from Saturday, June 2 - Sunday, June 3.  Deals include: 5% off of all bikes and 10% off of all accessories (parts and labor not included in sale).
Ashmont Cycles is located at 551A Talbot Avenue, Dorchester, MA. Please call 617.282.6552 if you have any questions.

Bay State Bike Week | May 16 + May 18

Bay State Bike Week takes place this week (May 14 through May 19), with all sorts of events happening in and around the city.  Check out Baystatebikeweek.org for a listing of many of the upcoming events that are being celebrating this week.  

For some closer-to-home-events:

Ashmont Cycles Wednesday Road Ride on May 16th @  6 p.m. - starts in front of the shop and head into the Blue Hills for a fast 34 miles or a more moderate 17 miles - check out www.ashmontcycles.com for more info on these weekly rides. >> Read More

Bike Week Breakfast | May 14

Kick off Bike Week and stop in for a free bike commuter breakfast at Ashmont Cycles your friendly local neighborhood bike shop.  It doesn't matter how short or far your commute is - just come by bike and enjoy some tasty fare before you pedal off to work.
The event is being held on May 14 from 7:30AM to 8:30AM at Ashmont Cycles located at 551 Talbot Avenue, Dorchester, MA.
See more details and RSVP HERE.

Free Basic Bike Maintenance Class, Oct. 30

Do you want to learn how to change a flat tire? Have questions about what you can do to get the best performance from your bike? Want to continue to ride even though the halcyon days of summer are gone? Come to Ashmont Cycles (551A Talbot Ave., Dorchester) at 10 a.m. on Sunday morning, October 30th, for instruction/discussion about those and other bike-related matters. Bring your bike or a wheel from the bike and be prepared to get your hands dirty. Coffee and donuts/bagels will be provided. Please RSVP (email: jackATashmontcyclesDOTcom or telephone 617-282-6552) so Dot Bike will know how many people to expect.

This is a free workshop.

Boston Bike Friday, Aug. 26

DotBikeJoin the Dorchester Convoy for Boston Bike Friday on Friday, August 26. The group will ride up Dorchester Ave. to City Hall Plaza, enjoy a free breakfast and chat with bike exhibitors. Meet at Peabody Square plaza (in front of Ashmont Cycles) at 6:45 a.m. The convoy departs at 7:00 a.m. If you are further north, join up with the group along the way - Fields Corner at 7:10 or the intersection of Dorchester Ave. and Columbia Rd. at 7:20. Represent Dorchester and sign up online at http://www.bikefridays.org/. With questions, contact dotbike@bostonbiker.org.

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