Boston by bike
An Urban AdvenTours group makes its way into Kenmore Square. (Josh Reynolds for the Boston Globe) Josh Reynolds for the Boston Globe

Boston by bike

The city is gearing up to make much-needed improvements; but even now, it's a great way to get around

By Dennis Fisher
Globe Correspondent / September 20, 2007

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Boston is a miserable city for bikers. The roads are glorified cowpaths - rutted, full of potentially lethal potholes, and loaded with sharp curves and odd meanderings. To call the weather inhospitable and unpredictable does not do justice to the 30-degree temperature swings of spring days or the 45-mile-per-hour winds of an early fall northeaster. Boston drivers are a national ... (Full article: 1159 words)

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