The city’s biking initiative is encouraging people in and around Boston to bicycle to work more by rewarding cycling commuters with free breakfast and expo as part of its Bike Fridays program.
The event is part of the city’s ongoing efforts over the past few years to make biking safer and more accessible to residents. Bike Fridays are also scheduled for July 27 and August 31.
The nine bike convoys have set start times and make various planned stops throughout the route to pick up new riders. The planned routes start in make stops in Cambridge, Belmont, Jamaica Plain, Allston/Brighton, West Roxbury and Roslindale, Dorchester, Lexington and Arlington, Newton and Watertown, and Needham.
The convoys take off from their starting points at 7 a.m. except for the Needham convoy, which will begin at 6:15 a.m. and the Newton convoy that starts at 6:45 a.m.
After riding with a convoy on individually to City Hall, cyclists can have a free breakfast and coffee from Boloco while browsing sponsors’ tents and talking with bike experts and advocates.