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  • MassBike Pioneer Valley General Meeting 2014
    MassBike Pioneer Valley General Meeting 2014

    Please come join us for good food and good cheer at the MassBike/Pioneer Valley Annual General Membership Meeting
    7:30-9:00 pm, Thursday, November 13
    Northampton Friends Meeting
    43 Center St. Northampton, MA

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  • Norwottuck Rail Trail Updates
    Norwottuck Rail Trail Updates

    The Norwottuck Rail Trail is currently being re-built and re-paved. MassBike member Tim Cary has created a Google Map with the trail closing schedules and suggested detours. The DCR website also has a schedule posted.  As of October, 2014, repaving has […]

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  • MassBike Pioneer Valley Membership
    MassBike Pioneer Valley Membership

    40% of every NEW MassBike membership in the Pioneer Valley comes back to the PV chapter, and 25% of every renewing membership. This means that your MassBike membership directly supports YOUR biking environment — on Pioneer Valley roads and trails, on transportation committees and agencies in the Pioneer Valley, and in Pioneer Valley events like Bike Commute Week.

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  • Pioneer Valley Baystate Bike Week 2014
    Pioneer Valley Baystate Bike Week 2014

    MassBike Pioneer Valley held the Pioneer Valley’s fifteenth annual Baystate Bike Commute Week May 10-18. Thank you to all the volunteers for your help with all aspects of this event, and thank YOU participants and sponsors for making this another […]

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  • MassBikePV Photo Gallery
    MassBikePV Photo Gallery

    View an assortment of interesting and compelling images from MassBikePV through the years. Gallery includes images from past BikeWeek escapades and happenings . . . .

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  • Damon vs. Town of Hadley Ruling & Editorials
    Damon vs. Town of Hadley Ruling & Editorials

    There has been a flurry of letters to the editor in our local newspapers on the topic (linked below).  The letter from MassBike PV’s president reads as follows: To the Editor: When a motorist overtakes a bicyclist, should the bicyclist […]

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MassBike/Pioneer Valley is a chapter of MassBike, the statewide bicycle advocacy non-profit organization.
Our goals include...

    • Maintain a visible, vocal, and effective coalition of bike advocates throughout the Pioneer Valley.
    • Support bike- and pedestrian-friendly legislation in our towns.
    • Establish bicycle/pedestrian/transportation committees in every town in the region.
    • Enact traffic calming (speed humps, "neckdowns," etc.) in our neighborhoods.