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

    MassBike Pioneer Valley are gearing up for the Pioneer Valley’s fifteenth annual Baystate Bike Commute Week May 10-18! We are looking for volunteers to help with all aspects of this event. For more information check out our event page and […]

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  • Norwottuck Rail Trail Bridge Closed for Repairs
    Norwottuck Rail Trail Bridge Closed for Repairs

    The Norwottuck Rail Trail will be re-built and re-paved over the next 18-24 months.  The bridge that carries trail traffic over the Connecticut River is slated to close September, 23, 2013 for re-decking.  The bridge is slated to re-open in late […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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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.