Meet the next member of the rental fleet! Jonathon Livingston Seagull, from outward appearances, seems to fit in with the rest of the flock with his casual, comfortable upright riding position. But secretly he wants to fly at great speeds with his slick hybrid street tires. Set him free and ride up 133!

Next up in the BMB Rental Fleet is Cassie, a strong and supple women’s hybrid named for the legendary sea serpent who some say dwells in Casco Bay, off Portland, Maine. Check out the startling anecdotal evidence for this mysterious creature here . . . and then reserve her namesake for a day of Cape …

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Moving into a new phase for the shop! I’ve been getting a lot of requests for bike rentals, something that’s been missing in Gloucester for a while. My hope is that this will help more people — both visitors and locals — get outside and enjoy our beautiful area. So starting soon, bikes will be available …

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This is Sylvia, a customer’s Merlin Camena. She loves to get around Cape Ann, and we’re gonna let you guess all the spots she’s visited. To enter your guess, just comment below, message me on Facebook or Instagram, or email via the contact form. Whoever gets the most right over the spring/summer wins a free …

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the excitement we felt as kids when spring was approaching. I still feel that excitement every year, and I’ve just started getting my “spring bike” tuned up a bit. If it’s warm enough on the weekend (over 40 degrees) I’ll make sure I get out for a ride. …

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Opening Day at Stage Fort Park Postponed Hey friends, looks like the city needs a little more time to get the Stage Fort Park vendor space ready, so the opening of the Big Mike’s Bikes pop-up shop planned for Thursday the 21st will have to wait a bit. Ahh, island life! But don’t worry: I’m …

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