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Announcing the Thompson Middle School #BikeWalkChallenge!

Announcing the Thompson Middle School #BikeWalkChallenge!

^two bikers sport their “I Biked to School Today!” stickers Did you know that children who start the day by walking or biking to school are engaged in the physical activity that contributes to a healthier lifestyle, a better outlook, higher self-esteem,… read more

Fall Back and Light Up!

Fall Back and Light Up!

We hate to say it, but daylight saving’s time is just around the corner. It will get darker a lot earlier, but that’s NO reason to stop cycling and every reason to make sure you’re WELL-LIT! On the weekend of Nov. 1st-2nd, head to Newport Bicycle, Ten… read more

Bike Safety and Maintenance Classes: Gain Confidence on the Road and in the Garage

Bike Safety and Maintenance Classes: Gain Confidence on the Road and in the Garage

Did you know that the number one reason people don’t bike is a lack of confidence riding with motorized traffic? This oft-cited 2009 report by the Portland Bureau of Transportation split up the general population into four types of cyclists: less… read more

Bike for the Stars: StarRide14

Bike for the Stars: StarRide14

Three years ago, volunteers of the Star Kids Scholarship Program organized the first StarRide; a bike event for families and friends around the Ocean Drive area of Newport, RI. Routes were designed for all ages and abilities, ranging from 3 miles to 35… read more

Mark your calendars for three off-island rides with Bike Newport

Mark your calendars for three off-island rides with Bike Newport

Mark your calendars now! Keep summer going and legs pumping by adventuring with Bike Newport to some of the best bicycling destinations in New England.Note: RSVP is REQUIRED for all rides at least one week prior. RSVP on Facebook, email us, or ca… read more

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