March 2012

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Two Rides this Weekend … and more.

Forsythia and Cherry in Tiverton by Leslie Lindeman www.kickbuttmktg.com  Saturday, March 31 / in honor of Mike Strickland Ride in honor of Mike Strickland, the local cyclist who tragically died on Purgatory Road last week. The ride is organized by Mike’s friends and all are welcome and encouraged to participate: Join us on a “Ride to Celebrate the Life of Mike Strickland” this Saturday, Marc… read more

Group Ride Sunday 3/18

Looks like this Sunday,3/18, is going to be a lovely day for a ride! Group Ride will meet at Touro Park at 9:45am. Due to popular request, we will stagger our start and allow for two groups: A casual pace, riding the basic Ocean Drive loop, approx 10 miles, and a faster pace, riding the Ocean Drive plus the Ft Adams and Carroll/Hazard loops, approx 14 miles. We’ll all meet up at Katrina’s on… read more

Bike Newport Night Business Supporters

These are the folks that helped make our first Bike Newport Night such a success by contributing gifts to our raffle and silent auction: Please say “THANKS for supporting Bike Newport!” Allison McNally Angel Hair and Nails Ben & Jerry’s Brick Alley Pub Brooks Brothers Cadeaux du Monde Cast… read more

Bike Newport Night: A HUGE Success!!

Wow!!! Our first Bike Newport Night was a HUGE success!!  Nearly 200 people came out on a mid-week, mid-winter night to celebrate the promise of more and better bicycling in Newport.  We don’t have a grand total yet, but we crossed the $4000 mark! with money still coming in.  All funds raised will be put directly to use for bicycle education, encouragement and support.  More trainings,… read more

Get to know: The Bike Garage!

 Bike Garage Update, by Steve Heath, Vice President, Bike Newport, ER/EQ Catalyst, East Bay Met School, 3/4/12 The Bike Garage is rolling well. First, a shout out to Chris Tompsett for loaning a trainer. We’ve been spinning madly and recording our data in order to develop a better understanding of fitness. Next step is to get heart rate monitors and collect even more data to inspire students. read more

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