May 2012

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This is How We Ride by David Byrne

This Is How We Ride  by DAVID BYRNE New York Times, Sunday Review, May 27, 2012 THIS summer the city’s Department of Transportation inaugurates a new bike-share program. People who live and work in New York will be able to travel quickly and cheaply between many neighborhoods. This is major. It will make New Yorkers rethink their city and rewrite the mental maps we use to decide what is… read more

Saunderstown Group Ride Sunday 5/27

Bike Newport heads to the mainland! Join us for our first Saunderstown jaunt.  Roughly 20 miles.  We’ll meet on Sunday morning, 5/27 at 8:30am at the Super Stop & Shop parking lot on Connell Highway in Newport, near the gas pumps.  Look for the tell-tale neon green high-vis outerwear.  We’ll carpool to Saunderstown. Refreshment stop TBD. Return about 11:30.  Helmets required, high-vis… read more

Bike to Work Day 2012: sensational!

  Bike to Work Day 2012 was a big success. 125 commuters stopped by for breakfast 300+ people came to the all-day Bike Fair 45 people participated in historic bike tours 70 people rode the six-mile city loop 40 cyclists gained free admission to The Breakers 1 very happy fair-goer won a brand new Raleigh road bike 8 city leaders spoke about the benefits of Bicycle-Friendliness at the press… read more

Make your plans for BIKE TO WORK DAY

Friday,  May 18th Whether you’re heading to work, school or errands, Friday, May 18 is the day to leave your car home and hop in the saddle. We want to see swarms of cyclists from dawn to dusk and we’ve got a day planned to tickle your two-wheeling fancies.  From “Park & Bike” at Newport Grand, to our Bike Commuter Breakfast, to FREE admission at the Breakers, to historic Bike Tours, to a… read more

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