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Free shuttles for bikes & riders

Free shuttles for bikes & riders

Big news!  The RI BRIDGE BIKE SHUTTLE will begin on June 23rd, 2018. Don’t let a couple of bridges get in the way of your ride! Partners Bike Newport, RI Turnpike and Bridge Authority, Discover Newport, and the YMCA together present a new project to get bicyclists across the Newport Pell and Jamestown Verrazano Bridges. Beginning June 23rd a free service will be in place on Saturdays throug… read more

Ever tried the bus bike rack?

Now the weather is warming up and Newport is getting into the busy season, it’s time to try it out for yourself at Bike Newport – 62 Broadway. Leave the car at home and enjoy congestion free time in Newport.   https://youtu.be/1hCFQRn7R6A See how easy it is! Spread the word, come by try it and open yourself up to a while new world of transit opportunities.   RACK-N-RIDE by RIPTA A… read more

From Bagels to Bridges – Bike to Work Day 2018

From Bagels to Bridges - Bike to Work Day 2018

It was a busy day for bikes in front of City Hall on Broadway in Newport, from the first bikes arriving to the annual Bike Commuter Breakfast at 7am, to the last to depart on the police-escorted bell-ringing Ride Round Town at 5pm. In the morning, bike commuters from NUWC, Naval Station Newport, Newport Hospital, Preservation Society, Newport Public Schools and many other local employers,… read more

Elliot’s Ride for Safety and Wellness – A Ride for Everyone!

Elliot's Ride for Safety and Wellness - A Ride for Everyone!

ELLIOT’S RIDE A Ride for EVERYONE!  Sunday June 10th, 2018, 9:00am-1.00pm Beginning and ending at Fort Adams State Park   Billed as “A Ride For Everyone!”, Elliot’s Ride seeks to bring lots of people together to ride along the ocean. “People who ride there every day and people who’ve never ridden there before,”  – www.elliotsride.org. Elliot’s Ride for Everyone is a FREE,… read more

We’re here at The Volvo Ocean Race!

We're here at The Volvo Ocean Race!

The Bike Newport exhibit, ‘Love the Ocean? Ride a Bike’, at the Volvo Ocean Race is up and ready to greet hundreds of you as you pass through the Exploration Zone. If you don’t have plans already to come down, we highly recommend figuring out a way to make it happen. The Race Village is hopping with energy and excitement as everyone from school children to race teams mingle and enjoy what’s on… read more

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