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Biking is a Solution. Here’s Why:

Biking is a Solution. Here's Why:

  2016 has been a great year for bike progress in Newport! Thanks to your support, we’re improving infrastructure, expanding educational programs, addressing equity, and much more. Please contribute to our year end campaign. A gift of any amount will help get more people on bikes and #supportbikesolutions .   You can read more about why biking is a solution below… read more

Bike Newport is Opening on Broadway

Bike Newport is Opening on Broadway

“Future Home of Bike Newport” – Exam room walls are coming down inside – making way for bike education and advocacy: (l-r) Henri Venable, Kellen Farnham, Brian Sweeney, all of Bike Newport; Dan Kwasniewski of Northeast Collaborative Architects; Bari Freeman of Bike Newport; Joe Cardella of Northeast Collaborative Architects; and Kelli Bacon of Schochet Companies   Photo credit: Melissa… read more

It’s Getting Darker Earlier – Fall Back and Light Up!

It's Getting Darker Earlier - Fall Back and Light Up!

FALL BACK and LIGHT UP! Bicyclists are Reminded to be Visible at Night Local bike shops help with equipment discounts. As the clocks fall back, cyclists need to light up. Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 6th. As darkness arrives earlier, cyclists are reminded to take extra precaution riding at night. White lights on front, red lights on back, and plenty of reflectors and reflectiv… read more

Vote Yes on 6!

Vote Yes on 6!

  Bike Newport is one of a number of organizations throughout the state promoting and advancing the vital $35 million statewide Green Economy Bond. Voting Yes on 6 supports a healthier Rhode Island, provides resources to improve our parks, bikeways, and other recreational areas; preserves green spaces; and helps to clean up waterways and contaminated land for redevelopment. Of these funds… read more

Ride Rhode Island on Labor Day Saturday

Ride Rhode Island on Labor Day Saturday

RIDE the State Ride with Bike Newport and Bike to the Beach, in support of Autism Awareness and Better Biking 62 miles from Woonsocket to Newport, on Saturday September 3rd. In the words of South County State Rep Teresa Tanzi: “I did it last year and it was AMAZING!! Such a beautiful way to see the state. Urban, suburban and water views of rivers and ocean!! Bridges and bike paths and more. read more

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