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You're Invited to the Bicycle Friendly Community Commemoration and Celebration!

You’re Invited to the Bicycle Friendly Community Commemoration and Celebration!

Join us on Wednesday, November 20th to celebrate Newport’s Bicycle Friendly Community award at City Hall! The commemoration will be hosted by Mayor Harry Winthrop and attended by the City of Newport, Rhode Island Department of Transportation, Bik… read more

Join us on the Tour de Fright!

Join us on the Tour de Fright!

Let’s kick off Halloween right with a costume ride right through downtown Newport! We’re going to leave from Touro Park (by the Viking Hotel) @ 7pm, zig zag down Bellevue, head up Spring, and ride back down Thames to end at Asterisk. Helmets… read more

City of Newport Achieves National Bike Friendly Community Status!

City of Newport Achieves National Bike Friendly Community Status!

Yesterday, the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) awards and Newport has been named a Bronze BFC – the first BFC in the state of Rhode Island! Read the League’s front page story about Newport… read more

Providence Park(ing) Day Noontime Bike Ride!

Providence Park(ing) Day Noontime Bike Ride!

This Friday marks a very special event in our state capital – Park(ing) Day is an annual global event where artists, designers, activists, and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. The Rhode Island Chapter of t… read more

Open Bike T-Shirt Design Contest!

Open Bike T-Shirt Design Contest!

Calling all artists and bike lovers! Announcing an open Bike Newport T-shirt contest: send us your ideas for a rad bike shirt and we’ll print the winning design(s)! You do not have to be a Newport, or even Rhode Island resident– just someone who can… read more

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