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RI Waves Coming Soon!

RI Waves Coming Soon!

Newport Waves is Going Statewide The people of Newport, RI, use an everyday friendly gesture to address a very serious problem. It’s called the Newport Wave and it’s designed to save lives and now it’s going statewide. The Newport Wave was introduced in 2015 after three pedestrians lost their lives on the city’s streets in the course of just a few months. Two of the deaths were in… read more

Where else but RI can you ride the whole state in a morning?

Where else but RI can you ride the whole state in a morning?

The national organization Bike to the Beach raises funds for Autism Awareness and has partnered with Bike Newport for the past six years. It’s that time of year again where we set up a Bike Newport team to ride the metric century from Woonsocket and raise funds for Autism Speaks. The Bike Newport team leads the ride from Woonsocket to Newport every year – a ride that begs the question… read more

Complete Smart Cycling Class – Please join us.

Complete Smart Cycling Class - Please join us.

The Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition (RI Bike) is organizing a Complete Smart Cycling Class via Bike Newport and would love for you to join us. The Complete Smart Cycling Class is a very helpful overview about riding with traffic for everyone – and pre-requisite for Instructor Training. Everyone who attends this class will be better informed about road sharing and basic bicycle to be safer on… read more

New signs on Broadway – “Walk Your Bike”

New signs on Broadway -

Residents of West Broadway Apartments (the Paramount) are happy to see new signs posted by neighbor Bike Newport, reminding people not to ride bicycles on sidewalks. “Be courteous. Walk your bike. Yield to pedestrians.” The signs also cite the city ordinance 10.72.100 which addresses bicycle operation laws. Look for the signs in the Paramount courtyard and along Broadway. The signs ar… read more

The Wheely Fun Family Adventures hit Newport

The Wheely Fun Family Adventures hit Newport

What do you do when a very cool family – biking from Nova Scotia to NYC – gets in touch about getting across the bridges? Host them of course!! Check out their blog post about a couple of days in Newport. Thanks to Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority and the RI Bridge Bike Shuttle for making it possible for them to continue on their journey. Safe travels Glenn, Kristen and Zoë! read more

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