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Bike to Newport Polo

Bike to Newport Polo

It’s that wonderful time of year again when the sun is shining and Newport Polo is back in action. This year, how about trying something a little different. Ever thought about cycling to Newport Polo? Here’s why you should put your best pedal forward and give it a try.   Why ride to Newport Polo? Arrive by bike to Newport Polo, pass the line-up of cars and get to the front. Reduc… read more

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 – A Ride for Everyone!

Elliot's Ride - 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

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