How to ride a bike safely on Broadway

How to ride a bike safely on Broadway

How to ride a bike safely on Broadway

^ the new sharrows on Broadway position bicyclists right behind cars that are backing up.  Over the weekend, the full length of Broadway was painted with much-anticipated “sharrows” – road markings indicating shared use by cars and bicycles. But wait – these sharrows are located immediately next to backing out cars. Is that where they belong? The sharrows on Broadway are currently in t… read more

Dreaming Bike-Friendly is Easy. Building Bike-Friendly is Hard.

Dreaming Bike-Friendly is Easy. Building Bike-Friendly is Hard.

2015 has been a banner year! Bike Newport continues to gain traction on the roads, in the community, and around the region. Our “By the Numbers” card details exciting progress: more bike education, more bike infrastructure, and more bike riders. That’s the Bike Newport story – MORE and BETTER bicycling. No matter why you ride, or even if you don’t ride, you’ll love the community… read more

Big Winners on Bike and Walk to School Day!

Big Winners on Bike and Walk to School Day!

Student winners show off their $100 gift certificates to Newport Bicycle and Ten Speed Spokes (L-R): Thompson Principal Jaime Crowley, Jaylianna Fernandez, Angelina McCartney, Dwight Williams, Manny Simes, and Bike Newport Program Manager Liza Burkin The four Thompson Middle School students were giddy, “We didn’t know why we were getting called to the principal’s office!” Jaylianna… read more

Fall Back and Light Up!

Fall Back and Light Up!

Hard to believe, but daylight saving’s time is just around the corner. It will get darker a lot earlier, but that’s NO reason to stop cycling and every reason to make sure you’re WELL-LIT! White lights on front, red lights on back, and plenty of reflectors and reflective clothing. Join us in chanting the mantra “See and be seen!” On the weekend of October 31st-November 1st, head… read more

The Cycling Squid of Narragansett Bay Returns!

The Cycling Squid of Narragansett Bay Returns!

Order Your Bike Newport Jersey! Now til Monday, September 14th Last fall we unleashed Squiddo onto the streets of Newport – now he’s back for another limited-time run! Manufactured by Pactimo Apparel, the jerseys are high-performance, high-quality, and elastic-free. Bike Newport members receive 15% off all merchandise. (Prices are subject to change). Short sleeve – Members: $76.50 |… read more

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