Big Winners on Bike and Walk to School Day!

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

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 illustrate the joy of cycling. Deadline is Oct. 15. Let your creative juices flow! read more

Folk Festival: A Sea of Bicycles

Folk Festival:  A Sea of Bicycles

Folk Fest 2013 was an amazing cycling success! The flow of bicycles was steady all day long. We welcomed and parked 500 bikes in Friday’s rain, 900 in Saturday’s sun, and 800 on Sunday. The reviews from cycling festival-goers was consistently positive, excited, grateful. Everyone had a great time sailing into and out of the Fort past the lines of cars. And SO many photos were taken of t… read more

Father’s Day Ride – Thank you

Father's Day Ride - Thank you

We are now one month removed from the Inaugural Elliot Kaminitz Fathers Day Ride and we would again like to recognize all of the efforts put forth by so many.  Here is a copy of the letter to the editor written on June 17th.  Have a wonderful day. To the Editors: Thank you for the beautiful coverage of the first annual Father’s Day Ride, “Bicycle Ride Promotes Safety, Honors Victim of… read more

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