We’re here at The Volvo Ocean Race!

We’re here at The Volvo Ocean Race!

We're here at The Volvo Ocean Race!

The Bike Newport exhibit, ‘Love the Ocean? Ride a Bike’, at the Volvo Ocean Race is up and ready to greet hundreds of you as you pass through the Exploration Zone. If you don’t have plans already to come down, we highly recommend figuring out a way to make it happen. The Race Village is hopping with energy and excitement as everyone from school children to race teams mingle and enjoy what’s on… read more

Join the BIKE NEWPORT TEAM at the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover

Join the BIKE NEWPORT TEAM at the Volvo Ocean Race Stopover

  In case you hadn’t heard, there’s a huge AROUND-THE-WORLD SAILING RACE coming to Newport in May! Bike Newport is one of the members of the volunteer-driven Sustainability Committee, Transportation Committee and with an exhibit in the Exploration Zone for the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover. And we’d love for you to join us as a volunteer on any of the days we’ll be there – May… read more

The Giant Cycling Squid of Narragansett Bay Jersey is back!

The Giant Cycling Squid of Narragansett Bay Jersey is back!

Squiddo is being unleashed onto the streets of Newport for another limited-time run! Order Your Bike Newport Jersey! Now ’til Friday, September 29th. Think Fall Rides and think Winter Holiday Gifts! Super popular and only occasionally available. Manufactured by Pactimo Apparel, the jerseys are high-performance, high-quality, and elastic-free. Men’s and Women’s Continental Short Sleeve Jersey… read more

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

Ride Rhode Island on Labor Day Saturday

Ride Rhode Island on Labor Day Saturday

RIDE the State Ride with Bike Newport and Bike to the Beach, in support of Autism Awareness and Better Biking 62 miles from Woonsocket to Newport, on Saturday September 3rd. In the words of South County State Rep Teresa Tanzi: “I did it last year and it was AMAZING!! Such a beautiful way to see the state. Urban, suburban and water views of rivers and ocean!! Bridges and bike paths and more. read more

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