Ditch the car and give it a whirl – Bike to Work Day is May 15th!

Ditch the car and give it a whirl – Bike to Work Day is May 15th!

Ditch the car and give it a whirl - Bike to Work Day is May 15th!

Bike to Work Day is an annual event held on the third Friday in May all around the world promoting bicycling for daily transportation. Here in Newport, we’ve been celebrating Bike to Work Day since 2011. This is the day to leave your car home and put your feet in the pedals. Breathe deep and smile solo, or meet up with your friends and colleagues for a group ride to the office. Know that… 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

Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 17

Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 17

(photo by William Heydt) DOWNLOAD the Bike to Work Day PDF HERE. VIEW the 4:00 Community Ride Route HERE. Newport’s 3rd annual Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 17. We encourage everyone who can to leave the car home and hop in the saddle – it’s fun, healthy, invigorating AND makes us more happy and productive. Give it a try and see what you think. Maybe it will become a habit. We hope so! If you… read more

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