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

Ride for a cause – Register for the 7th annual Tour de Newport

Ride for a cause – Register for the 7th annual Tour de Newport

We’re excited to be partnering with the Newport County Community Mental Health Center’s 7th Annual Tour de Newport on Sunday, September 27th, an event dedicated to the memory of Sgt. Michael F. Paranzino in honor of his ultimate sacrifice for his country in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Sign up to ride! Riders can choose 10/25/45 mile distances, all starting and ending at Rogers High School. This… read more

Submit Cover Art for the New Edition of the Newport County Bicycle Map!

Submit Cover Art for the New Edition of the Newport County Bicycle Map!

Want to see your bike art grace the cover of 10,000 maps that’ll be distributed all over Newport County? We’re gearing up for the 4th edition of our Newport Bicycle Map – bigger (now including Tiverton & Little Compton!), better, and in need of some radical new cover art. The final dimensions will be 3.75″x8.5″. Send us your submission by Monday, July 27th. Note: the cover must incorporat… read more

Introducing: Newport Waves!

Introducing: Newport Waves!

The Newport community is coming together to improve safety on our busy roads – and it all starts with a WAVE. Newport Waves is a new campaign to make the city’s streets safer. The proposition is for all road users – pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, skateboarders, and others – to acknowledge one another with a simple, intuitive, and friendly gesture.  A “Newport Wave.” Featuring a cast… read more

How are you spending Father’s Day? Join us on bikes!

How are you spending Father's Day? Join us on bikes!

Join Bike Newport and hundreds of cyclists as we ride Newport County’s scenic coastline while celebrating the life and passion of Dr. Elliot Kaminitz. The third annual Elliot Kaminitz Father’s Day Ride will be held on June 21, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. With a range of distances from 6, 10 and 25 miles, riders of all levels can participate. We are also engaging young cyclists with a Kids “Tour de Fort”,… read more

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