Volunteer

Bike Newport wouldn’t run without the support and dedication of our amazing volunteers. There are ample opportunities to get involved! For all volunteer inquiries, email info@bikenewportri.org or call 401.619.4900.

Bike Newport volunteers get free membership (min 5x/year).

Giving tune ups at the Newport Folk Fest.

Giving tune ups at the Newport Folk Fest.

Event Planning 
Help plan, organize, and participate!

Night Bright
Install lights and bells and hand out reflective vests, helmets and locks. Spanish speaking and basic bike mechanics are helpful.

Roads and Routes Committee
Committee meets first and third Tuesday of each month to discuss local bike routes and road conditions. The Roads and Routes Committee creates each edition of the Newport Bicycle Map and acts as the bridge between the local cycling public and the municipal government.

Research
Participate in on-road surveys to help Bike Newport document bicycle ridership.

Bike Garages
Help teach bike mechanics at two locations on weekday afternoon/evenings and some weekends. Join in youth and family rides.

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Registering riders at the Elliot Kaminitz Father’s Day Ride.

Bike Safety
Assist league-certified instructors with youth and adult workshops to teach safe cycling techniques. Mostly weekends.

Special Events Bike Valet
Bike parking and basic mechanics at events like Newport’s Folk and Jazz Festivals and outdoor newportFILM screenings.

General Volunteer
“Call me when you need help.”

 

 

Manning the bike-powered charging station at the Newport Folk Fest.

Manning the bike-powered charging station at the Newport Folk Fest.

Helping organize Bike to Work Day.

Helping organize Bike to Work Day.

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