Wishing you Wonderful Winter Holidays, health and happiness in the new year, the wind at your back, air in your tires and fresh bread in your panniers! THANK YOU! for making 2011 a fabulous inaugural year for Bike Newport! In just a few months, we’ve had HUGE successes, thanks to the enthusiasm, collaboration… read more
Group Ride: SATURDAY 12/17 945am
Mixing things up a bit and having a SATURDAY ride this week – let’s see who likes this time better 🙂 SATURDAY 12/17, meet at Touro Park in Newport (Bellevue between Pelham and Mill) at 945am for 10am ride. We’ll ride an eastern loop – out to Sachuest Point up to Third Beach, across and… read more
Special Group Ride: Sunday, December 11
It’s not yet too cold for a Special Sunday Group Ride! Sunday, December 11. 9:45am Touro Park Bellevue/Pelham Join Bike Newport for a leisurely Bike Tour of Newport. 25 miles over 2.5 hours, led by Newport cycling enthusiast Sam Jernigan. Enjoy Newport’s many neighborhoods. Bring a snack for your refreshment. See a map of the route at:… read more
Bike Newport Visits Boston’s Bike Share
A Bike Newport entourage had the pleasure of a tour of “Boston Bikes” with Director Nicole Freedman this past Monday, 11/14. The group included Bike Newport Committee Members Jimmy Flynn, Bari George and Allison McNally, joined by City Councilor Jeanne Napolitano, Newport This Week Editor Tom Shevlin, Jane Pickens Owner Kathy Staab and International Hostel Owner… read more
Bike Newport Volunteers to Assist on the PELL BRIDGE RUN
In case you’ve been sleeping – there’s going to be a BRIDGE RUN!! across the Newport Pell Bridge on Sunday, November 13. The first time in DECADES. This is where we get out of your cars and onto our beautiful bridge and support numerous local nonprofits in the process. THANKS to the Bike Newport volunteers… read more
More Bike Sales to Benefit Bike Newport
Newport Bicycle is selling off its 2011 rental fleet and a portion of the sales will be donated to Bike Newport. If you’re in the market for a comfortable local ride, here’s your chance to score a new bike at a great price and help out Bike Newport. Jamis Explorers, msrp $360 sale priced $200-225.… read more
Halloween Bike Ride!! Mon 10/31 5pm
Meet 5pm at Washington Square. 4.5 mile circle of town, end with hot cider and treats hosted by Karma Boutique and Northeast Collaborative Architects, and our own baker supreme Chuck Albrecht. We’ll have some cool bike lights for sale if you need them. Here’s THE ROUTE. See you there!!
Halloween Bike Ride Moved to HALLOWEEN!
HALLOWEEN RIDE MOVED TO MONDAY 10/31 5:00pm: Saturday’s looking like a windy washout SO we’re moving the Bike Newport Halloween Ride to … HALLOWEEN! Meet in Washington Square at 5pm – please have lights. End of ride refreshments: hot cider and baked goods thanks to Karma Boutique, Northeast Collaborative Architects and our own baker supreme… read more
Halloween Bike Ride !!!
10/28 update: HALLOWEEN RIDE MOVED TO MONDAY, 10/31: Saturday’s looking like a windy washout SO we’re moving the Bike Newport Halloween Ride to … HALLOWEEN! Meet in Washington Square at 4pm – please have lights. See you there! Here’s THE ROUTE, but be sure to check back for any last minute changes. Questions? Contact Bike Newport. Update:… read more
Inaugural Bike Racks Dedicated on a Glorious Autumn Day
You can now tie up to a gorgeous iron anchor chain bike hitch in 14 locations in downtown Newport. Click HERE for photos, the full report and all of the bike rack locations. Thanks to all who participated and especially to our inaugural bike rack sponsors!