We’ve gathered our favorite resources for common bike repairs, bike maintenance tasks, activities, riding and safety tips for kids and adults
Five Local Fix-it Stations
Get air and tools at one of our five Fix-It stations around Newport: outside Bike Newport 62 Broadway, behind Thompson Middle School, at the Visitor Center, at Ashmart (air only) and at the Florence Gray Center.
Learn about Electric bicycles (e-bikes). E-bikes are a fun, healthy, and safe way to explore and make short trips more enjoyable. More people are discovering the joys and benefits of biking, and E-Bike Smart will share the basics of riding safely, and maintaining your e-bike.
Repair & Maintenance
From a basic bike wash to diagnosing and repairing critical components, you’ll find a good overview here. With a just little knowledge you can keep your bike rolling safely and reliably all year. Want to borrow a bike mechanic book and have a go yourself? Give us a call.
Start here with your ABC Quick Check
Or here, and Build Your Bike Repair Skills
Bike washing and cleaning – video
Fix a flat tire – video
Replace your tire and tube – video
Noisy drivetrain problems – video
Cleaning your chain – video
Replace your chain – video
Riding, Safety & Activities
Get ready to get out on the road and ride safe! Here you’ll find lots of great info for setting up your bike, proper helmet fit, and safe riding.
Stuck in on a rainy day? There are great biking activities here to keep you busy.
I’m Safe! on Wheels – video
Bicycle Safer Journey – video
I’m Safe! Walk With Me – video
Pedestrian Safer Journey – video [English]
Watch the Pedestrian Safer Journey video above and take a quick quiz
Caminar Con Cuidado – video [Español]
Vea el video de Pedestrian Safer Journey arriba y tome un cuestionario rápido
Chika Learns To Ride A Bike – video
Watch for hazards_ENG – printable PDF
Check your bike – printable PDF
How to draw a bike – video
Bike riding coloring pages – printable PDF
Design your own helmet – printable PDF
Helmet Activity Sheet – printable PDF
Jumbled Word Puzzle (English and Spanish versions) – printable PDF
Bike to School Crossword Puzzle – printable PDF
Bike to School Wordfind – printable PDF