BIKE the OCEAN DRIVE without cars! Join us May 19, 2019, 9AM-11 AM Elliot’s Ride for Everyone is an invitation to EVERYONE, of every age and every level of bicycle experience, to come out and ride and experience the joy of biking along the picturesque ocean coastline while celebrating the importance of safe road sharing.… read more
Newport’s Bike to Work Day
Join us on Friday May 17th, Bike Newport is hosting Bike to Work Day. We’ll gather for our annual Bike Commuter Breakfast from 7-9 a.m. at Newport City Hall (rain location is Bike Newport’s office across the street, at 62 Broadway). At 4:30 p.m., we’ll reconvene at City Hall for bike-friendly progress reports and to… read more
May is Bike Month!
It’s that time of year again, our favorite month: May is Bike Month! We’ve been busy planning two awesome, car-free rides, and have plans to celebrate Bike to Work Day with exciting announcements and the annual award Bike Friendly Business of the Year award. Some dates you definitely want to save, and events you won’t… read more
Bike to Work Day!
Friday May 18th • 7:00am • City Hall 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. Today is the day to give Biking to Work a try! Leave your car at… read more
Meet Bike Hero Daniela Abbott: The Force Behind the Farm-to-Farm Ride
This Saturday, May 5th, we will host the first-ever car-free community bike ride on Middle Road in Portsmouth. We are VERY excited. Opportunities to ride car-free on Aquidneck Island are few and far between, and pretty much limited to parks and parking lots. But not this weekend! With the help of the Portsmouth Police… read more
BIKE LOVE FILM PARTY!
MAY 17 • 6:30pm Tickets Bike Newport presents Bike Love Film Party at The Jane Pickens Theater Sponsored by Bike Newport Board of Directors and New Belgium Beer Thanks to “Filmed by Bike”, A bike film festival in Portland Oregon A broad mix of bike tales dances across the screen as you immerse yourself… read more
Bike to School Day at Thompson Middle School!
Bike Newport will be at Thompson Middle School welcoming and celebrating all students who ride a bike or walk to school. All participants will be entered into a raffle. Great prizes to be won! Bike To School Day Thompson Middle School •Wednesday May 9th • 7:15 – 8:30am Great prizes thanks to our generous local businesses:… read more
First Car Free Bike Ride on Aquidneck Island
Portsmouth Farm-to-Farm Bike Ride First Car Free Bike Ride on Aquidneck Island (Newport RI) Bike Newport is pleased to announce a first-time car-free family ride on Aquidneck Island: the Portsmouth Farm-to-Farm Bike Ride will take place on Saturday, May 5th, from 2:00-4:00pm. This leisurely 4-mile ride is well-suited to bicycle riders of all ages and… read more
Kick off Bike Month with some TLC and a Tune-Up
The season’s warmer weather and longer days have many people ready to take to the road again. That often means after a long winter, your bike needs a little TLC before taking off along your chosen bikeways, bike lanes and roadways. It’s spring, but your bike is suffering from the winter blues. The springs and cogs… read more
Ladies Only Nights at the Bike Garage
Double the fun! We’ve got two ladies nights at the Bike Garage where you will find an exclusive and encouraging space for female-identifying bicyclists. This night is a time to bring your own bike project to work on with our female bike mechanic, or just to tinker and practice working with the tools. Keeping your bike… read more
Learn, Fix, Socialize, and Ride!
Seized brakes? Rust on your chain? Shifters not shifting very well? Come on out to the first BYOB social of bike season to snack and rub shoulders with our friendly mechanics, fellow bike enthusiasts, and people just like you in a casual, inclusive, and educational atmosphere. This month’s focus will be DIY spring tuneups, so… read more