In order to optimize the RI Bridge Bike Shuttle we’ve now made it even easier to cross the Pell and Verrazano Bridges with your bikes. Since it’s inception on June 30th, the RI Bridge Bike Shuttle has been a great way to get across the bridges with your bike. Many people have enjoyed rides in Jamestown, Wickford and North… read more
From Childhood Memories to New Adventures.
Antoinette Sutherland’s bike-love story warmed our hearts this week and reminded us of why we do what we do. After learning to ride a bike as a child, Antoinette Sutherland hasn’t ridden since and is a little out of practice zipping around on two wheels. She joined us in the bike garage this week to get her… read more
Summer Rides with Bike Newport and New Belgium
Those hot summer nights call for something a little different. Come and have the ultimate Newport experience. Ride with Bike Newport around Newport and end the evening a bar for a few New Belgium beverages. Bike to Beer! Fun times ahead as the rides feature New Belgium swag giveaways, glassware beer and the chance to… read more
Rhode Island does Multi-Modal!
Meet the newest member of Rhode Islands effort’s to be more multi-modal, the RI Bridge Bike Shuttle. Last weekend, the RI Bridge Bike Shuttle had it’s inaugural voyage with much success. Now getting from Boston – Providence – Newport – Jamestown – Wickford, or east to west has been made a little bit easier, and way more fun! And… 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
The Giant Cycling Squid of Narragansett Bay Jersey is back!
Squiddo is being unleashed onto the streets of Newport for another limited-time run! Order Your Bike Newport Jersey! Now ’til Friday, September 29th. Think Fall Rides and think Winter Holiday Gifts! Super popular and only occasionally available. Manufactured by Pactimo Apparel, the jerseys are high-performance, high-quality, and elastic-free. Men’s and Women’s Continental Short Sleeve Jersey: $96.00… read more
Ditch the car and give it a whirl – Bike to Work Day is May 15th!
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. This is the day to leave your car home and put your feet in the pedals. Breathe deep and smile solo, or meet up… read more
Announcing the Thompson Middle School #BikeWalkChallenge!
^two bikers sport their “I Biked to School Today!” stickers Did you know that children who start the day by walking or biking to school are engaged in the physical activity that contributes to a healthier lifestyle, a better outlook, higher self-esteem, improved independence, and, ultimately, better performance in school? Starting today, October 27th, students at Newport’s… read more
Bike Safety and Maintenance Classes: Gain Confidence on the Road and in the Garage
Did you know that the number one reason people don’t bike is a lack of confidence riding with motorized traffic? This oft-cited 2009 report by the Portland Bureau of Transportation split up the general population into four types of cyclists: less than 1% were “Strong and Fearless” , 7% were “Enthused and Confident”, 60% were “Interested but Concerned”, and 33% were… read more
Bike to Work Day 2014 Wrap-up
Bike Newport’s Liza Burkin reveals the unique Bike Friendly Business of the Year Award – a Gilded Penny Farthing by artist Howard Newman – and presents it to Laura Murphy (l) and Jan Doda (c) of the Preservation Society of Newport County. NEWPORT’S 4TH ANNUAL BIKE TO WORK DAY was another rollicking success! Widespread local media coverage leading up… read more
Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 16
DOWNLOAD the Bike to Work Day poster HERE. Newport’s 4th annual Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 16. We encourage everyone who can to leave the car home and hop in the saddle – it’s fun, healthy, invigorating AND makes us more happy and productive. Give it a try and see what you think. Maybe it… read more