Bike Newport’s popular Full Moon Rides are back for 2023! We’re grateful to AARP Rhode Island for once again sponsoring this enjoyable series of scenic evening group rides, and we look forward to welcoming first-time and returning riders alike as we soak-in the moonlit beauty of our city by the sea. The Full Moon Ride… read more
Get Ready for the 10-Spot Ride 2023
Newport’s most anticipated summer bike event is back! Saturday, August 26, 2023, 11:00am – 4:00pm. Ride to 10 beautiful private “Spots” around lovely Newport for live music & local food. It’s a magical combination that you simply must experience: 10 beautiful locations revealed on the morning of the ride, 10 great restaurants offering tasty bites… read more
Sign up for the Daffodil Ride 2023
Meet: Touro Park | 9.15 am | Saturday April 8th(Bellevue Avenue between Mill and Pelham Streets) Register for free. Donations encouraged. $5 pp suggested to help plant more bulbs in the fall. Come join the annual Daffodil Ride in celebration of April’s Daffodil Days on Saturday April 8th. Decorate your bike, wear yellow and join other… read more
Bike To The Beach Ride for Autism: September 17th, 2022
Please support our Team and our Work HERE. Ride with us! or donate directly to support our team – Every dollar you donate to our team comes back to support Bike Newport’s programs.Search our team “Bike Newport & Bike-On” Thank you for your support! Every year since 2012 a team of Bike Newport staff, board,… read more
Our Awesome Annual Ride in Support of Kids With Autism
We’re pleased to ride again with Bike to the Beach for Autism on September 17th – our favorite ride of the year! SUPPORT OUR RIDE HERE We’ve been riding with Bike to the Beach to raise funds and awareness for Autism since 2012. Our work together supports programs in Newport and beyond to ensure that… read more
Elliots Ride for Everyone 2022 recap
Elliot’s Ride for Everyone, May 21, 2022, was a day of delight for all who participated. – people of all ages from near and far rolled and strolled for two hours on four miles of Newport’s scenic ocean coastline. Rocky shores, majestic residences, coves, lagoons, and salt marshes, herons and ospreys – and lots and… read more
NEW DATE: May 5th – Bike to School Day 2022
UPDATE: DUE TO THE WEATHER, BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY IS NOW THURSDAY MAY 5TH, 2022 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?… read more
Daffodil Ride 2022!
NEW DATE: SUNNIER SUNDAY APRIL 10thMeet: Touro Park | 9.30 am(Bellevue Avenue between Mill and Pelham Streets) Rain date is Sunday April 10th, 9:30 am.Register for free. Donations encouraged. Come join the annual Daffodil Ride in celebration of Newport Daffodil Festival! Decorate your bike, don your yellow jersey and join other daffy riders for an easy… read more
Full Moon Rides 2022 – Seaside by Moonlight 🌝
Our 2022 Full Moon Ride Dates: Sponsored by our friends at AARP Rhode IslandTimes differ by date – please see all details and registration HERE. Event details and registration at Eventbrite.You’ll be able to sign up for these very popular rides one at a time – each ride immediately after the prior ride is complete… read more
The 10-Spot Ride Was A Summer 2021 Highlight!
Photos: Julie Maraziti @jmarazitiphotography On Saturday, August 21st, we held our TEN SPOT RIDE – a creative, fun, and COVID-safe summer experience – deemed by many to be their summer highlight! Participants from near and far bicycled to ten lovely locations around Newport, enjoying a beautiful summer day. With Hurricane Henri on the horizon,… read more
Conversate, Motivate and Ride!
We invite new and beginner riders to learn how to ride, bike safety skills and getting comfortable on a bike. If you are getting back on your bike after a long time – perhaps never been on a bike or perhaps not even since you were a child – but want to give it a… read more
Not to miss: Two Beautiful Car-Free Rides
It’s not a road closing, it’s a road OPENING! Come out and enjoy a car-free experience. Get ready for 2 great CAR FREE rides in May. Ride, roll, hike or stroll – we have 2 chances to ride in 2 beautiful Aquidneck Island locations free from worry: May 11th in Portsmouth and May 19th in… read more
The Second Annual Farm to Farm Ride!
Pump up your tires and get ready for the Second Annual Portsmouth Farm-to-Farm Bike Ride! Saturday, May 11th 10-1pm. Come to Middle Road for a fun car-free time. Register here Lovely Middle Road, lined with six family farms, will be CAR FREE so families, friends, and neighbors can enjoy the experience of riding together. On… read more
Pick Your Ride with Clean Ocean Access
Your mission should you choose to accept it is to become part of Newport’s ‘Bike-Ridin’, Litter Pickin’ ninjas.’ Nothing beats doing some good for the local environment while riding your bike! So, join Clean Ocean Access and Bike Newport on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00am to 12:00pm for a cleanup with a difference. We’ll be riding the Ocean Loop and… read more
New Fall Plan for the RI Bridge Bike Shuttle!
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
Hey Hey From Newport Folk Festival
Yup – that’s bikes as far as the eye can see… It’s a thing of beauty. HUGE shoutout and thanks to the diehard Bike Newport volunteers who are signing roads, and meeting, greeting, and parking 1800 people on bikes every day here at Fort Adams. Neither sun nor heat nor sweat nor grease stops these great folks… 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
Job Opportunity at Bike Newport
We’re looking for a Program Manager, could it be you? Bike Newport is a busy and exciting advocacy environment – with many programs to improve and encourage biking – plan bike routes, ensure infrastructure, expand education, restore/distribute bicycles, and all-in-all help get more people on bikes. We’re looking for a Program Manager – someone outgoing; confident; great with people, businesses, schools,… read more