â€œMelancholy is incompatible with cycling" ~ James E. Starrs
News & Upcoming Events
Get to Know Your Bike at the
Bike Garage at Rogers
Wed, July 2nd and 9th
Ladies, bike making some weird noises? Chain need some TLC after this tough winter? Brakes just not what they used to be? Come to the Bike Garage at Rogers High School on Wednesday, July 2nd from 6-8pm for a women's basic bike maintenance class. We'll help you make your bike love you, and you'll love your bike even more for loving you. Class is $5 for students, $20 for adults.
Don't worry guys! There will be a general bike maintenance class for all genders the following week, Wednesday, July 9th from 6-8pm.
Please RSVP by calling (401) 619-4900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Independence Day Bike Parade
Friday, July 4th
Join us for the annual Fourth of July Bike Parade! Gather at Ellery Park (by Bucci Liquors) at 9:30am to bedazzle your bikes in red, white and blue. Much fun for kids, families, and lovers of Russell Daly's amazing antique bikes. The parade to Washington Square leaves at 10:10am, where we'll join the patriotic party - pie eating contest, reading of the Declaration of Independence, a performance by the Newport Community Band and more!
Sunset Biking + Yoga Series
Tuesday, July 8th
We're thrilled to announce a Sunset Biking + Yoga Series in partnership with Thames Street Yoga! Join us the first Tuesday of each month for an 11-mile Ocean Drive loop followed by a one-hour outdoor yoga class at King Park. Meet at the park gazebo at 6pm. $10, BYO mat or towel. Helmets required. Dates are July 8th, August 5th and September 9th.
Like bikes and music?
Lend a hand at the Newport Folk & Jazz Fests!
July 25th-27th and August 1st-3rd
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Festival season is almost upon us and we're seeking volunteers to help us park up to 1,000 bicycles a day at Fort Adams. Help us make Newport's biggest summer event a bike-friendly one and catch some fabulous acts while you're at it! Email or call us at (401) 619-4900 to get on the list. Please specify which days/times you'd like to help out. THANK YOU!
Rides: See Calendar
For Details & Updates
Bike Newport Group Rides:
(Most) Saturdays: 8:45 a.m. Ocean Drive loop with starts at Miantonomi and Touro Parks
(Many) Sundays: off-island bike paths
Next bike path ride: Sunday, July 6th: Jamestown
Check the calendar.
More Rides Statewide!
Sunday, July 20th: Rapha Women's 100
Join Women Bike RI for the Rapha Women's 100 - a metric century (63 mile) ride with women around the globe! Route TBA. Contact Liza for more details or join the Facebook group.
Sunday, August 10th: Ride 'Round Rhody
The sixth annual RRR bike-a-thon will inspire and enable hundreds of participants to raise more than $100,000 for local cancer treatment and clinical trials that will have a national impact. rrrhody.org
Ride Safe. Ride Happy. Ride!