Island-wide bike light sale, fall bike garage hours, statewide rides, and more! 
Vol. 3, No. 19, October 17th, 2014
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"The best rides are the ones where you bite off much more than you can chew, and live through it.” ~ Doug Bradbury

 News & Upcoming Events

Fall Back and Light Up!
November 1st-2nd

Hard to believe, but daylight saving’s time is just around the corner. It will get darker a lot earlier, but that’s NO reason to stop cycling and every reason to make sure you’re WELL-LIT! On the weekend of Nov. 1st-2nd, head to Newport BicycleTen Speed Spokes, or Pedal Power Bicycle Shop. to “Fall Back and Light Up!” See and be seen by outfitting your bike and yourself with lights and high-visibility gear/apparel. Head to your local bike shop and take advantage of this great sale! Please spread the word!

Fall Bike Garage Schedule

The Bike Garages are bustling with educational programs this fall! Now operating six days a week, we're offering all kinds of opportunities to learn and love bikes. Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons see us training 2nd-4th graders from Pell Elementary in our Junior Bike Mechanics after school program. On Thursdays, we have all-day sessions with students from the MET School, as well as an Off-Road Mountain Bike Academy in Miantonomi Park. On Saturday afternoons we're helping members of the Boys & Girls Club earn their own bikes. Want to join and get your hands greasy? We're open to the public at the following times and locations: 
Mondays: Mechanic's Night
Bike Garage at Rogers, 5:30-7:30pm

Fridays: Open Garage/Bike Library
Bike Garage North/Florence Gray Center, 2:30-4:30pm


Rides: See Calendar 
For Details & Updates

LOCATION CHANGE: Bike Newport Group Rides

Every Saturday, weather dependent, Bike Newport leads local island rides - Ocean Drive and/or Middletown beaches, ranging from 12 to 25 miles. All rides are no-drop and mixed pace. All rides will meet at Bike Newport headquarters at 437 Broadway at 9:15am and leave at 9:30am. If you haven’t joined a group ride yet – give it a try! Fall is the best time of year for a crisp morning ride. 

More Rides Statewide!

Sun, Oct 19th (and every Sunday): Narragansett Bay Wheelmen

Join NBW for their Mystic Seaport ride, leaving from Stop & Shop, 3 Stilson Rd, Richmond, RI at 10:00am. More info here

Sat, Oct 25th: SpokesWomen Cycling

Fall Foliage Tour, start Glocester, RI, 40 mile loop. More info here

Fri, Oct 31st: Newport Bicycle Halloween Ride

Costumes required. Leaves at 4pm from 130 Broadway, ends at the Fastnet Pub for food and drinks. More info here


Ride Safe. Ride Happy. Ride!

Now in three locations:

Office/HQ, 437 Broadway

Bike Garage at
Rogers High School 

Bike Garage North at the Florence Gray Center.

read on for more info!

Weekend Group Rides
check the calendar

October 17th (TONIGHT!)
RIBike Annual Meeting

October 18th
All-City Cycles Demo Tour

October 20th
Women Bike RI
Fall Meeting

October 25th
Spokeswomen Cycling Season Closer

October 31st
Newport Bicycle Halloween Ride

Nov 1st-2nd
Fall Back and Light Up!
Become a Member
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Want to help spread the bike love?

with us!

We need your help with events, rides and projects throughout the year.

Volunteering opportunities include (but are not limited to): 

- Bike parking at special events

- Bike Library

- Off-road Mountain Bike Academy

- Group ride support

- Help with 
BIKE POWER: our pedal-powered generators

Night Bright equipment distributions

- Lend a hand at the
Bike Garages

- Bike art projects

And much more!

Liza to learn more. 
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Bike Newport
437 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840

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