Announcing the 2014 Ride Schedule! On and off island bike adventures all season long!
Spring has sprung and group ride season is here! Bike Newport hosts bike rides for cyclists of all ages and abilities throughout the season. If you haven't joined a group ride - do give it a try! Rides are no-drop, mixed pace, and varying lengths.
Visit our calendar for ride schedules and descriptions. In general, Saturdays are local rides and Sundays are off-island adventures.
For day-of updates, check Facebook, Twitter, website (see â€œTweet from the Streetsâ€ on the homepage), and/or call the office at (401) 619-4900 to check for recorded updates.
Every Saturday (weather dependent) beginning April 13, Bike Newport will be leading local island rides - Ocean Drive and/or Middletown beaches, ranging from 12 to 25 miles. The rides will leave from the playground at Miantonomi Park at 9:00am, head down to Touro Park to pick up more riders, and leave from Touro Park at 9:30am.
Map of the route from Miantonomi to Touro:
Sundays: (unless otherwise noted)
One or two Sundays a month, Bike Newport will gather for off-island cycling adventures throughout New England! Many details are TBA - check our calendar or Facebook for updates, or email us if you're interested in a specific ride.
Celebrate SPRING with an adorable bike ride of fun and flowers!Join Bike Newport as we appreciate the efforts of Daffodillion to plant 1,000,000 daffodils in Newport! We will tour the plantings and end up at the Newport Daffodil Festival at Bannister's Wharf for local food and live music.
Length will be 10-15 miles with a brief walk on the Cliff Walk. Bring a camera, bike lock, and wear yellow!
Join Bike Newport, SpokesWomen Cycling and Women Bike RI as we celebrate women's empowerment through cycling! This Ocean Drive 12-mile ride will begin and end at Fort Adams. Bring a picnic for afterwards! More details TBA.
The second annual Elliot Kaminitz Father's Day Ride will be held on June 15, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. With a range of distances from 6, 10 and 25 miles, riders of all levels can participate. For young cyclists, there's "Safety Town" - this youth program and activity area will be hosted inside the walls of Fort Adams State Park, providing a fun and safe environment for kids and parents to participate. There is also a 2-mile Bay Walk option.
All three ride options start and finish inside Fort Adams State Park. Following the ride, food and beverages will be available for participants. Riders are encouraged to choose the distance that suits their abilities. Visit the website or Facebook page for more information.
Links to More Riding Groups:
Rhode Island is lucky to have so many cycling groups to choose from! Visit the following clubs, shops and organizations to find rides for every pace and interest.