Tune those bikes up - it's time to RIDE! 
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 FacebookTwitterwebsite (see “Tweet from the Streets” on the homepage), and/or call the office at (401) 619-4900 to check for recorded updates. 

 

Saturdays:

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. 


April 27: East Bay Bike Path
Miles: ~30
Start: 9 a.m. in Independence Park, Bristol
Food: Beehive Café, Bristol


May 18: South County Bike Path
Miles: ~20
Start: 9 a.m., Kingston Station
Food: Bike Stop Café, Narragansett

June 8: Blackstone River Bike Path
Miles: ~20
Start: 9 a.m., John St. (Route 123) Parking Area,
Food: bring a picnic!

June 22: Washington Secondary Bike Path
Miles: ~30
Start: 9 a.m., Depot Ave, Cranston
Food: TBD

July 6: Jamestown
Miles: ~25
Start: 12 p.m., TBD
Food: TBD

August 10: Providence and Woonasquatucket Bike Path
Miles: ~15
Start: 9 a.m., Three Sisters Cafe
Food: TBD

MONDAY, August 25: Cape Cod Rail Trail
Miles: ~60
Start: 9:00 a.m. at the S. Dennis trailhead parking area
Food: The Beachcomber, Wellfleet

September 14: Aquidneck Island 50    
Miles: 50
Start: 9 a.m., Touro Park
Food: TBD 

September 27-28: Shining Sea & Martha’s Vineyard
Miles: ~45 (one day), ~90 (both days)
Start: 9 a.m., Bike Zone, North Falmouth, MA
Food: The Home Port, Menemsha

October 5: Block Island
Miles: ~20
Start: 9 a.m. at Point Judith Ferry
Food: TBD

October 18-19: Tiverton to the Cape
Miles: ~100
Start: Island Park, Tiverton
Food: TBD


 


 

Special Upcoming Newport Rides: 

April 26 (Saturday): Daffodillion Bike 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! 



May 11 (Sunday): CycloFemme Mother's Day Ride

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. 





June 15 (Sunday): 2nd Annual Elliot Kaminitz Father's Day Rie

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. 
 

 


Become a Bike Newport member here.


Ride Happy. Ride Safe. Ride!




 

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