Archives : May-2011

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A number of prominent Newporters are helping to promote Newport’s May 20th Bike to Work Day and Bike Fair by jumping on their own bicycles to encourage bicycling as an alternative to the car, and to model the smarts ofRead More

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May

The inaugural Bike to Work Day for Newport is Friday, May 20, 2011, and – thanks to an incredible coalition of local orgs and agencies – it’s shaping up to be an exciting day. From the first arrival of cycling commutersRead More

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Bike Helmets “Re-Interpreted” by Newport artists are on display at Harbor Art Center, 134 Spring Street in Newport. Please visit to bid on the helmets. All proceeds benefit Bicycle Education in Newport Public Schools. Bidding begins on Gallery Night, ThursRead More

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For the past two years, I’ve been participating in Clif Bars 2 Mile Challenge.  Their goal is to help motivate people to swap car trips for bike trips, when you are traveling a distance of less than 2 miles.  AtRead More

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The Coalition for Transportation Choices, of which RIBike is a member, is hosting two Complete Streets Webinar Viewings in the coming weeks.  Here’s the official announcement: The CTC invites you to a local viewing of a national webinar on Complete StreetsRead More

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One of our local year round bicycle commuters is honored as the Planet Bike Super Commuter for May!  Those who ride the EBBP have certainly run into Geoff at some point in your travels, he’s a mainstay on the bikeRead More

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Maryland bicycle advocates have something to celebrate this week.  They were successful in getting legislation passed to punish motorists for dangerous driving when pedestrians or cyclists are killed.  You can read more about their HB 363 bill.  Another state wakesRead More