Author : All posts by Us Open-Cycling

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Apr

When riding on public roads 1. Follow the rules for cars: Stop at Stop signs Signal your intended direction Turn left from the rightmost lane travelling in the direction you intend to go (that means use turn lanes; don’t turn READ MORE

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Mar

On Saturday, May 19, 2012 the first Rhode Island Women’s Ride will celebrate much of the beautiful bicycling that the state has to offer with unique rides for each of three categories of cyclists and our pivotal, historic role in READ MORE

02

Mar

It was an unexpectedly late winter that put Cameron in search of riding partners.  He needed to partake in about 100 more VeloSprints races so he could be in shape to bring smart cycling classes to area schools in the READ MORE

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Feb

Ah! The rare President’s Day in New England with no snow. Well, there IS something to do! VeloSprints! We’re at McFadden’s for lunch and dinner. That’s noon until 2:00~ish and 5:00 until 10:00~ish. 1/2 price lunch for participants and 1/2 READ MORE

15

Sep

Thinking about helmets…

Sad news in the Providence Journal, yesterday, about a gentleman, father of two, who fell off his bicycle and died two days later of a brain hemorrhage. I am always amazed – and saddened – that, while many parents enforce a READ MORE

08

Sep

Saturday Group Rides

We, over at US Open Cycling Foundation, have recently been inundated with requests for group rides.  So, Ok then!  We have formed a club and our group rides will begin as of this Saturday (Sept. 10) at 4:00pm. The rides READ MORE

14

Jul

Blackstone and East Bay Bike Paths: Now Connected!

This past Monday, I rode along the East Bay and Blackstone River bicycle paths and through a now well-marked network of public roadways which connect them.  Bridging these two bike paths to create one, near 35 mile stretch from Woonsocket READ MORE

14

May

RI Bike Prom is Tonight in Providence

The Rhode Island Bike Prom happens tonight at 8:00 at Roots Cafe’ in Providence. There will be bands and a DJ, adult beverages and light fare. Raffles from places like Legend Bicycles, Candita Clayton Studios, The Curatorium, REI and EMS. READ MORE

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Feb

Here is a thought-provoking, real-life article that – I think – points to the necessity of cyclists being “courteously assertive” when it comes to claiming our space on the roads.  Never – think I – should a cyclist be flattened READ MORE

15

Feb

The 2011 VeloSprints fundraising series continues.  Six sessions in at McFadden’s on Monday nights and the leaders are beginning to emerge.  They’ll face the leaders from three other venues (Ocean Mist, Eastern Mountain Sports and Waxy O’Connor’s) in the championship READ MORE