Category Archives : Commuting

27

Jul

Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 Class
Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 Class

Bike Newport is offering free Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 safety classes to Aquidneck Island residents.  Classes will be held on Tuesday August 7th, at 6PM.  See their announcement for full details. This is a great opportunity to learn how you can become READ MORE

16

Jul

Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 – Postponed!
Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 – Postponed!

Bike Newport is offering free Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 safety classes to Aquidneck Island residents.  Classes will be held on Wednesday, July 18th from 6pm – 9pm.  See their announcement for full details. This is a great opportunity to learn READ MORE

26

Oct

How to Ride in Traffic:  3-part class, Cost $45 Space Limited / REGISTRATION REQUIRED Please RSVP ASAP to info@bikenewport.me Taught by LAB certified instructors Wed 11/9 6-8pm at Newport Public Library Program Room Thurs 11/10 6-8pm at Newport Public Library Stride READ MORE

03

May

Considering Biking To Work or Play?

With National Bike Month getting underway, we at Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition would love to help those considering using a bicycle as part of their work commute.  Throughout the month, in addition to the usual flow of discussion topics, scheduling READ MORE

22

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

11

Jan

Make Your Own Bike “Chains”

Does snow on the roads have you off the bike?  Are you interested in trying to ride in the snow, but don’t want to shell out the money for studded tires?  I came across an interesting read where someone uses READ MORE

01

Oct

The more, the merrier…and the safer!

10

Mar

Yesterday was the first day of the National Bike Summit in Washington, DC.  For those who haven’t heard yet, The League of American Bicyclists is proud to be the forum for Google to announce what all bike riders have been READ MORE

01

Mar

Commuter’s Conundrum #1

OK!  Now that we have the helmet issue settled (not), let’s move on to something increasingly germane as this part of the globe warms and more folks begin to ride. Here’s a situation you may face as a cyclist… Uphill READ MORE

25

Jan

Listen to Your Bike

We don’t post a lot of commuter tips on this blog, perhaps it would be good communal goal to do so in 2010!  Here’s a start… I was heading for home on Friday, when I picked up a piece of READ MORE