Category Archives : Member Organizations



Woonsocket’s Blackstone River Bikeway Segment 8C Breaks Ground

by Molly Henry, New England Coordinator of the East Coast Greenway Alliance On November 7th, local and state officials and active transportation advocates gathered in Woonsocket to celebrate the ground breaking for the Blackstone River Bikeway (BRB) segment 8C. The READ MORE



By Molly Henry, New England Regional Coordinator for the East Coast Greenway Alliance Gano Street in Providence’s Fox Point neighborhood may have bicycle signage and shared lane markings but for residents and visitors on two wheels, the experience is less than comfortable.  High READ MORE



Woonasquatucket Watershed Council Hiring

The Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council posted 3 jobs openings last week.  They are seeking a Greenway Manager, Senior Ranger and Bike Shop Manager.  All positions are seasonal, with the bike shop manager being the shortest at 14-weeks.  Text of the READ MORE



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



REI in Cranston is partnering with Recycle-A-Bike Providence to take in old, used bikes a give them new life.  The bikes will be refurbished or their parts will be used by volunteer mechanics to create other low cost bikes.  The READ MORE



Pedal To The People Event

Sunday, July 31, 3-7pm @Dexter Park A celebration of bike riding and grassroots organizing in the city. It will start with a ride-your-bike scavenger hunt  and end with a party at Dexter Park on the west end of Providence. The READ MORE



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



Unfinished renovation at Fat Belly’s, Wakefield forces us to cancel tonights VeloSprints session.  We’ll be back next Tuesday night to see if anyone south of Providence can spin 500metres faster than Ned Connelly.  See you all then. More information about READ MORE



2008 Clubs of the Year

According to an article on bicyclenewswire, The Legaue of American Cyclists recently released it’s 2008 Clubs of the Year selections.  On the list: Region 1. Narragansett Bay Wheelmen. Rhode Island. The NBW is a stalwart member and supporter of the READ MORE



Bike Providence – networking

The Providence Bicycle Coalition has been notoriously underrepresented at Green Drinks in Providence. What’s Green Drinks, you ask? It is this, and it happens every month in our town. This month, we meet at the offices of the R.I. Green READ MORE