Bike Newport is hosting Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 17th across Newport.

Bike Newport, supporters, sponsors, friends, and all those interested will gather for their annual Bike Commuter Breakfast from 7-9 am at Newport City Hall (rain location is Bike Newport’s office across the street, at 62 Broadway).

At 4:30 pm, those interested will reconvene at City Hall for bike-friendly progress reports and to award the Bike-Friendly Business of the Year. Announcements will be followed by a group bike ride around downtown!

Bike Newport encourages participants and those interested to invite your friends via Facebook and spread the word on Instagram and Twitter using #BiketoWorkDay, #BikeMonth, #BikeNewportRI, and #NewportRI.


Who: YOU! And your friends, family, co-workers, neighbors….

What: Bike to Work Day festivities, from breakfast, to afternoon awards and a group ride around downtown  

When: *This Friday* May 17th

Where: City Hall for breakfast from 7-9am, and then for post-work festivities at 4:30

Why: To ditch our cars and hop in our saddles, celebrate Newport’s bike-friendly progress, and join together for a community ride

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