LOCAL CYCLING RESOURCES
RI Bike Commuter Guide
Published by the Rhode Island Bike Coalition, June 2014, this pamphlet was funded by the Narragansett Bay Wheelmen and the RI Greenways Alliance.
"Let's Share the Road"
NBW funded this safety brochure, which has been widely-distributed in Rhode Island to learner drivers and is available at DMV locations. We encourage you to print copies and distribute as appropriate.
Rhode Island Bike Map
NBW funded the printing of this popular Guide to Cycling in the Ocean State, available online and on paper from the RI Dept of Transportation (RIDOT). Copies are also available at various club events.
NBW provides small grants each year to fund cycling-related projects in the local community. For more information and a proposal form, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Rhode Island Dept of Transportation (RIDOT)
An excellent resource for information about RI's bike paths, best routes through the state, state laws, bridge access during construction and plans for new bike paths. See the site.
Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition
Promotes bicycling as a healthy, enjoyable, efficient and environmentally friendly mode of transportation in and around the State of Rhode Island. A very active and knowledgeable group and an informative website.
Bicycle advocacy organization in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Dept of Transportation (MassDOT)
Bike paths, state laws. See site.
Connecticut Dept of Transportation (ConnDOT)
Maps, state laws, "share the road" section. See site.
Local Bike Shops (these "Super Saver" shops offer some discounts to NBW members):
* BikeWorks, 79 Swansea Mall Dr, Swansea, MA 02777. 508-677-0710
* Blackstone Bicycles, 179 Front St, Lincoln, RI 02865. 401-335-3163
* Brumble Bikes, 49 Beach St, Westerly, RI 02891. 401-315-0230
* Caster's, 3480 Post Rd, Warwick, RI 02889. 401-739-0393
* East Providence Cycle, 414 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914. 401-438-2453
* Greenway Cycles Inc, 579 Washington St, Coventry, RI 02816. 401-822-2080
* Narragansett Bikes Inc, 1153 Boston Neck Rd, Narragansett, RI 02881. 401-782-4444
* Newport Bicycle, 162 Broadway St, Newport, RI 02840. 401-846-0773
* Pedal Power Bicycle Shop, 879 West Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842. 401-846-7525
* Providence Bicycle, 725 Branch Ave, Providence, RI 02903. 401-331-6610
* Scottee's Westport Bicycle, 1125 State Rd, Westport, MA 02790. 508-636-7433
* Sirois Bicycle Shop, 893 Landry Ave, No Attleboro, MA 02760. 508-695-6303
* W. E. Stedman Co, 196 Main St, Wakefield, RI 02880. 401-789-8664
* Ten Speed Spokes, 18 Elm St, Newport, RI 02840. 401-847-5609
* Travis Cycle Inc, 1 Oak St, Taunton, MA 02780. 508-822-0396
* Union Cycle, 77 Pleasant St, Attleboro, MA 02703. 508-226-4726
* Victory Cycles, 155 Black Plain Rd, Exeter, RI 02822. 401-539-7540
* Ray Willis Bikes, 53 Railroad Ave, Westerly, RI 02891. 401-596-1045
* Yester'Year Cyclery, 330 Hathaway Rd, New Bedford, MA 02746. 508-993-2525
* Your Bike Shop, 459 Willett Ave, Riverside, RI 02915. 401-433-4491 AND 51 Cole St, Warren, RI 401-245-9755
Local Cycling Clubs:
* Charles River Wheelmen (MA)
* Seven Hills Wheelmen (MA)
* Granite State Wheelmen (NH)
* Nashoba Valley Pedalers
* T-BONE (Tandem Bicyclists of New England)
* Pequot Cyclists (CT)
* Boston Brevet Series
* North Shore Cyclists (MA)
* Quinebaug Valley Velo (CT)