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
Guide to Cycling in the Ocean State, bike map of RI available online from RI Dept of Transportation (RIDOT).

NBW Grants
NBW provides small grants each year to fund cycling-related projects in the local community. For more information and a proposal form, contact president@nbwclub.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 knowledgeable group and an informative website.

MassBike
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 www.bikeworksma.com
* Blackstone Bicycles, 391 Mendon Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864. 401-335-3163
* Brumble Bikes, 49 Beach St, Westerly, RI 02891. 401-315-0230

* Legend Bicycle, 181 Brook St, Providence, RI 02906. 401-383-3070
* Narragansett Bikes Inc, 1153 Boston Neck Rd, Narragansett, RI 02881. 401-782-4444, 3480 Post Rd, Warwick, RI 02889. 401-739-0393, 729 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906, 401-274-5300
* Pedal Power Bicycle Shop, 879 West Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842. 401-846-7525
* Providence Bicycle, 337 Warren Ave, East Providence, 401-228-6991, and 150 Lambert Lind Hwy, Warwick, RI 02886, 401-773-7733
* 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
* Trek Bike Shop Inc, 414 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914. 401-434-3838
* 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)

Useful cycling links:
* The Bike Guy (YouTube video) (MA)
* GCN (YouTube video) (MA)
* Sheldon Brown's precious videos, thankfully still available (MA)