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Guide to Rides

It's tough finding places to ride, especially if you're new to the sport or area. No one wants to risk an entire ride going bust because of a boring location. Of course, you can always call or stop in for advice about what and where to ride (we all love adding our two cents about the best local rippers), but if you don't have time, check out the links below for a great starting point. 

Road/Triathlon Links:

ironman.com Key International Triathlon site. 
Blackstone River Bikeway Get plans & updates on the construction of this segment of the East Coast Greenway that will run from Millville, Massachusetts through Woonsocket and Pawtucket to connect with the East Bay Bike Path for a whopping total of a 31.9 mile-long RI bike path. A 13.5 mile segment in Lincoln is done, and it's the state's nicest all bike linear park. 
East Bay Bike Path Read about our beloved 14.5 mile bike path, a favorite if busy place to ride. 
Northeast Hill Bangers A site "for cyclists passionate about turning hills into speed bumps" in RI, CT, and MA. Lists of rides, riders, and links of interest. 
RIDOT's Bike Rhode Island RI Dept of Transportation's biking information page; updates on bike path construction and free downloads of the "Guide to Bicycling in the Ocean State." 

The Narragansett Bay Wheelmen lead regularly scheduled rides for any Intermediate/Advanced riders looking for a supportive, strong group.  

Mountain Links:

Dirtworld's Rhode Island Trail Guide Off-road trails in RI 
NEMBA -- Rhode Island Chapter
The Rhode Island chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association 
MtbREVIEW -- Rhode Island Trails A solid listing of RI trails with descriptions, directions, etc. 

GPS Routes:

STRAVA Cycling and Running is another great resource for finding new rides and loops to do, with many of them being downloadable to your own Garmin device. 

Check out the rides we captured with the Garmin Edge 205, the GPS enabled computer for cyclists. Click here for maps and directions of the rides.

Ice Skating Arenas:

ArenaMaps.com has what you're looking for.  The link is set to display all ice skating rinks in Rhode Island, sorted by city.

Want to share your ride with us?

Be part of the conversation and email it to us so we can include it on the page. Email Providence Bicycle today!

The links above, as well as links to bike companies, parts and clubs are listed on our more extensive links page.

 

 

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