Guided Bike Tour

Sunday September 15, 2019

Tour: 8:30 am – 11:30 am

 The Preservation Society is collaborating with Bike Newport to offer this Guided History-Themed Bike Tour. The tour includes A Supported Ride With Experienced Guides, A Small Riding Group, And A Chance To Explore Newport’s Bellevue Avenue National Landmark District From The Seat Of A Bike. On This Tour, Participants Will Learn About The Development And Preservation Of This Historic Neighborhood Through Stops At The Preservation Society’s Collection Of Nineteenth And Twentieth Century Historic Properties.

 

Contact Leigh Schoberth at LSchoberth@psnc.org with any questions

 


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$ 38.00


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This ticket provides admission for a guided bike tour. The ticket price does not include bicycle rental or helmets (required) - participants must bring their own.

Your safety is important. This tour has been designed to minimize left-hand turns and avoid busy intersections. This tour is not recommended for those who are uncomfortable cycling with automobile traffic on city streets. Each tour will begin with a quick bike check and a bike safety overview by a trained guide. Participants must be 14 years or older.

Tour Logistics

·         The tour begins at 424 Bellevue Avenue, the Preservation Society Headquarters located at intersection of Bellevue Avenue & Narragansett Avenue. The guides will meet participants on the sidewalk outside of the main entrance facing Narragansett Avenue. Parking is available on site.

·         Participants must arrive by 8:30am for the pre-tour overview.

·         Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours

·         Distance:  4.5 miles

What you should bring?

·         Bicycle (mountain, comfort, road or recumbent) in good working condition. E-assist bikes are allowed, but no powered scooters, tandem bikes, bike trailers, or trail-a-bikes.

·         Helmets are required. Any participant that does not bring a helmet will not be allowed to participate in the bike tour.

·         Water. A brief break with the opportunity to use the restroom or purchase refreshments/snacks will be provided about half-way along the tour.

Inclement Weather

·         These tickets are non-refundable. If the tour is canceled due to inclement weather, tour participants will be given the opportunity to exchange their ticket for a Newport Mansions Experience ticket. The Newport Mansion Experience ticket provides admission to tour any five of the Preservation Society’s properties, excluding Hunter House.

Cancellation notifications will be provided on the Newport Mansions webpage: https://www.newportmansions.org/advocacy/bike-tours



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