First Friday Rides

First Friday Rides logoJuly 1, 2022

After what seems an eternity, First Friday Rides are back! If you’re interested in helping organize and/or lead this or a future event, please email BikeNewark.

When: Friday, July 1
Start: Hillside Park, Newark

Sign In: 5:45 p.m. (everyone must sign a waiver in order to participate)
Ride Begins: 6:00 p.m.
Highlights: Oaklands, Binns, Devon, and Old Newark neighborhoods; University of Delaware and Academy Street; Hall and Pomeroy Trails; and East Main Street

Route Distance: 6.2 miles
After-Ride Social: Margherita’s Pizza
(265 S. Main St.)

Come join us on a slow community ride through the streets and bike paths of Newark. Be sure to have headlights and tail lights for your bike, and you may add spoke lights and head lamps to brighten the ride. Helmets are required by law for those under 16, but we highly recommend that everyone wear a bike helmet, regardless of your age or ability.

  • All First Friday Rides commence at a local park at 6:00 p.m.  Arrive at 5:45 p.m. for sign-in.
  • All participants, whether BikeNewark members or their guests, must sign a liability waiver before the ride.
  • Learn the tricks of navigating safely through Newark and its beautiful surroundings.

Click on map below for interactive view.

First Friday ride map - July 1, 2022

*Routes are subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances

BikeNewark liability insurance covers all BikeNewark “members and their guests.” Become a member.

Videos from Previous Rides

Questions or Comments?

If you have questions or a comment, contact BikeNewark’s Karen Rosenberg.

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