Monthly Archives: May 2012

2012 Women’s Ride Event Schedule


Sunday, June 3rd7:00 am:  On-site Registration open and pre-registered riders packet pickup begins (please arrive 30 minutes before your ride starts so you have ample time to pick up your materials and are ready to ride on time.)8:00 am:  50 … Continue reading

 

The “Celebrate Portland Festival” includes a Bike Rodeo!


The Celebrate Portland Festival, on Saturday, July 7, 2012, in Payson Park, will include a Bike Rodeo!   Designed to teach and encourage kids from age 4-10 to ride bikes safely, the bike safety rodeo will include a helmet check, … Continue reading

 

Make a Weekend out of your Lobster Ride!


Mid-Coast Maine is a spectacularly beautiful place. When you come to ride the Lobster Ride, consider staying for the weekend.  Below are some fun adventures for our riders.  (Please note:  the Bicycle Coalition of Maine is not responsible for any … Continue reading

 

Door Prizes at the 2012 Women’s Ride


The first 250 registrants of the 2012 Women’s Ride will receive gift bags with donations from some of our friends below.  All riders may win awesome door prizes provided by these generous companies:

 

Bike To Work. Once a Week. For the Planet.


Now that NOAA has officially announced March 2012 the warmest on record, climate change is getting harder and harder to deny. Even skeptics can’t ignore the most obvious evidence of our altered climate: the record-breaking number of extreme weather events … Continue reading

 

Celebrate Bike to Work Day on Friday May 18!


Celebrate Bike-to-Work Day Friday, May 18 at two free events presented through a partnership of the Coalition, the cities of Portland and South Portland, Healthy Portland, Eastern Trail Alliance and East Coast Greenway Alliance. In the morning, bicycle commuters can … Continue reading

 

Bicycling Magazine Picks Lobster Ride & Roll as one of the Top 10 Centuries in the US!


Bicycling Magazine, with readership over 2 million, chose the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s Lobster Ride and Roll as one of America’s Top Century Rides.  Held in Rockland on July 21, Bicycling’s reasons for identifying the Lobster ride as one of … Continue reading

 

Who’s Biking in Maine on National Bike to School Day?


National Bike to School Day is Wednesday May 9th! Several Maine schools have already registered for the National event…check out who’s biking: http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/go/whos-biking/2012/ME It’s not too late to make your plans for Biking to school.  If you need some safety … Continue reading