Monthly Archives: July 2016

15th annual Maine Lobster ride rolls into Camden (Video)


This article originally appeared on WCSH6.com Click here to watch the video Justin Shrair, WCSH 9:59 PM. EST July 24, 2016 CAMDEN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Bikers have geared up for the the 15th annual Maine Lobster Ride.The ride raises money for … Continue reading

 

When it comes to sharing the road, cyclists and motorists can be at odds


This article originally appeared on BangorDailyNews.com By Julia Bayly, BDN Staff Posted July 21, 2016, at 11:20 a.m. Last modified July 21, 2016, at 1:59 p.m. As president of Portland Velo Club, the state’s largest organized bicycle club, Ted Darling hears his share of bicycle-vehicle … Continue reading

 

Leg Work: Motorists want cyclists to wear bright clothes, follow traffic rules, pay attention


This article originally appeared on PressHerald.com Twice in the past year, Patrick Moody says he came inches away from hitting cyclists who were biking at night in dark clothes. Once, Moody was turning onto Portland’s Forest Avenue when a cyclist … Continue reading

 

Walk-n-Roll Bangor and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine install River City Trail Signage in Downtown Bangor


This article originally appeared on BangorDailyNews.com By Walk-n-Roll Bangor Posted July 15, 2016, at 4:28 p.m. Last modified July 18, 2016, at 9:59 a.m. BANGOR, Maine – July 15, 2016 – Local pedestrian and bicycle group Walk-n-Roll Bangor announced recently the installation of identifying … Continue reading

 

Bicycle classes help Maine refugees get around town


This article originally appeared on marketplace.org Riding a bike, for some people, is strictly recreational. For others, it’s a necessity. If you don’t own a car, either because it’s cost-prohibitive, or because your immigration status – like being undocumented or … Continue reading

 

William Oscar Emery Drive now striped for biking, walking


This article originally appeared on fosters.com SANFORD – New white-striped bike lanes on William Oscar Emery Drive are a temporary installation demonstrating a low-cost method of improving safety for cyclists and walkers, according to the Bicycle Coalition of Maine (BCM). … Continue reading

 

Input sought for Sanford’s temporary bike lane


This article originally appeared on JournalTribune.com Input sought for Sanford’s temporary bike lane By LIZ GOTTHELF Staff Writer Representatives from the City of Sanford’s planning board and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine painted a temporary bicycle lane on William Oscar Emery Drive … Continue reading