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On Bike to Work Day, News Breaks That Maine Gov. Paul LePage Was Hit By a Car While Biking in Florida


When the news broke this morning that Gov. Paul LePage would need shoulder surgery because he’d been hit by a car while bicycling in Florida, our entire staff was out celebrating National Bike to Work Day, encouraging and supporting people … Continue reading

 

Bold Support for BikeMaine


Cyclists and coffee have a long and storied history together because, for a cyclist, coffee is critical. We get that, and when we were planning BikeMaine 2016: Discover the Bold Coast, we knew we needed a source for coffee, preferably … Continue reading

 

It’s Official – BikeMaine 2018 Is Coming to Presque Isle, Caribou, Madawaska, Fort Kent, and St. Agatha


  For months, people have been asking: where, exactly, is BikeMaine 2018 going this year? Now, it can be told. BikeMaine 2018 is going to Aroostook County, with stops at Host Communities in Presque Isle, Caribou, Madawaska, Fort Kent, and … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine 2017 is Sold Out!


The “Pathway to the Peaks” Tour Through Western and Central Maine, Limited to 400 Riders, Has Reached Capacity but Volunteers Are Still Welcome March 21, 2017 – (PORTLAND, Maine) – The fifth annual BikeMaine ride has sold out and is … Continue reading

 

The future is in good hands


This article originally appeared in the Ellsworth American Dear Editor: People like to complain about young folks. But during and after BikeMaine’s visit to Lubec I received a lovely surprise. We had youngsters from the Lubec Consolidated School, the Campobello … Continue reading

 

City of Gardiner receives grant from Bicycle Coalition of Maine


This article originally appeared on Bangordailynews.com GARDINER, Maine — The city of Gardiner is proud to announce it will receive a $12,300 challenge grant from the Bicycle Coalition of Maine to support the community’s ongoing bicycle and pedestrian projects, including the … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine grant one of several Gardiner officials are set to accept Wednesday


This article originally appeared on CentralMaine.com Two years ago, Gardiner hosted a dinner for BikeMaine, and now the nonprofit that held the event is repaying the hospitality. The Bicycle Coalition of Maine has announced it’s making a $12,300 challenge grant … Continue reading

 

SCENIC SPIN


Originally posted on Downeast.com We plucked a narrow-eyed racing cyclist out of retirement and dropped him into the “vacation on two wheels” that is BikeMaine. Can he learn to relax and enjoy the ride? By Jim Butler Photographed by Andrew Hetherington … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine and Bold Coast Coffee Launch Hot & Cold Partnership


This article originally appeared on BangorDailyNews.com By bill kitchen, Posted Aug. 04, 2016, at 12:29 p.m. “Pedaling Coffee, Cycling, and Maine Economic Development” The Bicycle Coalition of Maine and Bold Coast Coffee have teamed up for a unique initiative designed to promote BikeMaine 2016, support … Continue reading

 

Bold Coast sees chance to make region bicycle tourism destination


This article originally appeared on BangorDailyNews.com MACHIAS, Maine — Bicycling means business. That was the theme of a meeting held June 15 to plan for the development, promotion and management of long-term bicycle tourism opportunities in the Bold Coast region. … Continue reading