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BikeMaine to tour beaches, towns and mountains in September (KeepMECurrent)

By Adam Birtabirt@keepmecurrent.com@CurrentSportsME | 0 comments BikeMaine – the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s fully supported, weeklong cycling tour through some of the state’s most idyllic locales – returns in mid-September for its third annual go-round. Riders of all skill levels are signing … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine expected to draw 350 cyclists for weeklong ride (BDN)

This article originally appeared in the Bangor Daily News.   By Aislinn Sarnacki, BDN Staff  Follow on Twitter  Find on Facebook Posted Aug. 26, 2015, at 12:48 p.m. The third annual BikeMaine, a weeklong ride organized by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, is set for Sept. 12-19, and … Continue reading

 

Bicycling in Maine (MPBN – Audio)

This article originally appeared on MPBN.net Where are the best places to bike ride in Maine?  Are towns and communities seeing an economic impact from the number of bikers drawn to the state each summer?  We talk pedal power on … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine 2014 generated $395,000 for local communities (Lewiston Sun Journal)

This article originally appeared on SunJournal.com  Wednesday, December 17, 2014 PORTLAND —  The second annual BikeMaine seven-day bicycle ride contributed an estimated $395,000 in direct economic benefits to the communities along its route. The ride, produced by the Bicycle Coalition … Continue reading

 

For many travelers, eco-tourism is giving way to ‘altru-tourism’

By Jon Marcus GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  NOVEMBER 01, 2014 GARDINER, Maine — Paul Guthrie had spent some previous vacations on a medical mission to Africa and providing relief in Honduras after Hurricane Mitch. So before he joined a seven-day, 410-mile bike … Continue reading

 

Be our guest – Westbrook welcomes BikeMaine with park festivities (Westbrook American Journal)

This article originally appeared on KeepMECurrent.com Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014 By Andrew Rice arice@keepmecurrent.com WESTBROOK – For Westbrook, chosen as this year’s host city for BikeMaine 2014, a weeklong trek around the state, the event is another chance to … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine returns to pedal the state’s waterways (KeepMECurrent.com)

Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:49 am By Adam Birt abirt@keepmecurrent.com @CurrentSportsME BikeMaine 2014 – a weeklong tour that’ll take riders roughly 350 miles – kicks off on Sept. 6 in Westbrook, heading northwest. The 275-strong group will cover 59 … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine Scholarship Winners Announced

The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is proud to announce that Coalition members Victor Langelo and Nicole Anderson have each won a half-week BikeMaine Scholarship.  We’re looking forward to riding with you both! Victor loves riding in Maine and is a tremendous … Continue reading

 

Ride director turns BikeMaine into economic tour de force (PPH)

This article originally appeared on pressherald.com Kim True says last year’s weeklong tour left $235,000 in the communities it passed through. BY EDWARD D. MURPHY STAFF WRITER emurphy@pressherald.com | 207-791-6465 Kim True took a sharp career turn about three years ago, trading in a … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine Route Connecting Communities (WCSH6)

This story originally appeared on WCSH6.com   BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The six communities hosting riders in the 2nd annual BikeMaine Ride were announced earlier this year. Now a team of volunteers and staff with the Bicycle Coalition of Maine are … Continue reading