Advocacy News

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 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 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



Originally posted on 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 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 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


Mainers Urged to Dust Off Their Bikes

This article originally appeared on It’s National Bike Month, and Mainers have the chance to help their children learn the rules of the road and also dust off their own bikes. (Mike Clifford) AUGUSTA, Maine – It’s National Bike … Continue reading


BikeMaine announces 2016 route and host communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Allenby Bicycle Coalition of Maine Communications Director 207.252-8688  BikeMaine announces 2016 route and host communities Bicycle tour has brought over $1.0 million to Maine Portland, ME, February 4, 2016 – On Thursday night, the … Continue reading


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

By Adam | 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