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 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

 

Mainers Urged to Dust Off Their Bikes


This article originally appeared on publicnewsservice.org 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 brian@bikemaine.com  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 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