Category Archives: BikeMaine

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

 

BikeMaine announces 2014 route for annual week-long ride (BDN)

BikeMaine announces 2014 route for annual week-long ride February 5, 2014Field Notes By Aislinn Sarnacki   BikeMaine — The Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s epic, week-long ride — is already gearing up for its second edition. They recently announced the 2014 route, … Continue reading

 

Weeklong bicycle ride to make stops in Gardiner, Winthrop (Kennebec Journal)

Weeklong bicycle ride to make stops in Gardiner, Winthrop The second annual BikeMaine event in September will travel through the Western Maine foothills and Belgrade Lakes region before passing through Augusta on the way to Gardiner. By Paul Koenig pkoenig@centralmaine.comStaff WriterFebruary 5  … Continue reading

 

Route unveiled for Bike Maine (WGME 13)

This article originally appeared on WGME13.com Route unveiled for Bike Maine  STATEWIDE (WGME) — Hundreds of cyclists are getting ready to cover a lot of ground, 350 miles in one week. The bicycle coalition of Maine unveiled the route for … Continue reading