Advocacy News

Citing Concerns For Rider Safety, Bicycle Coalition of Maine Cancels 2018 Maine Lobster Ride


Forecasts Calling for Heavy Rains, High Winds, Low Visibility and an Increasing Chance of Lightning Forced the Difficult Decision July 20, 2018 – (PORTLAND, Maine) – Out of an abundance of caution and concern for the safety of the riders … Continue reading

 

2018 Maine Women’s Ride – Sunday, June 10, 2018 – Freeport, Maine


On Sunday, June 10, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine hosted the 2018 Maine Women’s Ride. The weather was fantastic. The rides were amazing. The food was great, and the power of nearly 600 women and girls riding en masse was … Continue reading

 

This will be the last year the Bicycle Coalition of Maine will host the Maine Women’s Ride and the Maine Lobster Ride


Perhaps you’ve heard that this is the last year that the Bicycle Coalition of Maine will hold the women’s ride. That is true. When we founded the Maine Women’s Ride 17 years ago, there were relatively few opportunities to participate … Continue reading

 

Bicycle Coalition of Maine Podcast: National Bike Month, East Coast Greenway, Maine Women’s Ride, and the New England BikeWalk Summit


The long-anticipated second episode of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine Podcast is now available. In this episode, hosts Kierie Piccininni and Frank Gallagher talk Maine Women’s Ride, National Bike Month, the New England Bike/Walk Summit, the East Coast Greenway and the Maine … Continue reading

 

Sell Your Quality Used Bicycle at the Great Maine Bike Swap on April 22!


 The often imitated, never duplicated Great Maine Bike Swap is coming to the University of Southern Maine‘s Portland campus on Sunday, April 22, from 10am-1pm! If you’ve got a bicycle to sell, our Great Maine Bike Swap is the … 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

 

Thanks To Everyone Who Made The 2017 Great Maine Bike Swap A Huge Success!


Another Great Maine Bike Swap is in the books. We’re crunching the numbers now, and we’ll have some statistics to share shortly, but as we work our way through the receipts, one thing is clear: the event was an enormous … Continue reading

 

Bicycle Coalition of Maine Announces Annual Award Winners


The Bicycle Coalition of Maine has announced the winners of its 2017 Annual Awards, honoring eight Maine individuals and organizations for their commitment to making Maine better for biking and walking in 2016. “Each of these winners exemplifies what is … Continue reading

 

15th annual Maine Lobster ride rolls into Camden (Video)


This article originally appeared on WCSH6.com Click here to watch the video Justin Shrair, WCSH 9:59 PM. EST July 24, 2016 CAMDEN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Bikers have geared up for the the 15th annual Maine Lobster Ride.The ride raises money for … Continue reading

 

National Bike Month Events in Maine


May is National Bike Month! We’ll be celebrating all over the state with a number of events. May 7th – Bangor Walk N Roll & Bangor Police Department Hosting a Bike Rodeo May 7th – Bangor Police Department Hosting a Bike … Continue reading