Advocacy News

Alternative Bike Route for Route 1 Yarmouth During Bridge Construction

As construction continues on the replacement of the Route 1 bridge that spans Main Street in Yarmouth, MaineDOT and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine are recommending an alternative route that takes bicyclists away from construction directly under the bridge. Bicyclists … Continue reading


We’re Launching Our FREE Where To Ride Tool Tomorrow

Our Free-To-Use Where To Ride Tool Lets You Search Curated On- And Off-Road Routes Throughout Maine To Find Your Perfect Ride The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is launching a new, web-based, search tool called Where To Ride tomorrow that lets … Continue reading


An Update on Bicycle Service on Amtrak’s Downeaster Line


The Milk Of Human Kindess: Korean Monk Travels 30,000km Through North America on Bicycle

Because Daung Sunim has no advance team or sweep vehicles to transport his gear, he will be setting up his own camp most nights of his 30,000 kilometer bicycle trip around North America after biking about 100 kilometers a day, … Continue reading


Active Heroes Team to Walk from Calais, ME to West Palm Beach, FL starting September 8

Active Heroes is a volunteer led organization focused on helping Veterans, Active Duty Military and their families.  Starting in September of 2012, the Hike for Heroes team will set out to hike across the east coast on foot from Maine … Continue reading


PPH Article About BikeMaine

Pedal On: Bicycle coalition planning cross-state ride for next fall By Karen Beaudoin Seven days on a bike seat isn’t for everyone. The thought of pedaling 400 miles can be a turnoff for some. But cycling enthusiasts on the Bicycle … Continue reading


Women’s Ride Alumnae start Women’s Only Bicycle Touring Company

The owners of Vesta Velo, a Mount Washington Valley bicycle touring company, joined the Coalition’s Maine Women’s Ride before starting on this exciting endeavor! Inspiring women Exclusive club for bike tours By Marty Basch / For the Monitor July 15, … Continue reading


2012 Lobster Ride FAQs

  How do I get to the Lobster Ride? The Lobster Ride starts and ends at Oceanside High School in Rockland Maine.Google Maps can provide directions from your location, and Oceanside High School is easily visible from Broadway (U.S. 1A). If you … Continue reading


Coalition Launches Major New Ride

The Coalition released this press release this morning about our exciting new ride! Augusta, ME – On its twentieth anniversary, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine (BCM) is launching a major new 7-day bicycle event that will showcase Maine as a … Continue reading


Make a Weekend out of your Lobster Ride!

Mid-Coast Maine is a spectacularly beautiful place. When you come to ride the Lobster Ride, consider staying for the weekend.  Below are some fun adventures for our riders.  (Please note:  the Bicycle Coalition of Maine is not responsible for any … Continue reading