BikeMaine 2018 Kickoff Party

  • Saturday, Feb. 3, 1pm – 8pm (Snow date: Sat., Feb. 10)
  • Sargent Family Community Center, 24 Chapman Road, Presque Isle

Now in its sixth year, BikeMaine has emerged as one of the country’s most iconic cycling events — a rolling celebration of all things Maine produced by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine.  We announced the destination for BikeMaine 2018 – northern Maine – on the last day of BikeMaine 2017.

Join us in Presque Isle as we reveal the specific route and the Host Communities for BikeMaine 2018: Acadia in the St. John Valley – La Terre Entre DeuxWe’ll also honor individuals and organizations who went above and beyond on behalf of Maine cycling with the presentation of the 2017 Bicycle Coalition of Maine Awards

Finally, we’ll draw the winners of the 2018 Super Raffle. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP using the form below. See you there!

Program
The program is open-house style, so you can attend one or all of the sessions. It’s your call! Bike Board and Ski will be on hand to provide Fat Bike demos and a guided ride. Come check out their selection of Fat Bikes, or bring your own Fat Bike/mountain bike to ride the trails!

  • 1pm – 1:30pm: Fat Bike demo at the Sargent Family Community Center – FREE
  • 1pm – 3pm: Your bike may be stored for the winter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t come pick up some new skills. We’ll have short education sessions in the Sargent Center from 1pm – 3pm: Bike Maintenance 101 on the hour, and helmet fittings on the half hour.
  • 1:30pm – 3:30pm: Off-Site Guided Ride at Nordic Heritage Center Groomed Single Track! $20 cost to rent one of Bike Board and Ski’s Fat Bikes and transportation from the Sargent Center to NHC; limited capacity to rent! email Andrew at Bike Board and Ski to reserve a Fat Bike and transportation!
  • 3pm: Learn more about the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, the resources and programs we have available for you, and the BikeMaine ride coming to Aroostook County in September!
  • 3:30pm – 4pm Fat Bike demo at the Sargent Family Community Center – FREE
  • 4:30pm: Happy Hour Reception begins
  • 6pm: Presentation of the 2017 Coalition Awards
  • 6:45pm: 2018 Super Raffle Drawing & 2018 BikeMaine Route Announcement