Tag Archives: bicycle commuting

How Do We Get More Women to Ride Bicycles? Plus, US Bike Route One, Some Changes at the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, the Maine Lobster Ride and #BikeJoy

In this free-flowing episode, Frank and Kierie talk about the most fun they had on a bicycle this week, explore the notion of how – and why – to encourage women to get into cycling, contemplate riding the length of … Continue reading


Bicycle Coalition of Maine Names New Executive Director

John S. Williams, a Seasoned Executive and an Avid Cyclist, Is Expected to Take the Reins on Sept. 25 August 23, 2017 – (PORTLAND, Maine) – After an extensive, nationwide search, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine has selected John S. … Continue reading


Legislators’ Riding and Walking Tour

Join the Bicycle Coalition of Maine and fellow bicycling and walking advocates for coffee, breakfast treats, and a short, easy ride or walk along the Kennebec River. WHEN: Tuesday, May 16, from 7:30-9:00am. WHERE: Plaza between the Statehouse and the Cross … 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


Last CyclingSavvy Session of the Season will be held September 14-15!

The last regularly scheduled CyclingSavvy sessions of the season will take place September 14-15. If you have been thinking about it all summer, this is the time to sign up. You can choose from one, two, or all three of … Continue reading


PPH Reports Portland Leads Decline in Car Ownership

  Portland at forefront of decline in car ownership Many do it out of necessity, others by choice, but the trend is steady. By Tom Belltbell@mainetoday.com Staff Writer PORTLAND – Three years ago, Janet Burgess was several months behind in … Continue reading


Cycling Savvy will be empowering Maine bicyclists with classes in July and September

CyclingSavvy is a new traffic cycling curriculum from Florida Bicycle Association (FBA). It was developed by former League Cycling Instructors Keri Caffrey and Mighk Wilson.  The class inevitably teaches some of the same essential traffic cycling principles and skills as other … Continue reading