All events for New England Parkinson’s Ride
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine stays busy with events all year round. Our goal is to connect with as many cyclists and pedestrians as possible, and we do that in a variety of ways. We seek to educate adults and children about bike/ped safety through presentations and courses, host interactive demonstrations that advocate for improvements to bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, provide valet bike parking at local events and organize gatherings and group rides to raise awareness and enthusiasm about our mission. The event calendar below lists our upcoming events in addition those being hosted by our partners and supporters. Check it out, and join us as we strive to make Maine better for biking and walking!
The New England Parkinson's Ride is an annual fundraising event for The Michael J Fox Foundation. It was started in 2008 by the Woods Family, when son/brother/husband/father Chris Woods was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease at the age of 41. 100% of the money raised by cyclists goes directly to the Michael J Fox Foundation and each cyclist must commit to raising a minimum of $100. There is also a $45 registration fee that is used for the operational expenses of…Find out more »