Events for November 17, 2021 - October 5, 2021

The Bicycle Coalition of Maine stays busy with events all year round to connect with as many pedestrians and people on bikes as possible 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 bike/ped 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 and those hosted by our partners and supporters. Check it out, and join us as we strive to make Maine better for biking and walking!

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Event Series BPSE Instructor Training Webinar

BPSE Instructor Training Webinar

Sign-up for a training webinar! BPSE INSTRUCTOR TRAINING WEBINARS - Review the basics for teaching students how to walk safely and how to drive their bicycles safely. This webinar will cover:1) The Bicycle Coalition of Maine's safety presentation, which can be delivered in-person or virtually.2) A brief background of why teaching safe walking and bicycling […]

Free

Get Cyc’d for ComFit

Friends of Community Fitness 31 High St., Suite A, GUILFORD, ME, United States

Join the festivities and the ride to help support Friends of Community Fitness. Cyclists will ride a 3.5-mile loop to earn a long-sleeve event t-shirt. If cyclist are up for a challenge, they can ride multiple loops to up their pledges! Before and after your ride we will have food and fun planned at Community […]

Free – $25

Bike Maintenance Workshop at Rockland Public Library

The Rockland Public Library is presenting a workshop with Erik DaSilva of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine on Tuesday, October 19, at 4 p.m., on the library lawn. This event is free and open to all. Registration is required to attend. This event is an educational hands-on session for adults and teens on bicycle maintenance. […]

Free

This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land – Exploring Maine’s Privately Owned Forests by Bike

94% of Maine's forest land is privately owned, and more than half of that land is open to the public. This access is an incredible gift, and in order to preserve it, everyone who ventures outdoors needs to understand the contribution that landowners make. Join the BCM and the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife to discuss adventure bicycling across Maine’s beautiful private lands.

Free

Rodeo Instructor Training Webinar

Sign-up for a FREE training webinar! RODEO TRAINING WEBINARS - Bike safety rodeos are popular community events that actually get kids riding! This webinar will cover:1) How to coordinate a bicycle rodeo event.2) Info on who and what equipment/materials you’ll need.3) How to set up the event stations and how to use a line chalker […]

Free

BPSE Instructor Training Webinar

Sign-up for a training webinar! BPSE INSTRUCTOR TRAINING WEBINARS - Review the basics for teaching students how to walk safely and how to drive their bicycles safely. This webinar will cover:1) The Bicycle Coalition of Maine's safety presentation, which can be delivered in-person or virtually.2) A brief background of why teaching safe walking and bicycling […]

Free

Fix-A-Bike Workshop in Lovell

Registration is open for the Fix-a-Bike workshop with Erik daSilva from the Bicycle Coalition of Maine on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library at 227 Main St. in Lovell, Maine. Want to know how to do your own road or trail side repairs? Curious about bike mechanics? Is your bike in need […]

Free

MSO 3rd Annual Turkey Ride

Get ready for a cycling-focused community event for all ages that helps meet the food-security needs of Midcoast Mainers during the Thanksgiving holidays!Gather at Maine Sport Rockport, cycle to Hannaford to pickup frozen turkeys and sides, cycle to Camden Area Christian Food Pantry (Mt. Battie Street) for drop-off & photos, and then cycle back to […]

Free

Webinar: “Creating Corridors for Active Transportation”

Research shows that access to trails, paths, transit, and active transportation is good for our health and community building, helps reduce carbon emissions, and so much more. Over the past 1.5 years, amid a global pandemic, it became even clearer that access to safe outdoor spaces for transportation and recreation are vital for our health […]

Free
Event Series Community Spokes Training

Community Spokes Training

The Community Spokes Program is the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s effort to create a statewide network of bicycle and pedestrian advocates at the local level. We empower residents to become champions—or “Community Spokes”—of better biking and walking in their cities and towns. Through training, education, and ongoing technical support, you too can become part of […]

Free

DEI Statement:

The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is committed to advancing our equity and inclusion efforts. The Coalition is prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in these focus areas: self-education, community engagement, advocacy, and events. We welcome community members and visitors of Maine—Wabanaki Territory—from all backgrounds to join the Coalition. Our most outstanding achievement will be that everyone who joins the Coalition or attends our events will feel respected and valued.