Wednesday Webinar Archives

Do you have a question about different kinds of biking – mountain, gravel, road? Maybe you need some safety tips for biking and walking at night or in urban settings? Are you looking for guidance in planning your next outdoor adventure? Or are you interested in just learning more about the world of biking?

If you answered yes, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s Wednesday Webinar series is for you! Sponsored by our friends at Tandem Coffee Roasters, our webinar topics range from bike safety and seasonal riding tips to mechanics courses and bike-packing trips. Check out our past webinars here, or click the link below to discover this season’s guests and topics.

You can also listen to our webinars on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

See our Event Calendar for upcoming webinars.

Wednesday Webinar- Insurance Coverage for Walkers and Bicyclists:  A Spring Tune Up You Cannot Afford to Miss

Apr 03, 2024

Whether you ride your bike thousands of miles every year for fun, are an active commuter, or a regular walker from your car to the grocery store or mailbox, this insurance-focused webinar with Insurance Agent Bob O’Brien and Bicycle/Pedestrian Attorney Lauri Boxer-Macomber is one you will not want to miss.

Webinar- Vision Zero

Mar 29, 2024

What if we could eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all? This is the premise behind Vision Zero, a strategy to change how we approach and think about safety and improving our roadway environment. Vision Zero brings together a range of stakeholders to address issues of safety, encouraging collaboration among local traffic planners and engineers, policymakers, and public health professionals.

Wednesday Webinar – MYOG (Make Your Own Gear)

Mar 20, 2024

Get excited about Making Your Own Gear (MYOG) with Alejandro Strong, of Packraft Maine, and Travis Clough, of all the things. Travis and Alejandro will share how they got into making gear, a few of their favorite projects and mishaps along the way, and the joy of using something you made out on the trail. They will also highlight helpful resources and good first projects for anyone looking to start their first MYOG adventure.

Wednesday Webinar- Biking to Raise Awareness & Funds with Todd Cerveris

Mar 06, 2024

Meet Todd Cerveris, professional actor and photographer who, like many of us, enjoys the pleasures of 2-wheeled locomotion. Last year, Todd pedaled his bike from Acadia National Park to Quebec City with the purpose of fundraising — we discussed how he connected with charities and donors, handled donations, and connected with people along the way.

Wednesday Webinar- Creating Bicycling Communities

Feb 21, 2024

Biking with friends is always more fun! Meet four Mainers who have created bicycle communities in Maine: Maine Cycling, Queers in Gear, and Portland Bike Party. Learn their motivations, the power of community, and how to create your own bike communities wherever you are.

Wednesday Webinar: Trail Building with Max Southam & Adam Craig

Feb 07, 2024

The BCM is happy to have Max Southam of Mt. Abrams and Adam Craig of Sugarloaf join us for a conversation on trail building in Maine and the growth of Mountain Bike parks. We discuss recent trends, how the sport has changed, and where they see it going. We also discuss Max and Adam’s personal bike history and their journey to becoming trailbuilders.

Wednesday Webinar – All Bodies on Bikes with Marley Blonsky

Jan 24, 2024

Join Marley Blonsky, co-founder of All Bodies on Bikes, for a candid discussion about size inclusion in cycling – why she started it, the challenges she’s working to solve, and how you can be an ally for inclusion.

Wednesday Webinar- Bike Fit with Pursuit Physical Therapy + Bike Fit

Jan 10, 2024

Let’s talk about the benefits and special magic that is Bike Fit! Laura Peaslee DPT, PT, co -founder of Pursuit Physical Therapy + Bike Fit will lead us on how bike fit works, its benefits from a performance and comfort standpoint, and ways you can improve the experience on your bike.

Wednesday Webinar: Icelandic Bikepacking with Everett Ó Cillín

Dec 20, 2023

Everett Ó Cillín (they/them) is a curator, organizer, and adventure cyclist currently based in Eugene, Oregon. As a co-founder of the Radical Adventure Riders, Board Member with the Oregon Timber Trail Alliance, WeGotNext Ambassador, and Bikepacking Roots Community Steward Everett seeks to foster community and connection through bike travel and stewardship. Join us as we talk to Everett about their 1500+ mile bikepacking expedition across Iceland.

Wednesday Webinar: Legislative Roundup

Jul 26, 2023

The 131st Legislature was packed with bills relating to bike & pedestrian infrastructure, access, and safety, and the team at the BCM was hard at work over the last 6 months staying on top of it all and working with partners and legislators to advocate for you!

Wednesday Webinar – Legislative Update

Apr 26, 2023

The 131st Legislature has been packed with bills relating to bike & pedestrian infrastructure, access, and safety, and the team at the BCM has been hard at work staying on top of it all and working with partners and legislators to advocate for you! We discuss the status of current bills and how you can help enact policy that supports making Maine better for bicycling and walking.

Wednesday Webinar – BCM Instructor Program

Mar 29, 2023

BCM’s Instructor Program is a new opportunity to be trained and certified to teach bike skills, give safety presentations, and set up bike rodeos with the Bicycle Coalition of Maine. Have you wanted to become a bike/ped leader and be able to address the educational needs in your community? Ever thought it would be fun to lead road or mountain bike skills clinics, but don’t know where to start? Become a certified BCM Instructor!

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