Bicycling Surge: Interest in Biking Grows During Pandemic; We Discuss Bike Trails, Safety & More
Bicycle stores across Maine are struggling to keep up with demand for bikes and repairs as the era of social distancing has many Mainers turning to cycling as a way to enjoy the great outdoors safely. We’ll learn about new bike trails under construction in Maine, tips on safe riding, bicycling maintenance and the rise of ebikes. We'll also discuss the Bicycle Coalition of Maine's new anti-speeding campaign, Slow ME Down, and it's five-year plan to increase safe biking communities throughout the state.
- Jean Sideris, executive director, Bicycle Coalition of Maine
- Jamie Wright, owner, Gorham Bike & Ski
- Chris Riley, charter member, New England Mountain Bike Association
- Gabe Perkins, founding board member and executive director of Mahoosuc Pathways
- Nathan (Nate) Davis, city councilor, Rockland; co-founder of the collaborative workspace, Steel House; he is co-chair of Rockland Rolls, the bicycling committee of Renew Rockland.
- More Mainers Are Cycling During COVID-19
- Cycling 'explosion': coronavirus fuels surge in US bike ridership
- BICYCLE ETIQUETTE BASICS
- SLOW ME DOWN - BICYCLE COALITION OF MAINE LAUNCHES ANTI-SPEEDING CAMPAIGN
- How To Choose A Cycle Helmet
- How to Ride Safely Amid Coronavirus Concerns
- Trailforks - Maine Mountain Biking Trails
- Why We Bike With (Not Against) Traffic
- Mapping How Cities Are Reclaiming Street Space