National Bike Rally – July 11-13 Freyburg, Maine
I am excited that the 2008 National Bike Rally will be so close to my home this year. I am planning on riding there and camping for the three days of the rally. My beautiful wife will be driving up but bring her Ryan and camping.
For details and to sign up go to National Bike Rally. The registration fee is $85 if you aren’t a Bicycle Coalition of Maine Member but includes camping and a T-shirt.
Some words from the NH Bike-Walk Alliance:(GSW=Granite State Wheelmen)
The 2008 Maine Bike Rally, will be held July 11-13, 2008 in Fryeburg, Maine. Click the following link to register online. http://www.bikemaine.org/store/mbr_register_select.htm This is also on the GSW Invitational Rides calendar and will count towrad club mileage. An exhibit table for BWA-NH and GSW will be available during the Saturday afternoon sessions.
The League of American Bicyclists has chosen the Maine Bike Rally as the site of the National Bike Rally, and about 500 cyclists from throughout the country are expected to attend. This three-day event features more than 30 rides to choose from both off-road and on-road, some as short as five miles, others 100 miles long. They wind along country lanes, on forest trails and through scenic valleys in western Maine and the White Mountains area of New Hampshire. Historic Fryeburg, Maine will host the 2008 rally.
Camping, food (including big breakfasts, picnic lunches and all-you-can-eat dinner), all rides, entertainment, and a bike rally T-shirt are included in the affordable, weekend price.
All the bike rides are designed to take in the splendor of the region hosting the Maine Bike Rally. In addition to rides, participants enjoy the Maine Bike Expo–with a myriad of cool bikes on display–an Ice Cream Social, an awards ceremony, and other activities. In addition to excellent on-road and off-road riding, participants can take part in other activities, including canoeing, hiking, swimming and visiting museums in the hosting region.
We hope to see you there!