Thursday April 24th 2014

Tagged: biking

Going clubbin’: For those who need motivation for the roads and trails

Going clubbin’: For those who need motivation for the roads and trails
April 02, 2014

You’ve been anxious to get out on the roads, but it’s windy. And it’s still pretty cold. And you have a million things to do. If you need a little extra motivation, think about joining a club.

Ride the rails: Rail Bikes in Thorndike

Ride the rails: Rail Bikes in Thorndike
May 17, 2013

Trains no longer travel along the route where the bikes go. Although that won’t stop your heart from jumping just a bit every time you think you feel the tracks vibrate. The Brooks Preservation Society maintains the tracks, and in an effort to keep people enjoying them, commissioned a few of these wonderfully odd two-person bicycles that fit perfectly on the tracks. Some even hold a few additional people on the back. The ride in either direction is fairly flat and easy for most folks to manage.

Bike riding on the railroad: Rail bikes in Thorndike

Bike riding on the railroad: Rail bikes in Thorndike
July 27, 2012

They do exist, these two-seater, pedal-powered contraptions of ingenuity and joy. And several of them are docked not too far away on the former Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad in Thorndike.