Thank You PtP 2017 Sponsors!
Treworgy Family Orchard
Bangor Federal Credit Union
Gross, Minsky & Mogul
Edwards, Faust & Smith
Pat's Bike Shop
St. Joseph Healthcare
Bangor Land Trust’s Pedal the Penobscot celebrates cycling and supports Bangor’s wild back yard. The ride offers five distance options, from a family-friendly 12 miles to a must-do ‘flat’ century route. This one-day ride offers beautiful views of the mighty and historic Penobscot River, tours small towns, and winds along rural roads. Challenge yourself to go farther than you’ve gone before!
Register to help Bangor Land Trust continue to offer access to unique and valuable natural areas. Riders of all ages and abilities are welcome and encouraged. Ride solo, ride with a friend, or register a team! Riders receive an annual membership to Bangor Land Trust and are entered into a raffle for prizes donated by area businesses. The first 150 to register also receive an event shirt.
The finish celebration will be at the High Tide Restaurant in Brewer. Rest stops, sweeps and sag wagons are available throughout the ride. Riders must wear helmets and obey all traffic laws. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Pedal the Penobscot takes place rain or shine.
The Bangor Land Trust office at 8 Harlow Street in downtown Bangor will be open Friday, September 8 from 10 to 5 and Saturday, September 9 from 10 to 12 for packet pickup. Riders may also pick up their packets at the ride's starting location the morning of the ride.
2017 Start Times
6:30am - Registration opens for 76 and 100 mile riders.
7:00am - Official start for 100 mile riders.
8:00am - Official start for 76 mile riders.
8:15am - Registration opens for 12, 26 & 50 mile riders.
8:30am - Official start for 50 mile riders
10:00am - Official start for 26 mile riders
11:00am - Official start for 12 mile riders
Noon to 4pm - Lunch on the patio of High Tide Restaurant & Bar
Additional lunches may be purchased for your support crew for $10 per person. Support crew children under age 14 enjoy lunch free of charge.
Please, no early starts unless you think it is absolutely necessary to finish your route before 3:30 pm. If this is the case, please notify ride officials at the time of registration. Thank you.
2017 Route Maps
12 mile route
26 mile route
50 mile route
76 mile route
100 mile route
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