Maine Lighthouse Ride

Maine Lighthouse Ride

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 Alert - There are fewer than 75 slots available for the Sept. 10 Maine Lighthouse Ride - register NOW! There will be no on-site registration. We expect to be full before the end of August.


Sponsored by the Eastern Trail Alliance

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Southern Maine Community College

South Portland

The 2015 MLR was once again sold out, as it has been in past years. Registration for 2016 is now open - register online here or download the print-and-mail registration form

Pictures of the 2015 ride can be viewed here - All pictures by Jim Bucar, our fantastic and long-standing volunteer photographer!

MLR Ride Description - Go here for a comprehensive description of the what is included in and available with the Lighthouse ride.

Bicycling options and start times:

  • Century (100-mile) 7:00 am (See all 9 lighthouses)
  • 2013 Maine Lighthouse Ride shot62-mile (metric century) 7:30 am (8 lighthouses visible)
  • 40-mile 8:00 am (8 lighthouses visible)
  • 25-mile 8:30 am (7 lighthouses visible)

All rides start and end at Southern Maine Community College - click here for directions. If you are coming from out of town, there are many lodging options.

Maps and Cue Sheets are available here - they will also be provided at the ride.

Maine Lighthouse Bike Jerseys can still be ordered but the deadline for shipping to reach you before the ride has passed. You can check the website to see if there is any chance for expedited shipping and we will have some available for purchase after the ride on 9/10. You can see 2016 MLR bike jersey2016 MLR Bike Jerseythe new 2016 jersey design to the right. Jerseys from the 2015, 2014 and 2013 rides are also available.

Jerseys can be ordered online now - directly from Atayne, which "makes performance outdoor clothing and sports apparel that is safe for people and the planet."

Important rider information (frequently asked questions) is available here.

Rest stops and lunch. Food will be served between 11 am and 5 pm. Rest Stop Hours are available here.

Please note that this is a tobacco free event. SMCC is tobacco free and smoke-free campus as are all of our rest stops.

Check out the great Sponsors that have contributed funds and in-kind goods to support the Lighthouse Ride. Please patronize these great businesses as a way of saying thanks for their support of the Eastern Trail! Want to become a sponsor? - More information here

Chart showing where 2015 MLR Riders are from35 States total! Other includes MD 15, VA 18, CA 8, CO 7, FL 8, TX 11, MI 6, IN 2, TN 3, NC 8, OH 6, MO 6, IL 6, WI 1, AK 2, DE 3, MT 2, DC 2, GA 9, WV 2, SC 2, NV 1 

Maine Lighthouse Ride
September 10, 2016


Register Now

Become an Eastern Trail Alliance member now and reduce your registrations costs - go here to join

Registration Rates

$ 60 for ETA members

$ 80 for non-ETA members

$ 25 for children aged 12 - 17

(Children aged 11 and under ride free)

You can also register by printing and mailing this registration form

(Registration fees cannot be refunded or transferred to a future ride)

Maine Lighthouse Ride Bike Jersey

201 6MLRj erseyNew Design for 2016! - Maine Lighthouse Ride Bike Jerseys available for ordering now!! Click image for more information

Bike Jerseys from the 2015, 2014 and 2013 Maine Lighthouse Rides can also be ordered online - More info and pictures here

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