Comments for: Military veterans among participants in Ride Aroostook bike trek

Posted Aug. 07, 2013, at 2:12 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 10, 2013, at 11:42 a.m.

PRESQUE ISLE | Aroostook County native Barbara Springer is a relative newcomer to the sport of bicycling, but the 50-year-old retired United States Army colonel is more than making up for lost time. Springer, who grew up in Fort Fairfield, is the national director of Project Hero, a program …


An earlier version of this story listed Springer biked the famous Tour de France climb, Alp duez. It is actually Alpe d’huez.

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