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The eighth annual Pedal the Penobscot had record participation Sunday, when 225 bicyclists showed up at the Bangor Waterfront for the event.

Pedal the Penobscot draws record number of cyclists to Bangor Waterfront

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Sept. 08, 2014, at 5:05 p.m.
The eighth annual Pedal the Penobscot Road Ride attracted 225 bicyclists to the Bangor Waterfront on Sunday. Participation in the late-summer ride has continued to grow over the years. Last year, 208 registrants participated. The ride is a fundraiser for the Bangor Land Trust, which has conserved more than 800 …

TV Radio schedule for August 23-24, 2014

on Aug. 23, 2014, at 9:16 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One, Belgian Grand Prix, Qualifying, 8 a.m., CNBC-TV Global RallyCross Series, Daytona, 2:30 p.m., NBC-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Irwin Tools Night Race, 7:30 p.m., CBS-TV; WNZS Veazie (1340 AM), WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio IndyCar, GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Qualifying, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN-TV …

TV, radio schedule for August 22, 2014

on Aug. 21, 2014, at 4:27 p.m.
AUTO RACING Formula One, Belgian Grand Prix, Practice, 8 a.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Irwin Tools Night Race, Practice, 11 a.m., Final Practice, 1:30 p.m, FS1-TV; Qualifying, 5:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Food City 300, Qualifying, 3:30 p.m., FS1-TV; Race, 7:30 pm., ESPN-TV; WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport …

Pedal the Penobscot with the Bangor Land Trust

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 20, 2014, at 1:40 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Land Trust will hold Pedal the Penobscot, Sunday, Sept. 7. This non-competitive cycling event includes 14, 28, 50, 76 and 100-mile routes along the Penobscot River beginning at the Bangor waterfront. Rest stops and support vehicles will be available on all routes, and there will be …

Local boy raises money for Bangor Humane Society

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 05, 2014, at 11:41 a.m.
BREWER, Maine — 11-year-old Matthew Gross is hitting the road once more for the animals of the Bangor Humane Society. This will be the third year that Matthew has done the Ride for the Wet Nose benefit bicycle ride. In the previous two years, Matt has raised well over $2,300 and …
Astana team rider Vincenzo Nibali (left) of Italy celebrates with team manager Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan as they parade to celebrate his overall victory after the 137.5-kilometer final stage of the 2014 Tour de France, from Evry to Paris Champs Elysees on Sunday.

Tour de France triumph made on cobbles, winner Nibali says

By Julien Pretot, Reuters on July 27, 2014, at 6:06 p.m.
PARIS — Tour de France yellow jerseys are usually won high in the mountains or on the time trials, even a mixture of both, but Vincenzo Nibali’s triumphant ride to Paris began on unfamiliar terrain — the cobblestones. In driving rain on the feared cobbles of northern France, cyclists crashed …

TV radio sports schedule for July 26-27, 2014

on July 26, 2014, at 9:16 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup, John Wayne Walding 400, final practice, 9 a.m., ESPN2-TV; qualifying, 2 p.m., ESPN-TV Global RallyCross Series, 2 p.m., NBC-TV NASCAR Nationwide, Lilly Diabetes 250, qualifying, noon, FS1-TV; race, 4:30 p.m., ESPN-TV; WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio ATHLETICS CrossFit Games, 8 p.m., ESPN-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR …

TV, radio schedule for July 19-20, 2014

on July 20, 2014, at 5:55 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING IndyCar, Honda Indy Toronto, race 1, 3 p.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR Nationwide Series, EnjoyIllinois.com 300, 8:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV; WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE KANSAS CITY at BOSTON, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 17, 2014

on July 17, 2014, at 6:49 p.m.
BASEBALL MILLINOCKET — Any teenagers or local teams interested in playing summer baseball games against teams ages 13-16 should contact Joe Montgomery at 723-4944. OLD TOWN — The Old Town Recreation Center is launching the Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League, open to kids ages 8-11 (Little League eligible). The EMFBL …

TV, radio schedule for July 12-13, 2014

on July 11, 2014, at 5:14 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING NASCAR, Nationwide Series,10 a.m., Qualifying; 3:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV, WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM), WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport (101.7 FM) radio IndyCar, Iowa Corn Indy 300, 8 p.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR Racing, Sprint Cup: Camping World RV Sales 301, Practice, 9 a.m.; Final Practice, 11:30 a.m., …

TV, radio schedule for July 10, 2014

on July 09, 2014, at 4:24 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE CHICAGO WHITE SOX at BOSTON, 4 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland …

TV, radio schedule for July 8, 2014

on July 07, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR Live, 10:30 p.m., WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE CHICAGO WHITE SOX at BOSTON, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque …

TV Radio schedule for July 5-6, 2014

on July 06, 2014, at 6:04 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One, British Grand Prix, Qualifying, 8 a.m., CNBC-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Coke Zero 400, 7:30 p.m., TNT-TV, WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM), WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BALTIMORE at BOSTON, 1 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU …
The pack of riders cycles on its way during the first 190.5-km stage of  the Tour de France cycling race from Leeds to Harrogate, July 5, 2014.

Kittel wins first stage of Tour de France as Cavendish crashes

By Martyn Herman, Reuters on July 05, 2014, at 1:41 p.m.
HARROGATE, England — German Marcel Kittel powered to victory in the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday while Britain’s Mark Cavendish crashed heavily in the final straight. Kittel, who also won the first stage last year, took the overall leader’s yellow jersey after easily outsprinting Slovakian Peter …

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 12, 2014

on June 12, 2014, at 5:26 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Husson Summer Baseball Day Camp, June 23-27, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday 8:30-noon, ages 8-15, lunch provided, $300 per player; camp includes instruction from Husson coaching staff and players on throwing, catching, pitching, fielding, hitting, bunting, baserunning and game situations; to register or for more info contact …

2014 Kennebunks Tour de Cure needs cyclists

Bangor Daily News on May 27, 2014, at 4:35 p.m.
KENNEBUNK, Maine – The American Diabetes Association is challenging cyclists to be part of the Stop Diabetes® movement by taking part in the 2014 Kennebunks Tour de Cure on June 8, at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm to help raise critical funds for diabetes research, education, and advocacy. The Tour de Cure is designed …

TV, radio sports schedule for May 16, 2014

on May 15, 2014, at 4:37 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR Truck Series, North Carolina Education Lottery 200, practice, 10 a.m., qualifying, 5:30 p.m.; Race 8:30 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR Sprint Cup, All-Star Race, final practice, 1:45 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR Sprint Cup, All-Star Showdown, qualifying, 4 p.m.; Race, 7 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, COLLEGE UMBC at MAINE, 4:30 p.m., WWNZ …

TV, radio schedule for May 13, 2014

on May 12, 2014, at 4:25 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR Live, 10:30 p.m., WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio BASEBALL, COLLEGE MAINE at BOSTON COLLEGE, 6 p.m., WGUY Veazie (94.1 FM, 1240 AM), WWNZ (1400 AM) radio; UMaine Internet (GoBlackBears.com) BASEBALL, HIGH SCHOOL ELLSWORTH at JOHN BAPST, 4:30 p.m., WZON Bangor (620 AM) radio; WZON Internet …

TV radio sports schedule for May 12, 2014

on May 11, 2014, at 5:08 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE CHICAGO at ST. LOUIS, 8 p.m., ESPN-TV N.Y. METS at N.Y. YANKEES, 7 p.m., WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radi BASKETBALL, NBA MIAMI at BROOKLYN, 8 p.m., TNT-TV SAN ANTONIO at PORTLAND, 10:30 p.m., TNT-TV CYCLING Tour of California, Stage 2, 5 p.m., NBCSN-TV HOCKEY, MEN …

Informational Bikes & Brews for Tour de Cure biking event

Bangor Daily News on April 22, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The American Diabetes Association (http://www.diabetes.org/) will host an informational Bikes & Brews session for this year’s Kennebunks Tour de Cure bicycling event 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, at Paddy Murphy’s pub on Main Street. Representatives will discuss specifics of the Kennebunks Tour de Cure, and free appetizers and a …
 
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