BIDDEFORD — Biddeford will host the Maine Bike Rally in 2012 and 2013 and planning has already begun.

An organizational meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at the Heart of Biddeford office, 205 Main St. The nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Biddeford’s downtown is the local coordinator for the event.

The rally, held annually in July, is a family-friendly weekend of cycling events that is expected to draw as many as 400 people to the city. Volunteers are needed to help plan the event and staff it the weekend of July 6-8.

For more information, visit or call rally chairman Ken O’Brien at 415-0364.