Happy National Bike Month!

May 3, 2013

Here is a 1, 2, 3 recap of the first days of the Build it. Bike it. Be a part of it. campaign for the U.S. Bicycle Route System:

1. Check it out 

This great video by the Path Less Pedaled gives you even more information about what the USBRS will mean for cyclists across America.

2. Consider your impact

So far USBRS supporters have contributed $5,000 toward the $100,000 goal for the U.S. Bicycle Route System. We still need $30,000 to meet a $35,000 1:1 match from a group of generous donors. Help us meet that match by donating today.

3. Win big!

If you donate today before 5pm MDT (that’s 7pm eastern) you will be entered in our sweepstakes to win a Park Tool AK-37, 37-piece toolkit with a retail value of $369.99 from J&B Importers.*

By donating today, you will provide the financial support necessary to continue developing routes and preparing them for designation by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).

Top photo by Ignatzybanjo on Flickr

Bottom photo courtesy of Park Tools

The 2013 BUILD IT. BIKE IT. BE A PART OF IT. campaign runs through May 31, 2013. All donations are tax deductible and support Adventure Cycling's organizing efforts and technical assistance for the U.S. Bicycle Route System.The campaign is supported by Adventure Cycling members, bicycle industry partners, bicycle clubs, and cyclists across North America.

Campaign business sponsors include Bikeflights.com, BOB Gear by Britax Child Safety, Inc., Ortlieb, Planet Bike, Primal Wear, and TeamEstrogen.com. Bicycle club sponsors include Cascade Bicycle Club. In-kind sponsors include Bikeflights.com, Cygolite, Hans Bagworks, J&B Importers, Nutcase, Ortlieb, and Osprey Packs.

The U.S. Bicycle Route System is supported in part by grants from the the Lazar Foundation, New Belgium Brewing, Climate Ride, and the Tawani Foundation.

*No purchase necessary. Check out the sidebar at www.adventurecycling.org/beapartofit for full contest details.

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