Thank you for being part of the third annual Bike Travel Weekend, with 915 trips and 8,421 participants.
Thank you to the following sponsors for making Bike Travel Weekend possible: Terratrike, Amtrak, and Black Coffee Roasting Co.
See you on May 31 - June 2, 2019 for the fourth annual Bike Travel Weekend!
Share your excitement about Bike Travel Weekend by using the promotional resources below to get others to join your trip and to inspire more people to participate in Bike Travel Weekend.
Are you interested in volunteering as a Bike Travel Weekend Influencer? Fill out the Volunteer Interest form. All approved Influencers will receive a special thank-you gift.
Download the Bike Travel Weekend Toolkit (.pdf file) which outlines everything you need to know about Bike Travel Weekend including media sharing tools. Adventure Cycling encourages individuals and organizations/businesses like bike clubs, bike shops, tour companies, bicycle advocacy groups, tourism agencies, and outdoor- and recreation-focused organizations to use the Toolkit to participate in and/or promote Bike Travel Weekend. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us.
This 11-minute webinar for Bike Travel Weekend volunteers includes helpful tips for everyone.
Download the Bike Travel Weekend logo and share on your social media pages, your website, and your community group newsletter.
Share this short video about Bike Travel Weekend and Bike Your Park Day.
Download Bike Travel Weekend graphics (.zip file) to post on your social media channels, website, and newsletter.
Below are some sample Bike Travel Weekend social media posts. We encourage you to be creative with your social media posts, but you’re also welcome to copy and paste these sample social media posts on your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
I just registered for Bike Travel Weekend. Join me on June 1–3! BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend
Explore out your front door on June 1–3 for Bike Travel Weekend. BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend #adventurecycling
Friends don’t let friends miss out on bike overnights. Join me for Bike Travel Weekend on June 1–3. BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend #bikeovernights
It’s your family, it’s your ride. Where will your bike take you during Bike Travel Weekend, June 1–3? BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend #bikeovernights
Yard work can wait on June 1–3. Register for Bike Travel Weekend. BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend
Bike Travel Weekend is the 5 to 9 adventure. Join me on June 1–3. BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend
Create a Bike Travel Weekend Facebook event page using the text below as a template and invite others to join you.
Join my Bike Travel Weekend trip, June 1–3. [Insert details about your bike overnight.] The goal of Bike Travel Weekend is to encourage people of all ages, backgrounds, and interests to experience the joy and simplicity of traveling by bicycle and spending the night at a campground, hotel, cabin, B&B, hostel, friend’s house or backyard. Check out the Bike Travel Weekend resources at BikeTravelWeekend.org. For more information about our Bike Travel weekend trip, contact [insert your contact information here or provide a link with information about your event.]
Connect with Adventure Cycling’s Bike Overnights board on Pinterest. Share the pins and get inspired.
Download and print this fill-in-the-blanks poster. Fill in your contact information and Bike Travel Weekend start location (by hand) and distribute in your community.
Download and print this flyer about Bike Travel Weekend to share in your community.
Download a sample press release (.docx file) and send it to your media contacts.
Include the text below in your community group newsletter or email it to your contacts:
Title of newsletter article or email subject:
Join [Name of Organization/Me] for Bike Travel Weekend, June 1–3
[Name of Organization] invites you to join us for Bike Travel Weekend, June 1–3, 2018. This global event will inspire and empower thousands of people to go on a one- or two-night bicycle trip to a campground, hotel, B&B, hostel, or friend’s house or backyard — all on the same weekend. In the past two years, over 18,000 people participated in over 1,800 trips all over the world! We’re organizing a trip to [overnight location] and welcome [beginner/experienced/all] bicyclists. We’ll start at [location and time] and ride [# of miles] on [Friday, June 1/Saturday, June 2] on [name of road/trail/route] and [# of miles] on [Saturday, June 2/Sunday, June 3] and return to [ending location]. [If your trip is two nights, include details about the third day. Also include more details here, including any fees, whether or not your trip is family friendly, and any meal plans.] Make sure to bring [list essential items]. Find out more about Bike Travel Weekend at BikeTravelWeekend.org and respond to this email if you are interested in joining [name of organization’s] trip. [Include any other website links with more information about the trip here, such as your trip details page, a link to the route and your Facebook event page.] #BikeTravelWeekend #Bikeovernights [Your organization’s hashtag.]
Photo by The Path Less Pedaled.