Promote Bike Travel Weekend

Thank you for being part of the fourth annual Bike Travel Weekend, with over 500 trips and more than 6,000 participants.

Enter to Win the Co-op Cycles Bike: Participants can enter to win the Co-op Cycles bike by going to their ride leaders' ride details page on the Find Your Ride page by June 30 at 11:59 p.m. Registrants will get an extra entry in the sweepstakes for each participant who enters. Registrants, share your ride details page with participants to get more entries!

Share Your Bike Travel Weekend Photos: Continue to share your photos with us or tag them on social media with #biketravelweekend. Check out Bike Travel Weekend photos on the Bike Travel Weekend Facebook page.

Thank you, and save the date for Bike Travel Weekend in 2020: June 5 - 7.

Share Bike Travel Weekend with your friends! Use 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. 

Logo

Download the Bike Travel Weekend logo and share on your social media pages, your website, and your community group newsletter.

Toolkit

Download the Bike Travel Weekend Toolkit (.pdf file) which outlines everything you need to know about Bike Travel Weekend including media sharing tools. Individuals and bike clubs, bike shops, tour companies, bicycle advocacy groups, tourism agencies, and outdoor- and recreation-focused organizations can use the Toolkit to participate in and/or promote Bike Travel Weekend.

Hashtags

#biketravelweekend
#bikeovernights
#adventurecycling

Website Link

www.BikeTravelWeekend.org

Photos and Graphics

Download Bike Travel Weekend graphics (.zip file) to post on your social media channels, website, and newsletter. 

Social Media Posts

  • I just registered for Bike Travel Weekend. Join me on May 31–June 2! BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend
     
  • Explore out your front door on May 31–June 23 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 May 31–June 2. BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend #bikeovernights
     
  • It’s your family, it’s your ride. Where will your bike take you during Bike Travel Weekend, May 31–June 2? BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend #bikeovernights
     
  • Yard work can wait on May 31–June 2. Register for Bike Travel Weekend. BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend
     
  • Bike Travel Weekend is the 5 to 9 adventure. Join me on May 31–June 2. BikeTravelWeekend.org #biketravelweekend

Facebook Event Page

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, May 31–June 2. [Insert details about your bike overnight.] The goal of Bike Travel Weekend is to encourage people of all ages to experience the joy and simplicity of traveling by bicycle. Contact [insert your contact information here or provide a link with information about your event] for more information about our Bike Travel weekend trip. Visit BikeTravelWeekend.org for more info about Bike Travel Weekend

Pinterest Board

Connect with Adventure Cycling’s Bike Overnights board on Pinterest. Share the pins and get inspired.

Poster & Flyer

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 Poster (.zip file containing poster in 8.5" x 11" and 11" x 17" format)

Download and print this flyer about Bike Travel Weekend to share in your community. 

  • Download Flyer (.zip file containing flyer in 8.5" x 11" and 11" x 17" format)

Sample Press Release

Download a sample press release (.docx file) and send it to your media contacts.

Sample Email or Newsletter Message

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, May 31–June 2

[Name of Organization] invites you to join us for Bike Travel Weekend, May 31–June 2, 2019. This global event inspires 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. 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, May 31/Saturday, June 1] on [name of road/trail/route] and [# of miles] on [Saturday, June 1/Sunday, June 2] and return to [ending location]. [Iinclude more details, 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 atBikeTravelWeekend.org and respond to this email/register here 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 #AdventureCycling

Bike Travel Weekend Products

Photo by Saara Snow