DIY Community Event Toolkit

Cascade Bicycle Club is rolling out an all-star line-up of events and activities for Bike Month. Now it's your turn! We invite communities, companies, and individuals to produce your own Bike Month event.

1. Craft a creative concept

Rides

  • Ride with the CEO
  • Ride with your elected official
  • Neighborhood bike-ability audit
  • Themed costume ride
  • Kid-ical Mass neighborhood ride

Events

  • Rally
  • Please feed the bicyclists (free breakfast or lunch at work)
  • Bicycle fashion show
  • Kids bicycle rodeo
  • Bicycle Happy Hour
  • Flash mobs
  • Bike scavenger hunt
  • Full moon midnight alley cat ride
  • Bicycle film night

Random Acts of Bikie-ness

  • Group photos
  • Hand out flowers to passing cyclists
  • Post thank you notes on parked bicycles

2. Nail down the logistics.

  • Where: Find a convenient location for your event. Some events that use public space may require a permit. 
  • When: Chose a day and time that will ensure a good turn-out among your target audience.

3. Promote your event

  • Let us know. We’ll post it on our online calendar. Email btw@cascadebicycleclub.org
  • Go online: Work intranet, neighborhood blog, Facebook, etc.

4. Share your story!

  • We want to hear about your great event, and share it with others. Take photos or make a video. Tally attendance. Claim victory. Document hilarity.

Some great examples of fun from around the region: