This is a collection of helpful resources for our Bike Burbs. This page will be expanded and edited over time, so do keep visiting!
Questions? Contact us through the link at the bottom of the bike burbs page.
Bike Burb Resources
- The official Bike Burbs Handbook
- Bike Burb Strategy & Planning Template
- Volunteer Management Tips from Sport NZ
- 7 easy ways to transform your neighbourhood into a bike-friendly village.
- Instructions for how to moderate your group under Facebook’s new settings
- Tips for setting up a group and running your social media channels (from Bike Devonport’s Chris Werry)
Events & Projects
- Health and Safety Plan Template
- Potential Hazards – and ways to manage them
- Community Bike Maintenance Guide
- Including people with visual impairments into sport – training
Funding & Sponsorship
- Sample Sponsorship Letter
- Funding Application Tips – including a list of possible sources of funding for bike burbs
- Ways of measuring success – these can be helpful for funding, sponsorship, and advocacy.
- Bikes Welcome – a NZ resource focusing on bike parking as part of bike-friendly communities.
- Lockydocks – Safe self locking bike parking set up by Big Street Bikers
- Auckland Transport‘s map for requesting bike parking
- Community campaign kit for street safety by Brake NZ
- Start a petition-based campaign with community support from Greenpeace or Action Station
- Liberate the Lane Infographic
- Writing to your elected representatives; tips and template for engaging with your Council and Local Board
- How to engage with politicians (PDF notes from a CAN webinar via Bike Kaip?tiki’s Andy White)
- Information on speaking at a local board meeting.
- How to be a squeaky wheel: a guide to writing effective submissions on consultations in your area.
- How to get people to say yes, Sales course 101 by Richard Barter (PATH, Roskill Bike Kitchen).
Easy read version.
- How to get people to say yes, Sales Course 101 video
- Cycling Fallacies website – easy ways to refute those tired arguments
- How to Talk about Urban Mobility and Transport Shift
Other helpful links:
- The Cycle Friendly Employer guide – a resource to help local businesses encourage travel by bike
- NZTA’s “People on Bikes” photo library: contact them for permission to use these stock images.
- Cycle Action NZ – New Zealand nationwide cycling advocacy group
- Unravelling the Cycling City – a free online course about cycling culture and infrastructure, drawing on the Netherlands as an example.
- A NZ guide on accessible communications – tips to keep your advocacy inclusive, bringing with you as many people as possible.