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Attention Portlanders! Let's do Sunday Parkways!

Each summer, the City of Portland closes off streets to motorized vehicles, and opens them to cyclists, walkers, runners, unicyclists, and any other human-powered transportation. This summer's events ...
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Do you like hats? [closed]

Last year around Christmas time arQAde had an awesome promotion in which they awarded hats for gravatars for completing basic tasks around the site. If you don't remember it, here is a link the promo ...
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Is there a way to refer to bicycles.stackexchange.com in less than nine syllables?

Saying "bicycles.stackexchange.com" takes nine syllables. When I'm talking to my wife, I sometimes stammer out "that bike question site", which is shorter by half but vague and awkward. I don't think ...
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How can I promote bicycles.stackexchange on a “Promote cycling” day?

In a couple of months, various bicycle organisations throughout Australia are running a national Ride to Work Day. I've ridden on this day a number of times and it's a pretty big event. There are ...
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Stickers or swag request for Bicycles SE promotional purposes

A local cafe that I frequent (likely too often) has a real cycling theme with many cyclists dropping by... Can I request some stickers or other self promotion stuff that I could give to them to put ...
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Bike to Work Day, Week & Month

Freiheit suggests we start planning now for Bike to Work Day, Week & Month (May 14-18). So let's do it! We should do something national, hopefully in collaboration with a partner (Urban Velo, or ...
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Ideas for events to promote Bicycles.SE at?

We need to promote this site and get the word out to grow it, keep it interesting and make it more useful to the world. That is, of course, what SamTheBrand's been working on with the contests. ...
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Tell me about what lights you use!

I'm going to be doing some blog posts reviewing bicycle taillights. Based on recommendations I've read in posts on this site, and the highly-rated and best-selling lights at various online retailers, ...
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A Southern Hemisphere Contest

Let's go south of the equator for our next contest, what say you? I know, again we're focusing on a region, but we're covering the world slowly but surely, no? And it's high cycling season down ...
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Cannondale Mountainbike Giveaway - Winner Announced

The giveaway is on! The Prize: A Cannondale Trail SL 29er 3 - or a bicycle of equal or lesser value purchased through REI The Rules: Ask a question or leave an answer anywhere at Bicycles....
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A Cannondale Mountainbike for Giveaway: The Rules (Perhaps)

We've got another bike for giveaway. Here's what I'm thinking about the details + rules. Please respond with what you like and what you don't and we'll iron out the details. I'd like to get this ...
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Promoting Bicycles.StackExchange at work

I work in a coworking space with several other keen cyclists. I've mentioned this site to the ones I know, but I was wondering if you have any posters, stickers or other promotional stuff that I can ...
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Twitter + Stack Exchange Specialized Giveaway (UPDATE: We Have Winners!)

---- This contest is now closed ---- You were warned. The bikes giveaway is now officially on... (Note: This giveaway is not sponsored by Specialized.) The Prizes: First: A Specialized Tricross ...
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Should I ask tandem questions that aren't likely to be answered?

I recently asked a question about stoker/captain communication on tandems, which got only one response, that entailed @Neil Fein kindly asking on my behalf on the a mailing list where tandems are ...
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Bike Contest - Reconsidered

Your concerns about the stolen bike contest have been heard and the contest is being reconsidered. First, let me tell you that as part of the CHAOS team, it's my job to bring in new users from the ...
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Bike Contest for Victims of Bike Theft - The Rules [closed]

For the first Bikes.SE contest, we'll be giving out gift certificates of $1,200, $800 & $500 to 3 New York City-area riders whose bikes have been stolen during the past year. 5 runners up will win ...
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What's happening!? (Campaigns in the works & Ideas that need work)

just a quick update on a few upcoming Bikes.SE initiatives. Please chime in with any questions, concerns or improvements. Water Bottles - Jin is working on a design that incorporates your ...
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Press Release for letting people know we have gone live

I would like to invite cycling advocacy groups such as the UK's venerable CTC to join us on bicycles.se. To do so would be a lot easier if we had a standard article in press release format that we ...
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One short paragraph that describes this site

I asked the BTA in Portland, Oregon if we can get a link from their site, and they asked for a paragraph for their FAQ. Can anyone come up with a single paragraph that would both describe this site ...
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Flyers for people to use

I'll be at the Steampunk World's Fair in Somerset, NJ this weekend, an excellent opportunity to pass out flyers for this site. Especially at the tweed ride on Sunday. Anyone have any input on flyers?...
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Is 'cold emailing' an acceptable way to promote bicycles.se?

Is 'cold emailing' to local bike shops and community groups an acceptable way to promote bicycles.se? Inspired by this questions... What is the general feeling/policy on bicycles.se users 'cold ...
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Interest over winter

Winter is coming in the Northern Hemisphere. I think that a significant amount of our community is North of the Equator. How are we going to maintain interest when lots of people are putting away ...
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Hello UK Users! Where are you all coming from?

Just curious, I've noticed there's a lot of you! Please keep in mind that we try to keep our questions/answers region-ambiguous. Cheers, etc!
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Site Promotion for Public Beta

I jumped the gun a little bit and made this post on Reddit in /r/bicycling to announce our Private Beta, but I justified it because there had been previous posts in the community asking folks to ...