For Businesses

To encourage cycling while supporting local businesses, we are asking businesses to offer a discount to patrons who bicycle. In exchange for your generous contribution to the effort, your business will be promoted through a variety of resources. Each month will feature a new neighborhood in San Francisco and while we will try our best to contact you, if we don't reach you and you would like to participate please contact us and submit all of the information requested below.

Program Benefits:
  1. Generate new, loyal customer base
  2. Business promotion through the following resources:
    • Program Web page
    • SFBikeMapper
    • San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
      • SFBC Blog
        • Blog is also featured on
      • Multiple emails sent directly to 20,000 local cyclists
    • Promotional flyers at Sunday Streets
    • Emails to Bay Area bike team and club members 
    • Online event calendars
    • Earned media
  3. Free up vehicle parking space near business
How to Participate:
  1. Determine a discount (target of 10% discount/reward value). Examples: 10% off purchase; Buy-One-Get-One-Free; free dessert with purchase of entrée; $2 Taco Tuesdays; or certain days of the week or certain hours of the day.
  2. Submit all Program Participation Informaiton (details below)by the submission date for your neighborhood.
  3. Post the I Bike SF sign in your window so bicyclists know where to frequent.
  4. Share the program details with your employees and reward bicyclists who present their helmet or bike lock key.
  5. Track your discounted sales. Examples: preprogrammed button for register, tally near register or collect tallies from employees, document perceived number of biking patrons per day or shift
Follow-up: At the end of the month, businesses will be asked to provide any available tracking data and program feedback.

Participation Information
Please submit the following information to Mari Hunter at or (fax) 415.554.6061

Business Information
Business Name:
Mailing Address:
Physical Address (if different):
Type of Business:

Contact Information
Name and Title:
Phone Number:
Email Address:

Discount Information
Discount Description (10 words or fewer):
Discount Sales Tracking Method:

By completing and submitting this form you agree to participate in I Bike SF by offering the discount described above for the month selected for your neighborhood to patrons who have ridden their bikes. If at any time you are unable to continue participating in I Bike SF you will contact the program organizer immediately to have your business removed from the list(s) of participating businesses and remove the I Bike SF sign(s) and any other program promotional items from my place of business.