Find a Certified Bicycle Friendly Business

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Bike friendliness is not a "yes or no" quality, and the steps that businesses take to cater to cyclists vary. Above all, bike friendly businesses value cyclists as customers. Therefore, they strive to meet the unique needs of cyclists. Beyond the basics, there is a wide range of ways that businesses can serve cyclists. The Bike Friendly New York program reflects this range with its flexibility of eligibility requirements and suggested amenities.

Bike Friendly Amenities by Business Type

What does it mean when you see the Bike Friendly New York logo outside of a business? Well, it depends on the type of business, however, all businesses are required to meet a basic level of bicycle friendliness, including access to secure bike parking, repair tools and a pump, and knowledge of local cycling routes, bike shops, rentals, and tour operators.

Accommodations

  • Covered and secured bike storage
  • Basic bike repair tools and pump available
  • Knowledge of local cycling routes, bike shops, rentals, and tour operators
  • Two additional Bike Friendly Business amenities or services

Campgrounds

  • Reserved space for cyclists with no reservation required
  • One-night stays for cyclists
  • Nearby bike parking areas
  • Basic repair tools and pump available
  • Knowledge of local cycling routes, bike shops, rentals, and tour operators
  • Two additional Bike Friendly Business amenities or services

Food and Drink Service

  • Identified bike parking area
  • Healthy, local food and/or drink options available
  • Knowledge of local cycling routes, bike shops, rentals, and tour operators
  • One additional Bicycle Friendly Business amenity or service

Bike Shops

  • Basic bicycle repair tools and pump for public use
  • Offer bicycle rental and/or bike shipping services
  • Knowledge of local cycling routes, bike shops, rentals, and tour operators

Museums, galleries, and other businesses

  • Identified bike parking area
  • Knowledge of local cycling routes, bike shops, rentals, and tour operators
  • One additional Bike Friendly Business amenity or service

Additional Amenities and Services

Giving businesses the flexibility to offer a suite of additional Bicycle Friendly Business amenities and services expands the scope of the businesses eligible for Bike Friendly New York certification.

These amenities and services may include discounts for cyclists, designated bike boxing area, assistance with bike packing and shipping, shuttle services, bicycle tools for light cleaning and basic repairs, and bike rentals or bike share.

Find a Bicycle Friendly Business

With dozens of businesses across New York State already certified, and new businesses joining the Bike Friendly New York program every day, the network of businesses already catering to cyclists is expansive and quickly growing.

Use the map below to find a Bike Friendly New York certified business near you or along the route of your next bicycle vacation.