Posters, Minis, Logos, and More: Bicycling Monterey and HER Helmet Thursdays

Just wanna grab something quick? Here are three popular items. Download any of these PDFs and print on 8-1/2 x 11 paper:

  1.  Be Cool Be Safe – Bike Law Summary from Bicycling Monterey
  2.  Leyes de ciclismo de CA – Laws for bicyclists in CA (Spanish, English) – Summary
  3. Tips for Bicycling Monterey County and HER Helmet Thursdays – 8.5 x 11

For lots more

posters, mini-fliers, logos, and more,

read on…

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Print materials from this web page,

or share links online,

to encourage more biking in Monterey County!

Scroll down this web page to find four sections of materials.
Section I – For Anyone: Posters, fliers, and minis
Section IIFor Anyone:  Web Links and Online Social Media
Section III – For HER Helmet Thursdays Businesses and Organizations: Staff Reference Sheets, Participants Posters and More (including logos that differ from the one above–yours can also call out “Participant”)
Section IV – For Bicycle Shops: HER Helmet Thursdays Poster
Still have an old poster?

Laminated ones last a long time, as Trish Sullivan of Destination Salinas/Salinas 411 showed in  October 2013, displaying a “Tips for Tourists Bicycling Monterey County” poster she’s had since 2009.  If you need custom posters, like Trish–who is a resource for Salinas visitors–contact Mari.

Trish Sullivan photo Oct 2013

 

These San Francisco Bay Area visitors, Derrick Chao and Kyle Ingebretson, were happy to learn about Monterey County’s  bicycling resources and projects, including the bike-and-ride tips in the Tips for Bicycling Monterey County guide.

All resources are in PDF format, ready to download and print.

Questions? Please contact Mari (831-375-6278).

Section I –  

For Anyone:

Announcement

Posters, Fliers, and Minis

 Section I materials help people learn about:

Note that Tips for Bicycling Monterey County posters are available with and without (Poster 3a and Mini 3b) mention of the HER Helmet Thursdays project. Those without are made for those H-E-R businesses and organizations not in the project (yet, anyway) who would still like to share tips on biking.

Poster 1a - Charter Participants in HER Helmet Thursdays (8.5 x 11)
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Charter Participants in HER Helmet Thursdays – Final List

Charter Participants deserve a special salute for being the first 100 leaders! These first-year participants joined between Thanksgiving week 2010 and Thanksgiving week 2011.

Pocket Guide 1b – All Participants in HER Helmet Thursdays

All participants–numbering over 200 by 2012–are include in the HER Helmet Thursdays Quick Reference Guide.  The most current version is provided in PDF format, to download and print, on the Listings page; click here.

Poster 1c –  HER Helmet Thursdays spots in Salinas, the Monterey County seat
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Poster listing Salinas HER Helmet Thursdays participants as of 27 Oct 2014

Poster 2a – Tips, including HER Helmet Thursdays (8.5 x 11)
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Tips for Bicycling Monterey County and HER Helmet Thursdays – 8.5 x 11

Announces Tips for Bicycling Monterey County, the free online guide useful to both locals and visitors, and the HER Helmet Thursdays project.

Many retail store windows, hotel concierge binders, employee and community bulletin boards, and other places throughout Monterey County already display posters.  Join them!

Mini Poster/Flier 2b
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Bicycling Monterey and HER Helmet Thursdays – 4-to-pg mini – color

Bicycling Monterey and HER Helmet Thursdays – 4-to-pg mini – B and W

Abbreviated announcement of both projects.  These 4.25 x 5.5 announcements are formatted to print four-to-a-page on 8.5 x 11 paper (or card stock).


Poster 3a – Tips for Bicycling Monterey County (only) (8.5 x 11)
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Tips for Bicycling Monterey County

Announces Tips for Bicycling Monterey County guideThis was especially created for those H-E-R locations—Hotels, Entertainment/education venues, and Restaurants—who are not yet in the HER Helmet Thursdays project, and nevertheless, are also enthused about sharing tips for biking with their customers and guests.  (You may wish to ask if they’ve heard of HER Helmet Thursdays, and let them know that they are welcome to become a participant.)

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Mini Poster/Flier 3b
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Bicycling Monterey – Tips – 4-to-a-pg mini – black-and-white

Abbreviated announcement of Tips for Bicycling Monterey County only (no mention of HER Helmet Thursdays).   These 4.25 x 5.5 announcements are formatted to print four-to-a-page on 8.5 x 11 paper (or card stock).They are particularly helpful for concierges, front desk staff, parking attendants, and others at a non-HER Helmet Thursdays establishment that nonetheless loves to share cycling info with their guests.

Alternate Mini Poster/Flier 3c
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Bike Info Hub for Monterey County – 4-to-a-pg mini flier

Bicycling Salinas – Mini – 3d
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Bicycling Salinas and HHT – 4-to-pg mini – B and W Oct 2013

 

Poster/flier 4a – Laws/Leyes - Summary of CA Bike Laws  in English and Spanish - en español y en ingles, 8-1/2 x 11
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Leyes de ciclismo de CA – Laws for bicyclists in CA (Spanish, English) – Summary

Poster/flier 4bGeneral info in Spanish / en español, 8-1/2 x 11, formatted 2-to-a-page.
Download PDF:

información en español sobre las bicicletas

informacion en espanol - condado de monterey

Poster/flier 4c - “Be Cool, Be Safe – Know California Bike Laws”

Summarizes some of the CA bike laws and encourages safe riding practices and advocating for better infrastructure.

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Be Cool Be Safe – Bike Law Summary and Resources

Poster/flier 4d - “Avoid a ticket, avoid an accident – Know CA Bike Laws”

Summarizes some of the CA bike laws and encourages safe riding practices and advocating for better infrastructure. Same as  #4c, just a different header (says “Avoid a ticket, avoid an accident” instead of   “Be cool, be safe”).

Download PDF:

Avoid ticket, accident – Bike law summary and resources

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Email a poster link to others

Copy and paste the  links from any of the above PDFs) and email  to travel agents, cycling clubs, civic groups, friends or business associates planning a trip, and others.  Please contact me for ideas or for help.

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Section II –

For Anyone:

Web Links and

Online Social Media

In addition to the web link info below, you may want to spread the good news online via online social media.

Twitter:  It’s easy to tweet about any page from the Bicycling Monterey website using the “tweet” button in the right-hand panel of this site.  You may also follow @bikemonterey and @herhelmetthurs, then retweet or otherwise share news of interest.

Facebook:  Bicycling Monterey and the HER Helmet Thursdays project are not on Facebook.  You are welcome to post on your FB wall a link to this website, as noted on the copyright page.  Please contact Mari  (831.375.6278) with any questions.

Besides simple text links, if linking to

HER Helmet Thursdays info, you may wish to include the HER Helmet Thursdays general logo below.

If linking to the BicyclingMonterey.com home page,

or to the Tips for Bicycling Monterey County guide, you may wish to include the Bicycling Monterey website banner image below.

BicyclingMonterey short logoFor images in different sizes or formats, or for other help,

I welcome you or your webmaster to contact me (831-375-6278).

Here are some examples…

of ways that others are linking to the Bicycling Monterey website, the Tips for Bicycling Monterey County guide, and/or the HER Helmet Thursdays project:

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Lalla Grill at the Del Monte Center, Monterey…

and sister restaurants Lallapalooza on Alvarado, Monterey and Lalla Lounge and Elli’s Great American Restaurant in Salinas are all Charter Participants of the HER Helmet Thursdays project.

London Bridge Pub has a HER Helmet Thursdays mini in the window on their bar side, and a laminated HER Helmet Thursdays poster in the window on the wharf side–and often have fliers inside too.

The Fishwife in Seaside

On the wall inside their entrance, the Fishwife’s Turtle Bay in Monterey has framed a newspaper story about HER Helmet Thursdays.  They also display a laminated poster in their front window,  and in the restrooms too.  Think they are proud to be a Charter Participant?  You bet!

Fishwife at Asilomar, Fishwife in Seaside, and Turtle Bay in Seaside all display their HER Helmet Thursdays posters–and are all Charter Participants.

Section III –

For HER Helmet Thursdays

Businesses and Organizations

The items below are for the businesses/organizations that are participating in HER Helmet Thursdays.  Not yet a participant? Click here!

As shown below,  a special “Participant” HER Helmet Thursdays logo is  available for the participating business and organizations.  The “Participant” logo is available in versions for websites, print, and other media. Just ask Mari to email what you need.

There is also a plain logo that anyone may use.  In the photo below, see how the Naval Postgraduate School Foundation Cycling Club used it!

The NPS Foundation Cycling Club found a unique way to get the word out–at a Twilight Ride at Mazda Raceway, Laguna Seca.  The NPS Cycling Club also highlights HER Helmet Thursdays with links on their webpage and events calendar.

Staff Reference Sheet for Participants

Staff Reference Sheet is provided on a separate page. Please click here.

Ideas for posters or minis use:  Laminate or frame and display.   Some participants even print them on clear or white decal paper–voila! a window decal.
Certificate of Participation/Sign – for “H”/Hotels/Lodging venues
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PARTICIPANT SIGN: Any Hotel or other lodging participant

Many lodging providers add this 8-1/2 x 11 poster to their concierge binder, alongside a Tips for Bicycling Monterey County poster. A mini is also provided here….

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MINI – Any Hotel or other lodging participant

Certificate of Participation/Sign-  for “E”/Educational or Entertainment and “R”/’Restaurants and related places, such as wineries and spas
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PARTICIPANT SIGN: Any Educational,  Entertainment, Restaurant (or related place, e.g., wineries, spas) participant

This 8-1/2 x 11 poster is for all non-lodging participants:   It is for “E/educational/entertainment and “R”/restaurant participants, and related venues, such as wineries. A mini is also provided here….

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MINI – Any HER  Helmet Thursdays Educational, Entertainment, or Restaurant participant

Poster Honoring Charter Participants (8.5 x 11)
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Charter Participants in HER Helmet Thursdays – Final List

This 8-1/2 x 11 poster gives a special salute to Charter Participants.  Charter Participants are those who joined in the project’s first year (between Thanksgiving week 2010 and Thanksgiving week 2011).  If you are a Charter Participant and your logo is not on this poster, please email me a jpg image of your logo, and I will be happy to prepare a custom poster for your location.  Please contact me with any questions or special requests.

Displaying the posters prominently…

helps build a reputation for Monterey County as one of the most bike friendly places in the country!  Your help is appreciated.

 

Section IV:

For Bicycle Shops

Poster about HER Helmet Thursdays (8.5 x 11) 
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Bike Shops in Bike-Friendly Monterey County

Shows that “This bike shop is part of a bicycling-friendly Monterey County” and encourages others to join you on the bikeways on Thursdays–and any day!

Questions?  Need help? 

Contact Mari Lynch, 831/375-6278.

Make a window washer love you

Wonder where to get removable and reusabletape?  It can be hard to find.  One Monterey County store that stocks it is Alpha Stationers, 221 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove; 831/372-4388 (no website).