List your business
Bicycle tourists stay longer and spend more. Ready to connect your business with some keen cyclists?
Why list with us?
We have a direct marketing channel to cycling enthusiasts the world over – from beginners to experts of all ages and interests. . They’re looking for their next cycling experience and want to know where to go and what to do in your destination. We provide them the answer and connect the dots, bringing them to your door.
Visiting cyclists want to know the best places in your destination to stay, eat, drink, get mechanical services, rent a bike, and see and experience the best of what’s on offer. We connect them to you.
By creating your own listing on the CycleLifeHQ platform, you get to choose how your business is presented:
- Descriptive text to lure cyclists;
- Your favourite images to portray your business in its best possible light
- Cyclists can contact you directly through your business profile
- For accommodation providers and tour operators – receive immediate bookings
We inspire cyclists to visit your destination and your business.
We have social media sharing and review functionality and we provide you with a unique embed code allowing us both to cross-promote each other; ensuring maximum web and ultimately foot (ahem, tyre) traffic to your business.
How it works:
1. Sign Up
Start by completing your business profile
|What is a profile?||Setup payments||We're here to help|
|You fill out a business profile, add your brand as a photo and set your business terms.||Depending on your business you can transact directly online with cycling tourists. Connect a stripe.com account with ease.||We have resources to help you promote your business and its services. Hit the chat button to talk to a business rep now.|
2. List your products or services
We support everyone in the bike tourism industry
|Bike tours||Bike events||Individual guides|
|From 14 day 5 star tours along the French Riviera to 3 day weekends in the Colorado Rockies. List the bike tours your company offers.||From Grand Fondos to a local MTB race. Attract more entrants and spectators.||Start your own tour guide business and show tourists around your local area. Create a unique experience just for them.|
|Bike rentals||Biking lessons||Accommodation|
|Bike share companies, hotel bike rentals and spare bikes sitting around the garage. Get your bikes into the right hands.||Help riders become better, more confident and faster on their metal steed. Pass on your wisdom and knowledge.||Independent B&B, hotels and major chains or cross promote your AirBnB listing.|
|Coffee and food||Transport||Bike shops|
|Bikes and coffee are like cookies and cream...they just go together. Promote your cafe's bike friendly features and atmosphere.||From shuttle runs up and down the MTB park, to fully supporting a self-guided tour. Get your transport service listed.||Cyclists love looking at new bikes and gear no matter where they are.|
3. Cyclists find your listing and use your services
We surface your business to users as they use trails and routes.
|Pre trip||In destination||On route|
|Cyclists search and explore destinations and their rides and trails and identify local businesses like yours as part of their experience.||While in destination cyclists identify those businesses that are cycle friendly and meet their needs.||We market your business and your offers directly to cyclists as they ride routes and trails. Based on your proximity to their position.|
4. Welcome your customers
Chat to your customers using our online messaging system.
|How users pay||How you get paid||Earnings and fees|
|users pay securely via Stripe.com which supports Visa and Mastercard.||You get paid via your Stripe.com connected account. We don't even get in the road, our users pay your directly, we never touch your cash.||Listing your business and your products and services is free. Compared to referral marketing rates in the tourism industry our 10% fees are low, low, low.|
5. Grow your Business
Work with us to access promotional tools and resources to attract and retain even more valuable bicycle tourists.
|Social media reach||Offers and promotions||Email promotion|
|Make use of our growing social media reach. Bootstrap directly into a targeted customer demographic.||Create custom offers and promotions for CycleLifeHQ members. We attract them to your business by pushing your custom offers based on our users' proximity and via their Premium subscription benefits.||Make use of our growing user base and market directly to them via email. Promote your services, offers and discounts|
View our existing partner businesses here, and join the community.
Business Guide to Bicycle Tourism Success
We've developed a Business Guide to Bicycle Tourism Success where we share our best tips and advice to help you understand what cyclists are looking for, and how you can better position to provide for them, increasing your economic activity and revenue.
In this guide, we share our best tips and advice to help local businesses understand:
- the economic value cyclists can bring;
- their unique needs;
- how you can better position to attract and welcome more local cyclists and bicycle tourists; and
- how to further increase your business revenue through this growing market segment.