We've partnered with North America's top retailers and brands to break down barriers to riding, engage riders in a new way and build stronger bicycling communities.

REMOVE

BARRIERS

We asked 1.3 million riders to tell us their biggest barriers to riding. The top three were finding safe places to ride, finding other people to ride with and how to fix basic repairs. Ride Spot works to remove those barriers and helps people have great riding experiences.

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Ride Spot makes it easy

for you to share the best

local routes

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Riders can easily connect with you and other riders 

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Our Biking 101 provides helpful solutions to common questions

 

YOUR 

PROFILE

The Affiliate profile page is a one-stop-shop for showcasing your favorite local routes and sharing upcoming rides. 

Show and tell

Customize your Affiliate profile with your logo, marquee image, brand story, contact info and links to your social accounts.

Show the way

Easily catalog and curate your local Classic Routes, Events and Challenges with your community.

Stay connected

Ride Spot is a social network, so your new routes and events appear in the social feed of your followers.

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Ride Spot was designed to help retailers communicate the best places to ride, engage customers and build biking community.​ Our tools make it easier to share routes, host events and local challenges and offer rider rewards.

RETAILER

TOOLKIT

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Get your riders on the right routes, right away.

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Post and promote your group rides, social events and more.

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Host route-specific Challenges to inspire rides and store visits.

 

CLASSIC

ROUTES

Classic Routes are trusted, proven routes created by you, our Affiliates, to showcase the best local riding experiences. We promote these routes in local searches on the Explore page.

Information

Each Classic Route contains all the info necessary to have a great ride experience.

 

Experience

Publish a story to share helpful information, images and points of interest and help riders understand the experience they’ll have on your routes.

Navigation

Riders can easily save and navigate routes using the Ride Spot app, export a file for a GPS device, or use the cue sheet on our RideCards

 

 

Riders find routes
and find you.

Your Classic Routes appear above routes from regular riders on our Explore page. ​

 

And as a Ride Spot Affiliate, your location will be highlighted with a pin to help riders find you.

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RIDECARDS

FOR THE WIN

Once a route is created in Ride Spot, you can export and print a RideCard.

Ride Spot has an integrated QR Scanner making it easier than ever to get riders out on the best routes. Any modern phone will recognize the QR using the camera, so riders can immediately download Ride Spot.

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RideCards are the easiest way to get your riders out on safe and enjoyable routes.

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Riders can immediately navigate your route or save it for later. It’s also easy to export routes for use with other GPS devices.

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Instantly transfer routes to the app with the built in QR reader.

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Navigation is free for riders on Ride Spot. It’s designed to be the most simple way for riders to have and share great riding experiences.

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We have made it simple to order RideCards and Ride Spot Display materials through our Affiliate Store. 

 

EVENTS

MADE EASY

Get everything and everyone on the same page using Ride Spot's Event feature.

Community

Events are a great way to inspire your customers and build community.

 

Ride Spot saves time for you and your riders by putting all the info on one page:

 

- Map of the route

- Description 

- Photos

- Date & location

- Waiver download

- Join button

Perfect for group rides, social rolls, in-store clinics and more.

Data Export

Not only do we make it easier to plan and host events, we also offer a unique and powerful insight into your rider base. 

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SUPPORTER FEATURES

Ride Spot's basic Affiliate features are free, but those Affiliate partners who support our work financially have access to a number of benefits, including

our powerful Challenge tools.

Basic Features

Create & promote Classic Routes 

Export & print RideCards to promote routes in-store 

Create & promote riding or in-store Events

Export rider data from your Events & Challenges

Export and share routes via GPX & TCX

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Supporter Features 

Host RideTheRoute Challenges to get riders to complete specific routes for a reward

Host RideMoreOften Challenges to incentivize riders to ride more frequently

Host RideMoreMiles Challenges to reward riders for meeting distance goals

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You can upgrade your account by clicking on "Support Us" in the profile drop-down menu and selecting between Annual ($499) or Monthly ($49) payments.

 

CHALLENGES

We've created three powerful Challenge tools to help you engage riders at every level: RideTheRoute, RideMoreMiles and RideMoreOften.

RideTheRoute Challenges

Ride Spot makes it easy to host local route-specific Challenges.

 

Simply build a route, set a date range, attach an award and share.

 

Every rider who completes a Challenge receives a notification inviting them to redeem their award in-store or online.

 

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RIDE MORE

CHALLENGES

The RideMoreMiles and RideMoreOften Challenge features allow you to incentivize your riders to  get on their bikes... more!

Easy to create

 

Set a date range, the frequency or distance goal and the reward for completion.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Easy to Join

 

Riders will see current local and national Challenges on the new Home screen.

As they work towards completing the Challenge, their progress will be displayed.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Data Dashboard

 

Easily monitor and export  the activity around your Challenges.

 

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To learn more about the new Ride More features, click here. ​