[TheThinkTank] [REQUEST] Bike!Bike! Organizer notes and resources
needleandthread at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 05:07:58 PDT 2014
I've got everything from Toronto (Including a full sheet of bike-cats for
design purposes!). I can attest that nothing exists from MPLS because they
had it on the back end of the website which got wiped when they gave us the
In terms of anecdotal content rather than physical documents, I have been
hoping to collect that material for the past few years (possibly through
email or phone interviews?) partly to create a history and also to put
together a zine for B!B! I am still interested in working on this moving
On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 6:41 AM, <veganboyjosh at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi, Clint,
> i've cc'ed the list in case anyone else might find this useful.
> i've made the document i/we used for planning the Mountain States
> BikeBike! in 2010 publicly viewable. it's a multi-page spreadsheet. it's
> become my go-to document for planning an event, class, or other involved
> project, especially ones that will be collaborative in nature.
> as is usually the case with this template, some of the pages got more use
> than others, some were sort of abandoned mid-project (based on little or no
> use) and i've removed the data like personal contact info, names, etc, to
> protect privacy, but you should still be able to get an idea of how it
> works. feel free to share or use or improve this. i've not looked at it in
> at least two years. if you have any questions about it, feel free to ask.
> this was done well before we had an active social media presence. i'm
> positive that if i were updating this document, i would include a page for
> keeping track of things like facebook event creation, tweet schedule, and
> any other social advertising ideas.
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 2:57 PM, Clint Watson <
> clint at boisebicycleproject.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> During Darrin's session (about making decisions in groups/bike!bike!
>> organizational structure discussion) I volunteered to compile all of the
>> extant material that has been used by and resulted from previous iterations
>> of bike!bike! So, I'm putting out a call.
>> Have you aided in organizing a Bike!Bike! conference? Even if you aren't
>> affiliated with the hosting organization, but helped from afar, I can use
>> documentation of anything that helped you. Any and every document even
>> slightly related is welcome, but specifically I'm sure most people would
>> appreciate the following:
>> successful AND unsuccessful procedures for finding housing (what DIDN'T
>> work might be educational.)
>> organizational methods for assigning housing
>> records regarding loaner bike cataloging, storage, and acquisition
>> web development timelines and records
>> printing costs
>> templates for program/welcome zines
>> food costs
>> large scale food preparation info
>> Overall program guidelines
>> Anything else you think others would be interested to know.
>> I'm also working with Josh Bisker to get the zinezine.bikebike.org site
>> fully functional. I'll compile all this stuff and put it up on the website
>> (and post here) as soon as I'm able--depending of course on when I receive
>> Please send directly to me clint at boisebicycleproject.org
>> Thanks everybody,
>> Clint Watson
>> Volunteer/Programs Coordinator
>> Boise Bicycle Project
>> 1027 Lusk St
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