The following useful information is for business owners along Sydkustleden, and tells you how to increase sales by becoming more bicycle-friendly. This section can be seen as a type of checklist for achieving that goal.
Useful goods and services to offer bicyclists:
- Baggage storage
- Foot pump
- Bicycle oil
- Some tools
- Water to fill water bottles
- Charging of mobile phones
- Freezer bags as warmers for wet feet
- Salves for chafed bottoms
- A list of contacts for emergency help for flat tyres and other bike problems
If you are offering overnight accommodations, you can add the following:
- Safe storage of bicycles
- A place to wash bikes
- A sponge at check-in to remove bicycle oil and asphalt dust
- A place to adjust and repair bicycle
- A place to wash and dry bicycling clothes
- A list of contacts of masseurs
- Suggestions for good eateries in the vicinity if you do not provide meals
- An opportunity to purchase meals for the road upon, departure.
Work with others to provide bicyclists with the best experience possible, and encourage them to spread the word about you.