About Bikeout

Bikeout is operated by Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Inc., a Pennsylvania nonprofit.

Guide Policies

Terms of Use

Our Guides are for the exclusive use of Bikeout customers that have paid for access or have otherwise been given permission for use. Guide users should not share their password or access with unauthorized users. Copying, printing or unauthorized sharing of a Bikeout Guide can result in the termination of your access to our content. If you plan to use Bikeout Guide for group travel, we recommend the person planning the trip have exclusive access to our Guide.

Refund Policy

Bikeout Guide sales are non-refundable and final.


Partners who sponsor the development of a Bikeout Guide may have access to the data we have collected as a result of a digital guide purchase including customer First Name, Last Name, Zip code and email address.


By using a Bikeout Guide (“Platform”), you discharge and release Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Inc., its organizers, agents, boards, officers, subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors, subcontractors, owners, volunteers, and employees and all other persons who are involved in any way with Bikeout (“Discharged Persons”), from any and all present and/or future liability, whether known or unknown and accrued or not, including but not limited to liabilities, suits or demands for property damage or personal injury, including but not limited to wrongful death arising out of or connected in any way with my use of the Platform, whether or not caused by the negligence of any of the above parties or however they may arise (collectively, the “Claims”).

By purchasing access to the Platform, you voluntarily and completely for yourself, your heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, or any other person or entity claiming by or through you or any of the foregoing waive and release any and all Claims you may have or which may accrue to you as a result of your use of the Platform. You further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Discharged Persons from and for any and all damages of any kind relating to such Claims and arising as a result of your use of the Platform no matter wherever, whenever, or however such Claims may arise. By registering for or using the Platform, you accept that you have read, fully understand that you are choosing to undertake and assume voluntarily all risks associated with the use of the Platform, whether or not those risks involve falling, collision with other bicyclists, moving vehicles, or stationary objects, risks relating in any way to the facts and circumstances of my health and/or the condition of all equipment and facilities and the route. You voluntarily assume all risks of loss, damage or injury that may be sustained as a result of using the Platform.

Privacy Policy

  • By providing Bikeout with your email address, you consent to our use of the email address to send you notices related to Bikeout. We may use your email address to send you messages, such as newsletters, or transactional or relationship messages, related to your registration or account status, and notifications of changes to the terms of your account or the services provided. By providing your email address, you agree that we may send you notifications of activity from Bikeout to that email address, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings.
  • To view, modify or delete your personal data collected by Bikeout, please send an email request to bikeout@pecpa.org.
  • We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes and will only disclose your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy and/or with your explicit consent. Aggregated, non-identifiable information may be shared with our partners.
  • We don’t share your e-mail address with anyone without your explicit permission, except in the case of our digital trip guides that involve a supporting sponsor or partner, in which case you'll be alerted to how we will share your email address.
  • Email messages from Bikeout will include clear instructions on how to opt out from our list.
  • We will provide you with notice if our Privacy Policy changes on our Privacy Policy page. If the changes represent a material departure from our current practices with respect to the use of your personal information, the changes will be posted on the Privacy Policy page and registered users will be notified via e-mail.
  • By visiting our web sites, you give Bikeout permission to process your personal information according to this Privacy Policy. Bikeout takes reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, and unauthorized alteration of personal information under our control.
  • When you access any part of our web sites, our web server software automatically logs information provided by your network connection and web browser software, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your network connection and the type of web browser and operating system that you are using. Our web server may also log the URL of the file that you are requesting, the current date and time, and the URL of the last web page requested by your web browser.
  • Bikeout uses third-party tools by Google, Facebook and Mailchimp to collect aggregated information to learn more about how visitors use our web site, to analyze trends, to administer the site and to personalize the content a user may see for internal reporting and marketing purposes.
  • At Bikeout, we understand the importance of exercising caution when sharing personal information about yourself or information your organization via the Internet. Please be assured that we are committed to maintaining your privacy and protecting the information that you submit on our web site.
  • If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy or Bikeout's site practices, please do not hesitate to contact us: Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Inc., 810 River Avenue, Suite 201; bikeout@pecpa.org.
  • This page was last updated on April 12, 2022.

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