Category Archives: Contests
Juliana Bicycles: My Roubion Contest
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Last week at Sea Otter, Juliana announced their new Roubion shred sled and now they want to give one away:

“The new Juliana Roubion is designed to handle anything an all mountain adventure may throw at you. Designed by the carbon fiber experts at Santa Cruz, the Roubion also sports 150mm travel, with all the pedaling benefits of the Virtual Pivot Point (VPP™) system. You could say it’s got all the brawn of the Bronson, in the spirit of Juliana. It’s certainly proven itself already as Anka Martin’s Trans-Provence winning race bike.

Offered in three sizes, the Roubion will make it’s way to the public in June, but is exclusively available now to the “Show Us Your Roubion” Contest Winner.”

See more details at Juliana and another flier below!

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Apr 18, 2014 4 comments
Win a Knog Blinder Arc Light #NoOrdinaryRide

With the release of the new Blinder Arc 1.7 & 5.5 lights Knog put together a social media contest where fans have the chance to win a brand new Blinder Arc bike light.

All you have to do is submit a photo of you and your favorite place to ride with the hashtag #NoOrdinaryRide via Twitter or Instagram, or enter via Knog Facebook.

The best four entries will be chosen on March 10th and will win a Knog Blinder Arc 1.7 or 5.5 light.

Full details of the competition can be found here.

Mar 5, 2014 2 comments
Easton Cycling: Win This Hunter Cycles Dream Bike
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I really, really, really love the work of Rick Hunter. In fact, if I didn’t have a plump stable already, I would get him to build me something. What? I don’t know but after seeing this Easton Cycling Dream Bike, something tells me it’d look fast!

The fifth installment of the Easton Cycling Dream Bike Charity Sweepstakes looks amazing and all proceeds go to the Red Cross. Check out more at the East Cycling Facebook

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Feb 4, 2014 3 comments
Easton Cycling: Win This Caletti Racing Dream Bike
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A new year, a new dream bike. Easton’s Dream Bike giveaway continues with this beautiful Caletti race machine.

“Easton Cycling has announced the fourth installment of The Dream Bike Charity Sweepstakes, a titanium Caletti race bike. The Dream Bike Charity Sweepstakes is a promotion giving away hand- built road bikes from Calfee Design, Rock Lobster Cycles, Black Cat, Caletti Cycles and Hunter.

All proceeds from each sweepstakes are donated to five charities selected by the frame builders. Each bike is outfitted with Shimano Dura Ace and Easton EC90 components including the new EC90 Aero 55 wheelset. To participate in the sweepstakes visit Easton Cycling’s Facebook.”

Check out more of this insane bike below!

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Jan 6, 2014 Comments are OFF
The #HideYourBikeInPlainSight Winner!
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Kyle Abernathy and Team Dream Team

Man, talk about a tough contest to judge. There were over three hundred photos tagged with #HideYourBikeinPlainSight and while most of them were pretty straight forward, these two struck me as the most successful.

Kyle Abernathy’s photo was one of the only ones that took me a minute to process what was going on. Usually, I could see what people were doing in the thumbnails. They either completely covered their whole bike in foliage, or shot so wide that the bike kinda disappeared. While there were no rules, I felt that approach was too easy. This however was so simple that it worked and the whole bike frame was obscured. Natural camouflage.

Team Dream Team’s photo took an approach that a lot of people attempted: find a wall that’s the same color as your frame but adding the banana to the shot gave it depth, scale and a clever twist. Honestly, I like Team Dream Team’s photo the best out of the bunch (heh) but I really want to give the bar tape to a random person instead. Sorry Sean! Don’t worry, Sean will get something extra special in the mail…

Kyle, shoot me your address and thanks for playing everyone!

Oct 14, 2013 3 comments
Easton Cycling and PiNP #HideYourBikeInPlainSight Instagram Contest

Look, camouflage is very “in” at the moment, so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that Easton would make a few rolls of this bar tape for promo purposes. I keep telling them to put the pattern into production but for some reason, they’re hesitant. Regardless, I managed to get my hands on a few boxes of the stuff and I want to give them away.

Want to win a free roll of this special edition Easton Cycling camo bar tape? The rules are simple. Go for a ride (in the city, the woods, gravel, dirt, mud, wherever), hide your bike in a creative way, take a photo on Instagram, tag #HideYourBikeInPlainSight (I know it’s a long one), then @ reply / follow both @Easton_Cycling and @JohnProlly.

You can add as many photos as you want…

Come Monday, I’ll pick the winner and ship you a roll!

Ready… GO!

Oct 9, 2013 8 comments
Easton Cycling: Win this Rock Lobster Dream Bike
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The last Dream Bike raffle was a huge success with the Calfee Manta Pro, this time Easton’s doing a different kind of Dream Bike with Rock Lobster! Find out how you can win by reading below!

“Easton Cycling has announced the second installment of The Dream Bike Charity Raffle, an aluminum Rock Lobster race bike. The Dream Bike Charity Raffle is a promotion giving away hand-built road bikes from Caletti Cycles, Calfee Design, Black Cat, Hunter and Rock Lobster. All proceeds from each raffle are donated to five charities selected by the frame builders. Each bike is outfitted with Shimano Dura Ace and Easton EC90 components including the new EC90 Aero 55 wheelset. Raffle tickets are available on Easton’s Facebook.”

See more photos and info below!

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Oct 3, 2013 3 comments
Rapha’s Bordeaux-Paris 2013 Challenge Auction
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In a huge push to raise money for Ambitious about Autism, Rapha is auctioning off 41 products, during their Bordeaux-Paris 2013 challenge, ranging from signed Ben Ingham photos, to a 1986 Tour de France white jersey from Andy Hampsten, various Oakley products, two days at a Majorca training camp with Team Sky, various bikes and other rarities from cycling’s history.

See more at Rapha!

Sep 15, 2013 Comments are OFF