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Cycliq has partnered with us to give one winner a Fly6[v] Rear-Facing Bike Camera with 30 Lumen Tail Light and a Fly12 Front-Facing Bike Camera with 400 Lumen Light. Enter to win below.
Cycliq’s HD bike cameras and safety lights – the Fly6 and Fly12 – are a cycling advancement. Packed with innovative safety features, they improve cyclist safety and allow you to enjoy your ride.
The main features:
– HD video recording with audio
– Bright safety lights
– Massive battery life; the only camera to outlast your rides
– Incident protection technology
– Looping recording for set and forget use
– Simple two button operation
The bike cameras not only capture the cycling lifestyle, but also help deliver valuable proof should an incident occur on the roads. The incident protection technology acts as black box, safeguarding the relevant video files when the camera detects a crash. Footage from the Cycliq cameras has been used successfully as evidence on multiple occasions and are also used by the police to raise awareness for safe passing distance legislation.
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Earlier this summer, Yuba Bikes held a business plan contest to give away a Supermarché front loader cargo bike to someone with a creative business idea involving said bicycle.
The Yuba Cargo Bike Biz Plan Contest aimed to show the world what a bike, especially the Supermarché, can do. This front loader cargo bike can haul up to 300 pounds of cargo (not including the driver), and its big, low front rack can be piled high, watched over and makes the bike easy to maneuver. Yuba boasts that this bike could replace a delivery van, and part of the goal of the Biz Plan contest was to show that.
“What makes this front loader special is the super smooth dual actuated cable steering, 90 degree steering radius and extra low front rack,” says Kate Herr, marketing coordinator for Yuba Bikes. “This all adds up to a powerful cargo hauling machine that steers like butter and turns heads everywhere.”
To enter, applicants had to submit a business plan summary that addressed a series of questions about their business and how the bike would be put to use. The contest ran until the end of July, after which judges Benjamin Sarrazin, founder and president of Yuba Cargo Bikes, and our very own publisher Maurice Tierney chose the winner from 17 entries.
While there were a lot of great ones, The Crepe Cart’s dream of a roving fleet of snack-serving cargo bikes was pretty inspiring, and it took the cake (or crepe?), so to speak.
The Crepe Cart is a wagon push cart that has been serving sweet and savory crepes daily in the French Quarter area of New Orleans, Louisiana for the past four years. Part of the creperie’s vision is to take its mobile operations to the next level and a cargo bike is an excellent way to accomplish that. One of the managers of the business owns a Yuba, found out about the contest and was inspired to make a crepe bike.
The Crepe Cart’s new Supermarché will initially be used to make deliveries during the day and for special French Quarter events. Eventually, the business would like to employ multiple bikes to rove around the city selling crepes, a move that will hopefully cause the Cart to “become legendary.”
Have a great business plan or idea for a cargo bike but missed the contest? Don’t fret; Herr says that Yuba will definitely be doing similar contests in the future. “We’ve found this is a great way to connect with folks who are looking to dive into the cargo bike lifestyle so even if they don’t win the contest we can reach out later and answer any questions or help remove any barriers that might be standing in the way,” she says. “Plus,” she adds, “It’s really fun for us!
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Sunrace Sturmey-Archer has partnered with us to give one winner a CSMX8.EAZR.MS0 Cassette and DLMX30.RE Shifter. Enter to win below.
The Sunrace CSMX8 11-46 11 speed cassette will fit on a standard MTB Shimano freehub body. Weighs 465g. Compatible with SRAM derailleurs and new Shimano XT and SLX rear derailleurs The Sunrace DLMX30 11 speed rear trigger shifter is Shimano compatible and weighs 139g.
Complete the survey below by 11:59 p.m., July 26, 2017 to be entered to win. We will choose and notify a winner the following day. Some terms and conditions apply, but don’t they always? Open to U.S. residents, only. Sorry, but that’s not our choice. – If you are on a mobile device, click here to take the survey.
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Ryders Eyewear has partnered with us to giveaway a pair of FYRE Lens glasses. Enter to win below.
The five most innovative advancements in sports optics, packed into one lens. Developed in partnership with Essilor® Sun Solution-, the RYDERS FYRE- lens is the only lens of its kind on the planet, with unmatched versatility, fog-resistance and clarity.
NXT – Advanced impact protection and superior optics.
antiFOG – Military-grade fog-resistance.
VARIA – Fast-acting, wide-range photochromic technology.
COLOUR BOOST – 20% faster colour recognition.
MLV MIRROR – Allows VARIA to perform at its full potential.
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The Messenger Mini+ and WheelBoltz is the total bike lock up package! The Messenger Mini+ allows for you to secure your back wheel and frame while the WheelBoltz act as a deterrent for theft on your front, (and rear wheel when needed).
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Michelin has partnered with us to give one winner a pair of MICHELIN Protek Max tires. Enter to win below.
With a super durable 5mm puncture protection layer, reflective sidewall, and Protek tread pattern, the MICHELIN Protek Max tire offers riders the speed of a road tire, with the durability of a commuter tire.
These tires come in several sizes and the winner will be able to choose from the following size options: 26 x 1.4”, 26 x 1.85”, 700 x 28mm, 700 x 32mm, 700 x 35mm, 700 x 38mm.
Complete the survey below by 11:59 p.m., March 22, 2017 to be entered to win. We will choose and notify a winner the following day. Some terms and conditions apply, but don’t they always? Open to U.S. residents, only. Sorry, but that’s not our choice.
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The New York Fahgettaboudit is as tough as it gets! A 10/10 on the Kryptonite Security Scale. Features a double deadbolt 18mm hardened Max-Performance steel shackle, and 3 stainless steel keys, one with an LED light. The New Street F-135 & Avenue R-14 light set are fully USB rechargeable, and and feature easy tool-free mounting.
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Pogies create a warm and dry pocket around your hands as you ride. They have a waterproof outer layer, a fleece inner layer, and velcro around your handlebars. The same design fits on flat and drop bars. No need for gloves!
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For one week only, Bicycle Times has partnered with Peace Bicycles to offer a special giveaway: the Peace Dreamer 7D. Peace Bicycles’ goal is to offer “fashionable, comfortable bicycles for active people.” We’re currently testing this bike and you can read our initial ride impressions. The full review will be out in Bicycle Times Issue #39.
The Dreamer 7D is a city commuter/cruiser bicycle that is all about style and comfort. It comes fully-equipped with coat/chain/fender guards, a rear rack with spring clip for easy cargo carry, silver front and rear lights, a 3D headtube badge, color-matched saddle and grips, and Shimano Acera 7-speed shifting. The Dreamer 7D also features an upright siting position and Schwalbe Fat Frank Balloon tires for a plush ride that’s also easy on your back. MSRP: $699.99
This bike comes in one size, suitable for riders 5’7″ to 6’0″ and maybe a tad taller. Win it for yourself or win it for that special cyclist in your life. To be entered to win, complete the brief survey below by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16, or click here if you can’t see it. Read the terms and conditions, if you like.Tweet Print
Soma Fabrications is giving away a pair of tires to one lucky Bicycle Times reader. The Shikoro clincher is a quick, durable, armored tire that maintains excellent road feel. It is superb for training, touring and commuting, and features a bead-to-bead, anti-puncture casing. Made in Japan. MSRP: $59.99.
The winner gets a pair in a size of their choosing. Available in 700×23, 28, 33, 38 and 42c. All you have to do is fill out the survey below (or click here if you can’t see it) before the end of the day, December 9. We will choose the winner Thursday, December 10. Read the terms and conditions, if you like.Tweet Print
This week, we’re giving away a Planet Bike K.O.K.O. Rack and Grateful Red light to up your commute and cargo game. All you have to do is complete the brief survey below. Please read the terms and conditions prior to entering and don’t delay; the drawing will be held Thursday, November 5.
Planet Bike’s K.O.K.O. Rack is your everyday, heavy-duty cargo partner with a flat deck for oversized loads and a 55-pound capacity. The K.O.K.O. is versatile with mounting racks for different frame sizes and the ability to fit all wheel sizes. Rack weighs 662 grams and retails for $39.99.
Also included in this prize pack is the Grateful Red tail light, which includes hardware to mount it on a rear rack. With 150 hours of run time on AAA batteries, this ultra-compact, weatherproof light provides visibility for up to one mile. Retails for $19.99.
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That’s right! You can enter to win a brand new Trek 920 at Bicycle Times Adventure Fest presented by Trek. How sweet is that?
This rough-and-ready touring rig might just be the bike of your dreams. Check out our Trek 920 First Impression here.
As with all contests, there’s some fine print involved. View the complete terms and conditions here. Here’s the short version. No purchase necessary to enter. Must be present during the intermission of the free live music show at Adventure Fest’s entertainment tent on Saturday October 10, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. EDT to claim your prize.
After the event, Trek will arrange delivery of this prize to the Trek dealer nearest the winner. Trek will cover the cost of delivery and assembly.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the complications of varying jurisdictions, this contest is only open to residents of the United States.
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Reflective apparel can make the difference between being seen and being invisible, not only at night but in any low-light conditions. Moxie Cycling‘s exclusive Lumenex fabric is ultra reflective for enhanced visibility. Under normal light conditions, Lumenex appears sleek and sophisticated so you can stay safe and sassy. Lumenex even meets ISO standards for high visibility.
One lucky Bicycle Times winner is going to a Moxie jersey of their choice plus a bolero shrug, simply by entering the sweepstakes below. There are three tank top styles and one short sleep style to choose from, a $119 to $124 value.
Signature Moxie Technical Features:
- Moisture transport fabric wicks away hard-earned sweat, keeping you dry and fresh.
- Design specific ventilation points release heat and keep you cool.
- Built-in support bra in tank styles with removable cups designed so even busty ladies can feel “locked and loaded” without needing additional support.
- Ergonomic seams and tag-less design prevent shaping.
- Longer, slimming silhouette lays close without being too clingy and prevents annoying jersey creep.
- Patent Pending Backpax pocketing design features standard 3-pocket cycling design and a hidden zippered large pouch secure for credit cards or big enough for a jacket.
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Take your bike commute to the next level with these three Thule Pack ‘n Pedal products.
The Thule Pack ‘n Pedal Tour Rack works on virtually any bicycle from full suspension mountain bikes to single speeds and everything in between.
Combined with the Tour Rack, you’ll be able to carry everything you need in the Thule Pack ‘n Pedal Shield Panniers. These multi-purpose panniers deliver on both safety and protection with eye-catching reflective elements and a roll-top waterproof design.
Still need more carrying capacity? Load up the Thule Commuter Backpack to ensure you have all that you need to tackle your day. This stylish waterproof backpack is perfect for bike commuting in all weather conditions, but works just as well once you’re off your bike.Tweet Print
If you’re touring or bikepacking you know how important it is to shave as much weight as possible. The Big Agnes Slater UL2+ is light and fast, but offers extra floor space across the board. Whether you’re flying solo or bringing a dog or partner, the extra space comes at little cost in these minimalist free standing shelters. We’ve replaced the mesh walls on the tent body with lightweight breathable nylon rip-stop for that extra bit of weather protection and privacy or just to keep the sand and wind out when you’re headed to the desert. The large vestibule is perfect for storing all your gear while out on multi-day bikepacking missions.
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Let your toes feel the rush of the wind as you wear your $99 Exustar SS503 clipless sandals on your ride to the beach, store, coffee shop or school. Three top straps secure your foot in the ultra-comfortable footbed, while the ankle strap provides a truly custom fit to these casual clip-in sandals. Enjoy the latest from the leader in value/performance cycling footwear and pedals – Exustar.Tweet Print
Get ready for your spring and summer bikepacking adventures with this awesome combo from Big Agnes. We’ve partnered with the leading outdoor gear and apparel brand to give away a Fish Hawk sleeping bag and Green Ridge pad to one lucky Bicycle Times reader.
The Fish Hawk sleeping bag has been updated for 2015 with 650 fill DownTek water-repellant down, offering warmth, compressibility and the Big Agnes Sleep System design. A Classic Series bag, it combines a roomier contour shape with a narrower pad sleeve to provide a more comfortable and cozier sleep experience. It’s also been reshaped to be wider across the top so you can roll over more freely. The ergonomic hood has more range of motion so you can move unrestricted while staying hooded too.
The Green Ridge sleeping pad is a superlight, warm weather pad that’s constructed with Big Agnes’ I-beam technology to eliminate cold spots and provide a stable and comfortable surface to sleep on. It will quickly become a favorite of your bikepacking arsenal.
Enter to win by filling out the contact information below. If you’re having trouble with the form you can open it in a new window here.
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