Friday Roundup – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

Chrome Bags miller high life raleigh cyclocross bike giveaway 2011

  • Chrome Bags is giving away a Miller High Life Raleigh cyclocross bike to match the limited edition bags they recently released. All you have to do to win this super exclusive Miller-inspired Raleigh cross frame is email a picture of yourself with a Miller High Life beer (+ your frame size). Easy peasy. They’ll post them to Facebook and the image with the most likes wins.
  • Speaking of beer, Michelob Ultra is donating 10¢ to World Bicycle Relief for every 12-, 18-, 20- or 24-pack sold through December 31, 2011, up to a maximum of $25,000. They’ll also donate 10¢ for each like they get on their Facebook page through the end of the year.
  • You could win a Whyte Bikes Stirling disc brake commuter bike (shown after the break) simply by pre-purchasing your tickets to the London Bike Show. All online tix bought by December 26 get an entry to win the ride.
  • Bicycling Magazine has just launched their iPad app for the newsstand. Download it free, then order up single issues for $4.99 or a year’s digital subscription for $14.99. Even better? Print subscribers get digital issues for FREE!
  • One Ghost, a smaller builder of killer downhill, 29er and DJ/4X bikes out of Portland, Oregon, has just secured distribution in Canada and the UK with BikeRac and Fix Online, respectively.
  • Urban Velo has a solid roundup of bicycle inspired calendars, listing everything from cycling pin-up girls to pure chromed bike porn.
  • Signed up for the Southern Cross epic cyclocross race in February? You could win a frame from Foundry Cycles and gear and components from Mercury Wheels, Twin Six and Sfatto, plus bike fit services from 55nine Performance. The best part, you don’t have to make the podium to have  shot at taking something special home.
  • Ryder’s Eyewear is donating 5,000 pair of sunglasses to the Wounded Warrior Project to give returning soldiers a free pair of sports shades.
  • Western Spirit has added three new guided mountain bike trips in Washington State and Arizona for 2012: Methow Valley Singletrack (WA) and Sedona Singletrack and Black Canyon Trail (AZ). Book before December 15 and get 15% off. We’ve ridden with them and they are great guides and cook some amazing food!
  • Ride The Divide is on Netflix! An awesome documentary about the 2700+ mile Tour Divide from Canada to Mexico along the great Continental Divide. Watch it and be inspired.

win a whyte bikes stirling disc brake commuter bike at the london bike show

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