Win a Yeti SB6c, EVOC bags, and more while supporting Back Country Life Line

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Hopefully you’ll never need their services, but if you’re injured out on the trail you’ll be better off with a BCLL trained rider at your side. Back Country Life Line has been working recently to educate and train riders in techniques like CPR and first aid so they’re ready if things go south. Part of BCLL is the 139 Fund – a 501(c)(3) non-profit in memory of enduro racer Will Olsen, who sadly passed away last year during a race in Colorado.

Part of their operation as a non-profit means they need funds to continue to operate and make us all a little safer out on the trails. To help raise funds, BCLL has partnered with Yeti, EVOC, Maxxis, Fox, ENVE, and Enduro MTB Training to offer a range of prizes of their upcoming raffle (Yeti, Maxxis, Specialized, Smith, and Shimano have also been instrumental in supporting the program since the beginning). You can enter to win the prizes including a complete Yeti SB6c, by donating to BCLL. The more you donate, the more chances you have to win. The contest runs until July 30th, where the winner will be announced at the rider party for the upcoming Aspen Snowmass BME race. You do not need to be present to win.

Details after the break…

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Hopefully you’ll never need their services, but if you’re injured out on the trail you’ll be better off with a BCLL trained rider at your side. Back Country Life Line has been working recently to educate and train riders in techniques like CPR and first aid so they’re ready if things go south. Part of […]

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Last Chance!! Win a set of BBInfinite derailleur pulleys with CeramiTech bearings!

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Intrigued by the idea of ceramic bearing derailleur pulleys? Wonder if the upgrade is worth it? Now you could win a set of the BBInfinite pulleys with their proven CeramiTech bearings and see for yourself! Just answer a few short questions for your chance to win. Just click past the break (or click here if you’re viewing on mobile or can’t see the embedded survey) and fill in a quick three-question survey and include a valid email address and you’re entered to win! Continue reading “Last Chance!! Win a set of BBInfinite derailleur pulleys with CeramiTech bearings!”



Intrigued by the idea of ceramic bearing derailleur pulleys? Wonder if the upgrade is worth it? Now you could win a set of the BBInfinite pulleys with their proven CeramiTech bearings and see for yourself! Just answer a few short questions for your chance to win. Just click past the break (or click here if you’re viewing on mobile or […]

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Contest! Win a set of BBInfinite derailleur pulleys with CeramiTech bearings!

2016-July-BB Infinite-Readers Survey-Ad-600x200

2016-July-BB Infinite-Readers Survey-Ad-600x200
Intrigued by the idea of ceramic bearing derailleur pulleys? Wonder if the upgrade is worth it? Now you could win a set of the BBInfinite pulleys with their proven CeramiTech bearings and see for yourself! Just answer a few short questions for your chance to win. Just click past the break (or click here if you’re viewing on mobile or can’t see the embedded survey) and fill in a quick three-question survey and include a valid email address and you’re entered to win! Continue reading “Contest! Win a set of BBInfinite derailleur pulleys with CeramiTech bearings!”



Intrigued by the idea of ceramic bearing derailleur pulleys? Wonder if the upgrade is worth it? Now you could win a set of the BBInfinite pulleys with their proven CeramiTech bearings and see for yourself! Just answer a few short questions for your chance to win. Just click past the break (or click here if you’re viewing on mobile or […]

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Tantrum Cycles to crowdsource 2017 graphics with Design Challenge

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Think you have some design chops? Always wanted your own spin on a finished bike? This may be your opportunity to do just that. Just announced by Tantrum Cycles’ owner Brian Berthold, the brand is looking for a complete redesign for their 2017 bikes with the exception of the head badge (though it can be tweaked apparently). Depending on the production value of the finished design, the winner of the challenge has the potential to win a free frame as the grand prize.

While Tantrum Cycles might be a bit of an unknown at the moment, based on Berthold’s past work (Kona Magic Link, Brake Therapy Components, as well as years of motorsports suspension experience), we’re guessing that might change very soon. Key to the Tantrum design is Berthold’s own Missing Link suspension design which promises to be a design revolution.

We hope to get a ride on the bike soon, but for now check out the Design Challenge’s official rules from Tantrum after the break…

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Think you have some design chops? Always wanted your own spin on a finished bike? This may be your opportunity to do just that. Just announced by Tantrum Cycles’ owner Brian Berthold, the brand is looking for a complete redesign for their 2017 bikes with the exception of the head badge (though it can be […]

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Friday Roundup – Cycling Odds & Ends

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  • WinWithTinkoff.com, a Tour de France sweepstakes project – Scicon bags is managing a contest campaign for the Tinkoff team throughout the Tour with new prizes available each day. With every Tour stage another of the team’s sponsors will show up with a new prize up for grabs. The list of brands putting in prizes is pretty big, with the total haul available valued at about 9000€. So far there’s been a heartrate strap, a pair of Oakleys, a Contador signed helemt, a carbon bar, special Contador edition Keo Blades, and a signed World Champion jersey. Today’s prize up for grabs is a fast rolling CeramicSpeed setup with a set of oversized pulleys, a UFO-treated chain, and a bottom bracket. Join in and enter to win every day at WinWithTinkoff.com

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WinWithTinkoff.com, a Tour de France sweepstakes project – Scicon bags is managing a contest campaign for the Tinkoff team throughout the Tour with new prizes available each day. With every Tour stage another of the team’s sponsors will show up with a new prize up for grabs. The list of brands putting in prizes is pretty big, with the total haul […]

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Friday Roundup – Cycling Odds & Ends

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  • Alex’s Million Mile returns in September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer, challenges supporters everywhere to go the distance in September for Alex’s Million Mile 2016. Returning for its 4th year during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, participants will collectively run, walk and/or ride a million miles to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research. The world-wide, virtual event invites individuals and teams to pledge their activity from Sept 1-30. The ambitious goal of one million miles is inspired by Jay’s daughter and Foundation creator Alexandra “Alex” Scott, who set out to raise $1 million through lemonade stands in 2004. The initiative provides a fun, easy and free way for people across the country to make a difference in the fight against childhood cancer. Last year, more than 15,000 participants logged over 963,000mi in 24 different countries and on 6 different continents. Miles can be logged manually or by using MapMyFitness or Fitbit apps during the month. The event is free to participants, but fundraising is encouraged. AlexsLemonade.org

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Alex’s Million Mile returns in September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer, challenges supporters everywhere to go the distance in September for Alex’s Million Mile 2016. Returning for its 4th year during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, participants will collectively run, walk and/or […]

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Win a trip with Enve and Dimension Data to le Tour in July

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Enve Composites is offering up a unique chance to see the Tour de France this July from the inside of the peloton. Partnering up with their sponsored Dimension Data team who’ll be racing le Tour, Enve is holding an online contest for a lucky cyclist and their guest to fly to France, hobnob with the team and get a behind the scenes look at the racing. Not only will the winner get to join Enve to spectate at the event, they’ll get to ride along on a stage in a team car, will get a chance to ride one of the Alpine mountain stages, and go home with a set of wheels. Check out the full details and how to enter after the jump…

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Enve Composites is offering up a unique chance to see the Tour de France this July from the inside of the peloton. Partnering up with their sponsored Dimension Data team who’ll be racing le Tour, Enve is holding an online contest for a lucky cyclist and their guest to fly to France, hobnob with the team and get […]

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Friday Roundup – Cycling Odds & Ends

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  • Get ’em started young. Mountain Creek Kid’s Camp this weekend – This Saturday in Vernon, NJ Mountain Creek Bike Park is running their mountain bike Kid’s Camp for your little ripper to work on developing the fundamental skills that build confidence and the ability to have more fun on their bikes. Taught by Kathi Krause, 3x Masters World Downhill Champ there is a half day option for ages 6-9 for just $70 and a full day for 10-15 year olds for $120. They’ve also got 2 more Kid’s Camp dates later in the summer, plus a couple in the early fall. MountainCreekBikePark.com

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Get ’em started young. Mountain Creek Kid’s Camp this weekend – This Saturday in Vernon, NJ Mountain Creek Bike Park is running their mountain bike Kid’s Camp for your little ripper to work on developing the fundamental skills that build confidence and the ability to have more fun on their bikes. Taught by Kathi Krause, 3x Masters World Downhill […]

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Ride the Zwift Pretzel Mission on a Virtual Canyon Ultimate, win the real thing?

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It’s probably no secret that spending some time riding Zwift will result in real world benefits out on the road or trail. I’m living proof – after an injury last year, the program has been a huge help in getting my fitness back to where it needed to be. And while the training simulator will eventually pay dividends if you put in the miles, now Zwift is offering something a little more tangible.

After announcing that they would be searching for the next Canyon//SRAM team member with the Zwift Academy project, the company is teaming up with Canyon yet again. This time it’s to offer a Canyon Ultimate CF SLX 8.0 to one lucky rider. But this won’t be a simple ‘enter your name here,’ – you’re gonna have to work for it. Specifically, you’ll need to complete the Zwift Canyon Ultimate Pretzel Mission which will take you across 44.8 miles of virtual terrain including 4373 ft of climbing, all without leaving your trainer…

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It’s probably no secret that spending some time riding Zwift will result in real world benefits out on the road or trail. I’m living proof – after an injury last year, the program has been a huge help in getting my fitness back to where it needed to be. And while the training simulator will […]

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