Have you donated to Share the Ride yet? In just over three days we have raised more than $10,000! We've had donations coming in from Poland, Latvia, New Zealand, Australia, Slovenia and beyond. That's a whole bunch of bikes from people all over the world. We'd like to give a huge thank you to everyone who has donated to far.
If you don't know, Share the Ride's aim is to raise $25,000 and reinvest that money into purchasing and distributing bikes to kids in need this Holiday Season. Our partners have contributed almost $20,000 worth of prizes for you to win, so every $5 you donate will count towards an entry into our giveaways.
A Trek Remedy 9.7 650b
Valued at $4,200 USD the Trek Remedy 9.7 650b is the ultimate technical trail bike. Light & tough OCLV MTB carbon frame, plush DRCV suspension, and precise handling all add up to a stellar ride that goes up, goes down, goes everywhere. With 650b wheels and 140mm of suspension this bike is set to tackle any terrain.
The Remedy 9.7 650b comes equipped with: - RockShox Revelation RL Fork - Fox Evolution Series Float Rear Shock - Shimano SLX/Deore Drivetrain - Shimano SLX Brakes - Bontrager Wheels, Seatpost, Saddle, Handlebar, Stem
A few more industry friends have come to the party with goods that will hopefully entice you to donate if you haven't done so already.
Loaded Precision Products have thrown in a build kit including and AMX Flat Bar, AMX Direct Mount Stem and AMXC No Slip Grips. Best part is you get to pick your preferred colour scheme.
Yakima have also donated a HoldUp Rack, which can fit big bikes and features beefed-up arms for lots of hard use.
Our friends over at Anthill Films want to send one lucky person a sweet custom ARRIVAL Evoc Street Backpack filled with a NotBad T-Shirt and a Follow Me, Strength In Numbers, From the Inside Out, NotBad DVD/BluRay Combo pack.
Don't forget we already have some other awesome prizing lined up including:
How it works -For every $5 donated between Nov 7th, 2013 & Midnight of December 16th, you will earn one chance to win the Trek Remedy 9.7 bike and other listed prizes. So if you donate $25 that is 5 chances at a bunch of prizes. -The winners will be selected from a spread sheet using random.org. -The winners will be notified by e-mail and asked a mountain bike related knowledge question. -We will ship worldwide ... Customs fees and other applicable taxes will be the winner's responsibilities.
Where will your money go? - $50 is enough to buy one child a new bike and a helmet. - We are working with community centers, schools, youth and family service programs and established charities to identify children from low income families who will benefit from this gift. - We will be working in locations across Canada and the USA and with enough donations, world wide. - We aim to ensure that the children receiving these gifts are educated on basic bicycle safety and maintenance.
Your contribution will not only go towards a helmet and a bike but a new lease on life for a child. Donate what you can and know that you’ll be the difference between an average holiday season and a wheely wheely great one!