Share The Ride - Donate for a Chance to Win!

Nov 9, 2017
by Kim Brennan  
Views: 1,951    Faves: 7    Comments: 3

When you think back to the first time you rode a bike, overwhelming feelings of joy and accomplishment come to mind. That first taste of independence comes back, your self esteem rises and you remember believing that anything is possible. Many children across the globe will never have this experience, or cherish memories like these. We don’t want anyone to miss out on owning their first bike and experiencing these breakthroughs, so Pinkbike and Trailforks created the Share the Ride Foundation.

Teaming up with our sponsors and distributors globally, Share The Ride raises money to bring disadvantaged children from all over the world the opportunity to share the joy of being on two wheels by providing them with bicycles, helmets and locks. Since its inception in 2013, the foundation has raised over $155,000 and brought smiles to hundreds of children around the world including the Czech Republic, India, Poland, USA, Canada, UK, Australia, South Africa, Taiwan and NZ.

Last year Share the Ride surpassed its 2016 goal and raised $45,390. Underprivileged children around the globe got to understand the immense satisfaction that owning a bike can bring. This year our goal is to raise $48,000 and distribute even more bikes globally! So put today’s coffee money towards stoking some kids out, and making their holiday season a wheely wheely good one. Visit to donate!

Once again, our industry friends have come to the table with tons incredible prizes for you to win, with more being added all the time. Here's what's up for grabs so far...

Major Prize - Canyon Strive CF 7.0


Rear Shock:Rockshox Monarch Plus RC3
Fork: Rockshox Lyrik RCT3
Headset: Acros Bloc LOC
Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX Eagle, 12S
Derailleur Hanger: Derailleur Hanger No.26
Chain Guide: MRP V3 S3
Shifters: SRAM GX Eagle Trigger, 12S
Brakes: SRAM Guide R
Cassette: SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 12S
Wheelset: DT Swiss EX 1700 Spline, 30 | 25mm

Tires: Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4 | Maxxis Minion Semi Slick 2.3
Cranks: Truvativ Descendant 6K Eagle 30Z
Chainrings: 34
Chain: SRAM GX Eagle
Bottom Bracket: SRAM GXP
Stem: Race Face Aeffect
Grips: Canyon G5
Saddle SDG I-Fly MTN
Seat Post: RockShox Reverb Stealth B1
Saddle Clamp: Canyon Race Clamp

2017 Prizes - Donate for a chance to Win

Donate for Chance to Win one of these prizes

• One Cube 2018 Reaction YM, and One Cube Prize Pack
• One Rockshox Pike Fork
• One Yakima Hold-up Rack
• Three Kali Shiva 2.0 full face helmets, 2 Kali Interceptor Enduro Helmets, Two Kali Maya Enduro
• One GT Pro Performer 29'er
• One SRAM Eagle GX Drivetrain
• Two Whistler Blackcomb Bike Park 5 day lift passes
• One SRSunTour RUX or Durolux 27.5" fork
• Six TSG Evo Skate helmets
• Two Giro helmets Chronical and Cartel
• Three prize packs of 100% Goggles and Gloves
• Two sixsixone Prize Packs
• Two Alpinestars Prize Packs
• One EVOC Enduro FR Blackline bag
• One FSA Gradient Crankset
• One Renthal Cockpit
• One Schwalbe Prize Pack
• One e*thirteen TRS+Seatpost and TRS Cassette
• ThreeDissent Labs Prize Packs

How it works
• For every $5 donated between Nov 3rd, 2017 and Midnight PST of December 24th, you will earn one chance to win the Canyon Strive CF 7.0 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 spreadsheet using random selection.
• 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?
• $200 is enough to buy one child a new bike and a helmet.
• We are working with community centres, schools, youth and family service programs and other established charities and foundations to identify children from low income families who will benefit from this gift.
• We are world wide.
• We aim to ensure that the children receiving these gifts are educated on basic bicycle safety and maintenance.

For more info head to or to our Indiegogo page.

Share the Ride 2016

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!

Interested in hosting a Share The Ride event in your community? We are always happy to hear from you - please let us know more about yourself HERE

MENTIONS: @Canyon-PureCycling / @SramMedia / @rideTSG / @KaliProtectives / @SRSuntour / @GTBicycles / @schwalbe / @AlpinestarsMTB / @GiroSportDesign / @evocsports / @ride100percent /

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  • + 18
 Yeah, already donated (because of the banner ad on top). Keep it up, everyone should be in the position to ride a bike. Can't imagine life with. Couldn't go to work, school, shopping, bring the kids to school, to the pub or drop by friends... and go mountainbiking of course. Make it happen!
  • + 6
 Pinkbike - how does one get a charity hooked up with one of these giveaways? I've been following this local program for a while now:

No personal affiliation, but great respect for what they do. Rehab used bikes for local kids. Let the kids earn their bike by working in the shop.
  • + 5
 Hey @lutetium - Rich City Rides are awesome for sure - Share The Ride went to Richmond with these guys this year - it was a really great one! Check out the article here -
  • + 1
 @KimBrennan: thx Kim!
  • + 3
 Such an awesome cause. I always look forward to seeing the joy that bicycles can bring to children around the world (or in our own backyard). Great work PinkBike!
  • + 2
 With my luck they would ask me a question I couldn't answer and I'd get DQ'ed

"The winners will be notified by e-mail and asked a mountain bike related knowledge question."
  • + 1
 Nah, I guess you'll be fine. I think it is more like one of those anti-robot measures so that the prize goes to a real person. You know, like when you enter a web form and then have to click all pictures with a car on them? Something like that but then in a mountainbike context.
  • + 1
 Google can answer any question
  • + 3
 @vinay: ya, we still might be screwed in that case. You ever click on the pictures because part of the car was in it? I never won an argument with those captcha things.
  • + 3
 Donating is awesome, specially with the current 22% Canadian discount! Keep up the good work PB and Share the Ride!
  • + 2
 I'm just buying a new Ramones 16 for my son and I know how dear and important can be a bike for a 3 y.o. kid so I'll be more than happy to donate.
  • + 1
 Oh good! It comes with Derailleur Hanger No. 26! I’ve always wanted a bike with a No. 26!! #WhenNo.25JustWon’tDo
In all seriousness, great cause, awesome prize!
  • + 5
  • + 1
 @speed10: #26aintdead
  • + 3
 Nice but would like to have a Paypal option....
  • + 1
 Another great cause, thanks for putting this together Pinkbike. And of course thanks to all of the generous sponsors who made this contest possible.
  • + 1
 Hi I think it is great that such foundation exist! Quick question, am I eligible to win something if I live in France?
  • + 1
 Hey @jforg - yep you sure are!
  • + 2
 Please enable Paypal to buy tickets !!!!
  • + 2
 please share the ride with me. my bike got stolen ...
  • + 2
 I'd love to see Share the Ride with e-bike as the main prize...
  • + 5
 Would make someone with a disability really happy.
  • + 3
 I think share the ride desires to actually get donations
  • + 1
 I donated $5 but I didn't do it under the one entry claim this reward part. Does my entry still count?
  • + 1
 Your entry will still count @poozank !!!
  • + 1
 @KimBrennan: Thanks!
  • + 1
 Done. We are all lucky to ride... Hoping to give the same opportunity to the kids!
  • + 2
 Simple and done, thanks Pinkbike!
  • + 1
 bikes make people happy. Giving bikes to kids that wouldnt have any gifts at x mas. makes me super happy.
  • + 1
 Please enable PayPal option!
  • + 1
 Donated. 1 more kid will be getting a bike and helmet.
  • + 1
 Great, but which is it? A Sender ir a Strive?
  • + 1
 Hey @pipomax - Canyon Strive CF 7.0
  • + 1
 One of the best thing Pinkbike does. This and Felton's articles.
  • + 1
  • + 1
 Absolutely amazing
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