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Contests & Prizes

Contests & Prizes

Photo Contest

Selfies, group shots, action photos, scenic views from your pollution-free mode of transportation! Enter our Photo Contest for a chance to win a Bike Month prize pack. Photos can be submitted anytime between May 1 and May 31.

Online voting will end at on May 31. From the top 10 photos based on online voting, the TMBA board will select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place photos which best demonstrate the positive bicycle community within Washoe County that TMBA seeks to promote.

Submit and vote on photos here!

Thanks to our sponsors, Midtown Dental, we will be awarding 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners this year:
-3rd place: Dental Kit from Midtown Dental, bike repair kit with 3 pry bars, under seat pack to carry repair items
-2nd place: All of the prizes from 3rd place PLUS a reusable water bottle from Tahoe Nevada Love
-1st place: All of the above prizes PLUS a $50 Patagonia gift card.

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Commuter Challenge

Get signed up at the RTC Smart Trips website, log your bicycle commute miles ridden from May 1-31, and be entered to win a Bike Month prize package (still being developed). We are looking for individuals and businesses to challenge each other to replace car trips all month long.

Improve you health, reduce your environmental footprint, and help us show local leadership that cycling is a realistic mode of transportation in Washoe County that needs to be prioritized! Learn more here…

We will be selecting four riders at random throughout the month to win a Bike Month prize pack with gear from REI and other great stuff. Ride often and log your miles for a chance to win!

Rack ‘Em Up

Safe Routes To School invites all Washoe County Schools to participate in the Bike to School Week “Rack ‘Em Up” Contest!
The contest will be held during the week of May 13 – 19, 2019. Judging will be conducted by members of the Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance. The winners will be notified shortly after the end of Bike Month. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes given for the following categories:

  • The fullest bike rack:
    • Ride your bike to school, Rack ‘Em Up, lock ’em up and send us a photo of your fullest bike rack or racks.
    • The bike rack with the most bikes wins!
  • Best decorated bike rack:
    • Decorate your bike racks and school hallways. Use school colors, your imagination and think clean!
    • Send us a picture of your decorated bike racks. Your efforts count!

To participate, contact Officer MJ Cloud, Washoe County’s Safe Routes To School Coordinator. Learn more about walking and biking to school at http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/.

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Your donation supports annual Bike Month events which help to promote bicycling as an alternative form of transportation.

Upcoming Events

  1. Fourth Friday Dinner Ride – August 2019

    August 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. Good Will Wednesday – August 2019

    August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. 2019 Sagebrush Cyclocross Season – Race #1

    September 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am