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Specialized's Bike to Work Challenge

Published May 6, 2009

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized is once again hosting its annual Bike to Work Day Industry Commute Cup Challenge to inspire some friendly competition within the industry during National Bike to Work Week, May 11-15 2009.

As in previous years, Specialized will have 16 possible divisions to enter organized into three categories (1) Industry (2) Independent Bicycle Retailers, (3) Specialty Divisions.

Enter for a chance to win a limited edition green 2009 Globe Vienna 1 and/or an iPod Shuffle.

Official Categories for entry:

INDUSTRY

Most participation (based on percentage of employees) wins
(1) Industry companies with 1-50 full-time employees
(2) Industry companies with 51-100 full-time employees
(3) Industry companies with 101+ full-time employees

INDEPENDENT BICYCLE RETAILERS
Most participation (based on percentage of employees) wins
(4) IBDs with 1-5 full-time employees*
(5) IBDs with 6-10 full-time employees*
(6) IBDs with 11+ full-time employees*

*For IBDs with multiple store locations, each store may enter individually
(7) Multiple location IBD

SPECIALTY
Longest commute one-way (Home to Workplace) wins
(8) Fixed gear/single speed: female
(9) Fixed gear/single speed: male
(10) Open Category: female
(11) Open Category: male
(12) Tandem
(13) Athena: females 160lbs +
(14) Clydesdale: males 200lbs +
(15) First time Bike to Work Commuter: female
(16) First time Bike to Work Commuter: male

Official Rules

-Official Bike to Work/Commute Cup Challenge is Thursday, May 14, 2009.

-You may substitute May 14th for (1) other day during National Bike to Work Week, May 11-15, 2009.

How to Enter:

INDUSTRY CATEGORY

Choose (1) representative from your company. Company representative must pre-register your company for the challenge by sending an email to michelle.diaz.ordell@specialized.com by 5:00pm PDT Friday, May 8 with the following information:

Contact Company phone number
Company Name
Company Location
Bike To Work Industry Commute Cup Challenge Category entering: (1), (2), (3)
Web-ready logo in .jpg, .tif or .gif (if possible)

Upon registration confirmation, your company contact will receive a reply email with further instructions. Company contact will be responsible for submitting your company’s official entry as indicated during Bike to Work Week. All entries must be submitted by company contact by Friday, May 15, 2009, 5:00pm PDT for consideration.

Official winners will be announced on Monday, May 18, 2009.

IBD CATEGORY
Choose (1) representative from your retailer. Pre-register your retailer for the challenge by sending an email to michelle.diaz.ordell@specialized.com by 5:00pm PDT Friday, May 8 2009 with the following information:
Retailer Contact Name (First & Last)
Retailer Company phone number
Retailer Name
Retailer Location
If retailer is a Specialized IBD, your Account Number
Bike To Work Industry Commute Cup Challenge Categor(ies) entering: (4), (5), (6), and (7)
Web-ready logo in .jpg, .tif or .gif (if possible)

Upon registration confirmation, your company contact will receive a reply email with further instructions. Company contact will be responsible for submitting your company’s official entry as indicated during Bike to Work Week. All entries must be submitted by company contact by Friday, May 15th, 2009, 5:00pm PDT for consideration.

Official winners will be announced on Monday, May 18, 2009.

SPECIALTY CATEGORY
Starting on Monday May 11 2009, visit http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCAdvocacy.jsp where a special article will be posted with instructions on how to submit your entry for the specialty divisions.

All entries must be submitted online as instructed by May 15, 2009, 5:00pm, PDT for consideration.

Official winners will be announced on Monday, May 18, 2009.

INDUSTRY CATEGORY
Specialized Commute Cup Trophy AND a (1) limited edition green 2009 Globe Vienna 1 size Medium will be awarded to first place winners in categories (1) - (3)!

IBD CATEGORY
Specialized Commute Cup Trophy will be awarded to first place winners in categories (4)-(7) AND a (1) limited edition green 2009 Globe Vienna 1 size Medium will also be awarded to first place winners in categories (4) - (6)!

SPECIALTY CATEGORY
Specialized Commute Cup Trophy AND (1) iPod Shuffle will be awarded to first place winners in categories (8)-(16)!

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