We’re looking for three enthusiastic riders who share our excitement for bike culture in Colorado to join forces with us and become “Plain Pedalers”. Plain Pedalers will help us capture the spirit of this summer’s series of bike related events and culture.
What does this mean to you?
As a Plain Pedaler, you get entry to cycling events all across Colorado this summer, and the opportunity to tell your story by sharing photos of training, riding, and exploring the state. You get to become a correspondent for Pedal The Plains and bicycling in Colorado, with all of your content featured on the Pedal The Plains web site.
How it works:
Submit an entry to our web site
The first step is for you to submit a photo, along with an explanation of why you want to be a Plain Pedaler. Photos and descriptions can be about anything involving cycling – why you ride, how you include your family in your hobby, amazing photos of bike culture, the intensity of the pain you experience while riding…we’re looking for folks who share our wild enthusiasm for the sport, but beyond that the sky’s the limit! In your entry, tell us why you’d be a good Plain Pedaler – it could be anything from your stellar photography skills to writing abilities to your 10,000-follower Twitter account.
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Get People to Like Your Photo on the Pedal The Plains Web Site
We’ll post the photos on our web site, and the photos with the most Facebook likes will advance to the second round. It’s your job to get as many likes as you can, however you can – Facebook posts, email, tweets, flyers in your neighborhood – it’s up to you! We’ll be helping to promote all the photos on our Facebook page, blog, and Twitter, but we’re not going to play any favorites. At the end of the day on Sunday, July 1st, we’ll take all the photos down and tally the “likes”.
Top 10 Win a T-shirt and Advance to the Next Round
The entries from the top 10 finishers will win Pedal The Plains tshirts, and – more importantly – will be submitted to a panel of judges (including the Pedal The Plains Ride Director and Governor Hickenlooper) who will select their favorite entries. This is where your written submission comes into play: are you a great writer, a social media guru, or an awesome photographer? Tell us why you deserve this opportunity.
Three finalists will be chosen as the 2012 Plains Pedalers.
Winners will participate throughout the summer by posting pics and stories, training tips and any other cycling experiences they have over the summer on the Pedal The Plains blog. To help get them out riding, Plain Pedalers will automatically get free entry to Pedal The Plains for themselves plus one, as well as entries to cycling events all around Colorado this summer, along with race gear, schwag from sponsors, and other fun prizes.