BIKE NEW YORK LAUNCHES VIRTUAL SPOKETOBER CHALLENGE
New York, NY, Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bike New York has introduced the launch of Spoketober, a digital occasion to be held from October 1–31. Cyclists from everywhere in the world might be invited to take part by merely using on a regular basis. Members can have the chance to compete for prizes and earn unique biking attire by fundraising in assist of the nonprofit’s mission. Proceeds from this digital occasion will assist Bike New York’s bicycle teaching programs, together with their roster of on-line lessons provided in response to the pandemic.
“Having the talents and confidence to journey a motorcycle is extra necessary than ever as Covid-19 continues to affect our day by day lives. This digital occasion is a large step ahead for Bike New York as we discover new methods to attach our supporters, college students, and different cyclists around the globe by means of the enjoyment, freedom, and energy of taking that journey,” stated Ken Podziba, President and CEO of Bike New York. “Biking is a wonderful type of socially distant transportation and train with unparalleled psychological well being and environmental advantages. Even in these difficult instances, we’re persevering with to carry folks collectively by means of biking with revolutionary occasions and applications that empower bicycling everywhere in the world. When the highway will get tough, we journey on collectively!”
Spoketober members will monitor their progress and maintain monitor of their month-long problem by means of Kitler Rewards, an interactive leaderboard app that syncs with quite a lot of widespread health monitoring apps together with Strava, Fitbit, Garmin Join, Apple Well being, and Google Match. Challengers will earn 100 factors for every day in October that they take a journey of 5 miles or extra, which can rely towards quite a lot of Spoketober-exclusive rewards and prizes all through the month. Flash challenges will come up all through the month, giving members a chance to earn further factors whereas mixing up the routine of their day by day rides.
Riders are inspired to show their Spoketober Problem into fundraisers to learn Bike New York’s free teaching programs. Fundraisers who attain $150 and $300 benchmarks will mechanically earn Primal Put on gear. Bike New York will present instruments and sources to assist fundraisers unfold the phrase about their Spoketober rides and attain their targets.
Spoketober members may even have the chance to compete for a number of prizes together with two top-of-the-line efficiency highway bikes courtesy of Trek, two customized restricted version New Belgium fats tire cruisers, and evaluations at NYU Langone Well being’s Sports activities Efficiency Heart, with further rider rewards supplied by Primal Put on, Clif Bar, and Nuun. Full prize particulars could be considered right here. All members can have entry to quite a lot of perks from occasion sponsors, together with a ten% low cost on an analysis at NYU Langone Well being’s Sports activities Efficiency Heart, 20% off Primal Put on’s on-line retailer, US members will obtain a 15% low cost on a web based order at Clif Bar, and 25% off Nuun’s on-line retailer.
Basic participant registration prices $15, whereas Bike New York Members and Volunteers can register for $10. Entry charges might be waived for 2020 TD 5 Boro Bike Tour registrants. Proceeds from the digital occasion will assist Bike New York’s utterly free, year-round curriculum of lessons which attain greater than 33,000 youngsters and adults of all ages and talents every year. In response to Covid-19, Bike New York has pivoted many of those applications on-line, and launched a model new digital bike useful resource hub to make sure optimum accessibility to bike studying instruments.
Extra data could be discovered at Bike New York’s Spoketober Problem web page: https://www.bike.nyc/events/spoketober/
Extra data on Bike New York’s Digital Bike Training Useful resource Hub could be discovered right here: https://www.bike.nyc/digital-resources-bike-education/. Interviews and high-res pictures out there upon request. About Bike New York Bike New York is 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to remodel lives and communities by means of bicycling. In 2019, we taught bike expertise to greater than 33,000 youngsters and adults. Funding for these applications comes from quite a few annual occasions, together with the TD 5 Boro Bike Tour, Bike Expo New York, and regional occasions. www.bike.nyc
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