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Week Four Winners

It’s our last weekly prize drawing for the PSU Bike Challenge, so let’s make it a good one!

We’re ending the challenge with 778 riders registered with 11,152 trips logged for a total of 77,717 miles. Huge thanks to all who signed up and made this another great year for the Challenge.

Here’s the last round of winners of our weekly prize draw! Congratulations to Week Four Winners:

  • Taha Mohammad won a brand-new Raleigh “Cadent 1” bicycle
  • Kelly Smith won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Robin Harkless won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Amy Spring won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Kale Brewer won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • David Eidsvoog won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Kyle Metzger won a $25 Portland State Bookstore gift card
  • Amory Cervarich won a $25 Portland State Bookstore gift card
  • Russ Doubleday won a Brooks MT10 Multi-tool
  • TK Tandy won a Giro “Reverb” helmet
  • Sonia Holdaway won a Giro “Reverb” helmet
  • Jacob Roth won a Portland Design Works pump
  • Anna Nishen won a Portland Design Works bottle cage
  • Katie Iubatti won a Portland Design Works bottle cage
  • Jake Malstrom won a Blackburn “ATOM SL” bike computer
  • Shannon Kidd won a Blackburn “ATOM SL” bike computer
  • Joseph Kleinhenz won a Blackburn “ATOM SL” bike computer
  • Kenneth Walton won a Chrome laptop bag
  • Sean Dooen won a Chrome laptop bag
  • Janai Kessi won a Chrome backpack
  • Felipe Ferreira won a Chrome backpack
  • Mike Kelly won an ABUS “Ecolution” lock
  • Joshua Hulst won an ABUS “Ecolution” lock
  • Richard Storey won a KIND Snacks prize pack

Winners can stop by the Bike Hub to pick up their prizes. Special thanks to our sponsors: Raleigh bicycles, Hot Lips pizza, Giro helmets, Portland Design Works, Portland State Bookstore, and KIND Snacks.

PSU Bike Challenge Awards Party Tomorrow!

Awards Invite

Join us tomorrow for our end of challenge Awards Party. We’ll have FREE Hot Lips pizza, KIND Snack bars, and raffle drawings for prizes from our amazing sponsors.

We’ll also be handing out trophies and prizes for team and individual winners in the following categories.

Department Team Awards:

  • Top Department of 500+ students/staff
  • Top Department of 200-499 students/staff
  • Top Department of 50-199 students/staff
  • Top Department of 20-49 students/staff
  • Top Department of 7-19 students/staff
  • Top Department of 3-6 students/staff

Individual Awards:

  • Top Encourager
  • Top Male Rider
  • Top Female Rider
  • Top Male New Rider
  • Top Female New Rider

Winners will be announced via email tomorrow morning, so be sure to log your trips for the rest of the day for a chance to win!

It all kick offs at noon tomorrow at the Bike Hub. See you there!

Sponsor of the Week: Giro Helmets

Giro helmet

Each week of the PSU Bike Challenge we’ll be highlighting one of our amazing sponsors who have made this event possible.

This week is all about Giro. Giro products range from helmets and googles to footwear and apparel. They cover you from head to toe to meet all your needs from biking to snow. Giro has been creating new ideas to enhance your ride since they were founded in Santa Cruz, CA in 1985.

You can get your hands on from FREE Giro gear by logging your trips each week on the PSU Bike Challenge website to be automatically entered in the weekly prize drawings.

Sponsor of the Week: Portland Design Works

PDW Basket copy

Each week of the PSU Bike Challenge we’ll be highlighting one of our amazing sponsors who have made this event possible.

This week’s sponsor is Portland Design Works. PDW has been creating and developing beautiful, simple gear for urban cyclists since 2008. They offer over 50 different products, each one carefully designed with consideration of the everyday rider in mind.

We’re super excited to be offering up some PDW gear in our weekly prize raffles including their one-of-a-kind bottle cages, saddles, and racks. Each trip logged on the PSU Bike Challenge website is an automatic entry in the weekly raffle for your chance to win one of Portland Design Work’s impeccable products.

Week Three Winners

Hello and welcome to Week Four of the PSU Bike Challenge. We have 765 riders registered for the Challenge with 8,841 trips logged for a total of 56,694 miles. Impressive!

There’s still plenty of time left in the Challenge so don’t forget to encourage other riders to sign up and start riding. Every ride counts and we still have lots of great prizes to give away!

Each week we’ll be announcing the winners of our weekly prize draw! Congratulations to Week Three Winners:

  • Ayano Healy won a brand-new Raleigh “Cadent 1” bicycle
  • Cassandra Johnson won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Shawna Vreeke won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Jen Centers won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Jai Singh won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Joeyjojojr Shabadoo won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Adrian de Pablo won a $25 Portland State Bookstore gift card
  • Eli Ronick won a $25 Portland State Bookstore gift card
  • Ashley Fejeran won a $25 Portland State Bookstore gift card
  • Aaron Schmalz won a Brooks MT10 Multi-tool
  • Ken Stedman won a Giro “Reverb” helmet
  • Beth DiBenedetto won a Giro “Reverb” helmet
  • Tony Wolk won a Portland Design Works Bottle Cage
  • Maggie McKeon won a Portland Design Works Bottle Cage
  • Richard Sparks won a Blackburn “ATOM SL” bike computer
  • Hope McCaffrey won a Blackburn “ATOM SL” bike computer
  • Noelle Savatta won a Chrome laptop bag
  • Megan Hagler won a Chrome backpack
  • Peter Whitehead won a Chrome backpack
  • Joseph Pearson won a Chrome backpack
  • April Duval won an ABUS “Ecolution” lock
  • Tyler Roberts won an ABUS “Ecolution” lock
  • Bethany Triana won a KIND Snacks prize pack

Winners can stop by the Bike Hub to pick up their prizes. Special thanks to our sponsors: Raleigh bicycles, Hot Lips pizza, Giro helmets, Portland Design Works, Portland State Bookstore, and KIND Snacks.

Sponsor of the Week: Olé Latte Coffee

ole latte

Each week of the PSU Bike Challenge we’ll be highlighting one of our amazing sponsors who have made this event possible.

This week’s sponsor is Olé Latte. Olé Latte coffee started in 2012 and now has two carts in downtown Portland which serve a variety of beverages made from locally sourced small-batched products. They also give back to the community through their “Suspended Coffee” board, a pay-it-forward system.

You can get your hands on some FREE and delicious Olé Latte coffee throughout the month of May at any of our weekly Biker Breakfasts.

Week Two Winners

Alright riders, Week Two of the PSU Bike Challenge has officially come to a close. Thanks to all participants who have logged their trips and encouraged other riders!

There’s currently 729 riders registered with 6,018 trips logged for a total of 40,218 miles. Nice work!

Don’t forget, EVERY RIDE counts and you get more points for encouraging others to join. So get out there and ride and let’s show everybody how great the Challenge can be!

Each Monday we’ll be announcing the winners of our weekly prize draw! Congratulations to Week Two Winners:

  • Anika Hall won a brand-new Raleigh “Cadent 1” bicycle
  • Jordan Norris won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Brett Bolstad won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Geoffrey Duh won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Liz Hockett won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Jenna Bell won a Hot Lips free slice card
  • Peter Kass won a $25 Portland State Bookstore gift card
  • Justine Williams won a $25 Portland State Bookstore gift card
  • Bernd Ferner won a Brooks MT10 Multi-tool
  • David Wood won a Giro “Reverb” helmet
  • Nash McDonald won a Giro “Reverb” helmet
  • Graham Pridham won a Portland Design Works Bottle Cage
  • Iryna Prymak won a Blackburn “ATOM SL” bike computer
  • Max Rudolph won a Blackburn “ATOM SL” bike computer
  • Jessica Hayes won a Blackburn “ATOM SL” bike computer
  • Evan Burrell won a Chrome laptop bag
  • Thomas Schumacher won a Chrome backpack
  • Britt Gratreak won a Chrome backpack
  • Gerald Fittipaldi won a KIND Snacks prize pack
  • Gabrielle Steinert won a KIND Snacks prize pack

Winners can stop by the Bike Hub to pick up their prizes. Special thanks to our sponsors: Raleigh bicycles, Hot Lips pizza, Giro helmets, Portland Design Works, Portland State Bookstore, and KIND Snacks.

If you didn’t win this week, no worries, you still got plenty of time to log your rides and be entered into the weekly drawings.

Sponsor of the Week: Raleigh Bicycles

 

©Earl Harper
©Earl Harper

Each week of the PSU Bike Challenge we’ll be highlighting one of our amazing sponsors who have made this event possible.

This week’s sponsor is Raleigh. Raleigh USA offers high-quality bicycles in a variety of models for smooth rides in the dirt, city, or long stretches of highway. Based in Kent, Washington, Raleigh has been manufacturing bicycles for over 125 years.

We’re happy to have Raleigh as a sponsor this year and we’ll be giving away a handful of their brand-new “Cadent 1” bicycles throughout the month of May. Just log your rides by Friday each week for an automatic entry into the raffle drawing for a chance to win.