Competition: Bike Hub Tour de France Fantasy Tour
It's simple. Be the team boss. Pick your riders to represent you in the 2016 Tour de France. Each rider is then allocated a score after every stage according to our scoring system. The team with the most points at the end of the Tour de France is the winner. This year there will also be daily prizes on each stage.
To stay up to date with the latest on the Fantasy Tour follow the official discussion here.
The winner of the Fantasy Tour will walk away with a Stages SC1 Indoor Bike.
With the SC Series studio bikes, Stages Cycling proves world-class bikes aren't only found on the road. This smooth riding, easy to adjust, low-maintenance, state-of-the art bike is equipped with Stages Power® Meters and available to for both personal in-home use and cycling studios.
More info: www.stagescycling.com
The daily prizes go to the team manager with the highest score or with the winning pick on the day.
The Synthe™ is the pinnacle of road helmet design. It offers impressive cooling power, minimal weight, supreme fit and streamlined aerodynamic efficiency. It is a true synthesis of all features a modern rider wants in a high performance road racing helmet. The difference is clear in the wind tunnel—our extensive testing reveals that the Synthe is nearly as efficient as the fastest time trial helmets. But the Synthe’s greatest attributes are comfort and ventilation.
More info: www.giro.com
Giro APECKX Road Shoes
The Apeckx™II combines a supple bonded and welded mesh upper with an impressively stiff DuPont™Zytel® sole. The welded and bonded upper results in fewer seams for reduced hot spots and improved comfort. Fit is adjustable via the classic combination of a micro-ratcheting, low-profile N-1 buckle and two straps. A supportive, anti-microbial EVA footbed optimizes comfort while reducing odor. Plus, the Apeckx II is built on the same last as our highest-performance shoes, so you get the same amazing fit that has made Giro the fastest-growing brand of cycling shoes.
More info: www.giro.com
RED-E offer a range of innovative and quality products from powerbanks, chargers and cables to GoPro mounts.
More info: www.red-electronic.com
The Scoop saddle is designed to provide flexibility and great ergonomic feel for all genres of cycling. Starting with our unique flexible base, vacuum bonded upper and custom design rail, the Fabric Scoop is proven to be the perfect balance of comfort, performance and simplicity. Available in three profiles and four specifications.
More info: fabric.cc
Sigma Rox 10.0
The ROX®10.0 GPS is the first SIGMA bike computer with GPS - The features you need, the price you want from the brand you trust. The ROX®10.0 GPS comes equipped with a GPS receiver, route navigation and ANT+ wireless transmission technology. With the included Data Centre evaluation, planning and mapping software, the ROX®10.0 GPS is the perfect companion for any professional athlete in training.
More info: www.sigma-rox.com
Small and light, with easy one-button control and rugged, waterproof design. HERO Session is perfect as a second GoPro camera, or for the first-time GoPro user who wants the simplest, grab-and-go capture experience.
More info: www.gopro.com
Camber Cage: Built tough to withstand MTB abuse, yet elegant enough to pop on your road bike. Our CAMBER Cage pulls double duty, and looks good doing it.
Airstick SL: The Airstick SL is designed so the inner shaft of the pump doubles as an air chamber and increases air volume per stroke by 37% over competitor pumps of the same size.
SuperFlea Front: Usable vision beam in an Ultra compact package.
SuperFlea Rear: Large capacity battery and collimating lens enhance visibility for hours of riding.
More info: www.blackburndesign.com
Rest Day Prizes
On the rest days (11 July and 18 July) your team goes into a random draw to win a Cadence Nutrition hamper.
Cadence Nutrition's range of nutritional supplements are formulated and designed by Science to Sport. These formulation have been developed in accordance to strict peer reviewed science. There is no ingredient within any Cadence Nutrition energy or recovery product that can be contested with regards to proven efficacy.
Understanding the stresses and physiological requirements of various forms of endurance exercise, they consider the various factors such as gastro-intestinal blood flow, substrate utilisation and numerous other factors that affect the suitability of any substance prior to its inclusion in Cadence Nutrition products.
More info: www.cadencenutrition.com