Monday, 12 August 2013

Lots of news...

There's lots of good news contained in today's post. We have an updated entrant list which has increased substantially, our first video entries and we also have an additional sponsor and a better outline of what sort of prizes are going to be on offer and where they will be allocated.


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To begin with, Inspired are very kindly offering the following within the novice category:

1st - Inspired frame, Inspired Mug + Inspired t-shirt

2nd - Inspired forks, Inspired Mug + Inspired t-shirt

3rd - Inspired bars, Inspired Mug + Inspired t-shirt

Most Tech Line - Inspired Kevlar Pivotal Saddle, Inspired Mug, Inspired t-shirt

Biggest Move - Inspired Kevlar Pivotal Saddle, Inspired Mug, Inspired t-shirt

Spot Prizes - Grips, bashrings, saddles, etc.


Following Inspired's contribution we have DMR:

- Vault Pedals x 3 (Chrome, Nickel Grey and Silver) 


Atomlab are contributing: 

- Pimp Bars x 2 (Chrome)


Lezyne's are contributing: 

- Danny MacAskill Signature Pump x 3
- Danny MacAskill Signature Tool x3


Tribalzine are contributing:

- t-shirt/s



Heatsink is our newest sponsor!


Details from the other sponsors are on there way but the prize offerings so far are looking pretty awesome and plentiful. Everyone is in with a good chance of winning something if they get involved...


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Now onto the entry list. The Novice Category currently stands as:



NameAgeCountryTime riding (years)
Frankie Exley-McTaggart15UK2
Carl Hopps26UK8
Sam Nichols25UK (Guernsey)10
Jake Kidney15UK3
Dave Barratt30UK4
Guillermo Marín27Spain13
Patryk Kucza20UK (Jersey)0.5
Gerhard Wimmer-Etz33Austria15
Petras Beržinis16Lithuania3
James Woodbridge18UK3
Madis Vasser25Estonia10
Tamás Misik22Hungary8
Jason Dilworth26UK13
Ante Čobanov19Croatia4
Derek Coates29UK2
Andreas Johnson14Sweden0.5
Mumo Zunino17Chile1.5
Bernard Nulty25Ireland0.25
Matthew Tomlinson23USA4
Mike Pilon28Canada3
Manuel Scheidegger32Switzerland3
Peter Jahrstorfer33Germany4
Maxwell Duryea27USA9
Austin Garner15USA2
Joel Bennett25UK12
Nicolas Moreau21France3
Jon Theis28USA1.5
Jesús San Martín15Spain3
Wilfried Moissonier23France5
Juan Carro16Spain2
Cal McGregor18Aviemore4


The sponsored category now contains:



NameLocationSponsor(s)
Ross McArthurUKMarinoBike
TNN
Ian Johnstone and Neil TunnicliffeUKJAF Bikes
Phoenix Riders Co.
Zoo! Bike
Trialtech
Tony SandovalMexicoUrban Ride
Leon NeillUKMarinoBike
Joe MaherUKRockman Bikes
Tarty Bikes
TNN Bikes
Radical Bikes
Sean WatsonCanadaInspired Bicycles
Mud, Sweat and Gears
Ben TravisUKMarinoBike
FlippUKTarty Bikes
Trialtech
JAF Bikes
Dmitry ZagovalkoSpainOmen Bikes
Fabio WibmerAustriaInspired Bicycles
Hope Technology
POC Sports
Donau (Vienna Insurance Group)
SMS Group
Andrew DickeyAustraliaBiketrials Direct
TNN
Vašek KolářCzech RepublicTrialtech
Dressler Shop
Chorillas



This puts us at 31 entrants within the novice category and 12 within the sponsored with a total of 43 so we're doing pretty well. We should get to experience plenty of interesting videos throughout the competition period.


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Before we look at the first videos of the competition we need to discuss a new rule. We plan to create channels on Vimeo and Youtube so that the videos are easy to find and watch. However, having only some videos on Youtube and only some on Vimeo defeats that goal. So you will now be required to upload your video to both your own Youtube and Vimeo account. From there we will add your video to a channel that we create. Both Youtube and Vimeo are easy to register with. This will also helps with the issues some viewers have with one or the other of these sites. We apologise for the additional effort this will cause you but it will contribute to the overall quality of the competition.


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Now on to our new videos...

Category: Novice
Name: Manuel Scheidegger
Age: 32
Location: Switzerland

 


Category: Sponsored
Name: Andrew Dickey
Sponsors: Biketrials Direct
 
  

That's it for now...

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