Like most people, I am driven by self-interest; however, I must often put aside that self-interest in favor of the common good. Perhaps it's because I'm a Democrat, but that's another subject.
The self-interest perspective is that if I keep schwag opportunities to myself, fewer folks will show up for the fun and goodies and the odds of said schwag coming my way are enhanced. The "common good" perspective is that with greater participation in such opportunities, the more likely it is that the sponsors of such events will do it again and lead others to hold similar events so that the community as a whole, myself included, benefits. With that in mind, I encourage your participation in the BikeRumor Schwag Ride. My mountain bike has been relegated to the garage since the temps bumped 3 digits, but the 29er will be rolling Monday night. No MTB, you say? Get crackin' and you can ride a sweet Orbea demo! Let's see....free stuff, fun folks, bike ride, pizza, beer, and free demo rigs..... I'm sure that you'll be missing some great Monday night TV (insert canned laughter), but this gig has a lot of appeal!
Riding is fun…riding with a bunch of new friends is more fun…taking home some sweet, sweet schwag from some of the best companies in the cycling biz makes it all even better!
Come join us for the first ever Bikerumor Schwag Ride this coming Monday, August 16 at Burns Park in Little Rock, AR. Our buddies at Orbea are kind enough to mark out a course for us and provide a little onsite support (along with some demo bikes…click past the break to reserve one), and we’ve got more than $1,000 worth of awesome bits and pieces from Giro, Camelbak, Maxxis, Competitive Cyclist and Orbea to give away!
Here’s the deal: Show up at Burns Park between 5:45pm and 6:15pm, sign up to get in on the schwag and be ready to roll out at 6:30pm sharp. We’ll be parked at the parking lot with the boat ramps, don’t be late. The kind folks at Chainwheel and Arkansas Cycling & Fitness will be rolling with us, too, and afterward we’ll meet up at Vino’s for some pizza and local beverages (that part’s a Dutch Date). Click here for a map, showing both the ride location and Vinos.
Check the list of available demo Orbeas:
ALMA 26 S10 LG
ALMA 26 S10 M
LANZA 29 M
LANZA 29 SM
OCCAM CARBON SM
OCCAM CARBON MED
OCCAM CARBON LG
OCCAM DAMA MD
OIZ CARB LG
OIZ CARB MD
OIZ CARB MED
RALLON S30 SM
Contact Scott Burke at Orbea USA to reserve a bike.
This event is brought to us by Bikerumor.com, Orbea, Competitive Cyclist, Arkansas Cycling and Fitness, and Chainwheel.
Here's a link to the post on BikeRumor:
Thanks to Steve Shepherd at Orbea for the heads-up!