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Awards & Prizes

We want to thank you for riding by giving you even more opportunities to WIN! Every day that you log trips during MCBC, you’ll be eligible to win one of our great daily raffle prizes (announced on social media). In addition to our daily prizes (see  below) during Bike Week and our epic Bike Bash raffle, our ‘Wheelie Awards’ recognize some of our most colorful and dedicated individual cyclists. This year’s prize lineup is as follows:

Daily Raffle Prizes

Just by logging  trips for the MCBC, you are automatically eligible to win one of our great daily raffle prizes (May 15-21). We’ll randomly select one lucky winner each day and mail the prize right to you!  We’ll announce the winner on Facebook and get in touch directly via email each evening. Here is this year’s daily prize lineup:

Thank you to our generous prize sponsors!

Title Awards

The following winners will also receive a trophy at the Bike Bash with his/her name engraved in addition to the prize provided by the award sponsor:

OrtliebOrtlieb USA’s Mile Master Award (not by nomination)- Awarded to the individual with the most mileage logged during the MassCommute Bicycle Challenge

Dill-Pickle-logo-header copy Dill Pickle Gear’s Daily Dedication Award (new!)  Awarded to the participant who takes the most trips by bicycle during the MCBC (no matter how short!)

Wheelie Awards

The Wheelie Awards are a special way to honor the cyclists who travel with a unique dedication and excitement. One winner will be selected in each of the following categories based on written submissions, photos and videos and will be presented with a $200+ value prize from the sponsoring company of each award. THANK YOU to this year’s Wheelie Award sponsors, Bucaboot and Ortlieb USA!

Do you or someone you know have what it takes to win a Wheelie Award? Tell us why in a brief email with photos attached to MCBikeChallenge@masscommute.com by Wednesday, May 24th.  Check out last year’s Wheelie Award winners.  Awards will be presented at the Bike Bash on 5/31- winners (or a representative) must be present to win!

Buca Boot - Logo w Tagline

Buca Boot’s Geared Out Award Awarded to the participant who rides with the most ‘flair.’ Participants should submit a photo of themselves and their bike.

Ortlieb Ortlieb USA’s Grease the Wheels AwardAwarded to the participant who does the most to help other cyclists or uses cycling to help the greater good. Participants must submit a story & photo(s) about how they make a difference.

Ortlieb Ortlieb USA’s Pack Mule Award Awarded to the participant who transports the most or most interesting load. Participants must submit a description of what they carried with photo(s) to prove.

Lifetime Achievement Award Awarded to one of our incredible participants who continue to support us with their dedication year after year!

 

Team Awards

Awards will be given only to the top performing team in each category. Winning teams will be presented with our signature bike gear awards at the Bike Bash.

Community – Awarded to community that records the most total mileage throughout the week

College/University (1-999) – Awarded to the college or university with 1-999 students that records the most total mileage throughout the week.

College/University (1,000-4,999) – Awarded to the college or university with 1,000-4,999 students that records the most total mileage throughout the week.

College/University (5,000+) – Awarded to the college or university with 5,000 or more students that records the most total mileage throughout the week.

Business/Institution (1-24) – Awarded to the business with 1-24 employees that records the most total mileage throughout the week.

Business/Institution (25-99) – Awarded to the business with 25-99 employees that records the most total mileage throughout the week.

Business/Institution (100-499) – Awarded to the business with 100-4,999 employees that records the most total mileage throughout the week.

Business/Institution (500-1,499) – Awarded to the business with 500-1,499 employees that records the most total mileage throughout the week.

Business/Institution (1,500-2,999) – Awarded to the business with 1,500-2,999 employees that records the most total mileage throughout the week.

Business/Institution (3,000-4,999) – Awarded to the business with 3,000-4,999 employees that records the most total mileage throughout the week.

Business/Institution (5,000+) – Awarded to the business with 5,000 or more employees that records the most total mileage throughout the week.