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Celebrate National Bike Month In Style

Written on May 11, 2011 at 11:13 am , by

You and a friend could each win a super-cute cruiser, like this Sprite F women's Pink Global. (Photo courtesy of Schwinn)

May marks National Bike Month (see how we’re celebrating on page 80 of the May issue!), and with the amazing spring weather, we’ve been inspired to spin around town a lot lately. We adore pushing pedals because it’s great for the environment, a fun way to explore our cities and a quick calorie-blaster—you burn about 500 per hour at a moderate intensity! So we were excited to hear about a fun “pay it forward” contest to get more people out on the trails or the road.

Go to Ride Schwinn’s Facebook page or their website to enter the Bike it Forward giveaway: Choose a category that you think a bike-worthy friend will enjoy (mountain, hybrid, road, cruiser, urban, bike path or kids). Each day this month, Schwinn will draw a winner from the online entries. They, and the person who nominated them, will be spinning in style with their choice of a new bike!

Then you’ll just need to grab a helmet to match your new ride!

Now tell us: If you could win any piece of exercise equipment, what would it be?