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Win a Trip to Tour de France from Map My Ride

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map my ride tour de france contest win a trip to the cycling race

Map My Ride and Versus TV have teamed up to send you to the Tour de France.

The “Le Tour Challenge” is a virtual competition in which you ride each day’s stage in the comfort of your own neighborhood, then submit your ride to MMR for an entry.  Prizes include bikes from Cervelo and Parlee (pics after the break), Jerseys and the grand prize Trek Travel trip to see the final stage of this year’s race in France.

Click ‘more’ to see how to enter…

  1. SIGN UP at www.MapMyRide.com/tdf
  2. RIDE your bike on the day of a stage
  4. We’ll COMPUTE your Virtual Time and give you an ENTRY into the daily prize drawings
  6. REPEAT on as many stages as you’d like

Prizes include:

• Trek Travel Grand Prize Trip Package: 4-day trip in Paris to watch Lance and the other top pros in the final stage of the 2009 Tour de France. This trip will be awarded in a prize drawing and announced on the VERSUS live broadcast on Sunday July 12th! (Airfare not included)


• Parlee Z4 Australian Team Issue Bike outfitted with Edge Composites components including a 1.68 carbon wheelset. This bike weighs in at less than 14 lbs!


• Cervelo S2 Bike equipped with a Dura Ace gruppo–it’s the next generation of the Soloist Carbon, and boasts the reputation for being the ultimate pro bike.

• Jerseys: We will be awarding Custom Stage Jerseys to the riders who post the lowest Virtual Time for each stage, as well as a Yellow Jersey to the leader of the overall Virtual Tour on each stage.

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Robert Jones
Robert Jones
14 years ago

Much as I would like to enter the contest and use “Map my Ride”, I find that the program is completely unworkable. The map that they have for Bullhead City, Arizona, where I live, is so out of date that I cannot get the thing to record my rides. Is there any way to submit my daily rides without having to work with the stupid mapping program?

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