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Bike & Go launches third annual Chic Cyclist Contest

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Bike & Go has launched its third Chic Cyclist competition, and is inviting stylish cyclists across the UK to join in the fun.

With cycling shorts the surprise hit of the catwalk last autumn, and social media queens Kim Kardashian West and Bella Hadid pioneering their return, cycling gear is having a moment.

 

But according to the Bike & Go team, you don’t need to don lycra to enjoy a bike ride; and they’re celebrating the wide variety of outfits worn by cyclists with their popular annual contest.

 

From skinny jeans and Superstars to wedding dresses, previous entrants have shown us that anything goes when it comes to using their bike to get around.

And the cyclist crowned this year’s winner will ride off into the sunset with £150 worth of high street vouchers, which can be redeemed at a wide range of UK stores and attractions.

To enter, users simply need to upload a photo of themselves in their most stylish cycling outfit and tweet it to @UKBikeandGo using the hash tag #ChicCyclist2018.

The closing date is Friday, August 10, and the winner will be announced on Tuesday August 14 through the @UKBikeandGo handle on Twitter.

David O’Leary, Director of Bike & Go said: “Each year, Bike & Go users send in their photographs to show us that cycling outfits can consist of anything from jeans and a pair of Converse to business suits. The entries we’ve had for past competitions have been getting better and better, so we can’t wait to see what chic outfits our cyclists come up with this summer.”

Bike& Go offers bike hire facilities from 21 participating train stations across the Merseyrail network, including Liverpool Central, Moorfields, Aigburth, Southport, Ormskirk and West Kirby, in addition to a further 49 participating train stations across much of the North West, North East andYorkshire, East andSouth East of England, andScotland.]

In 2016 the scheme was praised by a UK division of the travel giant TripAdvisor when it was included in a list of the top seven bicycle hire companies drawn up by its subsidiary rental company Holiday Lettings.

To hire a Bike & Go, bike users simply need to register their card details online, which they can do via smart phones, tablets, or at home, andpay the annual £10 subscription fee. They will then receive a user number via email which will allow immediate bikehire – usually charged at just £3.80 per 24 hours up to a maximum of 72 hours - while they wait for their Bike & Go membership card. 

 

Once finished with, bikes can be dropped off at any participating Bike & Go bike hire facility.