Industry News 5/5/2010

BIKE: Bike Parks BC – Ultimate Summer of FREE Ride!

Bike Parks BC – Ultimate Summer of FREE Ride!
Origin is proud to announce the launch of our latest campaign for Bike Parks BC!

Bike Parks BC are giving away a season pass to each of their 5 awesome parks to one lucky rider to create the  "Ultimate Summer of FREE Ride" and we have been working with them to create all of the visuals, program the web application, manage the PR, and manage the growing social media community.

Check it out and submit your entry at

Here's the scoop:

Win a summer of free riding in British Columbia, home of the highest concentration of lift-accessed mountain bike parks in North America. The Bike Parks BC. “Ultimate Summer of Free Ride” contest asks riders to explain why they deserve a summer-long road trip to the best bike parks, and will reward the best blog or photo submission with an epic season of stoke.

The top submission on or will earn that rider the grand prize of a season pass at each of B.C.'s best bike parks: Whistler Mountain Bike Park, Silver Star Bike Park, Sun Peaks Resort, Fernie Alpine Resort and Mount Washington Bike Park. Plus, the winner will get two additional day lift tickets, two nights accommodation, 2 days of bike rentals, and ½ day of expert guides to take a friend to each resort during the 2010 summer season; not to mention $1,000 so they can create the most epic summer road trip ever.

Riders can submit their photo or blog online from April 30 until midnight at June 14. The public will be able to vote for their favourites to determine the finalists which will be announced June 15.  A panel of celebrity judges will then determine the winner and on June 19 someone's ultimate summer of free ride with Bike Parks B.C. will begin.