Adventure Cycling Giveaway Rules

Adventure Cycling Giveaway Official Rules

1. By entering any sweepstakes, you allow Adventure Cycling to release your name in promotional materials: both in print and web.

2. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. You can enter any of the bike giveaways by sending a self-addressed, stamped business size (#10) envelope to Adventure Cycling [List Name of Campaign Giveaway Here], P.O. Box 8308, Missoula, MT 59807-8308. You will be sent official alternative entry materials. Only valid official alternative entry forms will be accepted, only one per customer. No reproductions will be accepted. All entries, including addressing, must be in entrant's personal handwriting. Send completed alternative entry forms to Adventure Cycling's [List Name of Campaign Giveaway Here], P.O. Box 8308, Missoula, MT 59807-8308. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by sweepstakes end date and received no later than one week after the sweepstakes end date. Random drawing will be held to determine winner within two weeks of sweepstakes close date. No responsibility will be assumed for lost, misdirected, or late mail. Prize for each Bicycle Giveaway Sweepstake is an Advocate Cycles bicycle valued at over$3000.  All other giveaways can be entered by sending an email to the address listed below or listed on the specific campaign form.

3. Winners will be selected by random drawing from all entries received.

4. Decisions of judges are final. Winner will be notified by mail and phone, and will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, which must be returned within 14 days of date of notification or an alternate winner will be selected. If prize notification letter is returned as undeliverable or affidavit is not returned within the time period, prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Adventure Cycling reserves the right to provide for a substitute prize (or prizes) of equivalent value if any of the prizes cannot be delivered. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner. Entry constitutes permission to use the winner's name and likeness for publicity or promotional purposes without additional compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. Winner will be announced on the Adventure Cycling blog. Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received.

5. Program is open to U.S. residents 18 years of age or older. Adventure Cycling and  Advocate Cycles employees, board members, and their families are not eligible. Offer void in Puerto Rico and wherever else prohibited by law. For a list of winners (available one month after the closing date), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Winners' List, Adventure Cycling Giveaway, P.O. Box 8308, Missoula, MT 59807-8308. Specify which Sweepstakes results you are requesting.

7. By entering the Sweepstakes, you release Adventure Cycling Association, participating sponsors, and suppliers of prizes, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agencies (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty, or other theory.


Specific Rules for the 5 Advocate Cycles Bike Giveaways

1) Share The Joy

Use one of the special campaign links or forms to share Adventure Cycling with your friend(s) or give a gift membership, and you will receive credit for the referral. Each friend you refer using these tools qualifies you for one chance to win the "referral” Seldom Seen bicycle. The more friends you refer, the better your chances become. Referrals must be unique. Multiple referrals of the same person will not qualify you for more chances to win.

Sweepstakes start date: 1/1/2017

Sweepstakes end date: 12/31/2017

2) New Member & Membership Renewal Campaign

Join as a new member or  renew your membership  with a payment between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 and you will be automatically entered into a drawing for the "new member & renewal" Sand County touring bicycle. Life members of Adventure Cycling will be automatically included in this giveaway.

Sweepstakes start date: 1/1/2017

Sweepstakes end date: 12/31/2017

3) USBRS Campaign

Donate $10 or more to the 2017 U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) campaign and you will be automatically entered into the drawing for the "USBRS"  Sand County touring bicycle.

Sweepstakes start date: 1/1/2017

Sweepstakes end date:  6/30/2017

4) Bike Travel Weekend & Bike Your Park Day

Register for Bike Travel Weekend, June 2-4, 2017, at, or register for Bike Your Park Day, September 30, 2017, at, and you will automatically be entered into the drawing to win the "Bike Travel Weekend & Bike Your Park Day" Advocate Cycles Seldom Seen bicycle and a trip for two, with bikes, to Glacier National Park on Amtrak's Empire Builder.

Amtrak Restrictions:

  • Travel must be completed within one year of the Certificate Issue Date (to be issued in October 2017).
  • Restricted Travel Dates in 2017: Jan. 1, 2; Feb. 17, 20; Apr. 13-14, 17; May 26, 29; Sept. 1, 4; Oct. 9; Nov. 21-22, 25-27; Dec. 22-24, 29-31.
  • Restricted Travel Dates in 2018: Jan. 2; Feb. 16, 19; Mar. 30; Apr. 2; May 25; Aug. 31; Sept. 3; Nov. 20-21, 24-26; Dec. 21-23, 26-30.
  • Ticket(s) are subject to availability, non-transferable, and non-cashable. Tickets are not good for stopovers, cannot be extended past one year of Certificate Issue Date, and are non-negotiable for changes or substitutions.
  • Traveler(s) are responsible for payment of any additional ticket(s) and upgrades on the reservation.
  • Any changes to the reservation will be at the traveler(s) expense.
  • All ticket(s) must be booked on one reservation.
  • Travel subject to Amtrak Conditions of Carriage/Terms of Transportation, found on
  • Additional promotions or sales cannot be applied.


  • Reservations required at least 21 days prior to departure.
  • Additional instructions will be provided to winner. 

Sweepstakes start date:  1/01/17

Sweepstakes end date:  9/30/2017

5) Adventure Cycling Tours Participation

Register for and take an Adventure Cycling Tour in 2017 and you will be automatically entered into the drawing to win the “tours" Seldom Seen bicycle.

Sweepstakes start date: 1/1/2017

Sweepstakes end date: 12/31/2017