All program participants will receive the following starting essentials before the program starts :
During registration, you will indicate if you are getting your starting essentials:
2. Or at Kirk's Bike Shop in Muncie or any of BGI three Indy area stores
BGI and Kirk's mechanics will be programming and installing a Bontrager Trip 1 cycling computer (normally $35 installed). This five function cycling computer measures overall program miles (odometer), trip distance and max speed for last trip, current bike speed and current time.
During the program, you will enter your weekly mileage on-line. Your odometer provides you instant feedback in your quest to achieve a 150 miles. Best of all, it's yours to keep after the program concludes. If you have a cycling computer already, you can choose a $25 BGI Gift Card alternative to start instead.
Pick up your starting essentials before the program begins on Mon., 9/16. Following on-line registration, you will receive weekly email program reminders and a "secret" participant program web site address. What to know the secret? Register for fun and fitness!
Our program provides you with on-site workshops and/or a variety of store clinics to help you become a better and safer rider. Attend any two and earn up to $20 in BGI Gift Cards. Click here for more information including dates, times and places. During program registration, you will be asked to sign up for on-site workshops.
|"Your Bike" - Maximizing Comfort
and Minimizing Problems
|"The Rider"- Enjoying Your Ride||"Fix a Flat and More"|
Want to add a fun element to your program, while increasing your chances of reaching your goal of 150 miles? Then form or asked to be randomly assigned to a "virtual" team of five to complete in a friendly competition for prizes.
Participants on teams are twice as likely to complete the program! Join and encourage others while increasing your chances of finishing.
Look for more information to come in shortly after registration in weekly email reminders.
|BGI Indy Park Rides
Tuesday, 6:30 pm depart. 10-12 mile rides along Indiana's beautiful and scenic bicycle trails.
No cost weekly ride.
Guided Cultural Trail Rides
Weds. 6 pm depart
Fee is $10
and includes a $10 off coupon for their popular Mid-town Bike N Dine Tour.
|Tour of Muncie guided tours of Cardinal Greenways and White River Greenways.
Wednesday, 5 pm depart No cost weekly ride
|Health & Hospital Corporation
Fall Creek Trail Ride
Tuesday, 5:15 pm depart
No cost weekly ride
|Franciscan Saint Francis Health
Southeast Way Park Ride
Monday, 5:30 pm. depart
No cost for this weekly ride
By Sun.,October 27th, you will have pleasantly surprised yourself by covering over 150 miles in six weeks
Don't have a bicycle or want to try a new bike? Here is your chance at major savings. But don't wait as this 15% off Bike Start Coupon expires the day your program starts, Mon., 9/16. For this program, we recommend hybrid comfort and hybrid fitness bicycles from Cannondale, Giant and Trek. Hybrid bikes are designed for upright riding to take strain off your back and arms.
After you have registered, Click here to print off your special offer from BGI and Kirk's Bike Shop. Save $75 on a $500 bike!
|Hybrid Comfort Bikes||Hybrid Fitness Bikes|
For $29.99, the program includes a bike safety check, a cycling computer installed, weekly email reminders, and access to on-line program website. In addition, if you complete any two on-site workshops or store clinics or wellness rides and and finish the 150 mile challenge, you will receive up to $30 in BGI Gift Cards. All totaled, the potential to earn up to $90 in equipment, service, education and gift cards from BGI. Last day to sign up has been extended to Friday, September 6th. Don't wait as you need time to get starting essentials to be ready for Monday September 16th start.
Click Here to sign up for your Sponsor's specific program and to purchase the program online.
Exercise is Good Preventative Medicine for Many Chronic Diseases
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