Whether it’s the more than 480 km of singletrack in Pisgah National Forest and DuPont State Recreational Forest or the miles of roads, which include the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, Transylvania County, N.C., is a cyclist’s dream. It’s been a magnet for Canadians looking for epic climbs and epic rips for years. Canadian Cycling Magazine and the Land of Waterfalls/Transylvania County want to set you up with a fanatic cycling getaway to North Carolina.

The US$5,800 Grand Prize includes:

Specialized bikes

  • Winner’s choice of one Specialized road, mountain or gravel bike (retail value up to US$3,000) for your big rides
  • A complete bike fitting by one of Sycamore Cycles’ highly trained and professional staff
  • A guided day of riding (mountain or road) from CTS Training
  • $250 of bike gear/apparel from The Hub, one of western North Carolina’s leading bike shops
  • Five nights of accommodation (one room, double occupancy) at the Hampton Inn – Pisgah Forest (dates flexible), which is a great home base for your cycling adventures
  • A cycling kit from Oskar Blues Brewery as well as a brewery tour and dinner from the Chub Wagon, one of Oskar Blues’ award-winning food trucks
  • Dinner and a bottle of wine at the Cedar Mountain Cafe, which is near the DuPont State Recreational Forest
  • A US$800 Visa gift card for travel

To enter the Land of Waterfalls Getaway contest:

Five finalists will be chosen from all the submissions. Then, from March 9 to 16, readers will vote on the final Grand Prize winner.

The Fine Print
  1. This contest for the prizes outlined in Grand Prize.
  2. The entrants understand that the contest has two stages. Only five entrants will be chosen as finalists for the second stage.
  3. The five finalists will be announced March 9. Also on March 9, the details for voting for the Grand Prize winner will be announced.
  4. The winner assumes all risks involved in participating in the event.
  5. Not open to residents of Quebec.
  6. Contest entrants must be at least 19 years old and Canadian residents.
  7. The winner is responsible for any applicable taxes connected with the Grand Prize.
Contest Partners

Land of Waterfalls, North Carolina, 2017 contest partners




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