Congrats to the Team Week Champions, Microsoft!
2014 Team Week Champions
The team raised $9,430 during Bike MS Team Week!
Microsoft, led by team captain, Nicole Denil, earned the 2014 Team Week Champions title. Besides bragging rights, they win the following:
- Professional team photo shoot courtesy of RAYMEDphotography.
- For two weeks, the team photo will be featured as the cover photo on our Facebook page and on Cycling Across America's facebook page.
- Team will be featured in the Breakaway Riders section of our website.
- Exclusive Team Packet Pick-up.
- The Team Week Champions Award at the Bike MS Awards Ceremony in June.
Bacardi - $4,309 - Team Captain: Claudette Halluk
Weston Velo - $3,420 - Team Captain: Marc Rheingold
Mack Cycle - $2,965 - Team Captain: Sue Kawalerski
Mission MS - $2,874 - Team Captain: Lanny Carrero
Thank you and congratulations to all the teams that participated!
Now for the challenges open to all particpants.
Challenge #10 - Top Overall Fundraiser - Winner: Joey Bonomo
Joey has raised over $10,000 since registration opened!
Prize: Bike MS Gear Bag (MS drawstring backpack) with a Mission MS Jersey, a pair of Bike MS socks, a pair of Primal socks, and a Specialized water bottle.
Challenge #9 - Top Team Week Fundraisers
First Place: Nicole Denil - $5,445 (Microsoft)
Prize: Spinergy wheelset (valued at $1,155). Special thanks to Spinergy for donating these magnificient wheels.
Second Place: Dean Siegal - $2,215 (Weston Velo)
Prize: Runner’s Depot Prize Package – A CamelBak, 1 box of GU Energy Gels (24 count), and a Runner’s Depot cap. Plus a Mission MS Jersey!
Third Place: Liz Carnot - $1,650 (Team Cycle World)
Prizes: A $25 Official Bike Shop gift certificate and a pair of Boston Bill Sunglasses – The winner can select from any of our Official Bike Shops and also select their favorite pair of shades from Boston Bill’s online store.
Fourth Place: Joan Shires - $1,085 (Jill's Fire)
Prizes: Bike MS socks and a pair of Boston Bill Sunglasses – The winner can select their favorite pair from Boston Bill’s online store.
Fifth Place: Jack Lipkind - $1,000 (Mission MS)
Prizes: Boston Bill Sunglasses – The winner can select their favorite pair of shades from Boston Bill’s online store.
Bike MS staff will contact each winner to acquire size, color, and style preferences and to arrange for delivery.
It’s time to recruit, register and ride!
Challenge # 1 – Open to Team Captains
Starting today, the top three Team Captains of the teams with the most riders to register from now until 11:59 PM Monday, January 13 will win a gift basket from Miss Beth's Groves and Gifts and a pair of Boston Bill Sunglasses.
Challenge # 2 – Open to all non-Team Captains
Recruit the most riders to register from now until 11:59 PM Monday, January 13 will win a Mission MS jersey and Bike MS socks. You must let us know who you recruited. Please email us with the subject line: “Dibs!” and the name of the riders you recruit to register from now until 11:59 pm Monday, January 13.
Challenge # 3 – Open to Team Captains
The largest 2014 team by end of Monday, January 13 will win a Bike MS gear bag stuffed with a fleece throw, Mission MS jersey, Bike MS socks, and a Specialized water bottle.
Post a photo on our Facebook page from a training ride of members of your 2014 Bike MS team! The team whose photo has the most LIKES by 11:59 PM on 1/20, wins 10 pairs of Primal Wear cycling socks and 10 National MS Society cinch sacks!
Winners for Challenges # 1, # 2, & # 3
Challenge # 1 winners:
Florida Pro Cycle, 13 new registrants
Microsoft, 13 new registrants
FIU Flyers, 10 new registrants
Mack Cycle, 10 new registrants
Challenge # 2 winner: Christina Del Sol
Challenge # 3 winner: Claudette Halluk , Bacardi, 101 riders
Congratulations and thank you to the winners!
Big thanks to Miss Beth's Groves & Gifts and Boston Bill Sunglasses for the donations.
Now that you and your teammates are registered, it’s time to update your personal page! Write your profile, upload a photo, and let the world know you are going to take on this amazing adventure in the hopes of ending multiple sclerosis forever.
Challenge # 4 - Open to ALL participants:
Update Personal Page - any participant who has updated their page is entered to win. There will be three winners! The goodies are a pair of Bike MS cycling socks and a $25 Official Bike Shop gift certificate.
Challenge # 5 - Open to Team Captains
Update Team Page - any team captain who has updated their team page is entered to win. There will be three winners! The goodies are a pair of Primal Wear cycling socks and a $25 Official Bike Shop gift certificate.
Need help? Call 954-676-3926 or 954-676-3911 or email us. If you need help after hours, we're here until 8 PM on Tuesday. Check out the Bike MS Calendar for info on tonight's Speed Updating!
Once your personal page and team page are set, get started on the next step, sending out email!
Challenge # 6 - Open to ALL participants
The participant with the most email sent from Participant Center from Tuesday, January 14 at 12:00 PM and Thursday, January 16 at 9:00 AM, wins a Mission MS jersey and a $25 Official Bike Shop gift certificate.
Challenge # 7 - Open to Team Captains of Friends & Family Teams
The team captain of the Friends & Family team that has the most email sent out from Participant Center wins a Mission MS jersey and a $25 Official Bike Shop gift certificate.
Challenge # 8 - Open to Team Captains of Corporate Teams
The team captain of the Corporate Team that has the most email sent out from Participant Center wins a Mission MS jersey and a $25 Official Bike Shop gift certificate.
Winners for Challenges # 4 - # 8
Challenge # 4 winners:
Update Personal Pages
Tom Drennan III - Shift For Brains
Victor Taurizano - Green Cyclones
Challenge #5 winners
Updated Team Pages
Ryder - David Carmona
Aetna Cycling Team - Cher Herman-Darville
Leslie's Angels - Gerry Cullen
Challenge #6 winner
Most emails sent from Participant Center between 1/14 and 1/16
Yaniel Acosta - Team Investacorp
Challenge #7 winner
Friends & Family Team - Most team emails sent from Participant Center
Oxygen Suckers - Richard Griffin
Challenge #8 Winner
Corporate - Most team emails sent from Participant Center
Mack Cycle - Sue Kawalerski