Have you registered for road.cc Fantasy Cycling yet? If not, why not? It's tons of fun and a great way to learn about road racing. That's if you're not already an expert, of course. And there's a whole heap of stuff to win too! Including this...
We've teamed up with top distributor Zyro to offer up some great daily prizes for every stage of the Tour de France. Even if you're nowhere in the overall league, one good day could mean some shiny bike-related stuff in the post to you! Make sure you're in before the start of the Tour, because the stage prize for the Prologue is a Bryton Rider 50 GPS computer worth £199.99! With a 2.2" colour screen, preloaded maps and ANT+ connectivity it's a great tool for your riding, backed up by Bryton's comprehensive online service. Pick the right guys on 30 June and it could be yours!
That's not all, either. There's something to be won on every stage of the Tour. Here's a rundown of what you could win with a good day at the Fantasy office…
Prologue: a Bryton Rider 50 GPS computer worth ￡199
Stage 1: an Altura Classic Long Sleeve Jersey (Red) worth ￡49
Stage 2: a Zefal Xtra Light Carbon Mini Pump worth ￡49
Stage 3: a CamelBak Podium 6-Bottle Bumper Pack worth ￡62
Stage 4: an Altura Ergofit Gilet (White) worth ￡44
Stage 5: a Cateye Yellow Strada Wireless Limited Edition computer worth ￡49
Stage 6: an Etxeondo Gizon Jersey (Blue) worth ￡69
Stage 7: a pair of Panaracer RACE A Tyres worth ￡79
Stage 8: an ABUS Tec-Tical Pro Helmet worth ￡99
Stage 9: a set of Altura Ergofit Leg Warmers + Ergofit Arm Warmers (White) worth ￡54
Stage 10: a Minoura W3100 Workstand worth ￡149
Stage 11: a Bryton Rider 20 GPS computer worth ￡99
Stage 12: a PowerBar Bumper Load pack worth ￡73
Stage 13: a Cateye Green Strada Wireless Limited Edition computer worth ￡49
Stage 14: a pair of Panaracer Closer Tyres worth ￡59
Stage 15: an Altura Ergofit Race Cape worth ￡69
Stage 16: a Prologo Zero Ti 1.4 saddle (Hard Black) worth ￡99
Stage 17: a Bryton Rider 40 GPS computer worth ￡149
Stage 18: a Zefal FP70 Track pump worth ￡59
Stage 19: an Altura Ergofit Comp Short Sleeve Jersey (White) worth ￡59
Stage 20: a pair of Tifosi Tyrant sunglasses (Race Red) worth ￡59.99
And even that's not all! We'll be knocking out road.cc socks as spot prizes on some of the stages too. And it won't be about winning. It could be having the first rider over a certain climb, or the last man home, or the chap who runs in 21st… there won't be any skill in it, but you might bag a prize anyway.
head over to fantasy.road.cc to get registered and pick your team.
Go premium for the chance to win a BMC bike worth £1,699!
Premium membership of Fantasy Cycling costs just £10 for the season. For that you get a whole heap of extra competitions to play and also the chance to win some big prizes in the Grand Tours.
The Premium winner of the Tour de France will win a BMC Roadracer SL01 Tiagra Compact 2012 Road Bike worth £1,699. BMC are appealing to endurance orientated riders and enthusiasts with this long-distance performance bike, and you could be walking off with one if you're top of the pile come the Champs Elysées. The second-placed Directeur Sportif will receive a full BMC team kit including jersey, shorts, windproof gilet and gloves, worth £260, and third place gets a Louis Garneau X-Lite Helmet worth £124.99.
Premium entry to the Tour de France closes before Stage 4 on Wednesday 4 July. So if you want to in with a shot of winning the main prizes you'll need to be signed up for Premium membership by then.
head over to fantasy.road.cc to find out more.
Dave is a founding father of road.cc and responsible for kicking the server when it breaks. In a previous life he was a graphic designer but he's also a three-time Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling world champion, and remains unbeaten through the bog. Dave rides all sorts of bikes but tends to prefer metal ones. He's getting old is why.