July 21, 2011 (Toronto, ON) – The drama at the Tour is heating up following the Queen Stage 18 and while the lead hasn’t changed in Pedal’s 2011 Tour de France Contest either the chase is on as new teams are now closing in and vying for the Grand Prize. PanchoVilla’s Dream team with 768 points remains in front but has a new challenger in second, Wrath of Thor with 764 points, as Mardi Gras takes over third with 757 points. With only three stages to go both the Tour and the Pedal 2011 Tour de France Contest are shaping up to keep fans on the edge of their seats until the final stage this Sunday.
For the complete contest standings after Stage 18 click HERE.
Pedal’s 2011 TdF Contest Prize List
1st Prize – Felt F5 Road Bike – SRP $2,399
2nd Prize – Easton EA90 SL Wheels – SRP $1,040
3rd Prize – SRAM Apex Group – SRP $900
4th Prize – Trelock BS450 Lock and BB400 Computer – SRP $410
5th Prize – Moa Amal S/S Jersey and Nial Shorts – SRP $330
6th Prize –Specialized S-Works Prevail Helmet – SRP $300
7th Prize – Louis Garneau CFS-300 Road Shoes – SRP $299
8th Prize – Michelin Pro 3 Tires – SRP $140/pr
9th Prize – SKS Airbase PRO Floor Pump – SRP $100
10th Prize – Michael Barry’s Le Metier Cycling Book – SRP $45
Rest Day Prizes
– Top 3 contestants – choice of Pedal Newsboy Hat, Pedal T-Shirt or Pedal 1-yr subscription
Good luck to all contestants and thanks to our great sponsors including Felt, Easton, SRAM, Trelock, MOA, Specialized, Louis Garneau, Michelin, SKS, and Michael Barry.