July 11, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – We’re excited to announce that over 400 teams are entered this year and here are the standings from Pedal’s annual TdF Contest following Stage 9. The Grand Prize this year is a Felt F4 Carbon 11-speed bike valued at $2,699 with lots of other great prizes as well totalling over $5,000.
There has been lots of action at the Tour leading up to today’s first rest day including the unfortunate departure of Alberto Contador (Esp) Tinkoff due to illness along with the daring downhill attack of Christopher Froome (Gbr) Team Sky on Stage 8 to capture the yellow jersey. The Tour has also seen several personal bests including first-time-in-yellow appearances by the likes of Mark Cavendish (Gbr) Dimension Data and Peter Sagan (Svk) Tinkoff Team.
As for our annual TdF Contest it’s a close race at the front with 13ghosts leading with 484 points followed closely by Nov-53 with 483 points. A little further back is Charlotte’s Sprinters tied in third with nonzero both with 443 points, while Everything is awesome is in fifth with 440 points.
Check out the contest standings after Stage 9 HERE.
Good luck to all contestants, and we’d like to thank all of our great sponsors including Felt, Vittoria, Shimano, Specialized, Castelli, Louis Garneau, MEC, Bryton, Compressport and Birzman.
Pedal’s 2016 TdF Contest Prize List
*1st Prize – Felt F4 Carbon 11-speed bike (value $2,699)
*2nd Prize – Vittoria Elusion Wheelset, Rubino Tires, Latex inner tubes (value $1,255)
*3rd Prize – Shimano RP9 Road Shoes (value $400)
*4th Prize – Specialized Toupe/Oura Pro Saddle, Stix Combo, Zee Cage/EMT Tool, Bandit Repair kit (value $350)
*5th Prize – Castelli Entrata Jersey, Evoluzione Bib, Rosso Corsa Socks, Retro Cap (value $250)
*6th Prize – Garneau Heros MIPS RTR Works Helmet (value $229)
*7th Prize – MEC World Tour 30L Panniers (value $210)
*8th Prize – Bryton Rider 310 GPS (value $169)
*9th Prize – Compressport Pro Racing socks V2.1 and F-like Full Leg (value $140)
*10th Prize – Birzman Maha Apogee IV Floor Pump (value $85)
Rest Day Prizes
– Top 3 contestants – choice of Pedal T-Shirt, Hat, Visor or Pedal 1-yr subscription