Introduction: How to Enter the Light Up Your Ride Contest

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Days are getting shorter and with the loss of Daylight Saving Time bike riders will be riding home from work in the dark. This makes riding around much more dangerous and to encourage everyone to ride a little brighter and safer we are having a Light Up Your Ride Contest!

Show us how you make your bike or yourself much more visible at night to the cars passing you and win a pair of the brand spankin' newBike to Work Pants fromCordarounds! These pants aren't just stylish for work, they also keep you safe while riding your bike. Flip up the pant cuffs and pull out the pockets to instantly become more visible.

So how do you make yourself a safe rider? Have you replaced the LEDs in your blinkies, installed reflective materials in crazy places, made your own turn signals? We want to see it!

We're giving away three Bike to Work outfits! These will include one pair of Bike to Work pants and one Instructables Robot t-shirt. One for the most votes, one selected by Cordarounds, and one selected by Instructables staff. Four runners-up will win an Instructables Robot t-shirt. Good luck!


International entries accepted.

Want the pants, but don't think you'll get an Instructable in on time? Then enter "INSTRUCTABLIZE TEN BUCKS OFF THESE PANTS" in the comment when you order a pair and get $10 off for the duration of the contest!



Prizes


First Prize: Pair of reflectiveBike to Work Pants fromCordarounds and an Instructables Robot t-shirt.

Runner Up: Instructables Robot t-shirt and patch.

Open to enter: Oct. 29, 2008 12:01 AM PST
Deadline for entries: Nov. 23, 2008 11:59 PM PST

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Step 1: Official Rules

1. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. No purchases are necessary; void where prohibited by law.

2. Participants agree to abide by all decisions of Instructables, contest co-sponsors, and judges, which shall be final and binding with respect to all issues relating to this contest.

3. Prize is not transferable and no cash alternative or prize substitution is available. Instructables and contest co-sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value if the prize listed is unavailable for any reason. All potential winners are subject to verification at the discretion of Instructables and contest co-sponsors.

4. Winner agrees that prizes are being provided "as is", and Instructables and contest co-sponsors make no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding the prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

5. Instructables and contest co-sponsors are not responsible for problems including (but not limited to) damaged, incorrect, inaccurate, lost, delayed, or defective entries, or for injury or damage to any computer resulting from participation in this contest. Entries that have been tampered with or altered are void.

6. Instructables reserves the right to modify, cancel, postpone or end the contest at any time as necessary, at its sole discretion, or to disqualify any participant or winner, at its sole discretion, deemed to have cheated, destroyed, obstructed, or otherwise acted illegally or in bad faith in relation to this contest.

7. Instructables reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Terms of Service; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; to be acting in a unethical or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

8. By submitting an entry and entering this contest, you represent and warrant that: you are over the age of 18, or entering with the knowledge and permission of your parent or guardian (subject to verification), and that the entry does not contain or incorporate the intellectual property and/or confidential information of any third party.

9. By submitting an entry and entering this contest, you hereby grant Instructables and Hungry Scientist a perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable, worldwide, royalty free right to publish and distribute your entry for their promotional purposes.

10. Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the official rules, or the rights of entrants, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the substance laws of the State of California and any applicable laws and regulations of the United States.

Comments

bluescrubbie (author)2009-11-28

Bike to Work pants...that's great!
The Cordarounds site is pretty funny.  I especially like their reversible smoking jackets.

engineerable (author)2008-11-26

Hmmm... my instructable seems to have been given das boot. It's not listed in the contest entries anymore, but the contest banner is still at the top of the page on the instructable itself. What happened? Thanks, Daniel.

There's some sort of bug. You're still in the contest, but it sounds like a display issue.

Cool, thanks! Its back now.

kc6qhp (author)2008-11-24

I don't see my entry listed... I submitted it just a couple minutes before the deadline, did I make it?

TopCatTC (author)2008-11-20

Sorry but I dont want to enter? I wouldn't be seen dead in a pair of those pants :-)

goodgnus (author)2008-11-18

Can we enter more than one Instructable into the contest? I just completed another related Instructable.

fungus amungus (author)goodgnus2008-11-19

Of course! The more the merrier.

richardmasoner (author)2008-11-06

How does one enter the contest? Do we just submit an instructable and then... what?

If it's a new Instructable you'll see a screen when you publish it where you can enter it into current contests.

If you already have one published, you can click on the "Enter yours now!" link on the contest page:
https://www.instructables.com/contest/lightupyourride/

Good luck!

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