Spring is finally here and it's time to dust off your bike and start riding. Create an Instructable sharing your bike project and be entered to win a $500 shopping spree at REI!

So how do you win the Spring Bike Contest?

Make something bike related and submit a new Step By Step, Photo or Video Instructable. We want to see your creativity and skills front and center, so all content (including photos) must be original.

Ready to start? Click here!


Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to international entries. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PDT, May 22.

The Spring Bike Contest is closed.

9 PRIZES

First Prize (1 winner)



One First Prize winner will receive a $500 from from REI to outfit some awesome summer adventures!

Also included is an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a Robot t-shirt and a one-year Pro membership.

Second Prize (3 winners)



Three First Prize winners will receive a pair of Monkeylectric Monkey Lights to light up their rides.

Also included is an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a Robot t-shirt and a one-year Pro membership.

Runner-Up (5 winners)



Five Runners-Up will receive a $30 gift certificate from REI.

Also included is an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a Robot t-shirt and a one-year Pro membership.
HOW IT WORKS

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Apr 25, 2011 and May 22, 2011 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Spring Bike Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.

Accepting

Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.