Honey Stinger Announces USA Pro Cycling Challenge Contest

Grand Prize Winner Will Ride $9,000 Trek Madone 7

August 21, 2012 (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) – Honey Stinger, the leading manufacturer of honey-based nutritional products, is celebrating the USA Pro Cycling Challenging by offering fans a chance to ride like the pros, or at least on the same bike as the pros. In partnership with the Bontrager-Livestrong pro cycling team, Honey Stinger is giving away an official 2013 Trek Madone 7 team bike.

“We are excited to support both the USA Pro Cycling Challenge and the Bontrager –Livestrong Team. This is our way of saying thanks to our friends, family, and everyone that supports Honey Stinger and this amazing race,” says Honey Stinger president and co-founder Bill Gamber.

The Grand Prize includes a 56cm team bike equipped with SRAM Red, Aeolus 3 wheels, and Bontrager components that retails for $9299.00. In addition, the winner will receive a Feedback Sports Sprint bike stand ($255.00), Westone UM1 earbuds ($109.00), a Big Agnes Copper Spur UL4 tent ($599.00), and a $500 Honey Stinger gift certificate.

Second Prize walks away with a $500 Honey Stinger gift certificate, Westone UM1 earbuds, and a Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2 tent ($399.00). Third Prize takes home a $250 Honey Stinger gift certificate, a Zealot 16 hydration pack from Osprey Packs ($149.00), Westone UM1 earbuds, and a Big Agnes Insulated Air Core sleeping pad ($89.95). The entire prize purse is worth over  $12,000.00

The sweepstakes is now open until August 31, 2012 at 11:59 PM (MDT). Entrants must be 18 years of age or older, live in the United States or Canada, and enter one time only. The contest can be found on Honey Stinger’s Facebook page at www.honeystinger.com or at the Honey Stinger tent at the race expo areas.

About Honey Stinger
Located in Steamboat Springs, Colo., Honey Stinger makes convenient, nutritious and great tasting honey-based foods including energy bars, protein bars, energy gels, organic waffles and organic chews. Fueling some of the country's top cyclists, runners, triathletes and teams, including co-owner Lance Armstrong, Honey Stinger products may be found at specialty sporting goods retailers, natural food grocers and www.honeystinger.com.

About the USA Pro Cycling Challenge
For seven consecutive days, 128 of the world’s top athletes will race across more than 600 miles through the majestic Colorado Rockies, reaching higher altitudes than they’ve ever had to endure, more than two miles in elevation.  The second annual USA Pro Cycling Challenge will take place August 20-26, 2012, starting in Durango and traveling to Telluride, Montrose, Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte, Gunnison, Aspen, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Colorado Springs, Golden and Boulder, finishing in Denver.  With more than one million spectators expected at the event, as well as national television exposure on the NBC Sports Network, the USA Pro Cycling Challenge will be the race to celebrate in America.  For more information, and to sign up to receive the latest news, visit www.usaprocyclingchallenge.com or follow us on Twitter @USAProChallenge.