Start Your Pedals, America

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Riding the bike to work is great way to get around and free some endorphins at the same time. Millions of Europeans are doing it every day. Now it’s time for Americans to get up and ride!

We’re proud to announce the 2012 Get Up & Ride National Bike Challenge. Endomondo is partnering with Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Bikes Belong and the League of American Bicyclists to present the National Bike Challenge – a new nationwide program in the US that will encourage people to bike for transportation and recreation. The challenge will run from May 1 to August 31 and aims to inspire millions of Americans to ride their bikes for transportation, recreation and better health.

The Challenge is simple: Sign up as an individual or as a team, log your miles, share your stories and encourage others to join you. Riders will compete for prizes and awards on the local and national level, including a Grand Prize trip through California wine country from Trek Travel. Already, organizations in 26 states have committed to participate and have started warming up for the May 1 start date on the Challenge website. To participate, you have to either work for an American company or live in the US.

Have fun on the road!

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