Interbike pumps up Mechanic Challenge prize purse with an extra $1,000

By Stephen Frothingham

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike said it will add $1,000 to the existing purse for the overall winner of the 2018 Mechanics Challenge presented by Park Tool.

The third annual contest, which consists of timed challenges that test the skills of bicycle mechanics, is free to badged attendees of Interbike and will be held Sept. 18 and 19 on the show floor in the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The winner’s package includes Shimano products, the soon-to-be-released Park Tool BX-3 Rolling Big Blue Box, and hotel accommodations at Interbike 2019.

The $1,000 award brings the prize package to its largest ever. Mechanics who want a chance to win must pre-register for the qualifying rounds of the Mechanics Challenge on Active.com. More information and registration for the Mechanics Challenge can be found on the Interbike website.

The Mechanics Challenge is presented by Park Tool, with support from Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association, Shimano, Gemini Timing, Continental Tires and Project Bike Tech.

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Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News