Rewards include up to $150 worth of bike gear, restaurant gift cards and a one-year membership to the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition. The grand prize winner will receive a new bike valued at $1,000. Participants are also automatically entered into an international drawing for a trip to the Grand Canyon or New Zealand — winner’s choice.
In 2017, Biketober participation increased 31 percent, with 2,200 competitors and 221,000 miles logged over nearly 30,000 trips, a press release said. The competition is hosted by Georgia Commute Options, a program managed by the ARC and funded through the Georgia Department of Transportation.