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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

April Cycling Celebrity Contest
Cover #1 and #4, so I weighed in as the tie-braker.  To quote Mayor Daly (senior) of Chicago, "It's not who votes, it's who counts the votes." After reading last month's issue of Martha Magazine's featuring Martha extolling to virtues of composting, I'm convinced she'd enjoy a bicycle helmet with a gardening them. Congratulations to J. Graham winner of March's Cycling Celebrity contest; she has won a free Bandbox helmet cover of her choice.

We will' have another winner next month, so please help me select a bicycle helmet for Yvan Martinea, sports announcer for Montreal's Salut Bonjour.  Bandbox is going bilingual this month to welcome nos amis Canadienne.

Bandbox Celebrity Cyclist Yvan Martineau        Bandbox Celebrity of the Month Yvan Martineau         Bandbox Celebrity Cyclist Yvan Martineau 2 
Yvan Martineau est un animateur-télé qui a lui-même concocté les séries Everest (qui lui a procuré un prestigieux Prix Gémeaux), Kilimanjaro, La France à vélo, l'Amérique à vélo et, actuellement, il est à la barre de Culture Vélo, sur la chaîne TVA Sports. Fou de vélo, il était allé à 14 ans aux Chutes Niagara sur deux roues. Yvan vit au centre-ville de Montréal aux abords de la très populaire piste du Canal Lachine et il se déplace à vélo 12 mois par année pour aller au boulot. Il est donc autant cycliste urbain que cycliste et cyclotouriste. Au Québec, il est l'un des meilleurs ambassadeurs de la bicyclette.

Yvan Martineau is a TV host and producer very well known in Quebec, Canada. He went to Everest, Kilimanjaro, hosted cycling series all over France, also America on bike and he is now on the prestigious TVA network with Culture Velo. He is regularly Honorary Chairman or Special Guest of events. At the age of 14, Yvan went to Niagara Falls, from Montreal, by bike. Now, he rides his bike downtown Montreal 12 months a year to go to work. He also has a touring bike, a cyclocross, a mountain bike and of course urban and road bikes.

Yvan  needs a sophisticated bicycle helmet to keep him protected and as his cycling takes hims around the world.  As of this writing, he is en route to cycle in Cuba. CLICK on your choice of one of the four helmets below and complete the requested info on the popup screen. At the end of the month, I will send the helmet with the most votes to Yvan Martineau. Please choose not what you like best, but what you think Yvan is most likely to wear. All voters will be automatically entered into a drawing for a free helmet cover.

Bandbox Panama Helmet Hat | gentlemans bicycle helmet hat  Bandbox Daytona Bicycle Helmet Hat | Urban bicycle helmet hat
Yvan Helmet #1: Panama        Yvan Helmet #2:  Daytona

Bandbox Jamaica Bicycle Helmet Hat | Reggae bicycle helmet hat  Bandbox Denver Bicycle Helmet Hat | Cowboy bicycle helmet hat
Yvan Helmet #3: Jamaican      Yvan Helmet #4: Denver
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Bandbox Cycling Celebrity Contest Rules: Pick the best helmet for this season's celebrity from the four choices above by completing the entry form below.   The helmet cover with the most votes will be sent to this month's Bandbox Cycling Celebrity. All voters who selected the celebrity's winning helmet cover will be entered in a quarterly drawing for a free Bandbox Cover (shipping and helmet not included).  Please vote only one time per contest.