Tour De France 2016 Competition

by Matt Tempest | Jun 24, 2016

The 2016 edition of the Tour de France or le tour as it's commonly & affectionately known is due to kick off on Saturday 2nd of July. Chris Froome of Team Sky and Great Britain is looking to become the first Brit to win the tour 3 times and perhaps more impressively back to back. No rider has managed this feat since 1995 when Miguel Indurain won the tour for the 5th time in a row. (*excluding Lance Armstrong whose wins are no longer recognised)

To celebrate this years Tour de France we've teamed up with Chain Reaction Cycles and are offering one lucky Twitter follower the chance to get their hands on £250 vouchers for the cycling superstore! To enter simply head on over to our Twitter page and Tweet us a screenshot of the team that you think will contain the overall GC winner of the tour!

To enter please go to the following link and make sure you include #PYBtour in your answer!

Good luck to all those that enter! Full T&Cs Below

Tour de France Giveaway Rules 


1. The promotion is open to residents of Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), Isle of Man and Channel Islands only, excluding employees of the Assurant Direct Limited (the “Promoter”) and their immediate families, agencies of the Promoter, and anyone else professionally connected with this promotion.

2. This promotion is only open to individuals aged 18 years or over on date of promotion entry.

3. The promotion begins at 11.00 on 24nd July 2016 and closes at 11.59 on Friday 1st  July 2016 Daylight Saving Time (DST). Any entry received after the closing date and time will not be valid. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt.

4. Entrants must have access to the internet and a Twitter account.

5. Entry is free and no purchase is necessary to enter this promotion. A maximum of one entry per person is allowed and a maximum of one prize may be won per household.


How to Enter

6. Watch the video vine posted on the PYB_Bike Twitter feed entitled “Which Team will contain the GC winner of the TDF?” take a screenshot when you see the Team you think will contain the overall General Classification winner and post a reply tweet. Your reply tweet must contain the #PYBtourwinner hashtag.

7. No entries from agents, third parties or those automatically generated by computer or any software will be accepted. Incomplete or corrupted entries will not be accepted. Entries are valid only if they comply with all the requirements stated in these rules.

8. Entrants must continue to follow the @PYB_Bike Twitter account to be eligible.

9. Entrants must not publish repeated tweets.

10. Entrants must not attempt to enter the promotion using multiple accounts or multiple entries across different social media channels. Entrants found to be doing so will be ineligible to participate in the promotion. It is the responsibility of entrants to ensure they comply with Twitter’s rules regarding usage.


The Prize 

12. There is one winner. The prize is £250 of Chain Reaction Cycles vouchers

13. Cost of shipping is included in the prize. Any redelivery requirements where a user has not been available to receive their delivery that requires an additional costs is the winner’s responsibility. The winners are responsible for all expenses not expressly stated in these terms and conditions as being included as part of the prize.

14. The prize is not transferable & cannot be exchanged. The prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied.


Winner Selection and Notification

15. All correct answers will be put into a draw and a winner will be randomly selected on the 30th July by the Promoter from all of the valid entries submitted during the promotional period in accordance with these rules.

16. The Promoter will contact the winner within one week of 30th July 2016 via private message on Twitter. In all matters, the random selection made by the Promoter shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

17. The winner is required to respond to the private message notification within 7 days in order to claim the prize. Failure to do so will result in the prize being forfeited and another winner will be selected.

18. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for failed delivery due to provision of incorrect contact details by entrants. Any prize that is returned undelivered will be assumed unwanted and the Promoter reserves the right to select an alternative winner to receive the prize using the same process referred to above in these terms and conditions.

19. The Promoter reserves the right to ask for evidence of identity and address of the prize winner.

20. By entering this promotion, entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

21. Losing entries will not receive any notification.



22. The Twitter handle full name and county of residence of the prize winner will be available upon request by sending a stamped self-addressed envelope to; Tour De France Winner, Assurant House, 6-12 Victoria Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1EN after 30th April 2016

23. In the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to provide alternative prizes of equal or greater value.

24. By entering, all entrants grant Promoter, and their licensees, successors and assigns, the assignable, perpetual, worldwide, fully-paid, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to publish, reproduce, prepare derivative works of, distribute, display, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, televise, digitize, otherwise use, and permit others to use their entry for this Promotion, including the names and likenesses of any persons embodied therein, in any manner, form, or format now or hereinafter created, including on the Internet, and on Promoter social media sites, and for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising or promotion of Promoter, all without further consent from or notice or payment to entrant or winner(s). Promoter is under no obligation to make use of the rights granted herein.

25. The Promoter and its agents will only use personal information supplied by entrants to this promotion for the purposes of administering this promotion, unless consent is received to use such information for any other purpose. All personal data shared by the entrants will be collected in accordance with Promoter’s privacy policy available at

26. Nothing in these terms shall exclude the liability of the Promoter for death, personal injury, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation as a result of its negligence or any other liability which may not be excluded by law. The Promoter excludes all other liability to the extent permitted by law and in particular without limitation to the foregoing, the Promoter shall not be liable for any indirect, special or consequential loss nor for loss arising out of matters outside of its control nor for entries lost, delayed or undelivered, nor any liability for technical errors or communication failures in networks and/or internet access.

27. By participating, each entrant agrees to release, indemnify, discharge and hold harmless Promoter and Twitter, Inc.,and Chain Reaction Cycles and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or any Promotion -related activity, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize and/or Promoter’s use of the rights granted herein.

28. The Promoter reserves the right at any time to modify, discontinue (temporary or permanently) this promotion with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control (including in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of the Promoter in all matters under its control is final and binding.

29. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Chain Reaction Cycles or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Promoter and not to Chain Reaction Cycles  or Twitter. Entrants to this promotion hereby release Chain Reaction Cycles and Twitter from any claim or liability suffered in connection with this promotion

30. This promotion and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Promoter – Assurant Direct Limited trading as Protect Your Bubble, whose registered office is Assurant House, 6-12 Victoria Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1EN and whose registered number is 5399683


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