Take part in our reader survey and get the chance to win prizes worth 10,000 € from Focus, Open and Shimano!
With this reader survey we want to give you the opportunity to shape the future of GRAN FONDO. The more precise your answers, the more we can tailor GRAN FONDO to suit you.

Let’s start with a few quick questions.

What’s your first name? *

What's your age? *

Gender? *

What’s the highest level of education you’ve completed? *

What industry/sector do you currently work in? *

What is your annual household net income in Euros (€10,000 ~ $ 11,250 ~ 8,700 GBP)? *

Which of the following statements best describes where you live? *

What other interests than cycling do you have? *

Please choose from the following.

What do you particularly like about GRAN FONDO Magazine? *

Is there anything you particularly dislike about GRAN FONDO Magazine? If so, what? *

Which of do following magazines do you read? *

What sort of articles would you like to see more of in the future in GRAN FONDO Magazine? *

Pick up to five.

Which of our channels do you use/visit regularly? *

What type of surfaces do you encounter regularly on your rides? *

What is your motivation for cycling? *

What is your preferred type of riding? *

What is your yearly budget for your cycling trips (holidays, races)? *

Entire year, including short trips.

Please select all bike spots you have heard of. *

Please select all tour operator you have heard about, *

What sort of bike/s do you own? *

Please select all relevant categories.

Which bike do you ride most often? *

{{answer_qJFi}}, please tell us more about the road bike you ride most often.

Please enter the name of the brand *

What model is your bike?

Where did you buy your bike? *

How much did your bike cost? *

What tire width do you use on your road bike? *

Do you have disc brakes on your current road bike? *

What drivetrain setup do you have on your current road bike? *

What components do you plan to upgrade in the next 12 months? *

What is your attitude towards disc brakes on road bikes? *

Do you plan on purchasing a new road bike soon? *

Tell us more about the bike you want to buy...

What kind of road bike are you planning to purchase? *

Where do you want to perform this bike to the best? *

How much money do you want to spend on your next road bike? *

Do you want to individualize your new bike? *

Do you want to buy a road bike with disc brakes? *

What drive train setup should the new bike have? *

What tire width should the new bike have? *

Are you planning on buying a bike from a direct sales company? *

Direct sales companies include Canyon and Rose amongst others. They sell their bikes directly on the internet to their customers. Manufacturers like Specialized, Colnago and Cannondale sell their bikes through local bike shops.

Please enter the name of the brand. *

What are you thinking of buying in the next 12 months? *

Did a review or product presentation from GRAN FONDO Cycling Magazine ever help you during your buying decision or inspire you to buy a product? *

In your opinion, which brand makes…

Please enter the name of the brand. *

... the best disc brakes? *

... the best tires? *

... the best wheels? *

... the best GPS bike computer *

... the best drivetrains? *

... the best saddles? *

... the best helmets? *

... the best glasses for cycling? *

... the best shoes for cycling? *

Please select all brands you have heard of. *

Do you want to receive more information about the bikes and products of the partners of this survey via email? *

Find out about the Open U.P.P.E.R, the Focus Paralane and Shimanos Ultegra groupset!
Please accept the official competition rules at the bottom of this page.  *

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS GIVEAWAY. COMPLETION OF THE SURVEY IS REQUIRED.     CONSUMER DISCLOSURE:  You have not yet won.     OPEN TO ALL OUR READERS WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY   By entering this Promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules.  Any violation of these rules may, at Sponsor’s discretion, result in disqualification.  All decisions of the judges regarding this Promotion are final and binding in all respects.     
1.       PROMOTION PERIOD.  Promotion begins June 9th, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. CEST and ends Juli 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. CET (“Promotion Period”). Online entries must be received by the end of the Promotion Period.     
2.       ELIGIBILITY.  This Giveaway (the “Promotion”) is only open to all of GRAN FONDO Magazine's readers who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry, except officers, directors, members, and employees of the Administrator or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals. This Promotion is void in the countries where prohibited.     
3.       HOW TO ENTER.  There is only one way to enter: readers-survey.granfondo-cycling.com / leserumfrage.granfondo-cycling.com during the Promotion Period and follow the instructions to complete and submit the survey and entry form; Limit: One entry per person and one entry per e-mail address during the Promotion Period. All entrant information, including e-mail addresses, is subject to the respective Privacy Policy of the applicable Sponsor. With entering the competition you agree to receive the GRAN FONDO newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time.   
4.       WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION.  Winner selection will be conducted by random drawing from all eligible entries on August 15, 2017 (the “Drawing Date”).  Any potential winner will be notified by email. This is why it is very important to enter a vaild email address.  If a potential winner: (i) cannot be contacted; (ii) does not respond within five (5) days from the date the Sponsor first tries to notify him/her; (iii) fails to return the Affidavit and Release as specified in Rule 9; (iv) refuses the prize; and/or (v) the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits all rights to win the Promotion or receive the prize, and an alternate potential winner may be selected.  Upon contacting a potential winner and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the Promotion, including without limitation the execution of required waivers, publicity and liability releases and disclaimers, and, at Sponsor’s discretion, successful completion of a background check, such individual will be declared the “winner” of the Promotion.     
5.    PRIZE DESCRIPTION.   Please see enduro-mtb.com Limitations to All Prize Components: There is no guarantee that the prizes are available in the correct sizes for the winner. Winner accept that the prize could be cancelled or suspended for any reason whatsoever beyond the control of the Promoter.       
6.    TAXES AND SHIPPING COSTS.  All federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the winner’s sole responsibility. Further, if the winner lives outside Germany the costs for the shipping are the winner's sole responsibility.  
7.    ODDS OF WINNING.  The odds of winning this Promotion depend on the number of eligible entries received. The answers in the reader’s survey do not influence the odds of winning.     
8.    NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION. No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash.  Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited.  No substitutions for prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.     
9.    CONSENT AND RELEASE.  By entering the Promotion, each entrant releases and discharges the Sponsor, Administrator, and any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, “Sponsor Entities”), from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this Promotion, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light) (collectively, “Claims”).  Except where prohibited: (i) entry into the Promotion constitutes the consent of each entrant, without further compensation, to use his/her name, likeness, biographical data, and contact information for editorial, marketing, publicity, and administrative purposes by the Sponsor and/or others authorized by the Sponsor; (ii) acceptance of a prize constitutes a release by any winner of the Sponsor Entities of any and all Claims in connection with the administration of this Promotion and the use, misuse, or possession of any prize; and (iii) any potential winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility (including social security number) and a liability/publicity release.  Affidavits and releases must be returned within five (5) days from the date that Sponsor first tries to notify the potential winner.  Sponsor may conduct a background check to confirm any potential winner’s eligibility and compliance with these rules. By entering, you agree to cooperate reasonably with any such background check. If the prize includes participation in any public event(s) or publicity, or if Sponsor Entities intend to publicize the winner in any way, and if a background check reveals that a potential winner has engaged in conduct that could damage the reputation or business of any Sponsor Entity, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the potential winner may be disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. If winner is deemed to be a minor under the jurisdiction of his/her residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who must execute any necessary affidavit and release.     
10.  DISCLAIMERS.  (i) Sponsor not responsible for entries that are postage-due, lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at Sponsor’s or Administrator’s servers or elsewhere.  In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry.  “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  (ii) Sponsor and Administrator, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the web site or otherwise attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion.  Use of bots or other automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Sponsor or Administrator.  (iii) Sponsor and Administrator further reserve the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures of any sort.  (iv) Sponsor Entities are not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Promotion, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may modify or cancel this Promotion based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability.  In no event will Sponsor be responsible for awarding more than the number of prizes specified in these rules.  (v) In the event this Promotion is cancelled or terminated, pursuant to subparagraph (iii) or (iv), Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.  (vi) SPONSOR ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS PROMOTION OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE.  (vii) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.  (viii) The value(s) of the prize(s) set forth above represent Sponsor’s good faith determination of the approximate retail value(s) thereof; the actual fair market value(s) as ultimately determined by Sponsor are final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed.  In the event the stated approximate retail value(s) of a prize is more than the actual fair market value of that prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise.  No substitution or compensation will be given for any portion of the prize that is not used.     
11.  APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with German law, without regard to any principles of conflict of laws.  All disputes arising out of or connected with this Promotion will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in Stuttgart, Germany.  Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of Germany and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of Germany.  To the extent permitted by applicable law, all judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Promotion and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.     
12.  WINNER LIST.  The name of the winners will be published on granfondo-cycling.com in October 2017.       
13.  SPONSORSHIP.  This Promotion is sponsored by 41Publishing & Marketing UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Hummelbergweg 12, 71229 Leonberg, Germany (the “Sponsor”). 
14.  ADMINISTRATION. This Promotion is Administered by 41Publishing & Marketing UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Hummelbergweg 12, 71229 Leonberg, Germany.
Thank you for participating in our reader survey! The winners will be announced in September 2017.