Friends Don't Let Friends Ride Tubes


Everybody's got one: a friend or even a family member who rides bikes but hasn't yet gone tubeless. We want to know three reasons why they haven't yet made the switch. Send them to [email protected], along with a photo of their current wheels. The best response will win an S1 wheelset and a quart of Stan’s sealant.


  • Intimidated by the process of converting to tubeless

Each entry should include 3 reasons

We want to help your friend or family member stop being "that guy" and get them setup tubeless. We will be accepting submissions until August 21, 2018.


Contest is open to residents of the United States only, and all entrants must be 13 years of age or older in order to enter. Submitted photo must be original art owned by the entrant or entrant must have authorization to use submitted photo.

No purchase is necessary and there is no entry fee to enter. Closing date for the contest is 11:59pm EDT on August 21, 2018. No further entries will be accepted after that date, and the presenter is not responsible for entries not received by the closing date.

The contest is presented by Stan’s NoTubes, headquartered in Big Flats, NY. Employees of Stan’s NoTubes and their family members and anyone associated with the company and this competition are not permitted to enter the competition.

Grand prize for this contest is one Stan’s NoTubes S1 Wheelset and quart of sealant. The winner may select a single wheelset from from the available options. Model options include the Crest S1, Arch S1, Flow S1, Sentry S1, Baron S1 or Major S1 wheelsets, and the winner’s choice of available axle configuration and cassette style. Choice is subject to availability. Retail value of wheel prize is $527.

Winner will be notified by email within 30 days of the contest closing date. Failure to respond and claim prize within 5 days of notification will lead to withdrawal of prize and selection of an alternate winner. Decisions are final and contest presenter reserves the right to provide no correspondence regarding the contest outcome and decision making process. Terms and conditions of the contest are governed by the legal jurisdiction of the United States or America, and any disputes will be subject to this exclusive jurisdiction.

Contest presenter reserves the right to cancel or amend this competition without notice in the event of catastrophic disaster, act of God, act of Cthulhu, crazy world event, or any violation or anticipated violation of applicable law or regulation or similar event outside the control of the presenter. Any alterations to the competition will be made public for participants as soon as possible.

Contest presenter is not responsible for inaccuracies associated with prize details provided by third parties not directly connected with this competition. No cash equivalent will be offered and prize is not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability. Contest presenter reserves the right to substitute stated prize with a prize of equal or greater value without notice.

Entrant is indicating his/her agreement to the terms and conditions of this contest by entering the competition. Winners agree to allow the use of names, images, and contest entries in public materials and promotions of the contest presenter. All personal data of entrants and winner will be used in accordance with all privacy and data protection laws in the stated legal jurisdiction of the contest presenter. No information will be disclosed to a third party without prior consent of the entrant or winner.

Limitation of Liability: Entrants, by participating in the contest, do release and agree to hold Stan's NoTubes harmless and to indemnify named parties from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever, for any injuries, losses, or damages, of any kind, to persons (including death or bodily injury) and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the contest prize.

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