Seeking ‘Mountain Bike Action’ in photo contest with The North Face

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Update 06/14/13: Winners announced here. Thanks to all who entered!

We’re offering $1,000+ in The North Face mountain-biking apparel and gear this month as a part of our ongoing “Gear Up + Get Out” campaign with the company. We were inspired by our readers’ contributions during two recent photo contests, and this month again we’re looking for your best shots!

To Enter: Take a look at the image by Blake Jorgenson above, and (perhaps with some newfound inspiration!) submit an epic mountain biking image of your own. Follow these three steps:
1) “Like” this article (button above) to share on Facebook
2) Submit an image here. (mail to if the link doesn’t work on your system)
3) Include a single sentence description, including location and rider(s) name

We’ll pick the top 5 best images, judging on composition, light, uniqueness, and the general radness and OMG-quotient involved. Winners get gear from The North Face’s MTB collection below, including the Long Way Home Jacket, Long Way Home Stretch Short, Chain Ring Hoodie, Propel Gloves, and more. Winners will be picked in early June. Good luck!

“Gear Up + Get Out” prizes: The North Face MTB line

—Photo of biker © Blake Jorgenson, courtesy of The North Face

Update 06/14/13: Winners announced here. Thanks to all who entered!

Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.