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Ts & Cs

By submitting your content, you provide appropriate licenses for its use.

All submitted work must be original and created by you.

You will need to be available to travel to Japan from 29th October for up to two weeks.

You should also be familiar with riding a bike for extended periods of time in a self-supported manner. 

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The content shall not be used by the partners for any wider commercial purpose aside from this project.

The blog, and the partners behind it, commit to credit you (the creator of the content) on the blog and in any other use, display, publishing, performance or distribution of the content, where appropriate and proper to do so.


The prize consists of:
Up to £1000 return flight to Tokyo.
Entry to the Japanese Odyssey 2018.
A Ritchey bike loan for the duration of the event.
A selection of 7Mesh clothing (dependant on rider staure, gender and requirements)

A selection of bikepacking packs to use and take home.


Accommodation, food and beverages are not included in the support package.


Winners will be contacted directly after the competition closes and announced on the site shortly afterward.


Issues, complaints or queries please send via post to: 

Apidura Ltd. 
Collective Auction Rooms, 5-7 Buck Street
London NW1 8NJ / United Kingdom