Every day since December 1, we've been opening doors on the new Total Women's Cycling advent calendar.
We've given our readers the chance to win some spectacular prizes on a daily basis and now's the time to give you an update as to who's been lucky enough to grab the schwag.
We'd also like to say a huge thank you to all of those companies that provided Total Women's Cycling with the prizes, we couldn't have done it without them.
Without further a do, please click through to see if you've won a two-wheeled inspired festive treat!
It's not over yet. If you're still yet to win - we have daily prizes right up to and on CHRISTMAS DAY. So, never fear, there's still lots of opportunities to win lots of prizes to get you in the mood for festive frivolities.
[part title="December 1, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
A Henriette short sleeve women’s performance jersey, inspired by classic tennis polo-shirts for the perfect mix between style and function – worth £88.
Winner = Paula Stammers
[part title="December 2, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
We joined with Swedish brand Craft, founded in 1977, for Day 2, to give one lucky winner a full cycling outfit, worth £152.
Winner = Laraine Wyn-Jones
[part title="December 3, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Exposure have designed the Toro and Diablo to create a perfect lighting combination for on and off-road riding. Huge power inspires confidence to keep you riding hard and keeps you seen so you can focus on the route ahead. Bar and helmet lights work together flawlessly to keep you riding any time you choose.
The TraceR is the new Exposure Lights rear light that ensures your safe day of night. Super bright with fuel gauge so you know how long before your next USB charge.
All Terrain is one of the largest, best stocked bike stores in the UK, with a retail area of over 10,000 sq.ft backed up by a 12,000 sq.ft warehouse – impressive! And they've given our lucky winner a £40 voucher to spend too.
Winner = Wendy Whitby
[part title="December 4, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Be safe, be seen, be stylish! The Endura Wms Luminite II Jacket, worth £89.99 shines with a revolutionary new lighting concept in combination with bags of reflective material, keeping you visible, safe, dry and comfortable through winter and all year round and was behind the 4th door.
Winner = Hannah Massingham
[part title="December 5, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
If you’re hitting the roads, trails and cafes this winter, then Maloja’s distinctive Chala headband and technical thermal arm and legwarmers will keep our winner warm, while no doubt drawing a number of admiring comments!
The Hiplok Lite is an award winning solution to the problem of carrying your bicycle lock. It features the same unique, wearable design that made the original Hiplok such a “why has nobody done this before" product, but in a more compact and lightweight package.
Winner = Laura Mansel-Thomas
[part title="December 6, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
We teamed up with Chilli Technology to bring you what was behind the sixth door of Total Women’s Cycling advent calendar; an Action Cam 120 VGA.
Winner = Coralie Pearson
[part title="December 7, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Day 7, POC Receptor Commuter Helmet 2013, worth £85 and Lezyne Blue CNC Drive floor pump, worth £89.99
The POC Receptor Commuter Helmet, is developed for the needs of today’s urban cyclists. Safety features include heritage from Receptor, possibly the most advanced multi-purpose helmet out there.
The Lezyne CNC Drive is the ultimate precision high-pressure floor pump. All parts are made of custom CNC-machined aluminium resulting in an extremely durable, lightweight design.
Winner = Julie McIlwaine
[part title="December 8, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Day 8, SealSkinz, waterproof cycling accessories worth £85 AND Funkier Bike, performance cycle clothing, worth £67.94
SealSkinz cycling accessories are ideal for cold wet weather, and the prizes on offer were:
- Mid Weight Mid Length Socks, RRP £30
– Ladies All Weather Cycle Gloves, RRP £35
– Windproof Skull Cap, RRP £20
The perfect combination to keep road cyclists, mountain bikers and commuters comfortably warm and dry this winter!
Funkier Bike, established in 1990 are a performance cycle clothing brand. They design and manufacture of innovative, high-quality biking apparel for men and women and gave us a short sleeve cycling jersey and pair of shorts to give away.
Winner = Rosie Higman
[part title="December 9, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Day 9, VeloVixen, Sawako Furuno Ribbon Helmet (Mint), worth £68 AND Muc-Off Christmas Special Bundle, worth £72
Sawako Furuno’s Mint Ribbon Helmet is one of VeloVixen's most sought-after products – stylish and elegant, it’s the perfect present for the sophisticated female cyclist. We hope our winner thinks so!
This bespoke Christmas bundle from Muc-Off, featuring their range of bicycle and rider care products will keep you and your bike glistening this festive period!
This one time only bundle will ensure you have everything you need to perform at your best no matter what the conditions! Don’t let the weather stop you, get out and ride!
Winner = Bethan Mccall
[part title="December 10, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Shutt VR Ltd Edition PalePink Tweed Cap – £39
Shutt VR Performance Jacket – £149
Shutt VR Polka Dot women’s buff – £15
Winner = Georgie Ormrod
[part title="December 11, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
4ZA Cirrus Saddle, worth £49.99
The Cirrus womens saddle from component brand 4ZA provides pure comfort. It has a Microfeel cover, nylon base with comfort cut out and CrN/Ti alloy calibrated rails weighing in at 250g.
Knog Party Frank Lock, worth £17.99
Knog’s Party Frank cable lock will keep your bike safe while looking cool! Knog use materials, shapes and colours you have never seen. Never fear though, it’s not style over substance with Knog, their locks are still technically superior.
Limar 535 Helmet, worth £29.99
Limar’s 535 helmet offers ultimate protection and the brands superlight technology. With a bi-directional Comfort+ sizing system and washable pads, the Limar 535 MTB Helmet ensures a comfortable, secure fit. It’s available in five different colours and two sizes.
WINNER = RONDA CRITCHLEY
[part title="December 12, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Brand new for the 2014 Salice range, the 011 frame is a slimline frame made of Grilamid TR90 which is lightweight, flexible and durable.
This Ella vest top from Velobici is made from VB/PRO-VR1 fibre which makes it exceptionally soft but durable, ride after ride and wash after wash.
The Paris Collection set is created from seamless 100% EXP Organic South African Merino Wool, and comprises of;
- Arm Warmers
- Warm Collar
Velobici Nice Gloves, worth £25
The Velobici Nice seamless gloves are made from 70% Merino – 30% Alpaca South American Wool.
WINNER = CHARLOTTE WHITELEY
[part title="December 13, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Michaux Club, Zodiac messenger bag
Michaux Club make British-made handbags, designed for cyclists. The Zodiac messenger bag is the perfect work-to-weekend partner.
A shoulder bag during the day, and worn across your body while cycling; the anti-swing strap keeps it secure to your body while on the road.
A wonderfully smart, reflective, stylish and waterproof cycling bag.
howies, Outback Jacket
howies set out to design something that feels and performs like a Merino wool base layer, but at the same time is wind and water-resistant.
The result is a performance weatherproof jacket that keeps you dry from the outside, dry from the inside and dries in a flash. Perfect for sport, the outdoors and those days when the weather just can’t make up it’s mind.
WINNER = ELISA MCDONAGH
[part title="December 14, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Cat Eye Light Set
CatEye’s HL-EL520 combines one high power white LED with their OptiCube technology to produce more than 1800 candlepower. The compact design features side visibility, high and low beans, and up to 150 hours of runtime on 4 AA batteries.
A must-have for urban night riding. The TL-LD610 is slimmer and brighter than its predecessor, with five LEDs and four modes that maximize your visibility.
Tifosi, Cycling Glasses
Tifosi’s CLARION COLLECTION features a great new lens coating technology combined with super-strong colours for maximum style. Clarion lenses uses a new cutting-edge full mirror hydrophobic coating, preventing both water and sweat from beading up on the lens surface to improve visibility in all weathers.
WINNER = MADELINE WARRINER
[part title="December 15, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Dare2b Cycle Clothing
For walking, riding and cycling in wet and windy conditions the Dashed Windshell is both flattering and simple in design. Wind resistant and water repellent, this easy to wear windshell features both elasticated cuffs and reflective detail to help keep you seen during low light.
The Scurried Zip Off Windshell offers the best of both worlds – zip off sleeves allow it to be converted into a gilet when the temperature rises. Windproof, water resistant and super lightweight, the Scurried windshell offers the ideal solution for those 4 seasons in 1 day kind of days. Mesh ventilation panels help keep you cool and reflective details help you keep you visible.
SKS Bike Accessory Bundle
The AIRKOMPRESSOR captivates by its extra-long steel tube that ensures great volume per stroke, its extra large manometer as well as the multivalve head for all types of valves.
As the name SLIDECAGE already implies the bottle can be slid in/off from the top as well as from the side of the cage. The modular cage construction allows either right-hand or left-hand bottle insertion.
The COOLER keeps water twice as cold as normal water bottles. Splash-proof Jet Valve™: self-closing mouthpiece. BPA-free, tasteless - TruTaste™
The MTB hand pump AERON for mountain bikes combines high volume pumping with a stylish design. The aluminium tube, which is partly encased in plastic, guarantees top quality.
The compact full metal mini tool TOM 18 is the perfect accessory for all cyclists. Thanks to its small size it fits in all jersey pockets and saddle bags.
WINNER = KATHERINE HIBBERD
[part title="December 16, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Make sure you and your bike are clean and comfortable at all times, by getting your hands on this little lot.
Comfort is covered by the superb Chapeau! Pave Bibshorts with top of the range, ladies specific cytech pad.
Cleanliness for you is covered by a bottle of N’eau Shower Gel and cleaning mitt – it’s a shower without the wet bit. Handy!
And so your bike isn’t left out and feeling dirty there is the Juice Lubes Scrub & Buff pack to keep it clean and well moisturised (lubed) for winter.
WINNER = ELENA MELTON
[part title="December 17, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Ana Nichoola, Velo Cardi
We’re firm fans of the Ana Nichoola Velo Cardi in the Total Women’s Cycling office, so much so – that we’ve both added it to our Chrimbo lists!
We think you’ll agree that this Velo Cardi from Ana Nichoola is one stylish, retro design, and is suitable for both on and off the bike wearing.
Giro Footwear, Civila Cycling Shoes
A recreational riding favourite, the women’s Civila™ is hardworking enough to get you where you’re going, yet it remains stylish and walkable once you get there.
A low-profile microfiber lace-up construction blends seamlessly with street wear, and high-traction walking pads on the firm nylon outsole make for a sure-footed experience on the pedals or on the trail.
WINNER = JENNY DISCOMBE
[part title="December 18, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Part of the ASSOS Limited Edition program, which introduces a new full set of colourful products into the Winter Collection.
Uma Jack will protect you during autumn and winter. It is ideal for temperatures between 0 and 12°C, and perfect when worn in combination with uma.LL Tights.
Uma Jack is specially cut for a woman’s shape, features exclusive ASSOS Airblock 851 fabric on the arms, chest and abdominal area for maximum wind protection while retaining body heat.
Extra 851 Airblock protection is added to the shoulders, while the neck and upper back are made from a special elastic laminated textile to protect these areas against the wind.
WINNER = ELLA WREDENFORS
[part title="December 19, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Timbuk2 Cycling Accessories
Up for grabs from Timbuk2 is an exciting bundle of cycling accessories:
- Medium classic messenger bag, worth £70
- Small bike seat back XT, worth £25
- Beer candy bottle opener, worth £7
Funkier Bike Clothing
Funkier Bike have provided a clothing package that will help you put in the miles over the summer months;
- Funkier S-126-C12 Ladies 10 Panel Active Shorts, worth £37.99
- Funkier S-134-C12 Ladies 7/8 Summer Tights, worth £49.99
- Chiba Bamboo Ladies Mitts, worth £14.50
WINNER = ANNIE-MARIE WALKER
[part title="December 20, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
USE have been designing and manufacturing the highest quality components for 20 years. The South Downs in Sussex is the home of USE and is a perfect testing ground for the products.
The G1 bar designed for narrower shoulders allowing confidence, a great riding position and ultimately speed. The G1 has been teamed with USE’s lightweight race stem Alien seatpost to transform the capabilities of your bike.
WINNER = EMMA COMRIE
[part title="December 21, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Oakley Cycling Sunglasses
Stellar performance, streamlined design: Oakley Radar Edge gives athletes an extra edge over the competition. When it comes to protection, Oakley Radar Edge has you covered.
Athletes of all abilities will enjoy optimised peripheral vision as well as UV protection. Designed to keep the pace, Oakley Radar Edge has a stress-resistant O Matter™ frame that is super lightweight and a Three-Point Fit that holds lenses in precise optical alignment.
Gonso jacket and trousers
Gonso Women's Softshell Active Jacket Anja
Gonso Women's Bike Trousers Elecktra
WINNER = CINDY SIUKONEN
[part title="December 22, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
An amazingly stylish combination of Tour Rack, plus two pannier bags, including the sleek Commuter Pannier and the transformable Tote bag are up for grabs.
1. Thule, Pack ‘n Pedal Tote Bag, worth £70
Available in green and black, this urban style bike bag is inspired by re-usable totes. Easily transformed into a carry bag with comfortable handles or shoulder strap, and more importantly, no clips on the bag to snag your clothes or bruise your thighs.
2. Thule, Pack ‘n Pedal Tour Rack, worth £85
Patented rack attachment system works on virtually any bicycle from full suspension mountain bikes to commuters and everything in between. Includes rails for mounting panniers. Patented attachment system secures easily. Works on the rear seat stays and front fork.
3. Thule, Pack ‘n Pedal Commuter Pannier, worth £100
The award winning Thule Pack ‘n Pedal Commuter Pannier is a rugged, stylish commuter pannier for everyday use in every environment. You’ll feel great carrying this bag on the bike and in the office.
WINNER = HELEN KELLAR
[part title="December 23, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
The Garmin Edge Touring works like the GPS navigator you use in your car, featured specifically with maps and points of interest (POIs) to help you find your way by bike.
Simply enter an address or search for POIs and Edge Touring will give you turn-by-turn directions to your destination(s).
And with round-trip routing, you can tell Edge Touring how far you’d like to ride and then choose from three ride options that will bring you back to where you started.
You can even find and download rides others have completed on Garmin Connect or Garmin Adventures, as well as share your own experiences.
WINNER = LAURA GANDERTON
[part title="December 24, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
The wonderfully kind folk at Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op give one lucky Total Women's Cycling reader the chance to win a spectacular £350 worth of vouchers.
If you’re looking to buy a new steed, here’s £350 towards it. Looking to pimp your current bike, how’s £350 worth of components sound? Or, how about a brand spanking new cycling outfit?
Whatever your cycling heart desires, £350 will get you a long way. Who was lucky enough to win?
Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op is a specialist bicycle retailer. Their mission statement is to;
Promote cycling in the UK as a pastime, and as a method of transport by making it easier and more enjoyable to own and ride a bike.
WINNER = CLAIRE HIETT
[part title="December 25, TWC Advent Calendar Winner"]
Brooks England is offering one lucky woman of distinction the chance to stuff her stocking with some of the finest items available to today’s cyclist.
Included in this package the winner will find;
1) The Pickwick Small, the stylish alternative to the traditional cycle bag
2) The Oxford Rain Cape, made from waxed cotton and reflective Scottish tweed
3) The practical Brooks Trouser strap in a lovely ochre colour.