Tag Archives: Giveaway

November Giveaway Winner Selected!

Late last week I held a November giveaway for the Garmin Fenix3, specifically, the Fancy Fenix3.  Or basically, one of the new swanky models of the Fenix3, as seen above. A mind-boggling 7,470 folks entered the giveaway – making it … Read More Here

A November Garmin (Fancy) Fenix3 Giveaway

It’s somehow already halfway through November, and we’ve lacked a giveaway this month.  Heck, did we even have a giveaway last month? That seems like eons ago.  My bad. No worries though, I’m here to save the day.  Or at … Read More Here

Because it’s October: Garmin Edge 520 Giveaway Winner Selected!

Well then…it appears some of you really want an Edge 520.  More specifically, some 6,109 of you.  That being the total number of valid entries into the giveaway last weekend. I had asked what you were up to for the … Read More Here

Because it’s October: Garmin Edge 520 Giveaway

It’s somehow October already, and it’s been months since the Giveaway Extravaganza, and far too many months since a standalone extravaganza.  I really need to have more of these.  Partly because I love giving away stuff.  And partly because if … Read More Here

The 2015 Annual Giveaway Extravaganza Winners!

Phew! That was a blur!  You thought you were tired?  Just imagine what my web servers feel like after yesterday.  They’ll basically be doing the post-marathon day walk. With the 2015 edition of the Annual DCR Giveaway Extravaganza now yesterday’s … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Wahoo KICKR Trainer

Phew! What a wild ride this has been!  Huge giveaways every 2 hours; it seems like it was just yesterday when we got started.  Wait, it was just yesterday.  I guess time really does fly when you’re having fun. I’m … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit3 Peak Multisport Watch

For those of you waiting for the perfect giveaway deal, this may very well be it.  The Suunto Ambit 3 Peak has something for everyone; well actually this one only has everything for just the one person whose entry is drawn … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar M400 GPS Running Watch

Captain’s Log:  Stardate 93194.09. The Enterprise has bypassed its scheduled archaeological survey of Camus II in response to a distress call from the Federation freighter Arcos, which has assumed an emergency orbit around Turkana IV, birthplace of… Oh, um sorry, wrong post … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Quarq RIKEN AL Power Meter

Here’s the deal: As long as you don’t go around pronouncing it Quack (like a duck), you soon might be blessed with the power of power.  Yes, our second power meter of the day.  Because that’s how I roll.  Assuming … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Edge 520

It’s probably at this juncture in the day that you might be showing signs of fatigue.  Perhaps keeping up with all this free stuff is tough.  Hard work even.  But guess what?  You need to man (or woman) up and … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Tacx Vortex Smart Trainer + Satori Smart for a friend

There are few training tasks worse than riding alone on a trainer in a dark basement or within sketchy closet.  It’s just you, your bike, and the wall ahead of you with 4 paint marks that you still haven’t fixed two … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: PowerTap P1 Power Meter Pedals

Well then, that escalated quickly. From $250 GPS watch to $1,200 power meter…all in the span of one minute. Boom! You saw my review on these puppies yesterday, and it’s definitely all good.  Now you can not only ride around … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Vivoactive

You know how they say size matters? Well in this case – smaller is better.  And there’s no GPS running watch on the market today as thin as the Garmin Vivoactive.  It’s basically like a piece of paper ate a … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar M450 GPS bike computer

Think small and mighty.  Like mighty mouse on EPO (or synthetic testosterone as the cool kids are doing this week).  But legal instead.  So, like Nutella and bananas.  That’s what the M450 is like: Incredibly powerful yet super small.  It’s … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Withings WS50 WiFi Scale + Withings Activité

Too many BBQ’s this summer?  Too many Slushies?  First off – no, that’s impossible.  Trust me, from the land that lacks both good slow cooked BBQ and Slushies I reject that claim outright.  You can never have too much BBQ … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin FR920XT Tri Bundle (with HRM-SWIM & HRM-TRI Straps!)

What, you thought we’d limit this to things that are currently shipping?  Nah, I’m about the future here! Even if the future is only a week or two away. The FR920XT is probably without question the most beloved triathlon watch … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: GoPro Hero4 Silver & GoPro 3-Way Pole

So…are you ready to rumble?  Or perhaps at least fake it for the camera? Well then – I’ve got the giveaway for you: The GoPro Hero4 Silver.  It’s now my go-to action cam that I grab anytime I’m looking to … Read More Here

In Just 7 Days…

Yes, the time is once again almost upon us: The Annual DC Rainmaker Giveaway Extravaganza.  Albeit slightly later in the summer season than years’ past – but worry not, I’m not skipping it! Next Tuesday (August 4th) starting at exactly … Read More Here

The DCR’s on Vacation Fenix3 Giveaway Winner!

Holy cow, there were almost 7,000 entries on the giveaway – the largest to date around these parts!  To be precise, some 6,911 comments in total, after removal of duplicates and the like.  Apparently people really want the new Fenix3. … Read More Here

The DCR’s on Vacation Fenix3 Giveaway!

It’s giveaway time!  Partly because it’s been a while, partly because it’s Friday and it seems fitting, and partly just cause I’m on vacation and this seemed a whole lot easier than writing an in-depth review. This time I’m giving … Read More Here

Valentine’s Day Double-Gadget Giveaway Winners!

With Valentine’s Day landing this past weekend, I figured it was the perfect time to give something away.  Except, instead of just one something, I went for a double: Two somethings!  The winner could choose two gadgets from Clever Training, … Read More Here

Valentine’s Day Double-Gadget Giveaway!

It’s definitely time for another giveaway.  Given Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, it only seems right to show you some lovin’.  But, it would seem sorta awkward to give you a present and not also give the person you love (or, at … Read More Here

The ‘Guess How Many Steps I Walked at CES 2015’ Giveaway Winner!

Over the weekend I held a rather unique giveaway where I asked folks to guess how many steps I walked at CES from Sunday till Monday.  Closest person was the winner, simple as that!  The most accurate answer then got … Read More Here

The Guess ‘How Many Steps I Walked at CES 2015’ Giveaway!

When it comes to walking, I have no week at any point during the year where I tally up a greater number of steps than that of CES.  And this year was definitely no different.  It’s been a crazy packed week (with … Read More Here


The ‘Anything On My Recommendations’ List Giveaway Results!

Over the weekend I held the ‘Anything on my Recommendations List’ giveaway, which basically meant that as long as I liked the product and it was listed on my Winter 2014-2015 Recommendations Guide – then you could win it.  This … Read More Here