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City's Bikelinc Incentive Project

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Join Bikelinc for your chance to win a $1,000 bike store voucher or one of three $100 runners-up vouchers! All entries will also be eligible for the fortnightly random prize draw - one of 20 D-Locks valued at $50 each - donated by Crime Stoppers WA. The competition ends on 31 May 2021, so join quickly to avoid missing out!

The City of Gosnells is partnering with Crime Stoppers WA and the WA Police Force to reduce the theft of bikes in our neighbourhoods. It is estimated that between 9,000 and 15,000 bikes are stolen each year in WA. In response to this, the Crime Stoppers WA Bikelinc program assists the WA Police Force to link bikes with their owners. The City of Gosnells is the first local government to formally partner with Crime Stoppers WA on their Bikelinc program to reunite local people with their lost or stolen bikes. The City’s Bikelinc Incentive Project will commence on 1 December 2020 and run until the end of May 2021, the City aims to have 1,000 bikes connected to Bikelinc throughout the project.

Conditions and Eligibility:

  • Entrants must reside in the City of Gosnells and provide proof (screen shot of their bike and bike's serial number to Safe City).
  • All entrants will be eligible for a random draw prize, however winners are not eligible for a second random draw prize throughout the project period. 
  • The end of promotion prizes will be drawn and announced at the conclusion of the project period. All entrants will go into the draw. 
  • Prizes are to be collected from the City of Gosnells Civic Centre and I.D is to be presented upon collection.
  • Councillors and employees of the City, Bikelinc, Crime Stoppers WA and the WA Police Force and their immediate families are ineligible to win. 
  • Winner details may be published on social media (first initial, last name and suburb, as well as a potential photo opportunity).
  • The City takes no responsibility for damages incurred after receipt of prize.

HOW TO ENTER:

Create a Bikelinc Profile:

  • Visit Bikelinc.
  • Click on create profile.
  • Select 'Bike Owner', then click 'NEXT'.
  • Enter the requested details, including a strong password, then click 'DONE'.
  • You will then receive an activation email - sent to the email address provided. Click on the link in the email to activate your Bikelinc profile. If you can’t locate your email in your inbox, please check your spam or junk folder. 

Connect your bike/s:

  • Locate the bike’s serial number, this is normally found underneath the bottom bracket. Other places it can be located are the headset, chain stays or seat tube. Write down or take a photo of the serial number.
  • Make a note of the bike brand, type, colour and any other distinguishing features.
  • Sign in to Bikelinc, click on add a bike and enter your bike details, remembering the bike frame serial number which helps to identify your bike and connect it to you.
  • In the gallery, upload any images of your bike/s which will help with identification. Include a photo of the frame serial number.
  • In the ‘status’ field, please select the appropriate option - Safe, Lost or Stolen.
  • Add the bike’s home location address details.
  • Select the bike type, brand and model by clicking on the arrows to reveal a drop-down menu of options.
  • Type the predominant bike frame colour. Select the frame size, material and any other distinguishing features.
  • For ownership details, add as much information as you can, then click 'DONE'.

Enter the draw:

  • Once your bike/s is connected, click bike rack and click on your bike. 
  • Click on a photo in your gallery and take a screen shot of your bike. 
  • Final step - email the screen shot image and your bike's serial number to safecity@gosnells.wa.gov.au to enter the draw. Best of luck!
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