Thule Group

“The Perfect Getaway” Contest Winner Announced

Press release   •   Jun 17, 2014 15:43 BST

Arthur Bacchusfrom South Africa has been named the winner of Thule´s European photo competition The Perfect Getaway. The Perfect Getaway is a competition designed for bike lovers of all types to compete with their most inspirational bike pictures in relation to “what inspires you just to get away”.

The Perfect Getaway started on19 March, 2014, together with Thule Crew members Chris Van Dine and Tim Johnson, who have been sharing their favorite trails and bike routes from all over the world. Participants have joined the competition by uploading their perfect Getaway-related photos to Instagram and tagged them with the hash-tag “thulegetaway”

“We have had 745 entries in the competition, sent in from all over the world, which is a great success. We are truly amazed of how many great cyclists and photographers there are out there on the road, track or bike park” says Samuel Silverudd, Marketing Manager.

Winner of the competition, Arthur Bacchus, has won a Trek bike worth €1,000 and a full set of Thule bike products, including the award winning Thule Pack ‘n Pedal line of on-bike racks and panniers.

See all the entries on Instagram with the hash-tag “thulegetaway” and find out more about Thule, great places to bike and the perfect gear for your ride at

About Thule
The Thule brand was established already in 1942. Under the motto Bring your life, Thule globally offer a wide range of premium products that enable active people to bring their luggage, equipment and their kids with them in a safe, simple and elegant way. Thule offers include roof racks, bike carriers, roof boxes, boat / horse trailers, computer / camera / sports duffle bags and children products like child bike seats and multifunctional strollers. The products are in more than 125 markets all over the world.
Thule is the largest brand in the Thule Group.

About the Thule Crew
Thule Crew was initiated in 2013. Following Thule´s mission Spend more time outdoors the members of Thule Crew are chosen to inspire us to live a more active life. And displays of passion and a dedication to the outdoors are all intricate parts of being a member.  With a caring attitude towards man and nature, all Thule Crew members are committed and active role models within their disciplines.
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