We mailed out the packages last week, but unfortunately our warehouse only included one water bottle instead of two. They'll send out the 2nd bottle in a separate package ASAP.

As a thank you for being awesome, if you are on page 1 or page 2 of …


… we'll be sending you a little care package shortly:

  • Bicycles Stack Exchange t-shirt in your size
  • Bicycles Stack Exchange die-cut, vinyl stickers
  • Two Bicycles Stack Exchange water bottles from specialized.com
  • Stack Exchange sharpie
  • Stack Exchange pen
  • Stack Exchange stickers

You can expect to get an email soon with details on how to confirm and provide your mailing address and size preferences.

The t-shirt

bicycles.stackexchange.com t-shirt

The sticker

bicycles.stackexchange.com sticker

The water bottle

bicycles.stackexchange.com water bottle


(for anyone else who wants this swag, but isn't on page 1 or page 2 of the all time top users -- unfortunately we aren't able to gift this swag to everybody, but it will be available for sponsored events as needed)

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    WOO! That even looks like a T-shirt I'd actually wear pretty regularly. What size are the stickers? – freiheit Dec 3 '12 at 22:52
  • @freiheit I believe they're 2.5" x 2.5". – Adam Lear Dec 3 '12 at 23:06
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    That is amazing! I love it. One suggestion: a pair of water bottles, not just one. It's a bit OCD of me, but I usually don't use a mismatched set on my bike. If not possible, then, I'll use it at work. Thanks SO much. This is very cool. – zenbike Dec 4 '12 at 3:28
  • @zenbike On my bike that this bottle matches, I've paired it with a regular blue Specialized Purist bottle. Color matches perfectly, just different graphics. Also different heights, but that works well on that particular bike. – freiheit Dec 4 '12 at 19:31
  • Ah. Unfortunately, nothing in the UAE for Specialized. – zenbike Dec 5 '12 at 15:36
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    HOLY YES. I'm the last user on page 2 as of this post. WOO! – user229044 Dec 5 '12 at 23:43
  • @meagar close call! Happy Holidays! – Darth Egregious Dec 5 '12 at 23:52
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    Holy crap, happy Christmahaunakwanzaka to you too, bicycles.stackexchange.com! – STW Dec 6 '12 at 0:14
  • I really like the way the water bottles look, but it took me a while to figure out what the four white spots on the shirt were. Not to complain--I'm very happy. :) Thanks for the nice gesture. – amcnabb Dec 6 '12 at 0:40
  • I am honoured. Thank you so much. Me happy :) :) :) :) :) – Starx Dec 6 '12 at 5:58
  • Will be proud to wear the shirt and equip the bottles. I'm with zenbike, though. Two bottles would be amazing, since it prevents a mismatch. – Stephen Touset Dec 6 '12 at 7:14
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    Wow, thanks, I even did not expec this, considering that I have not been too active, except for one period at the start. This makes me want to go back and look for some questions to answer :) – Papuass Dec 6 '12 at 9:02
  • so rad! thanks! – Matt Adams Dec 6 '12 at 15:46
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    @zenbike Yeah, we'll do a pair of water bottles. :) – Adam Lear Dec 6 '12 at 19:01
  • @AdamLear That's fantastic. Thanks so much for everything you do around the SE network! – user229044 Dec 7 '12 at 0:12

Is this a regular thing? Can we have it again please?

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  • answering to bump the thread in Meta, cos adding a comment doesn't do that. – Criggie Nov 28 '16 at 22:46
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    I'm not sure, but I was under the assumption that this was a sort of "graduation present" when the site hit a certain size. It hasn't happened again since they did it that first time. – jimchristie Dec 3 '16 at 18:06
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    Crap. Love swag. – RoboKaren Dec 7 '16 at 4:32
  • @adamlear what would it take to do this again? Cash ? – Criggie Dec 7 '16 at 7:27
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    The main cost is the postage; it's more than the cost of the stuff. And if they did for us then they'd have to do it for all sites. Prohibitive. – andy256 Dec 19 '16 at 1:28

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