Winner announced: Thule RideAlong and Sapling

Two winners for great Thule products

The Thule winners were chosen at random with our competition app. The lucky folks are:

  • Lisa Beattie (Cape Town) won the Thule RideAlong bike seat
  • David Myburgh (Cape Town) won the Thule Sapling child carrier

Congratulations, guys! Thank you to everyone who entered. Keep an eye out for future competitions.

For more product information on each of the prizes, visit

Thule RideAlong

Thule RideAlong Lifestyle mom and son coffee shop

RideAlong child bike seat

Classic, safe and easy-to-use reclining child bike seat, taking your daily commutes and family bike adventures to the next level.


  • Seat can be mounted/dismounted from bike in seconds with the universal quick-release bracket, fitting most bike frames (27.2-40 mm diameter round frames and maximum 40 x 55 mm oval frames)
  • Integrated protection wings safeguard your child’s hands when the bike is leaned against a wall
  • Your child rides safely with the adjustable 3-point harness
  • Smooth, comfortable ride for your child due to the DualBeam suspension system that absorbs road shock
  • Your child is quickly and easily secured with a childproof safety buckle with large buttons
  • Added visibility thanks to built-in reflector and safety light attachment point
  • Ensures a perfect fit as your child grows thanks to the single-hand adjustable foot rests and foot straps
  • Detachable, water-repellent padding is machine washable and reversible, offering two color options.
  • Designed and tested for children from 9 months* to 6 years old, up to 48.5 lbs/22 kg. *Consult a pediatrician for children under 1 year old.
  • Comfortable for on-the-go naps with five different reclining options (up to 20°), easily adjusted using only one hand

View full details on the Thule product page.

Thule Sapling

Thule Sapling hiking backpack lifestyle competition giveaway TRAIL magazine

Child carrier

Safe, comfortable child transport on the trail that effortlessly transitions between parents with simple torso and hip belt adjustments.


  • Fully adjustable back panel and hip belt provide a perfect fit and comfortable carry and make the transition between parents quick and easy
  • Mesh pockets, hydration reservoir sleeve and two large zippered compartments store clothes, water, diapers, rain gear, and other essentials
  • Keep essentials close at hand with two roomy zippered hip belt pockets that store toys, snacks and gadgets
  • Load stabilizer straps allow on-the-go adjustments to the backpack’s center of gravity by pulling the child closer to the parent for a more comfortable carry
  • Deployable sunshade keeps your child cool and protected from the harsh sun
  • Plush, height adjustable, ergonomic seat efficiently distributes the child’s weight by providing inner thigh support
  • Dual access loading allows you to load your child from the top or side of the carrier
  • Removable stirrups let your little one rest their legs and readjust themselves on the trail
  • Breathable back panel provides padding and support at critical contact points, allowing air to circulate around your back, keeping you cool.

View full details on the Thule product page.

cover Bennie Roux by Sven Musica TRAIL 25 300pixelsThis Thule competition appears in TRAIL issue 25,
on shelves from 26 September 2017 to 18 December 2017.

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