Two-time Olympian and Mountain Bike Hall of Famer to make special appearance at iBert Interbike Booth #4406
RIVERTON, Utah – September 15, 2008 – iBert Inc., manufacturer of the front-mounted bicycle safe-T-seat, today announced a sponsorship agreement with world and national mountain bike endurance champion, two-time Olympian and Mountain Bike Hall of Famer, David “Tinker” Juarez.
As part of the sponsorship agreement, Juarez will be at the Interbike iBert booth (#4406) on Wednesday, September 24, at 11:30 a.m. for autographs and interviews.
The sponsorship started back in April 2008 after Juarez contacted iBert about getting a safe-T-seat to use while on rides with his son, Joshua. After using the bike on multiple family rides and loving it, Juarez signed an official sponsorship with iBert.
“Tinker and his family loved the safe-T-seat from the very first time they used it,” said Kelly Eissinger, president of iBert and developer of the safe-T-seat. “Tinker’s perspective as both a celebrated athlete and a father gives his endorsement of the seat added value.”
The iBert sponsorship agreement also supports Juarez and his partnership with the National Mountain Bike Oktoberfest, a three-day family-oriented mountain bike festival in Davidson, N.C.
“The iBert safe-T-seat makes riding with your kid an experience you can both enjoy,” said Juarez. “Similar to the interaction between a kangaroo and a baby in its pouch, the iBert seat lets me interact with my son during the ride, instead of just towing him around behind.”
Juarez’s wife, Terri Slifko, enjoys using the safe-T-seat as part of her regular training routine.
“Riding with my son, Joshua, is about the only training I can fit in these days,” said Slifko. “I make the most of each ride by finding the hills and working to beat my friends – who aren’t carrying the extra weight – to the top.”
The iBert safe-T-seat is a front-mounted bicycle seat that places the child between the adult rider and the handlebars giving parents improved control over both the child and the bicycle. The safe-T-seat uses a specially designed, easy-to-use attach/detach system that fits most bikes on the market today and is available in bright green.
The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the iBert safe-T-seat is $94.95 (US). Those interested in finding more information about the safe-T-seat, please visit www.ibertinc.com.
About iBert Inc.
Established in 2006, iBert offers the innovative safe-T-seat child bicycle seat. The safe-T-seat is a front-mounted bicycle seat that places the child between the adult rider and the handlebars giving parents improved control over both the child and the bicycle. For more information about iBert and the safe-T-seat visit www.ibertinc.com or call 801.440.4024.
The iBert safe-T-seat has been reviewed and featured in a growing list of online publications including Associated Content, BikeForums.net, Seattle Post-Intelligencer and GearJunkie.com, and Mtbr.com among others.
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source: Maura Lansford, SOAR Communications