It’s September, and you know what that means: students across the globe are kissing summer goodbye and trading in their beach gear for backpacks. Inhabitat is teaming up with PUBLIC Bikes to help make the transition a little easier – and a little greener – by giving away the ultimate in back-to-school transportation: a PUBLIC V7 bicycle! The V7 is the best city bike around, with a lightweight steel frame, puncture-resistant tires, and full fenders and a chain guard to keep those new school clothes pristine. It only takes a second enter our giveaway using the widget below – and the more friends you share it with, the better your odds of winning!

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All you need to do for a chance at winning a PUBLIC V7 bike is log in to our contest widget with your Facebook account or email address, and hit the “Click here to enter” button to sign up. Our contest ends September 30th at 11:59pm ET, so enter today!

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After you enter the contest, you can earn even more chances to win! Just click the “Bring your friends!” button to grab your unique referral link, and then share that unique link with your friends on social media. For every friend that enters the contest using your unique link, you’ll earn an extra entry point – up to 10 bonus entries.

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The PUBLIC V7 is the perfect bike for getting around the city, campus or just your own neighborhood. Built with a lightweight steel diamond frame, it has dual-pivot caliper brakes and a Shimano MegaRange 1×7 drivetrain, with a range of gears that will make it easy to get around, no matter where you live. The V7 also makes it easy to ride in style, with upright handlebars to make it easy to see in traffic, plenty of storage for all your goods, and a chain guard and full fenders to keep you looking spiffy.

PUBLIC is a San Francisco-based bike company that specializes in bikes and accessories that are not only functional, but fun to look at. Thanks to fenders and chain guards, all PUBLIC bikes can be used for your daily commute without leaving you looking like you’ve been riding through mud puddles. And the European-inspired design means your ride will look as good as you do. PUBLIC bikes come in step-through, diamond, mixte and road bike body styles, with single-speed, internal hub or derailleur gear systems, so they offer the perfect bike for everyone.

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