Tacoma Bike Swap This Saturday

Tacoma Bike Swap

From exit133.com

The 3rd annual Tacoma Bike Swap will be held on Saturday, April 30th from 10am to 2pm at the University of Puget Sound Memorial Fieldhouse, located on the corner of N. 11th and Union Avenue. This is a great event, with a wide range of bicycles and related merchandise. We’ve seen everything from 1970’s European road bikes to “tricked out” contraptions that wouldn’t look out of place in a music video. The swap draws individuals looking to sell a set of wheels and well-stocked bike shops.

We have been informed that there is still plenty of vendor space available, but the time to secure your space is now. You can find out more here. The organizers would like to remind you that if you’d like to sell 1 or 2 bikes, all you need to do is lock them to the corral at the venue with a tag informing potential buyers of your phone number.

Highlights of the Bike Swap include:

  • $7 adult and children’s helmets and free helmet fittings with Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital Center for Childhood Safety.
  • Free Intro to Bike Maintenance with REI at 11:30AM and 12:15PM.
  • Free flat repairs by Tacoma Bike
  • Bike registration in a national data base

Warmer weather is approaching, and you’re going to want to experience it on a bike. And don’t forget – Bike to Work Week is coming up fast!

The Tacoma Bike Swap is part of Bike Month 2011 and is a collaborative effort of the City of Tacoma, Pierce Transit and Pierce County. For more information, visit PierceTrips.com