Save the Date for Spokane Bike Swap & Expo Saturday

The annual Spokane Bike Exchange will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Fairgrounds.

SPOKANE, Wash. — Whether you want to buy a new bike or sell your old one, you can do it at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center on Saturday.

The annual Spokane Bike Exchange will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Fairgrounds. All proceeds from the event will go to regional charities.

“We are thrilled to announce that Spokane Bike Swap is now a non-profit organization,” Spokane Bike Swap President LeAnn Yamamoto said in a statement. “Proceeds from the event will benefit regional charities and we are excited about the positive impacts it will have on the community while promoting healthy and active living for all. »

People looking to sell their bikes can register on the Spokane Bike Swap website here. Bike check-in is open Friday, April 8, from 3-7 p.m., and the fee is $5, which will be waived if you donate a bike.

Entry fee is waived on children’s bikes with rims 20 inches or smaller and priced at $50 or less. A 10% consignment fee will be assessed for all bikes that sell.

People can find all kinds of bikes at the Expo, from kids’ bikes and road bikes to tandems and tri-bikes. The Spokane Bike Swap is a one-stop shop where people can sell, upgrade, and buy new or used bikes and accessories.

During the show, you can also get a free coffee sample from the Roast House Coffee exhibitor or purchase a bag of Pedal It Out Blend coffee in honor of Bike Swap’s 10th anniversary.

Wiley C. Thompson