The 17th Annual Re-Cycler event is coming up in a few days. This cycle swap is part flea market, part parts market, part bike bizarre and part festival. This WNY Mountain Bike Association event is sponsored by GObike Buffalo, in conjunction with GObnmc. The end result is a bike-lovers’ swap and sale that brings together people from all spokes of life, including mountain, Tri, cruiser, BMX, and road bikers.
- Bike shops selling new & used bikes
- Vendors selling bike accessories
- Used bike corral (sell your old bike or buy a “new to you” bike
- Live DJ spinning tunes
- Food & drinks for sale
- Hang out & meet other riders
- Family atmosphere
- Education sessions and mobile repair by GObike!
- Mountain & road bikes
- Bike parts Flea Market
Come check out bikes and bike parts. Meet an array of cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts from around the area. Grab some food, listen to some music, and support the building the building/maintaining of the region’s “largest network of shared greenspace trails”.
“For the past 17 years, we’ve hosted this event to raise money to create and sustain shared green space trails in Western New York and connect new cyclists to the joy of mountain biking,” said Joe Crumlish, Executive Treasurer at WNYMBA. “Whether you’re a seasoned mountain biker, haven’t ridden a bike in decades, or prefer to rock spandex and a road bike, we welcome you to this great event and encourage you to bring your used bikes and accessories to sell.”
The event includes vendors selling new and used bikes and bike accessories, a used bike corral (sell your old bike or buy a “new to you” bike), a mobile repair station, information on area cycling events and bicycle safety, and informational speakers.
Scheduled speakers include:
- 10:30a: NorthStar Cycles
- 11:00a: GObike Buffalo and GoBNMC Overview
- 12:00p: Tom’s Pro Bike 2017 events
- 12:30p: GObike Buffalo/GoBNMC Simple Bike Maintenance and Bike Commuting
- 1:00p: Campus Wheel Works: Campus Cycling Collective group rides and MTB racing in WNY
- 1:30p: WNYMBA events and trail work
“With a focus on health, sustainability, and building community, our organization is pleased to host this event with our partners at GObike Buffalo,” said Bill Smith, Director of Access and Safety for the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc. “This event lends itself to the work we are doing on the Medical Campus to improve both bikability and walkability on campus through our GoBNMC commuter incentive program.”
“At GObike Buffalo, we know people riding bikes strengthens our community and adds to the happiness quotient of our city,” said Justin Booth, Executive Director of GObike Buffalo. “Connecting more people to bikes at affordable prices while also promoting the recycling of bikes and bike parts is congruent to our mission to create a bike-friendly, sustainably-focused Buffalo.”
The Re-Cycler attracts cyclists, hikers, climbers, skiers, snowshoers, and anyone else that appreciates the benefits of safe outdoor hiking/biking routes and trails.
The 17th Annual Re-Cycler Bike Swap and Sale
GObike Buffalo and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc., present Western New York Mountain Bike Association’s 17th annual Bicycle Swap and Sale
Sunday, April 2, 2017
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
DIG! | Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus | 640 Ellicott Street | Buffalo NY
See Facebook event for further details on the used bike corral, the swap, and other pertinent info
Visit wnymba.org for more information about the event.