The second annual Tacoma Bike Swap will take place Saturday, May 8 at the University of Puget Sound.The event will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the parking lot of the university, 1301 N. Union Ave. There are no admission or vendor fees. Below are some of the highlights:
- Affordable helmets for sale with free helmet fittings courtesy of the Tacoma Wheelmen
- Classes on bike basics hosted by REI at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
- Registration of bikes into a national database ($5 fee waived)
- A cone course where riders can test their skills with advice from professionals, Pierce Transit security officers
A few vendor spaces are still open. People who are interested should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals who want to sell one or two bikes don’t need to pre-register; they can just bring their bikes and lock them up at the bike corral. The Tacoma Bike Swap is jointly hosted by the City of Tacoma, Pierce Transit and Pierce County as part of Bike Month 2010.