Every year Winnipeg Police recovers hundreds of stolen and lost bicycles, this is what happens to the ones that aren’t claimed…
They are auctioned off at the annual Winnipeg Bicycle Auction. A total of 750 will be auctioned off (450 on Saturday and 300 on Sunday).
On-site parking is available for $2.00, with all parking, food, and refreshments proceeds going to the Varsity View Community Centre. The two-day event takes place on:
Saturday, April 26:
– Public Viewing from 7:00 am to 8:45 am
– Auction begins at 9:00 am sharp
– 450 Bicycles for Auction
Sunday, April 27:
– Public Viewing from 10:00 am to 11:45 am
– Auction begins at 12:00 noon sharp
– 300 Bicycles for Auction
The Varsity View Community Centre
4230 Ridgewood Ave.
Payment can be made by Cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Interac (no cheques)
Bikes are sold as is with no warranty or refunds. Up to 250 bicycles will be tuned and ready to ride courtesy of W.R.E.N.C.H. volunteers & mechanics
You’ll also be able to register your bike on-site for $6.20. Registering your bicycle ensures that if its lost or stolen and Winnipeg Police recover it, you’ll get it back at no extra charge!
Head to the Bicycle Auction Website for more information.