What An Awesome Day!! Thanks to everyone that came out and made 2017 our biggest and best event ever. Despite the rain we had our biggest turn out to date! More vendors, more consumers... more SWAP! We're already working hard on 2018 and Early Bird registration is now open. Download a 2018 Early Bird Registration Form and save big on next year's registration fees.
Last year we made space for 20 more vendors but even with the extra spaces we still sold out! Don't delay and end up like the dozens of vendors that waited too long in 2017.... register today!
Don't miss out on February 11th, 2018 (our 21st BIG year!) when over 4000 people make the trip from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington DC, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and beyond to the spend the day at the Carroll County Ag Center in Westminster, MD at the East Coast’s largest indoor bicycle swap meet and consumer bike expo!
Whether you’re looking for road bikes, mountain bikes, triathlon bikes, BMX bikes, clothing, bike parts, cycling accessories, vintage, new or used, there’s something for everyone... all for sale at discounted prices! Click here for complete event info and here for vendor registration. You can also download an event flyer. Check out the most recent Event Guide here or visit our Vendors page for a sampling of current and past vendors.
PLEASE HELP A FELLOW CYCLIST!!! On October 18th, our longtime friend and fellow cyclist, Anthony Mignon was involved in a life-threatening accident when he was struck by a truck. After three months at Shock Trauma and literally dozens of surgeries his condition remains very serious and he has a long road ahead of him. The financial impact on both him and his family has been significant and he is expected to remain in the hospital for an undetermined period of time. Please consider a generous donation to benefit Anthony and his family in their time of great need. ALL proceeds from this fundraiser will go directly to the family. Click here to donate and thanks to everyone that dontated at this year's event!
Major route change for 2017. The 5th Annual PA Hope Ride will start and end at the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Hershey PA with an overnight stay at Kutztown University.
At the Pennsylvania Hope Ride your energy and generosity make a real difference for people fighting cancer by supporting the local American Cancer Society programs in your community. With your help and support, we are making a difference in the fight against cancer.
At this inspiring event you will find that the Pennsylvania Hope Ride has everything you want and need to enjoy your ride; support with SAG, mechanical and medical resources, well-stocked water/food stops, dinner and overnight stay in dorms at Kutztown University. Then a celebration finish line when you finish back in Hershey, where you can rejoice with your family and fellow participants.
Visit www.pahoperide.org for more information and to register.
The 8th annual Tour de Frederick takes place this year August 12-13 and it is the largest fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County. Tour de Frederick is a cycling weekend with ride routes from 8 to 100 miles for all abilities. The mission of the BGCFC is to enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as responsible, productive, caring citizens. Riders can join as a team or ride as an independent rider. Teams fundraise and receive a customized cycling jersey.
Visit www.tourdefrederick.com for more info.
1 in 8 women in the U.S. will get breast cancer in her lifetime. More than 4,730 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in Maryland alone this year. Maryland has the 6th highest breast cancer death rate in the country.
No one should ever die from breast cancer.
Susan G. Komen® Maryland is a top-ranked affiliate in the world’s largest breast cancer charity. Through fundraising events we have funded more than $37 million in community breast health programs and innovative national research. Komen has played a critical role in every major advance in the fight against breast cancer.
Join us for the second annual Komen Maryland Promise Ride on June 24, 2017, a one-day organized ride on a beautiful route through Anne Arundel and Calvert Counties. Funds raised at the event support local breast health programs and national research into the cures for breast cancer.
Visit promiseride.komenmd.org for more information and to register.
See you at the SWAP!