We want to give a Texas-sized thank you to everyone who participated in the Swap Meet and Auction, and helped make the event a success! We especially want to thank FrankenBike, the people and businesses who donated auction items, and our winning bidders. Your generosity helps BikeTexas continue to work for better trails, laws, and biking infrastructure in Texas.
BikeTexas is hosting the FrankenBike Austin # 195 swap meet on Saturday, November 26th from 10am – 4pm. Join us for some great shopping, live music, and a live auction with items sure to please the bike enthusiasts on your list.
If you’re in Austin over the Thanksgiving weekend, come join us at 900 Springdale Rd. and get a jump on your holiday shopping! All proceeds from the auction will benefit BikeTexas.
Here’s the schedule for November 26th:
- 10:00 am: FrankenBike swap meet starts
- 1:30 pm: Live music by Austin’s own Leeann Atherton!
- 2:00 pm: Live auction – bid on items sure to bring joy to the bicyclists in your life!
- 4:00pm: Swap meet wraps up
Check out the items we will be auctioning below. We look forward to seeing you there!
Please note: all auction items are sold as is, where is, and shipping is not included.
Objects d’ Vélo
Electra Townie Comfort Electric Bike: This single owner pedal-assist e-bike is easy to use and a blast to ride. If buying new, the MSRP is $2,450. This is a great opportunity to get a used eBike that is in excellent condition and has very low miles. It is gray, sized medium, with step through frame.
- The Electra Townie® Go! 8D EQ comes with a Bosch Active System motor and Flat Foot Technology®.
- The frame geometry make this e-bike the perfect blend of comfort, control and fun.
- With up to a 70 mile range, you can go to work, go to the store, go wherever you want without breaking a sweat.
Electra Townie Comfort Bike: The model of this single owner bicycle, the Electra Townie 7D, is the best-selling bike in the U.S. for a reason. It’s stylish, simple and fun! If buying new, the MSRP is $729.
If you’re looking for a great used bicycle that isn’t electric, you can’t go wrong with this one . It is in excellent condition, beige, very low miles, sized medium, with step through frame.
Raleigh Companion Tandem Bicycle: Share your love of biking on a Raleigh Companion Tandem bike that seen many trails miles and is in excellent condition. Size: Captain (front) medium/ Stoker (back) small. $650 value.
Objects d’ Art
Limited Edition Prints by David P. Flores: David P. Flores is a noted painter, muralist, and designer. Some of his artwork is part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and he has collaborated with many organizations including Disney, the Olympic Games, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, and the Mexican Consulate.
Don’t miss this chance to grace your home or office with a limited edition print from this iconic artist! $300 value.
Eddie Merckx / Molteni: Before there was Lance Armstrong, there was Eddie Merckx. Known as “The Cannibal” due to figuratively eating the competition, Merckx is regarded as one of the greatest cyclists in the history of racing.*
Campagnolo / Cinelli: Enjoy beauty of a bicycle, as only David Flores could capture it in this limited edition print.*
F. Moser / Ambrosio: David Flores’ masterful rendering of his subject is on full display in this limited edition print.*
Please note picture frames for the above prints are not included.
Original Greta Olivas Painting: Austin-based artist Greta Olivas is the creator of this original and abstract mixed-media piece of art titled “Wheels, Gears and Cogs”. This is a unique opportunity to own a painting by an artist whose works this size typically sell for thousands of dollars. $800 value.
Folk Art Cargo Bikes: Let these beautiful pieces add a spark of joy to your home or office when you can’t be on your bike. Value $120.
- Custom Hand-Painted Bike Helmet: Knockin’ Noggins will work with you to turn a bike helmet into a wearable, hand-painted work of art. Below are examples of helmet art created by Knockin’ Noggins. $125 value.
- Rearview Gear Cycling Mirror: For those times when what’s behind you can be as important as what’s ahead, this Rearview Gear quick-detach cycling helmet mirror changes everything! $36 value.
Objects d’ Fun
BikeTexas eBike Tour: Have a great time seeing the heart of Austin up close via eBike with knowledgable and friendly local guides, courtesy of highly-rated BikeTexas Tours. Tour is good for up to four people. $316 value.
FrankenBike Gift Basket: Make the most of your next Austin bike ride with the following items rustled up by FrankenBike Austin: Oakley sunglasses, FrankenBike hat, beanie and jersey, and Clown Dog Bike Shop tune-up. $360 value.
Auction starts at 2:00pm Saturday, November 26th at 900 Springdale Road!