Trips for Kids 13th Annual Bike Swap & Sale

Discussion in 'rec.bicycles.marketplace' started by Marilyn Price, May 31, 2004.

  1. TRIPS FOR KIDS 13TH ANNUAL BENEFIT BIKE SWAP AND SALE SCHEDULED JUNE 26

    Want to participate in a bike swap that will benefit not just yourself
    but 3,000 inner city kids around the country? Here’s your chance!!
    Northern California’s largest Bike Swap and Sale to benefit Trips for
    Kids will be Saturday June 26 at Sports Basement in the Presidio of San
    Francisco. Swap hours are 10 a.m. – 4. Admission is $5 – children 15 and
    under free with adult. Further information on the Swap, directions,
    vendors’ spaces, and Trips for Kids follows. Or you can check out our
    web site at http://www.tripsforkids.org

    SWAP FEATURES:
    The Swap attracts thousands of cyclists and hundreds of vendors each
    year and features a huge selection of bikes, bike equipment and clothing
    – all at Flea Market prices. There are both vendor’s tables and a
    special swapper’s area for those who have 15 items or fewer to sell.
    This year’s grand raffle features a Gary Fisher Marlin Mountain Bike.
    Plenty of good food and drink also is available. The host, Sports
    Basement, is also a major vendor. Their store is chalk full of deals on
    outdoor and sports apparel/gear (cycling plus lots more). In addition to
    offering Trips for Kids free space, they will donate 15% of TFK attendee
    sales to the cause!!

    TRIPS FOR KIDS 13TH ANNUAL BENEFIT BIKE SWAP AND SALE SCHEDULED JUNE 26

    Want to participate in a bike swap that will benefit not just yourself
    but 3,000 inner city kids around the country? Here’s your chance!!
    Northern California’s largest Bike Swap and Sale to benefit Trips for
    Kids will be Saturday June 26 at Sports Basement in the Presidio of San
    Francisco. Swap hours are 10 a.m. – 4. Admission is $5 – children 15 and
    under free with adult. Further information on the Swap, directions,
    vendors’ spaces, and Trips for Kids follows. Or you can check out our
    web site at http://www.tripsforkids.org

    SWAP FEATURES:
    The Swap attracts thousands of cyclists and hundreds of vendors each
    year and features a huge selection of bikes, bike equipment and clothing
    – all at Flea Market prices. There are both vendor’s tables and a
    special swapper’s area for those who have 15 items or fewer to sell.
    This year’s grand raffle features a Gary Fisher Marlin Mountain Bike.
    Plenty of good food and drink also is available. The host, Sports
    Basement, is also a major vendor. Their store is chalk full of deals on
    outdoor and sports apparel/gear (cycling plus lots more). In addition to
    offering Trips for Kids free space, they will donate 15% of TFK attendee
    sales to the cause!!

    VENDOR INFORMATION:
    There will be plenty of space for vendors. Check in time is 7:30am on
    both days. Be sure to bring your own table and chair. Check our website
    for more info http://www.tripsforkids.org

    A Swappers’ area will also be available for smaller sellers (no advanced
    reservations taken). If you wish to sell up to 15 items plus up to 4
    bikes, you may tend your items for sale in a common area with other
    “swappers”. Every swapper must register upon arrival. The daily
    registration fee for the swappers area is $25 (plus an additional $10
    per bike; up to 4 bikes max; total registration for 4 bikes and 15 items
    would be $65). We will also collect 15% of sales (10% of bike sales) at
    check out. Sales in the Swappers’ area will be monitored by a Trips for
    Kids representative. No advance contract necessary for this category of
    "seller". Check in time for this area is 8:30am

    If you wish to consign bikes to Trips For Kids to sell for you the fee
    is $10 per bike and 20% of the selling price. This fee covers both days
    at the swap but you must pick up your bike(s) at the end of each day.
    Bring your bike(s) in early on swap day (8:30am). No advance call or
    contract is necessary.

    The space rental fee DOES NOT include any other supplies or parking. You
    must supply your own tables, chairs and display fixtures.


    WE CAN USE VOLUNTEERS & DONATIONS!
    Trips for Kids welcomes your volunteer help and donations. During the
    Swap, we need many volunteers to keep the Swap rolling. Year round we
    need volunteers to help on our rides, or in our after school programs
    teaching bike repair, environmental education, computer skills and
    homework tutoring. Other ways to contribute are through financial
    donations or donations of your used bikes, bike equipment and clothing,
    which we sell in our Re-Cyclery BikeThrift Shop at 610 Fourth Street.
    For further information, call 415/458-2986.
    VENDOR INFORMATION:
    There will be plenty of space for vendors. Check in time is 7:30am on
    both days. Be sure to bring your own table and chair. Check our website
    for more info http://www.tripsforkids.org

    A Swappers’ area will also be available for smaller sellers (no advanced
    reservations taken). If you wish to sell up to 15 items plus up to 4
    bikes, you may tend your items for sale in a common area with other
    “swappers”. Every swapper must register upon arrival. The daily
    registration fee for the swappers area is $25 (plus an additional $10
    per bike; up to 4 bikes max; total registration for 4 bikes and 15 items
    would be $65). We will also collect 15% of sales (10% of bike sales) at
    check out. Sales in the Swappers’ area will be monitored by a Trips for
    Kids representative. No advance contract necessary for this category of
    "seller". Check in time for this area is 8:30am

    If you wish to consign bikes to Trips For Kids to sell for you the fee
    is $10 per bike and 20% of the selling price. This fee covers both days
    at the swap but you must pick up your bike(s) at the end of each day.
    Bring your bike(s) in early on swap day (8:30am). No advance call or
    contract is necessary.

    The space rental fee DOES NOT include any other supplies or parking. You
    must supply your own tables, chairs and display fixtures.

    WE CAN USE VOLUNTEERS & DONATIONS!
    Trips for Kids welcomes your volunteer help and donations. During the
    Swap, we need many volunteers to keep the Swap rolling. Year round we
    need volunteers to help on our rides, or in our after school programs
    teaching bike repair, environmental education, computer skills and
    homework tutoring. Other ways to contribute are through financial
    donations or donations of your used bikes, bike equipment and clothing,
    which we sell in our Re-Cyclery BikeThrift Shop at 610 Fourth Street.
    For further information, call 415/458-2986.


    DIRECTIONS:
    From the North Bay:
    Hwy 101 South toward S.F. (Across the Golden Gate Bridge). Exit Lombard
    St. From the right lane, take a sharp right onto Gorgas Ave. Stay left
    on Gorgas. Right onto Halleck. Follow Halleck to Mason St. Left onto
    Mason. Sports Basement's Presidio store is on Mason St., approximately
    500 yards past the Crissy Field center on the left.

    From the South Bay:
    Hwy 101 North to Highway 80 East (towards Bay Bridge). Exit 7th St.
    Left onto 7th St. Left onto McAllister St. Right onto Franklin St.
    Left onto Lombard St. Stay in far left lane (Lombard Street veers to the
    left) and enter the Presidio through the Lombard Gate. Right onto
    Letterman Dr. Right onto Lincoln Blvd. Right onto Halleck. At the
    bottom of the hill turn left onto Mason Street. Sports Basement's
    Presidio store is on Mason St., approximately 500 yards past the Crissy
    Field center on the left.

    From the East Bay (Bay Bridge):
    West across the Bay Bridge (Hwy. 80). Exit Harrison St. Right onto
    Harrison St. Left onto The Embarcadero. Left onto Bay St. Right onto
    Laguna. Laguna turns into Marina Blvd. From Marina Blvd: Drive along
    Marina Blvd (west toward Golden Gate Bridge) to the stop sign at the
    Marina Gate. Stay in the right lane, cross the intersection where
    Marina Blvd. turns into Mason Street. (Note: Unless you want to see our
    store from the Golden Gate Bridge, the left lane turns into Hwy 101 and
    will lead you over the Golden Gate Bridge). Sports Basement's Presidio
    store is on Mason St., approximately 500 yards past the Crissy Field
    center on the left.

    The following MUNI routes provide service inside the Presidio: 29
    Sunset, 43 Masonic, 82X Levi Plaza/CalTrain Express

    --
    Trips for Kids
    http://www.tripsforkids.org
    415-458-2986 (Mon - Friday noon - 7pm)
     
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