How often is Canberra BuyCycle held?
Once a year in October. This year it is Sunday October 20.
If I want to sell a bike do I have to stay until it’s sold.
No you don’t. In fact you don’t even have to be there. Firstly, we'll send you an email once your bike is sold plus we'll progressively mark bikes as 'SOLD' on the website (Look at the bikes section), so keep checking canberrabuycycle.com.au up until 1pm on Buycycle Day.
What if my bike doesn’t sell?
You’ll need to pick it up between 1.00–2.30pm on the day of the event. If you do not collect it at that time, it will be considered a donation to the Rotary Club of Canberra.
What will happen to my bike if I don't collect it during the designated time?
The bike will be either sold separately, or held over for future sale.
Does my bike need to be in perfect condition to sell?
Certainly not. Obviously we'd prefer it to be in a good, rideable and safe condition, in other words the brakes and gears should be in working order.
How do I buy a bike?
Simple. Come along to the BuyCycle at Fitters Workshop (Kingston Foreshore) between 9am and 1pm on Sunday October 20, browse the bikes, take a test ride, when you have chosen one you can buy it there and then!
How do I get my bike to BuyCycle, or if I buy one, how do I get it home?
It is up to you to transport your bike - ride it there or home, or put it in the back of your car or trailer. In some circumstances we may be able to assist with collection. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
How can I pay ?
We’ll accept cash, Paypal and credit card transactions (Mastercard & Visa only).
How much are the bikes?
We'll have bikes listed from $10 right through to recent models worth many hundreds of dollars, so there should be a bike to suit everyone. If your looking for a commuter bike for example to get you to and from work, or just something for occasional rides on weekends, Canberra Buycycle is the place for you.
Can you make an offer on a bike?
Perhaps. Some sellers have a set price, whilst there or others who have told us they will consider a 'nearest offer' (ONO) on the price. The price on all DONATED bikes is negotiable. Around 90% of all the bikes offered sell, so there are definite bargains to be had. If you want to make an offer on a bike during the event just ask one of our team.
How can I DONATE a bike?
Thank You! Bikes for donation can be dropped off at The Fitters Workshop (near Bus Depot Markets, Kingston Foreshore) on Saturday (October 19) between 11am and 4pm. We appreciate all donations, but bikes do need to be in working order. That means (for safety sake), brakes and gears are in working order however, a flat tyre or (or two!) is okay. Unfortunately we cannot accept bike parts.
Is there an entrance fee to Canberra Buycycle?
No, but but a gold coin donation to Rotary on entry, is always appreciated.
How do I know if my bike Sells and how long does it take for me to receive the sales proceeds??
All bikes that have been listed on the Canberra Buycycle website will be marked as SOLD, usually within 30 minutes of any sale occurring. This page will be updated regularly during the event and we'll advise you by email as well. If your bike is sold, you should receive proceeds from the sale into your nominated bank or PayPal account within 5 working days after Buycycle.
I need to contact someone about Canberra Buycycle
You can contact Bruce our Event Manager via email at email@example.com or mob 0419 258067.
How much does it cost to list and sell a bike?
An initial $5 (per bike) Listing Fee applies with Rotary also retaining 15% of the bikes sale price.
The $5 Listing Fee does not apply to donated bikes.