Biketopia’s silent auction features rare and sought-after items year after year. Check out the highlights from 2015 and start thinking towards what you might want to bid on at next year’s party. All auction proceeds benefit Bike East Bay.
Our full list of items from Biketopia 2015 is available here.
A seven-day fully supported bike tour of Thailand with SpiceRoads. Departing from the bustle of Bangkok, the tour visits the stately palace of Bang Pa-in, crumbling Buddhas and dramatic spires in the ruins of Ayutthaya, and Chiang Mai, the gateway to mountainous northern Thailand.
This item is a $1,500 voucher applicable to any SpiceRoads Thailand tour of 7 days or more listed as “guaranteed to depart”. Our featured tour is the Thailand Heritage by Bicycle tour, priced at $1,525.
Discover where SpiceRoads can take you here.
Compliments of SpiceRoads Cycle Tours.
Golden State Warriors Skybox Tickets
Treat yourself and three friends to a VIP experience of the 2015 NBA Champions. These mezzanine box seats have a spectacular view of Oracle Arena and access to a buffet and a full bar.
Friday, December 18 – Warriors vs. Milwaukee Bucks
4 Tickets in Mezzanine Box M14
Wednesday, December 23 – Warriors vs. Utah Jazz
4 Tickets in Mezzanine Box M14
Compliments of Scott Haggerty, Alameda County District 1 Supervisor.
AMGEN Tour of California: UHC Team Car Ride-along
Get the ultimate up-close experience of the AMGEN Tour of California as you ride in the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team’s car. As “Director for a Day”, you’ll be you in the middle of the action for one full stage of the race in Northern California. Exact date TBD in May 2016; pick-up and drop-off maybe in different cities.
Compliments of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling
Burning Man 2016 Ticket
We’ve got your ticket for guaranteed entry to the iconic Nevada festival. No lotteries, no uncertainty: you’ll have your spot reserved before 2016 sales open. Get ready for radical self-expression on the playa.
Compliments of Burning Man
Oakland City Hall Prison Tour
Take an exclusive tour of historic Oakland City Hall, built in 1914 as the tallest building west of the Mississippi. This tour explores areas not open to the public, including the hall’s historic jail. Ascend 89 wrought iron steps to view the inner workings of the clock tower. If you’re adventurous, you can climb a final ladder, leading outside to the very pinnacle of the 100 year-old building.
Valued at $500.
Compliments of the Oakland Department of Public Works
PUBLIC C7 City Bike
PUBLIC’s new C7 is a modern take on a classic Dutch design. This city bike comes with all the amenities to make your trip around town comfortable: a skirt-friendly step-through frame, a chain guard to protect you from grease stains, and a wide range of gears that will help you tackle those East Bay hills. Get where you’re going in style!
[Photo courtesy of PUBLIC]
Value: $649. Exchangeable for color and size.
Compliments of PUBLIC
Tern Verge S11i
It’s foldable, it’s got rack and fender potential, and it’s fast. The Verge S11i bike is the latest and greatest from Tern. Check out the specs here. This is the bike for you if your commute regularly mixes with stints on the bus or train, or if you’re looking for a capable all-purpose bike that won’t take up too much room at home.
Value: $1,800. One size fits all. Not exchangeable.
Compliments of Tern Bicycles
Raleigh Clubman Disc
Want to keep rolling with speed and style through an El Nino winter? The Raleigh Clubman answers the call with disc brakes, lightweight fenders, and micro-knobby tires. Test ridden by Bicycle Times Magazine staff, this Clubman earned praise for its classic looks, 10-speed rear groupset, and smooth-riding frame.
Value: $1,000. Frame size: 56cm. Not exchangeable.
Compliments of Bicycle Times
Giant Liv Alight 3
The Liv Alight 3’s lightweight aluminum frame and flat handlebars provide an ideal mix of speed and comfort for city riding. This women’s commuter is ready to personalize with racks and fenders, and the step-through frame is skirt friendly. Exchangeable for size and color, or for a men’s Giant Escape 3.
Compliments of Bay Area Bikes
New Belgium Cruiser
Hit the road in style with this sweet ride from our friends at New Belgium. With a beautiful frame designed by Felt Bicycles and sporting Fat Tire decals, this bike is sure to turn heads. Perfect for slow rolling along the bay or cruising to the local block party.
Value: $550. Custom built, not exchangeable.
Compliments of New Belgium
Case of Tour de France Wines
Picture yourself riding the route of the Tour de France, passing through some of the most famous winegrowing regions of the world. Champagne, Burgundy, Rhône Valley, Languedoc, Loire Valley, Bordeaux and the list goes on and on. We’ve assembled 12 wines from different regions of France through which you will discover the fascinating French countryside. The next time you watch the tour, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that you’ve been through there before!
Compliments of Beaune Imports.