Biketopia, our annual winter member party – will feature a 100 piece silent auctions with great deals on bikes and more donated by our fantastic local businesses. Come prepared to get some Christmas for that special bikey-someone done, or to treat yourself all while supporting the efforts of your local bicycle coalition.
Can’t make it to the big night, but still want to bid on a featured item? Bike East Bay is offering proxy bidding for Biketopia. Download this form and return it to Renee Rivera by mail: Bike East Bay, PO Box 1736, Oakland CA 94604 or by email: [email protected]
Our auction features gift packages to local bars and restaurants, bicycling gear from local shops, out-of-the box gift ideas like our bike party package, a gift certificate for a professional photoshoot and more. Come prepared for great deals on bikes, accessories, local restaurants and other great treats. See below for a preview of a few of the enticing items from our auction.
The urban cargo bike comes of age: designed to rival the ride quality of any short bike, yet be capable of carrying 10 times it’s own weight safely.
Incorporating 15 years of user-feedback about what makes a cargo bike truly great, EdgeRunner features an upright and efficient ride position, a 100% Chromoly frame, and a unique design which allows for easy carrying of the loaded bike.
Compliements of Xtracycle.
Shimano Deore LX Black and Gold complete groupset
Where do we even start? This is a truly vintage, rare set of parts from Shimano. All mint condition, and all gold. If you ever wanted to “pimp your ride” don’t even consider doing it without this Shimano Deore LX GOLD groupset.
Tern Verge P20
It’s foldable, it’s got rack and fender potential, and it’s fast. The Verge P20 bike is the latest and greatest from Tern. See this review from Bike Radar. 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.
Compliements of Tern.
Alva+ Electric Bike
The Alva+ is the newest bike by A2B and features both pedal assist and throttle power on demand. The model offers ease and style – and the unique flexibility to enjoy a range of journeys in your preferred way. Maximum power assistance speed is 38km/h (24mph), and the bike has a range of 70 km (40 miles). If you’vebeen thinking about investing in an electric bike, this is the one for you.
Compliments of A2B.
GRÄNSFOR BRUK Hatchet
Yes, you read that right. In honor of their new downtown Walnut Creek Shop, “Bike Book and Hatchet,” Rivendell is donating this year an authentic hatchet made by GRÄNSFORS BRUK, a tiny hatchet maker in Sweden, and creator of some of the best ones in the world. The 13 and a half inches long hatchet has a hickory handles and forged steel head, and is made and signed by a single hatchet-maker.
Compliments of Rivendell Bicycle Works.
Basic Keelboat Class
The 4-day, 32-hour course combines short classroom sessions with hands-on experience sailing in the beautiful San Francisco Bay. The Colgate 26′ sloops used are nimble and responsive, yet stable and safe, and reward experimentation while forgiving beginner’s mistakes. The instructors are all US SAILING and Coast Guard licensed professionals who will patiently guide you through an exciting learning adventure, culminating in a USS Basic Keelboat Certification.
Compliments of Club Nautique.
Madsen Bicycle Gift Certificate
Ever dreamt of having more room on your bike than you could use? The Madsen Bicycles easily fit multiple kids, animals, groceries and other precious cargo. The new, 2015 model, comes with a 40 gallon cargo/passenger bucket equipped with removable seating and seatbelts for four. The bike is also equipped with a custom madsen saddle, SRAM X5 derailleur and shifters, Tektro Eclipse disc brake, 1 1/8” threadless stem, swappable 38 and 44 tooth front chain rings and an integrated locking system that makes this bike as tough as it is elegant. Bid on this gift certificate for $500 towards your Madsen Cycles purchase.
Compliments of Madsen Cycles.
Professional Photography Package
Gift certificate for one hour of professional photography, including the high resolution files from the shoot, taken by local photographer Olivia Smartt. Perfect for engagements, elopments, a new career image, lifestyle photography, online dating photos or other personal photography.
Compliments of Olivia Smartt Photography.
Bike+ by WI-MM
Get the latest in bike-theft prevention: Bike+ combines wireless, bike-mounted hardware with a mobile tracking app to provide a solution to prevent bike theft and recover stolen bikes. With built in GPS receiver and cellular network connection, tracking the bike location is as easy watching the map display on the app. And it also measures other data including speed, elevation, calories burned, and mapped ride history – all gathered automatically, with data accessible from the mobile app or web in real time.
Compliments of WI-MM.
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!
Courtesy of Beaune Imports.
Raleigh Revenio 2.0 or Capri 2.0
The serenity of the road is calling, and this Raleigh is set to take you there. The light aluminum frame and carbon fork paired with endurance-oriented, heads-up geometry means so you’ll go farther, faster, and in more comfort. 700c hoops come wrapped in grippy Vittoria tires for when the road starts to wind or the descent gets technical. SShimano’s 18-speed Sora drivetrain which boasts the light action and effortless shifts that the company is known for. Top it off with a selection of great Raleigh parts, including a supportive Prologo Kappa saddle, and you’ve got your ticket to serenity. Exchangeable in size and color. The alternate model, Capri 2.0, comes with a women’s specific Prologo Kappa DEA saddle.
Compliments of Mikes Bikes
Linden Street Combo
Enjoy a fantastic dinner at one of Oakland’s most up and coming new restaurants, the Dock, and then fill up a growler at Linden Street Brewery – twice. That’s right, this auction combo combines a $100 Gift Certificate at the Dock and a gift certificate good for two growler refills at Linden Street Brewery’s neighboring tap room. Can go wrong with some of Oakland’s best.
Take two days off at Monterey’s Hilton Garden Inn in Monterey. This package is good for two nights and two breakfasts at this luxury inn (with full fitness center and heated pool) and also includes a full day rental for 2 with local bike shop Bay Bikes.