Press Release: First Annual Portland Veloswap

A new event was just announced today. I might have something on the Front Page about it. But for now, here’s the press release from organizer Jim Anderson:

Portland Veloswap
January 10th – 9am-5pm

Welcome to the 1st annual Portland Veloswap. It’s a bike bargain hunter’s paradise with up to 100 vendors under one roof!

Expect great deals on all things bicycling, new and used. As if that weren’t enough, come socialize with like-minded bicycle enthusiasts and enjoy food & drinks at Roots Organic Brewing (1520 SE 7th Ave, just south of Hawthorne St) in Portland, Oregon. Stop on by on your way to the annual Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) Awards, Banquet and Meeting. This is an all ages event. Bike parking available provided by

$3 (includes $1 off any drink at Roots!). Kids under 16 are FREE.

Interested in selling something(s)?
EASY! The Portland Veloswap is running a unique way to sell your gear. You can reserve 2-hour time slots between 9:00AM and 5:00PM (9AM-11AM, 11AM-1PM, 1PM-3PM, 3PM-5PM). Also, floating 1-hour slots can be reserved as time and space permits. RESERVE SPACE NOW!

What can you sell? You ask!
If you can pedal it or use it while pedaling, it’s fair game. Complete bikes, parts, accessories, and apparel just to name a few.


Before January 9, $20 for a the premium 2-hour slots (11am-1pm or 1pm-3pm) selected through online registration. The morning and afternoon 2-hour slots (9am-11am or 3pm-5pm) are available for $15. There will be a limited number of 1-hour time slots available throughout the day as time permits.


Day of event registration is available, but highly suggested to purchase prior.

Space Includes: 3×8 ft table with black tablecloth. 2 admission passes.

Note: Bike shops and brands please contact us for sponsorship and/or premium vendor space.

Need more info: or 503-975-8229

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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14 years ago

typo in the headline.