How to Sell a Bike


Jack Charron Arena, 10 McKitrick Dr, Kanata

For directions click here


Fri 26 Apr 2024 from 6-8 pm, Drop-off only.

Sat 27 Apr 2024 from 7-8:30am, Drop-off only.

Sat 27 Apr 2024 from 11:30 am to Noon pick up unsold bikes/items and/or 80% of seller's price of item sold.

Take your bike (or other items) to the Jack Charron Arena at the times above).

When you arrive, there will be signs  showing where to go.

PLEASE NOTE:  While we can take many bike related items;  WE WILL NOT accept bike helmets.

If there is a line up, please join it.  


If you are not sure about the price you would like to sell your bike for, there will be a table to get help setting the price. They know typical prices for a bike, what people are willing to pay at the event and have information about sales at previous events. Your bike may be worth more or less than you think or would like.  They are only suggesting a price, you decide what it should be sold for.

Once you enter the arena you will be directed to take your bike or bikes to one of the registration tables.  The person there will:

We will present the bike for sale in the condition that you bring it in - so please remove any locks or security-chains, ensure the tires are inflated (there will be pumps at the main door) and give it a quick clean / wipe over.

Sellers will not be allowed into the main selling area to look at the bikes.


If your bike has sold (and most do) then you should arrive back at the arena between 11:30 am - Noon on the Sat 27 Apr to collect payment.

If there is a line up, please join it.

Once you enter the arena you will be directed to the numbered that corresponds with your Receipt / Tag Number.

Present your receipt and collect your money.  All money will have been put into an envelope with your Receipt Number(s) on.

We will have retained 20% - so if you asked for $100 for your bike/item and it sold, you will find $80 in your envelope.

If you are not able to collect payment - please let us know by e-mail at and we will try to get the money to you another way. 


If there is not a payment waiting for you when you present your receipt, your bike did not sell.

You will directed to an area where the bike will be waiting for you.

As you leave the arena, a volunteer will ask to see your receipt and compare it with the tag on the bike to confirm it is your bike.

Very Important

If you want it back, you must collect it before Noon (12 pm).   

We have to exit the building by midday and any bikes/items not collected by then will be deemed to have been donated.  We will load these bike onto our truck last - but once we are gone, then so is your bike.