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Old 01-03-18, 12:27 PM
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Chicago Bike Swap Alternatives?

With the sad news that the Chicago Bike Swap is not happening this year, and the St. Louis Bike Expo gone, does anyone else have suggestions where to head this winter for "big bicycle shows?" I'm interested in taking my niece with me to get her a (used) new bike; but my two big choices have sadly moved on.
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Like you, I found this news highly disappointing. I was really looking forward to the show this year, and a chance to pick up some parts and gear for cheap. I considered running a CL ad appealing to local shops to run swap meet sales that weekend.

Or maybe drag all my excess bikes and parts out and hold my own "Winter swap meet" in my driveway/garage!
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https://www.facebook.com/annarborcla...keshowandswap/ mentioned something about a show and swap in Grand Rapids Ohio and also their own Show in April here in Ann Arbor...
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Just saw a Kenosha Velodrome swap meet (March 24) posted in C&V:

The 2018 Kenosha Velodrome Swap Meet!!! | Kenosha Velodrome
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Any more coming up? I'm looking for a set of wheels and can't find what I want online.
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Anything of note coming up?
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Any more coming up? I'm looking for a set of wheels and can't find what I want online.
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Yep. February 10th, 2019...

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