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Every year Transportation and Parking hosts the Annual Bike Auction with proceeds going to the providing bike racks for campus, upkeep of the bike repair stations and a future bike share program. Hundreds of abandoned bicycles are available at the auction, which is usually held during the first two weeks of September.

2022 Bike Auction

The 2022 Bike Auction will be held in the Business School Deck (lower level) on Wednesday, Sept. 14. To participate in the bike auction, you must arrive at 5:15 p.m. to register and view the available bikes. The auction begins at 5:45 p.m. Visa debit and Visa/Mastercard/Discover credit cards accepted.

Nearly 200 bicycles, ranging in condition from poor to excellent, are available for auction from a wide variety of models including but not limited to the following:

  • Trek
  • Gary Fisher
  • Mongoose
  • Specialized
  • Huffy
  • Genesis
  • Giant
  • Ross
  • Hiland
  • Schwinn
  • Jamis
  • Electra
  • Raleigh
  • Roadmaster
  • Zizzo
  • GMC
  • Eurolite
  • Marin

Registration is required for all bikes on campus. Cyclists receive a coupon for 50% off a U-lock from UNC Student Stores and a registration sticker for their bikes.