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Bicycle auction 24th October *even cheaper at end of summer*

Some of you may not have been in Berlin long enough to hear about the bicycle auctions that happen on behalf of Polizei every two months. Those bikes that are not claimed by their owners after an allotted time are sold off to the highest bidder at these auctions.
Having attended many of these auctions, I recommend the Polizei auctions as they are more organised and have a larger number of bikes on offer.

The benefits of buying a bike in this manner are:
cheap bikes - cheaper than flohmarktsproof of receipt - means you can sell off bike later more easilynot supporting bicycle theftit's an exciting atmosphere and gives you a buzz when you're the highest bidder It is best if you go there with someone who knows what to look out for in buying a second hand bike, as they are of varying quality and a little bit about how numbers sound in German is a plus.

If you contact us at BSB, we may be attending and be able to help you out in choosing a suitable ride.

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Lollapalooza 2017

BikeSurfBerlin represented at Lollapalooza last weekend. Even though it was rainy, we got the chance to showcase our sharing ways by getting people to upcycle jewellery from old bike parts and print some fashionable BSB bags by hand.

Bicycle repair workshop on Saturday 12th August

Volunteers required for BikeSurfBerlin

We need more volunteers to help out and make bikesurf grow. We need fresh ideas and faces on the team to help out.

Specifically, we need people who can help out with the new website or are an aspiring bicycle mechanic.

Contact us today if you want to find out more:

Jewellery and bags of fun - Lollapolooza Sept 2016

Visit BikeSurf at Lollapalooza Berlin

... and upcycle some bike parts!

When? August 10-11
Where? Lollapalooza festival in Treptower Park
What? Eco projects in Berlin and upcycling workshops (Saturday at 18:00, Sunday at 13:30)

The BikeSurf team will be representing our project in the eco neighborhood "Der Grüne Kiez" at Berlin's Lollapalooza festival next weekend. We have a small stand for meet and greeting with some information and materials (and STICKERS!) and some of our project's favorite mascots.

We also will be leading some workshops on creative upcycling featuring bicycle materials, which, facilities depending, will likely also be a part of our permanent station in the Grüne Kiez sector. Come visit if you're there and make yourself some jewelry, stenciled tote bags, or one of our famous cog-and-chain keyrings!

Bike repair workshop at KOPI 12th August

Time to learn how to fix your own bike.
KOPI 137 squat has allowed us to host a bike repair workshop at their location this Friday.
Kopiniker strasse 137 from 16:00 until 19:00.
BikeSurf will bring some tools and spare parts (cables, tubes, etc.) and larger spare parts will be salvaged from the bike workshop.
Welding facilities and angle grinders available.
Whatever you can afford would be great to cover the cost of the parts used.