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If you are looking for a gently used bike in the south Twin City Metro, you may be in luck if you are in town on Saturday, May 11th.

Rick’s gently used bike sale benefits Kids ‘n Kinship Youth Program

Are you looking for a gently used bike? If you are and you are in the south Twin City Metro on Saturday, May 11th, you may be in luck. For the eleventh year, Rick’s annual used bike sale benefits a kid’s youth program and you can find a deal on a used bike. This year Rick Anderson has over 500 bicycles primed and ready for that #NextBikeAdventure.

Rick Anderson working in his garage so a wide assortment of gently used bikes are ready for the sale

Gently Used bike sale details

The public bike sale will be held Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Superior Service Center in Apple Valley, MN at 14580 Glenda Drive (Located at the Red
Line’s 147th Street bus stop.) S

There are models for all ages and skill levels, including some top-quality cycles from Trek,
Specialized, Cannondale, Schwinn, Raleigh, Giant, and Fuji. There will be road bikes, mountain
bikes, cross bikes, city bikes, cruisers, hybrids, BMX, vintage, classics and even a recumbent tandem. With 400 bikes for sale, they will range in price from $30 to $500 dollars.  Much more
information and a map to the sale are at www.ricksbikesale.com.

Used Bike Sale Benefits Youth Program

The bikes generally sell fast. Anderson recommends arriving promptly at 9 a.m. Monetary
donations to Kids ‘n Kinship and DARTS will be accepted on site. Anyone who purchases a bike
can register to win one of two $25 gift certificates for Famous Dave’s BBQ restaurant in Apple
Valley.

For additional information about the Kids ‘n Kinship mentoring program, visit
www.Kidsnkinship.org. For additional information about DARTS, visit https://www.darts1.org/

The Dakota County Kids ‘n Kinship is a private non-profit organization that matches children who have a need for an additional supportive relationship with carefully screened adult volunteers. Once a match is made, volunteers spend 1-4 hours per week with the child. Typical activities might include picnicking, attending sporting events, sharing interests or going to the movies.

If you are looking for a gently used bike in the south Twin City Metro, you may be in luck if you are in town on Saturday, May 11th.

Apple Valley used bike sale benefits Kids ‘n Kinship Youth Program

Are you looking for a gently used bike? If you are and you are in the south Twin City Metro on Saturday May 12th, you may be in luck. For his tenth annual used bike sale, that benefits a kid’s you program, Rick Anderson has over 400 bicycles primed and ready for that #NextBikeAdventure.

Rick Anderson with a wide assortment of gently used bikes ready for the sale in Apple Valley, this Saturday.

Bike sale details

The public bike sale will be held Saturday May 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at
Goodyear Superior Service Center, at 14580 Glenda Drive, Apple Valley, MN (Located at the Red
Line’s 147th Street bus stop.)

There are models for all ages and skill levels, including some top-quality cycles from Trek,
Specialized, Cannondale, Schwinn, Raleigh, Giant, and Fuji. There will be road bikes, mountain
bikes, cross bikes, city bikes, cruisers, hybrids, BMX, vintage, classics and even a recumbent tandem. With 400 bikes for sale, they will range in price from $30 to $500 dollars.  Much more
information and a map to the sale are at www.ricksbikesale.com.

Used Bike Sale Benefits Youth Program

The bikes generally sell fast. Anderson recommends arriving promptly at 9 a.m.. Monetary
donations to Kids ‘n Kinship and DARTS will be accepted on site. Anyone who purchases a bike
can register to win one of two $25 gift certificates for Famous Dave’s BBQ restaurant in Apple
Valley.

For additional information about the Kids ‘n Kinship mentoring program, visit
www.Kidsnkinship.org . For additional information about DARTS, visit https://www.darts1.org/

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The Dakota County Kids ‘n Kinship is a private non-profit organization that matches children who have a need for an additional supportive relationship with carefully screened adult volunteers. Once a match is made, volunteers spend 1-4 hours per week with the child. Typical activities might include picnicking, attending sporting events, sharing interests or going to the movies.

Apple Valley Man’s Bike Sale Benefits Kids ‘n Kinship Program

Rick’s 8th annual bike sale, in Apple Valley, MN, May 14th, is now in the books and another huge success. Congratulations!

Over 300 bike were available for Rick's annual sale, in Apple Valley.

Over 300 bike were available for Rick’s annual sale, in Apple Valley.

Throughout the year, Rick gathers donated bikes, tunes them up, and sells them at his annual sale with all proceeds going directly to Kids ‘n Kinship. This year there were bikes for sale ranging in price from $50 to $450, with models available for all ages and skill levels, including a few top end bikes.

Happy biker trying out one of the many bikes at the sale.

A happy biker trying out one of the many bikes at Rick’s sale.

Rick’s passion for biking, mentoring children, and finding great deals gave him the idea to locate inexpensive or donated bikes, fix them up, and sell them with all the proceeds going to Kids’ n Kinship.  In his previous seven sales, Rick has fixed, sold, and donated more than 800 bikes and generously donated the proceeds to this wonderful Dakota County community program.

“Everybody Wins,” states Rick.  Garages are cleared of old bikes, a great local organization receives a generous donation, and riders can pick up a well tuned bike for a fraction of what it would cost new!

This year Rick Anderson raised $27,094 for Kids ‘n Kinship and 55 bikes that were not sold at the sale were donated to Juvenile Diabetes Association, for their upcoming sale. In the eight years Rick has been running this sale of slightly used and repaired bikes he has raised raised over $75,000 for the youth program.

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New and seasoned bike riders looking for an improved ride look over the many bikes at Rick’s sale.

Kids ‘n Kinship is a private non-profit organization that matches children who have a need for an additional supportive relationship with carefully screened adult volunteers.  Once a match has been made, volunteers spend 1-4 hours per week with the child.  Typical activities might include picnicking, attending sporting events, sharing interests or going to the movies.

 

 

 

 

Bike Sale Benefits Youth Program in Dakota County

In the first seven years over $50,000 has been donated and cycling enthusiast Rick Anderson, of Apple Valley, Minn. is ready for his 8th annual Bike sale this Saturday. Benefiting the Dakota County Kids ‘n Kinship mentoring program, this year’s sale is scheduled for May 14th, from 9 a.m.  to 1 p.m. at Rick’s home at, 12738 Ethelton Way, in Apple Valley.

Rick Anderson with a wide assortment of bikes ready for the sale.

Rick Anderson with a wide assortment of bikes ready for the sale.

Throughout the year, Rick gathers donated bikes, tunes them up, and sells them at his annual sale with all proceeds going directly to Kids ‘n Kinship. This year there will be bikes for sale ranging in price from $50 to $450, with models available for all ages and skill levels, including a few top end bikes.  Cash donations are also accepted on site for Kids n’ Kinship.

Rick’s passion for biking, mentoring children, and finding great deals gave him the idea to locate inexpensive or donated bikes, fix them up, and sell them with all the proceeds going to Kids’ n Kinship.  In his previous five sales, Rick has fixed, sold, and donated more than 500 bikes and generously donated the proceeds to this wonderful Dakota County community program.

“Everybody Wins,” states Rick.  Garages are cleared of old bikes, a great local organization receives a generous donation, and riders can pick up a well tuned bike for a fraction of what it would cost new. So get there early, the bikes go fast!

Please feel free to contact Rick with any additional questions at:   andersonrick52@gmail.com  or 952-240-3820

Kids ‘n Kinship is a private non-profit organization that matches children who have a need for an additional supportive relationship with carefully screened adult volunteers.  Once a match has been made, volunteers spend 1-4 hours per week with the child.  Typical activities might include picnicking, attending sporting events, sharing interests or going to the movies.