If you’re looking for a certain motorcycle part or a rare bike, a swap meet is the best place to find it. And if you live in Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, or Indiana, the Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meets are the best of the best.
These swap meets take place in several locations throughout the year and allow bikers to swap and sell a range of motorcycle-related merchandise. Read on to learn more about Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meets.
What Are Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meets?
Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meets are events that allow motorcyclists to gather and sell or swap parts and bikes. These meets are hosted by Buzz and Pixie Walneck.
Buzz and Pixie Walneck are well-known within the Midwest motorcycle circle. In 1978, they began publishing “The Walneck’s Classic Cycle Trader Magazine” to help riders find motorcycle parts and connect with sellers. This venture led the pair to start hosting motorcycle swap meets more than 44 years ago.
Over time, these swap meets became larger and more frequent. Today, Buzz and Pixie have made motorcycle swap meets their full-time pursuit, hosting over 20 meetups each year. The pair host swap meets in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, and Kentucky.
How Do Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meets Work?
You can attend Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meets as a seller, buyer, or both.
If you’d like to set up a booth at the swap meet, you’ll need to pay $50 for a 10 x 10 area indoors. You can also purchase booth space outside of the building based on how much room you need.
If you’d like to attend the swap meet, you’ll need to pay anywhere from $7 to $10 at the door. Children 14 and under get in free to these events.
Walneck’s Swap Meets allow motorcycle enthusiasts to congregate and spend time together while trading and selling their spare parts. You’ll find a wide range of items for sale and trade at these events, including:
- Dirt bikes
- And more!
These events typically also include food vendors.
2022 Walneck’s Swap Meet Calendar
The remaining Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meets in 2022 are as follows:
- October 16: Woodstock, IL
- October 23: Morris, IL
- November 6: Shepherdsville, KY
- November 13: Princeton, IL
- November 27: Springfield, OH
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