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Bike swap brings in $26,000 for charity

FILE - Bikes of all shapes and sizes line up for Spokane Bike Swap check-in process, Friday afternoon, April 7, 2017, at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center. The 2018 Spokane Bike Swap raised $26,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Northwest. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)
FILE - Bikes of all shapes and sizes line up for Spokane Bike Swap check-in process, Friday afternoon, April 7, 2017, at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center. The 2018 Spokane Bike Swap raised $26,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Northwest. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

The 2018 Spokane Bike Swap raised $26,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Northwest.

More than 2,600 people attended the one-day event, according to a Spokane County news release. Nearly 600 bikes were sold with total proceeds tallying $34,000. Of that, $8,000 was used as seed money for the 2019 event.

Next year’s bike swap is scheduled for April 13.