Bike Auction

Online Bike Auction August 9-18

PTS Bike Auction   |   Aug. 9th-18th

The PTS bike auction is a great resource for a deal on a used bike. The next bicycle auction will be held from Aug, 9th, 2021. to Aug, 18th 2021. Due to the pandemic, the auction will be coordinated very differently. In partnership with UT Surplus and SWICO Auction House, PTS will host the auction online.

How to Bid

  • All bids will begin at $5.
  • Bidding times and end dates will vary depending on the bicycle. Be sure to check the posted end date and time for the bicycle you are interested in.
  • If you are interested in participating, please register for the auction through SWICO at

Viewing and Pickup Location

J.J. Pickle Research Campus, UT Surplus Property

  • LOT #'s starting with 45: Bldg P45, 10301 Creativity Trl, Austin, TX 78758
  • LOT #'s starting with 30: Bldg P30, 3300 Read Granberry Trl, Austin, TX 78758

Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 512-232-8356
Facebook: @UTSurplusProperty
Twitter: @UTSurplus

Viewing Bikes


To view university items up for bid through SWICO, including bicycles, see

In Person

Tuesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Bicycles can be viewed in person by visiting the UT Surplus facility located at Pickle Research Center.
  • Due to COVID-19, all social distancing protocols will be enforced at auction previews. Visitors will be required to wear a face covering.

Pickup Instructions

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • Winning bidders will have seven business days from close to pick up their item(s) or they will be forfeited, unless approved.
  • Winning bidders must provide their own labor and materials to safely remove items from the warehouse. Staff will not be available to assist buyers.
  • Those picking up items will be required to wear a face covering during removal.

Auction Rules

  • All sales are final. No refunds.

  • Buyer assumes all risk. Pre-viewing is encouraged.

  • Winning bidders will incur an additional 10% buyer's fee and Texas sales tax.