Cycle World to Support Ride for Kids Through eBay Auction of Motorcycle Helmets, Jackets Gloves, Boots and More—By Evan Cooper

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auction. Starting today, Cycle World will be auctioning off new and used helmets, jackets, pants, gloves, boots, full racing leathers, replacement faceshields and other parts and accessories on eBay with 100 percent of the proceeds going to benefit the Joseph C. Parkhurst Education Fund. Bidders will have the opportunity to purchase quality motorcycle equipment, bid on memorabilia supplied by industry manufacturers for use in Cycle World magazine photo and video shoots and, most importantly, help to defray the cost of education for a well-deserving brain-tumor survivor in financial need.

Below, you will find a listing of the items available in the auction and their scheduled start dates. As you can see, we have staggered the start dates by category to make it easier to browse and bid on the wide selection of items. We are confident that you will find something you like from the auction and hope you take full advantage of this unique opportunity.


March 20-27: Helmets and replacement shields

March 27-April 3: Full leathers, outer shells, boots, gloves, leather jackets and leather pants

April 3-10: Textile jackets, textile pants, saddle/seat/tank bags and parts and accessories

Cycle World and Ride for Kids would like to thank you in advance for making this inaugural charity eBay auction a huge success and for choosing to support the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, the Joseph C. Parkhurst Education Fund and the many childhood brain tumor survivors desperately in need of a brighter future. With your help, we can fuel their educational hopes and dreams and help provide them with a boundaryless path to a higher education.

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Evan Cooper is part of Cycle World's extended family. A graduate of Northeastern University, he is a consultant with AArete, a management-consulting firm based in Chicago, Illinois. He is an avid motorcycle enthusiast.