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Help Swapsity member, Martin Provost, in his green quest to trade up to an eco-friendly Tesla Roadster by swapping his way behind the wheel. Martin's plans to swap his way behind the wheel have been featured on CTV, Metro Ottawa, Yahoo Canada and CBC radio and now it's your turn to get involved. Make a trade and Martin will take you on a spin!

  • Meet Martin
  • Read an Interview with Martin
  • Trade with Martin
  • Perks for traders!
  • Each of Martin's trade partners will receive a signed, framed photograph of the item they traded, be featured on his blog and get a mention on Swapsity. If Martin reaches his goal, he'll take anyone who traded with him for a ride in his Tesla Roadster, as long as they are in the Ottawa area.

  • Questions?
  • Is Martin open to trading with anyone in Canada?
    Yes! Martin is open to trades outside the Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal areas as long as the trade value justifies the effort and cost involved in executing the trade. Trades outside these areas can be coordinated through shipping or escrow services. You can always contact Martin via Skype or call him if there are any concerns.

    Is Martin interested in all trade offers?
    Martin would like to keep his trades focused on technology and green living but will consider all offers as long as he feels it is a trade-up and will help him reach his goal. Services will also be considered.

    What perks can I receive if I trade with Martin?
    Each of Martin's trade partners will be featured on his blog and get a mention on Swapsity. If Martin reaches his goal, he'll take anyone who traded with him for a ride in his Tesla Roadster, as long as they are in the Ottawa area.

  • Email Martin

Trade Status

Item 11: Ebike
Item 10: Social Media Management Package
Item 9: Two Action Cameras
Item 8: Green and Geeky Robots
Item 7: 1 Year Enterprise Online Store Package from Shopify
Item 6: VIP Brewery Tour Package
Item 5: Electric Guitar
Item 4: Acoustic Guitar
Item 3: HP Pavilion
Item 2: TalkSwitch  
Item 1: Used Minolta Maxxum SLR Camera  

Quest Status

 Martin Has a Blast Swapping for His 7th Item!

 Martin's swap story gets picked up by Yahoo Canada!
 Martin's quest featured in Metro Ottawa!
 It's official! Martin trades for his 6th item!
 Martin swap creating buzz for beer and barter
 Martin trades his acoustic guitar for an electric guitar
 Martin trades his computer for a guitar!
 Martin gets interviewed by the Green Majority on CIUT 89.5FM
 Matin gets a ride in a Tesla Roadster!
 Martin Swap Mission Update
 Martin's co-workers give him the star treatment at work
 Martin's story goes national on Canada AM
 CTV Ottawa runs a story on Martin's quest
 Martin teams up with Swapsity
 Martin gets interviewed by Swapsity
 Martin goes live on Ottawa Morning CBC Radio
 Martin gets featured on Virgin Radio morning show

Current Item: Pedego Classic Comfort Cruiser E-Bike w/ Balloon Package (2175$ value)

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Martin Provost wrote on 2011-05-02 21:26:03

Thank you so much spiritsentient for the kind words! Interesting trade news coming soon! :o)

spiritsentient wrote on 2011-04-27 17:34:39

What a beautiful story, I'm so thrilled for Martin, all the happy traders, and SwapSity! Respect!

SwapSity wrote on 2011-03-13 12:42:15

Way to go, Martin! We can't wait to see what swap offers are going to put you behind the wheel.

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