Welcome to Reno Bike Project

The organization is built around the belief that the bicycle is the world’s greatest, most utilized mode of transportation and that every individual, regardless of age, gender, race, or class has a right to afford, maintain, and enjoy one.

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Human Playa Vehicles

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The Dust Devil Chuch group at their 2012 summer camp, June 2012

Greetings all,

We bet some of you are going to Burning Man, and don’t want to walk around once you get there.
We propose you ride a Human Playa Vehicle (bike) for that really hot event in the desert we are your one-stop shop.
Here are all the details for getting a bike this year.

Hours will be as follows:
Friday 8/28 10am-6pm
Saturday 8/29 10am-7pm (or 8pm depends on how many people are still here)
Sunday 8/30 10am-7pm (or 8pm depends on how many people are still here)
Monday 8/31 10am-6pm

Some critical details/FAQ:

  • We don’t rent bikes, only sell them.
  • Bikes are $60. We accept all bikes back.
  • We Accept Cash and Credit Card, we charge a 3% fee for credit card use.
  • We have many left at this time, but don’t make reservations.
  • Additionally we will be open Sunday 8/30.
  • We don’t expect to sell out until 8/31, though we aren’t sure when exactly, so call about availability. Our number is 775.323.4488
  • You will need to call or come to the shop when you get to Reno to confirm availability. Our number is 775.323.4488
  • If you have a question, please don’t Tweet at us. We don’t really use twitter.
  • If you are worried about bikes selling out prior to your arrival try contacting someone local to come and pick up bikes ahead of time. The folks at the Morris Burner Hotel are just down the street, they may be able to help.
  • We have a full selection of accessories including EL wire, lights, Monkey Lights, Racks, Baskets, Cantainers, bike racks for cars (rear hanging only) and more.
  • We will install all items for a price, which will be clearly listed.

We will also be offering limited repairs during this extremely busy time , so please don’t expect us to overhaul your bike on the spot. Repairs will be limited to things like flat fixes and brake adjustments.

If you have questions please call us at 775.323.4488

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Gratisdays

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Since our inception in 2006, Reno Bike Project has striven to make cycling affordable and accessible to all Renoites, no matter their income bracket. Earlier this year, we expanded shop hours to six days a week in order to better serve the community. This month, for the first time, we are offering a day each month of free access to our public workstations and assistance from Mechanic Educators in the spirit of real accessibility. Share the word: Second Saturdays are gratis at RBP.

Gratisdays in 2015:

August 8

September 12

October 10

November 14

December 12

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Major Taylor Summer Day Camps

RBP is hosting four weeklong day camps to continue bringing cycling education and enjoyment to middle/high school-age youth over summer break! Two of the sessions are open to the public; space is limited and sign-ups are on a first come/first served basis. Sign up here.

Session I (public) June 22-26
Session II (private) July 6-10
Session III (public) July 20-24
Session IV (private) August 3-7

All participants under 18 must have a parent/guardian sign the Waiver of Liability and Photo Release forms. These forms are due by the beginning of the first day of camp; participants CANNOT ride without these forms turned in. Completed forms can be emailed ahead of time to Kumara Kelley at kumara@renobikeproject.com.

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Shop Closed for Memorial Day

Dearest Patrons,

We will be closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day. Memorial Day is not to be confused with Veterans Day; Memorial Day is a day of remembering the women and men who died while serving, while Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans. Poppies have been worn as a symbol of remembrance for fallen soldiers since 1920.

Best, RBP

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We HeArt Bikes – May 16 – Holland Project – 6pm

RBP Bike Art Poster 2015

 

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