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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Let’s Get a Center St. Cycletrack!

Save the Date: August 20

RTC Washoe County is hosting a community meeting on August 20 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the possibility of creating a newer, better, and safer connection between the University and MidTown. This meeting will be held at Reno Council Chambers (at Reno City Hal) and is open to the public.

This project is moving forward thanks in no small part to the efforts of a few dedicated members of the Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance. If you would like to see a huge improvement in Reno’s bicycle infrastructure, please make time to attend this meeting and voice your support.

Can’t make it in person? Send a note to one or more Reno City Council members (find their contact info here) and let them know that dedicated, safe cycling infrastructure is important to you and a positive step forward for the City of Reno.

We can’t do this without you! Voicing your support will let local leaders know that there are more than just a few of us who want to see the environmental, transportation, and community health benefits that cycling can bring to Washoe County.

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Sans-Dan’s Night Workshop & Ride

Since 2009, a handful of dedicated volunteers have carved out a time to come together, lead and teach, and spread the ethos of self-reliance and repair-rather-than-replace, at weekly Dan’s Night workshops. Dan’s Night was started by two board members who saw a need among our Fourth St. community for after-hours workshop availability and a no-cost option for bike repair assistance. Dan and Greg were joined by a small, but robust, group of friends and regulars who helped run the workshops, share their expertise, and who formed strong bonds over the years. It’s been a privilege to host this group of volunteers, serving countless individuals, weekly for over nine years. So what now? Click below to keep reading!

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Gear Up for the Burn

Exciting news: Our new second location at 635 E Fourth St. will be open to the public for the first time (second, if you came to the We HeArt Bikes show in June) for Burning Man 2018! We are, for the second year, offering bicycle and accessories reservations, so if you’re heading to the Playa, we recommend you reserve your Human Playa Vehicle early! We WILL sell out.

We have a unique sales situation, this year: Starting August 1 and ending August 16, Playa bike sales and reservation pick-up will be at our main location, 216 E Grove St. Then, pick up will will move to our secondary location at 635 E Fourth St., starting August 17, ongoing thru September 1. Burner bikes will no longer be available on Grove after 8/16. Clear as mud?

As we do every year, we will hold extended hours the weekend before the festival starts. This year, our extended hours at 635 E Fourth will be 10a-8p on Friday 8/24, Saturday 8/25, Sunday 8/26, and Monday 8/27. For all other dates, refer to our normal hours.

More information can be found, and reservations made, at our online Burner Shop.

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Shred This Summer

We have one last summer weeklong day camp open, when you can ensure your kiddo gets some outdoor time in! At our introductory Major Taylor Ride Camp, we learn road safety, bike handling, mechanics, and more skills; all while exploring the Truckee Meadows and doing fun activities on road and mountain bikes. At only $125 per head, the Major Taylor Ride Camp is fun, physical, and affordable. Enroll in camp for July 16-20!

Sliding scale pricing is available on our camp tuition for families who need it. Making camp affordable for all is important to us, but our margins are already pretty minimal. Consider making a contribution to our Camp Scholarship Fund to support discounted tuition for families who need a little help! We look forward to riding with and getting to know your kiddo over break. Please send any questions to our Youth Programs Coordinator, Bridget.

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Dan’s Night On Hiatus

Dan’s Night will be back sometime in July—exact date of return TBA. Thanks for understanding!

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We’re Hiring!

We’ve made a few new hires, but with summer coming on and a second location in the works, we are still looking for additional help! We are asking for your help in getting the word out about our full-time or part-time Mechanic Educator job openings. We have a lot of work to do this year and it’s an exciting time to be part of the RBP team.

View the job description and directions to apply here!

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Memorial Day Closure

RBP will not be open Sunday, May 27 or Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Please plan accordingly, and enjoy your holiday.

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