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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Open Call for Mechanic-In-Training Candidates!

Our next 15-week paid FutureCycle training program will begin January 2019! We are recruiting four youth, 16-24 who think bikes can change lives, are interested in teaching, aren’t afraid to get dirty, aren’t afraid of a challenge, communicate well, and are curious and excited to learn. Details and how to apply here.

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Holiday Break

RBP is closed from 12/23/18 thru 1/1/19. We’ll see you back on Grove St. on 1/2, and our new, second shop at 635 E 4th St. opens to the public on 1/4. Happy & fulfilling holidays to all!

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Share Your Experience With Us

We want to know how having access to RBP’s services & space have impacted you! You can help us better understand our impact on our community by completing a short survey about your experiences here.

This is part of a research project exploring the impact of community bike shops in the lives of patrons. Your input can help us improve our services and programs, as well as the atmosphere of the shop. All responses to this survey will be kept confidential and there is no obligation to participate. If you would like to participate, please click here to access the survey.

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Closed November 3-5

Y’all, we will be closed tomorrow, Sunday, & Monday. Tomorrow we goin’ CAMPING on our annual staff retreat. From now on till spring, we’re closed on Sundays & Mondays. See ya Tuesday!

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Freewheels for Kids! Come for a volunteer wrenching party

Reno Bike Project’s Freewheels for Kids outreach program provides free bikes to kids in need every holiday season. Children’s bikes, donated by community members, are repaired and tuned up by RBP volunteers. Those bikes are then donated to community organizations who distribute the bikes to families in extreme need, many of whom will currently be living in shelters or in temporary housing.

In 2017, Freewheels for Kids volunteers refurbished 132 bikes, which were donated to deserving kids served by The Children’s Cabinet, UNR’s Early Head Start Program, Anderson Elementary, Pine Middle School, Kiwanis Bike Program, Reno Housing Authority, and St. Francis of Assisi Food Pantry.

We’re collecting kids bikes for Freewheels 2018 now! If your family has outgrown or out-of-use bikes, you can donate them to Reno Bike Project and we’ll recycle them into a new home. Cash donations are also appreciated, as we will be replacing parts on some bikes to they’re not only ready to ride, but totally appealing to their new owners, too.

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Labor Day Hours

On Sunday, 9/2 and Monday, 9/3, our Grove St. shop will be closed to observe the holiday.

However, our 4th St. shop will be open both days from 8a-6p, specifically to accept bicycle donations. Please bring all donations to 635 E 4th.

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Burning Man Special Hours

RBP on Grove St. is closed Friday 8/24-Monday 8/27, and only serving Burning Man customers at our 635 E 4th St. shop on these days.

We’re open at 4th from 10a-8p on these days.

As of Wednesday morning, we again have a limited # of bikes available for walk-in purchase.

Local customers, please visit the Grove shop again starting on Tuesday. Thanks for understanding!

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Fall Break Riding Camp!

With any luck, the first week of October will bring us beautiful, bikeable weather. Let’s take advantage of it! You can enroll your child now in our cycling camp for teens and pre-teens! 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 for camp from October 1-5!

We offer sliding scale pricing on our camp tuitions 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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