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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Gift the Gift of Bikes This December

Reno Bike Project’s Freewheels for Kids outreach program provides free bikes to kids in need during the 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.

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Our 2016 bike drive is underway! If your family has outgrown or out-of-use bikes, 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.

Our two Freewheels volunteer wrenching parties will be on December 3 and December 10 from 11am-3pm. Volunteers don’t need to have any prior mechanical experience to come in and help; our mechanic educators will oversee and assist in all repairs, and refreshments will be provided as a small thank you. This is a great learning opportunity for new volunteers.

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Closed for the Weekend

RBP is closing shop at 5pm on Friday and will stay closed until Tuesday morning for our annual staff retreat. Hope everyone else enjoys the Nevada Day/Halloween weekend!

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When we return, we’ll be moving to our early winter hours; please visit accordingly:

Monday 10-5
Tuesday 10-5
Wednesday 10-5
Thursday 10-6
Friday 10-6
Saturday 10-5
Sunday CLOSED

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Galleycat: Coming to Reno November 5

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The Leaves, They Are a-Changing

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Join us for a different kind of community ride from what we’ve done before with our Sloth Pedal series: on the morning of October 15 we’re meeting at Horseman’s Park for a TRAIL RIDE! Come with your knobbly tires, breathe that cold, crisp air and appreciate the gorgeous colors of Fall with friends. If you’re new to riding off-road, no worries! This is a perfect trail system for beginners.

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October News: Ride On!

Read the RBP October newsletter here!

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September News: Burn, Baby, Burn

Read the RBP September Newsletter here!

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Labor of Love

Heads up! Reno Bike Project will be closed Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4, and Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day Weekend. After the big Burning Man rush, we think we deserve the holiday. Have a great weekend! Traditionally, it’s your last chance to wear white or seersucker, so enjoy it!

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August News: Hot Days and Burning Nights

Read the RBP August Newsletter here!

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Burn Notice

Burning Man 2016 is August 28-September 5. Are you thinking about how you’ll avoid walking everywhere once you get there?

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Visit our Burning Man Master Post for the nitty-gritty, alkaline-dusty details on how to get YOUR Human Playa Vehicle so you can explore all the nooks, crannies, and bench tops of Da Vinci’s Workshop.

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Major Taylor Employment Opportunities

If you’ve ever wanted to do more to support RBP’s programs in the community, engagement with youth, and/or get paid to ride a bike, then we have a job listing that may interest you!

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Look at the Youth Cycling Programs Coordinator job description if you are passionate about getting youth on bikes, have professional writing experience and a knack for organization and attention for details, and if you feel at ease working and communicating with a variety of organizations, schools, and individuals.

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