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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Shop Closed Dates

Reno Bike Project will be CLOSED July 1st-4th to rejuvenate our staff. We reopen on the 5th. Have a fun and safe-enough holiday!

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July 22: Pride Ride

RBP is reviving one of our most fun and asked-about events from two years ago: the Pride Ride! There’s plenty of overlap between the cycling and LGBT+ communities, and during this year’s Northern Nevada Pride Parade & Festival, we’re going to honor that commonality, and support Our Center and their work! Details and RSVP on Facebook!

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Camp Bicicleta

Registration is now open to the public for our Major Taylor Ride Camp of Summer 2017! Day camp will be in session July 24-28, meeting 10-1 M-Th and 10-3 Friday, and is open to teens (and pre-teens) who like bikes and want to gain riding experience with an exciting group, and explore Reno’s on- and off-road routes. At only $95 per head, the Major Taylor Ride Camp is fun, physical, and fundamentally affordable. Scholarships are also available. Make sure your kid spends some of their summer outdoors; get more information and sign up here!!

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Read the June Newsletter

Read the RBP June newsletter here! And subscribe for monthly news!

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Jun 6 No Comments posted by

Mechanics-In-Training Wanted!

We’re currently recruiting youth who are interested in learning about bikes and gaining job skills as paid interns in our FutureCycle Program! This program’s mission is to use the Reno Bike Project as a setting to teach at-risk youth the skills needed for a lifetime of employment. FutureCycle equips youth who face barriers to success with skills to be employable (in any local bike shop or in other professional fields) through 15 weeks of paid training and internship. FutureCycle also illustrates, through experience, that the bicycle can be used as a means to financial success, a form of transportation, and a medium to gain mechanical and problem-solving skills.

The full job posting is available here, and the upcoming program will start July 5 and conclude October 18. If this sounds like a great fit for you or someone you know, apply now for consideration as the number of positions is limited!

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We’re Hiring

We have an opening on our team for a Youth Cycling Programs Coordinator, who will help advance our programming for youth, AND get paid to ride bikes! This is a full-time, year-round position with benefits.

Look over our job description and apply 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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Open Bike Repair Class Enrollment

The summer session of our Bicycle Repair Class—nine weeks of introductory exploration into the mechanics of the bicycle—is currently open for enrollment! This perennially popular beginner’s course in bike repair and maintenance is open to RBP members, with a refundable deposit.

The upcoming session starts June 1 and ends July 27, meeting every Thursday evening from 6:30-8:30. Learn more or sign up.

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Read the May Newsletter

Read the RBP May newsletter here!

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The Great Cycling Community Cleanup & Bike Ride

Join RBP on our first 2017 community ride event! Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful is hosting their Great Community Cleanup and we’re riding to the Dorokstar Park site to do our part as cyclists and beautify this area along the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway! We leave RBP’s parking lot at 7:30a sharp.

Come dressed in layers—it may be chilly early in the morning but should warm as the morning passes (especially since we’ll be working)—but wear pants and consider long sleeves to protect your limbs. KTMB describes the work as: “Trash pick up, brush removal, graffiti removal, family friendly.” Hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen will be a must.

KTMB is hosting a volunteer appreciation picnic after the cleanup in Bartley Ranch, with barbecue, beer (21 and older, of course), and prizes. We’ll ride down to the park at 12—join us for the ride and party, or peel away and enjoy your afternoon. RSVP and see who else is going here!

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Let’s Go to Camp

Reno Bike Project is hosting a cycling day camp for youth over Spring Break! We did this last summer and had a great time then, so we are excited to have your child in this Spring’s Major Taylor Ride Camp. This 5-day camp meets March 27-March 31, from 10-1 M-Th and 10-3 F. We will teach road safety, bicycle handling skills, basic mechanics, and more.

The Major Taylor Ride Camp is educational, enjoyable, and affordable! We realize there’s a bit of a gamble on the weather cooperating, but we will offer full refunds in the case camp is canceled due to atmospheric or ground circumstances. Follow the link for more information and to sign up now.

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