Author Archive« Older Entries Let’s Go to Camp Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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.Seasonal Shop Hours Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
Thank you, one and all, for an incredible year at the Reno Bike Project! 2016 has been a pretty wild ride accompanied by many surprises, for better or worse. But what isn’t a surprise at all is that, with the support of this community, we were able to meet or beat many of the ambitious goals we set for ourselves, and accomplished a ton more of great work toward our mission. We remain committed to serving the cycling community in both established and new ways, next year! We’re winding down for the holidays now, and will be closed starting Friday 12/23, to reopen on Tuesday 1/3. When we reopen in January, we will be operating on the same 5-day schedule as we were this month:
We’re looking forward to seeing you in 2017. Go ride bikes!Gift the Gift of Bikes This December Monday, November 7th, 2016
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.
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.Closed for the Weekend Friday, October 28th, 2016
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!
When we return, we’ll be moving to our early winter hours; please visit accordingly:
Read the RBP October newsletter here!September News: Burn, Baby, Burn Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
Read the RBP September Newsletter here!Labor of Love Thursday, September 1st, 2016
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!
August News: Hot Days and Burning Nights Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Read the RBP August Newsletter here!« Older Entries