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« Older Entries Open Call for Mechanic-In-Training Candidates! Thursday, October 18th, 2018

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.

Labor Day Hours Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

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.

Burning Man Special Hours Friday, August 24th, 2018

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!

Fall Break Riding Camp! Monday, August 20th, 2018

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.

Let’s Get a Center St. Cycletrack! Monday, August 13th, 2018

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.

Sans-Dan’s Night Workshop & Ride Monday, August 6th, 2018

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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Read August’s Newsletter Friday, August 3rd, 2018

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Gear Up for the Burn Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

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.

Shred This Summer Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

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.

Read July’s Newsletter Sunday, July 1st, 2018

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