RUBARB

Rusted Up Beyond All Recognition Bikes (RUBARB) is a bicycle cooperative that started in 2006 in the Upper Ninth Ward.

RUBARB is a volunteer run space which offers: space and tools to work on a bicycle, used/new parts, used bicycles, and community events.

2239 Piety St.

Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 3 – 7 pm

Visit their website for more information

COMMUNITY

  • Bike parking for 14 bikes outside of the shop
  • Volunteers can earn credit towards a bicycle or parts
  • Tools, parts, and work stands are available for use
  • Volunteers available for assistance
  • Regularly has a team in the Bike Easy Challenge
  • Community programming typically includes free bicycles for attending children

EDUCATION

  • Bike Easy educational materials are offered in addition to many other resources
  • Numerous core volunteers have completed Smart Cycling courses
  • Mechanic Nights and Kid’s Bike Club are just some education programs offered – volunteers happy to teach skills at any time!

ADVOCACY

  • Signed letter of support for New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition

CAPACITY

  • Purchased Air Kit for outside use through Bike Easy’s Dero Advocacy Dealer Program.

 

UPCOMING

Bike Infrastructure Workshop

Bike Infrastructure Workshop

Free

This virtual workshop will cover the different types of bike infrastructure you'll see on the streets, as well as how to safely navigate whether biking, walking or driving. We'll also...

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January 28, 2021
Learn to Ride

Learn to Ride

Free

Learn to Ride is a free class geared to adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Students will learn techniques to teach themselves or someone else how to...

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February 04, 2021
Biking After Dark

Biking After Dark

Free

Biking after dark can be fun, but is important to plan ahead and make sure you always have the right equipment to be visible every time you get on your...

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February 09, 2021