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

Smart Biking

Smart Biking

Free

Smart Biking is a free course designed to help anyone feel comfortable safely riding a bike in traffic. The class is structured into two Zoom sessions and one in-person/road riding...

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July 29, 2021
Meet the Artist – A Bike Ride with Jenny Perez

Meet the Artist – A Bike Ride with Jenny Perez

$15

Jenny Perez, Old No. 77's "Artist in Residency", will be wrapping up her month-long stay in New Orleans with an intimate bicycle ride presented by Beauty & Brawn. The ride...

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August 04, 2021
Weekend Youth Bike Camp

Weekend Youth Bike Camp

Free

Get your bike skills ready before rolling back to school! Our free 2-day bike camp on the Greenway will provide in depth safety trainings for elementary and middle school students....

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August 07, 2021
White Linen Night – Bicycle Valet

White Linen Night – Bicycle Valet

White Linen Night at the Contemporary Arts Center returns! Bike to Julia street and let us watch your bicycle at our Bicycle Valet while you visit the open galleries. We'll...

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August 07, 2021
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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August 10, 2021