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

Walk & Roll Week Family Safety Workshop and Bike Ride

Walk & Roll Week Family Safety Workshop and Bike Ride

Free

The family that rides together thrives together! Join Bike Easy's certified instructors for an evening of fun games, safety drills, skills building, and a neighborhood ride. This workshop is for...

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October 14, 2022