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

Wednesday at the Square – Bicycle Valet

Wednesday at the Square – Bicycle Valet

Free

Join us for Young Leadership Council's Wednesday at the Square concert series!   We'll be on site providing free Bicycle Valet for anyone that rides their bike to the event....

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June 01, 2022
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 one classroom session and one road riding...

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June 04, 2022