Hours: Redbeard Bikes @ 69 Jay St in Brooklyn is closed for sabbatical Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2021.
During this time, we're shipping most web orders once a week. (Sorry, no local pick-up.)
  • Update: Redbeard Shop Rides

    All our shop rides are on hiatus for the winter. We plan to resume around March 15th.

    Please follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for updates. If you'd like to receive emails about rides, please send a note to kasia@redbeardbikes.com.

    Of course - we encourage you to keep riding! For advice about riding through the winter, visit the shop! We'll deck out your bike with fenders, winter tires, etc., dress you in windproof, waterproof gear, and teach you how to ride safely.

  • Winter Hours Start 12/1

    Hey folks! The Redbeard crew is back in action tomorrow, Monday, 12/1.

    We are on winter hours: Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 12-7pm, Sat 11-6pm, Sun 1-6pm.

    We have a new ride starting this week - Tuesday mornings in Prospect Park, departing from Grand Army @ 6:30 AM. Be sure to RSVP on Facebook or via email - redbeard@redbeardbikes.com.

    Our Tuesday morning training ride in Prospect Park is perfect for those without a club or team affiliation! Ilya will offer tips on fit and form to participants. We've made it super early so y'all have time to get to work -- but we'll happily adjust the time, schedules permitting. First ride of the series is this week!
  • Winter Training Ride in Prospect Park

    Starting Tuesday, 12/2, we are doing a winter training ride in Prospect Park.

    The ride departs @ 6:30 AM every Tuesday morning. Meeting spot is the grass triangle at the Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park.

    This is great for those who want to stay in top form throughout the winter, but need some motivation to get out there. Perfect for those without a club or team affiliation! Ilya will offer tips on fit and form to participants.

    RSVP appreciated, on Facebook or via email: redbeard@redbeardbikes.com.
  • Thanksgiving + Winter Hours

    The shop will be closed for Thanksgiving, Wednesday, 11/26 through Sunday, 11/30.

    We heartily recommend a brisk ride on Thanksgiving morning, as well as the day after!

    Starting Monday, 12/1, we'll be on winter hours! This lets us catch up on shop improvements...and sleep!

    Winters hours are:

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 12 PM to 7 PM
    Saturday: 11 AM to 6 PM
    Sunday: 1 PM to 6 PM
    Wednesday: Closed

  • Shop Closed 11/16 - 11/19

    The shop is closed Sunday, 11/16 through Wednesday, 11/19 while we visit Lynskey Performance Designs out in Chattanooga, TN! 

    Follow us on Instagram - @redbeardbikes - to see what we're up to!

    We are back on Thursday, 11/20. 

    Our next shop ride will be Sunday, 11/23 -- departing 69 Jay Street at 7:30 AM for River Road.

  • Two years a shop!

    Celebrate 2 years of Redbeard Bikes!

    Friday, 11/14 (6-8pm)

    RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/598180486975341/
    or email kasia@redbeardbikes.com.

  • November shop news

    Save the date! Redbeard Bikes turns 2 on Friday, 11/7 and we want YOU to celebrate with us! Details forthcoming.

    Some other important dates:

    The shop will be closed Sunday, 11/16 - Wednesday, 11/19. We are heading to Chattanooga, TN, to visit the Lynskey factory -- and family!

    We will be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, 11/27 - Sunday 11/30. We'll be in Boston, visiting our nephews. And yes, we're bringing our Bromptons on both trips. 

    Please keep these dates in mind as you schedule your repairs, builds, and other bike projects. And be sure to buy your warm gloves and other apparel while we're around!

  • WE Bike NYC Fundraiser this Thursday!

    Our friends at WE Bike NYC are hosting their annual fundraiser this Thursday, 10/16, at 7pm!

    WE Bike NYC, is a group based in New York City open to all women, female-identifying, and gender non-conforming people who enjoy biking (or think they might). WE Bike aims to break down barriers to cycling by offering social rides, training rides, mechanics workshops and ride scholarships. WE Bike because it’s a great way to get around New York, it’s healthy and it’s FUN!

    The party is open to all! It's happening at Black Bear Bar, 70 North 6th Street in Williamsburg.

    Enter their raffle for a chance to win a free bike fitting at Redbeard Bikes, and other cool prizes.

     

  • Redbeard Bikes Ladies' Night Flight

    Ladies - you know who you are. To you -- the bicycle is freedom! You don't ride -- you fly. (See poster below.)

    Sure, your bike takes you from Point A to Point B. But sometimes you want Point Z.

    Z for Zen.

    Point Z is -- ready? -- Prospect Park at night. It's New York City's best kept secret -- along with a few cafes I cannot name here, lest Time Out New York writes about them.

    And on Thursday nights - you too can go there. Because Thursday night is the Redbeard Bikes Ladies' Night Flight.

    We meet on Grand Army Plaza at the entrance to the Park. We usually do 3 laps, though you are welcome to peel off early or stay longer.

    All ladies, all bikes, all styles, all riding levels are welcome! We'll talk about bikes. And life. We'll listen to the crickets, and look out for raccoons. We will ride through the winter -- although heavy rain, snow, or ice cancels. (We'll play it by ear; check Facebook for latest status update.)

    Requirements:

    • A front and rear light for your bike (available at Redbeard Bikes).
    • A desire to ride in company.
    • No apologies about your speed!

    P.S. Please tag photos #redbeardbikes and #ladieswhofly!

  • Redbeard Ride to River Road

    Today we get the rain out of the way -- tomorrow we ride! Redbeard ride leaves at 7:30 AM! We will go up the West Side/Riverside, over
    the GWB, and up River Road (through the lovely woods) to the Ranger Station. We'll return via 9W.

    Ride with us! Together we go farther!

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