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.)
  • Brewster, NY and back!

    photo by Eddie Spektor

    We took a ride to Brewster, NY and back! 100 miles, 130 for some.  We're already talking about making this an annual thing! Thanks so much to @jess.birch for planning and leading this ride! Check out our journey below and our events calendar for upcoming rides!

    photo by Eddie Spektor
    photo by Eddie Spektor
      photo by Eddie Spektor
    photo by Eddie Spektor

     

    photo by Jess Birch
    photo by Jess Birch
    photo by Jess Birch

     

  • Win a Bike Tune-up with #BeyondtheCommute

    Today we’re launching our #beyondthecommute challenge. We want to see the best moments from your rides around town. Whether you’re casually riding with friends around Brooklyn, or trying to beat your lap time in Prospect Park, we want to see! Each week we’ll choose a winning photo that best captures the spirit of #beyondthecommute.

    Prize:

    One cyclist each week will win a free bike tune-up (value: $75)* at Redbeard Bikes at 69 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

    *Tune-up does not include cost of parts.

    Duration:

    Today (August 18th) - September 8th

    How to participate:

    Follow RedBeard Bikes on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and share your best photo from your bike ride with the hashtag #beyondthecommute.

  • NYC Century Bike Tour

    Kasia and Eva prepping for the NYC Century Bike Tour in 2014

    The NYC Century Bike Tour is less than a month away!

    The 26th Annual NYC Century Bike Tour is a great opportunity to experience the best of New York City through cycling. Enjoy breathtaking vistas and miles of bike lanes from the Rockaways to Riverdale.

    Register with code "Redbeard10" to save $10 on registration! Use this link.

    The Official Ride Guide is Here!

    All proceeds from the Century go to support Transportation Alternatives' advocacy for pedestrian and cyclist safety.

    NYC Century Bike Tour
    Sunday, 9/13
    Starting points in Central Park and Prospect Park
    Ride length: 35, 55, 75, or 100 miles
    Multiple start times based on chosen tour length

  • Yoga for Cyclists

    Photo Credit: Cesar Macay

    Saturday, 8/29
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    Redbeard Bikes - 69 Jay St., Brooklyn, NY
    Space limited; RSVP to yoga@redbeardbikes.com.

    Emily Edson of CrankshiftNYC will teach us poses we can incorporate into our daily stretching routines and help us focus on our breathing.

     

    Our friends at Abaya Yoga are hosting a special workshop for cyclists! Pedal & Breathe will review yoga that's especially useful for those in the bike lane. Led by Kathryn Robinson, this two hour workshop will teach you how to incorporate breathing, mantra, and basic yoga postures to become a more enlightened cyclist and recover from the wear and tear brought on by cycling. All levels are welcome!

    Saturday, 8/22
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Abaya Yoga - 48 John St., Brooklyn, NY
    Sign up here or RSVP on Facebook

  • Safer Streets Coming to DUMBO!

    We are thrilled that NYC DOT will make some major improvements in DUMBO this summer! Our neighborhood streets desperately need these changes.

    DUMBO BID summarizes the plan on its blog; here's a summary. Check out DOT's full presentation (from a recent Community Board 2 meeting) here. Streetsblog as always has excellent coverage.

    We hope this is just the beginning. Got ideas for further improvements? Share them in the comments.


    York St & Washington St:
    Build concrete sidewalk extension on southeast. Mark parking lanes and bike route. Potentially add parking to the south curb.

    Front St & Pearl St:
    Concrete neckdown at southeast corner. New granite paver crosswalk across Pearl St.

    York St & Pearl St:
    Extended sidewalk space and creation of pedestrian island. New granite paver crosswalks across York St.

    Jay St & Prospect St:
    Large concrete curb extensions and neckdowns. New Crosswalk across Jay St. Two-way bike lane between Prospect and York and improved bike facilities between York and John St. (these elements are part of the Jay Street Corridor re-imagining project)

     

     
    A photo from the NYC DOT presentation.
     

    --Kasia Nikhamina

  • 10/7 Redbeard Bikes/Liv Women's Fit, Form & Function Clinic

    Redbeard Bikes and Liv Cycling are pleased to present a Women's Fit, Form & Function clinic at the shop on Tuesday, October 7th (7-9pm).

    Women of all riding levels and styles are welcome. 

    Join us for a fun and informative evening about proper proper bike fit, ideal riding posture, and how to pick the best bike for your riding style and ability. 

    Refreshments will be served. We will offer participants 15% off women's apparel & shoes, and 15% off bike fittings (must be scheduled in 2014).

    RSVPS appreciated here

    Redbeard Bikes is located at 69 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. 

  • Bike to Work Week & other fun events!

    We can't keep up with all the fun stuff that's happening! Thought we'd put together a round-up for the next two weeks.

    BKLYN Designs in DUMBO, May 9-11: a juried exhibition of Brooklyn-based furnishing designers & manufacturers.

    Visit Redbeard Bikes to bask in the intersection of form and function. What's better than looking? Riding! You can test ride any bike in our shop. And speaking of Japan: we have Japanese Crane & Osaka bells.


    Bike to Work Challenge
    : May 12-16. Who will ride the most miles?! http://biketoworkchallenge.bikenyc.org/


    Commuter Fueling Station @ Brooklyn Roasting Company:
    Friday, May 16, 7-10 am. A Redbeard mechanic will be there to fix flats & do basic repairs.


    Bike Home from Work Party
    : Visit the Redbeard Bikes & Tattly booth at this under-the-stars party in Pearl Street Triangle!

    Gran Fondo Expo at the Lexington Armory: May 16-17: Redbeard himself will be showing off titanium & carbon road bikes from Lynskey, Parlee, and Giant.

    Bike the Branches
    : Sat., May 17: Visit as many branches of the Brooklyn Public Library as you can! Redbeard Bikes is proud to sponsor the first prize in the children's category.


    Brooklyn Half Run the City
    : Sat., May 17. Redbeard Bikes is offering a special deal for runners who visit the shop May 12-18:
    15% off bike tune-ups and fittings (bring your bib/pass to book an appointment; appointment does not have to be within the rewards week). Tune-ups: $60 (geared bikes), $45 (single-speeds); fittings: $325.
    Not applicable to parts or accessories purchased as part of the tune-up or fitting.

     

     

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