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  • 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

  • Special Event: Our Life Unfolded, 8/14

    Join us Friday, 8/14 @ 8 PM @ Redbeard Bikes for an evening of photos & stories with Dmitry & Mila of Our Life Unfolded. They've been riding Bromptons through Asia & Europe since November!

    Please RSVP to info@redbeardbikes.com.

  • Fix a Flat Workshops

    Now that people & bicycles are emerging after a long winter...we'll be holding some basic bicycle repair workshops here at Redbeard Bikes.

    Tuesday, 3/24, 7:30-8:30pm
    How to Fix a Flat

    Tuesday, 3/31, 7:30-8:30pm
    How to Fix a #Brompton flat (and tips on caring for your Brompton)

    Please RSVP, as space is limited: send a note to redbeard@redbeardbikes.com.

  • Redbeard Holiday Schedule

    For last minute Christmas shopping: Redbeard Bikes will be open late, till 9pm, on Tuesday, 12/23!

    Special requests? Call us at (718) 858-2453 or email us: redbeard@redbeardbikes.com.

    Our holiday schedule is:

    Wednesday, 12/24 - Friday, 12/26

    Saturday, 12/27 - Sunday, 12/28

    Monday, 12/29 - Friday 1/2

    Back to normal winter hours on Saturday, 1/3!

    As a reminder, winter hours are:

    Mon / Tues / Thurs / Fri: 12pm - 7pm
    Sat: 11am - 6pm
    Sun: 1pm - 6pm
    Closed Wednesdays

    Redbeard Sunday shop rides continue, weather permitting. Always check Facebook for updates. (The page is public; you don't need to be a Facebook member to view it.)

  • Braver than the Elements | Rapha Ladies' Ride


    Join me on Saturday, 12/20, for the Braver than the Elements ride hosted by Rapha NYC Cycle Club. There will be a 40-50 mile group and a 60-80 mile route.

    More info and RSVP here.

    There are rides in other cities across the United States, too!



  • 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!

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