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Remember the past. Be present. Move to the future. Black History Black Culture in America.
This Black History Month, we celebrate the past and present, while planning the future. A special thanks to our Patrons.
Workshops, Zines and More
New Zines Now Available! Now available, out Intro to City Biking Zine. First in a series to help introduce new or curious bike riders to everything else about biking. They will be at workshops, Pedalfest and soon will be able to ship. Or become a Patron (more information below). Click here for more info... Continue Reading →
Why I Ride
Bicycles are a personal passion of mine. They opened up a world i never thought possible. People ride bikes for many reasons - some shared, others differing. My reason for riding is what propelled my want to help others find their own reasons to ride. Wheels Like Wings v2 Or Why I Ride I... Continue Reading →
Stay connected to upcoming Summer events!
Stay connected to upcoming events and more! Coming Soon…! This summer we are offering workshops, releasing new zines and much more. We Are Busy in July! Check us out at PedalFest! We’re doing a drop-in Pre-Ride Check clinic offering advice and assistance. Hard Knox Bikes and Bike East Bay are holding free hands-on mechanics... Continue Reading →
Hard Knox Bikes’ New Patreon Page!!
To expand our capacity for providing workshops and creating helpful guides for new and seasoned bike riders, Hard Knox Bikes now has a Patreon page!! There are four levels of participation with different rewards. Rewards, that will continue to get more awesome the more patrons become involved. This is what we are all about! Offering... Continue Reading →
Intersectional Feminism and Biking Video
Thanks to San Francisco Bicycle Coalition! Check out the video of the panel from January 24, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=11&v=KWPbxqMRyRA
We Ride Too – Black History is Now!
We Ride Too – Black History in the Making (every month) Influential Black Bicycle Professionals, Pioneers, Advocates and Riders Major Taylor One of, if not the, most famous Black cyclist, Major Taylor broke color barriers while still burdened by racism. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Taylor Kitty Knox Around the same time as Major Taylor... Continue Reading →
One Free Kids Bike in Oakland
It's the holiday season and Hard Knox Bikes has one free kids bike to give away. This is a second hand, Specialized Hotrock, 16x2 tires, coaster brake, good condition. A few years old with minimal use. Good for 4 - 7 years old depending on height. Low income, Black, POC, Queer, Immigrant, Single Parent families... Continue Reading →