Upcoming Workshops – Don’t Let Clicks and Skips Slow You Down!
It's almost prime bike riding weather! Don't get stuck off your bike due to a minor issues and avoid accidents from lack of proper maintenance. Learn a brief hands-on overview of Brake, Shifting adjustment and Wheel maintenance (no building) with the remaining classes in this 4-part series. I Can Handle That! Hands-on bicycle maintenance for... Continue Reading →
Vintage Video: WOC Ballerina Bicyclist
Have you heard of Lilly Yokoi? Once called the Greatest Bicycle Acrobat. Check her out in this 1965 video and for more information check out: http://www.circopedia.org/Lilly_Yokoi
Hard Knox KGPC Radio Interview
In case you missed it. Originally aired live on Jan. 11, 2017 Check out the interview here: http://www.kgpc969.org/oakland-bikes/2017/1/17/oakland-bikes-hard-knox-bikes-wet-hotline See all Hard Knox Bikes interviews, mentions and articles Here on the ARTICLES PAGE
QBP Women’s Mechanic Scholarship Winners Announced
This past year QBP sought outside help to be able to diversify scholarship winners, with an emphasis on women of color and it worked out. This year's winners pool has TRIPLE the number of women of color over last year and nearly 9x as many as the first year of the scholarship. Let's hope this... Continue Reading →
Have bike, will travel
Didn't think it was possible to fit an adult bicycle in a VW bug. Bike Tetris wins! Bicycle - 1 VW - 0
From NOLA to AfricaTown, a Black Bike Enthusiast’s Dream Trek – via Colorlines
Original Post - http://www.colorlines.com/content/nola-africatown-black-bike-enthusiasts-dream-trek Skip to main content Published by From NOLA to AfricaTown, a Black Bike Enthusiast's Dream Trek To celebrate the self-determination of the Black South, women-owned adventure company Black Freedom Outfitters led a three-day journey from New Orleans to AfricaTown, Alabama. Ride along. I'm Paris Hatcher, a Black queer feminist organizer, strategist—and bike magician. I co-created... Continue Reading →
Women of Color on bikes by Thorsten Hasenkamm
Yellow Cab Illustration by Thorsten Hasenkamm “Fixie Dream”
New Repair and Workshop Hours!!
Coming soon to West Oakland... Check website for Grand Opening this summer!!!
90-Year-Old Cyclist is Unstoppable!
http://www.bicycling.com/training/age/90-year-old-cyclist-unstoppable Training Age This 90-Year-Old Cyclist is Unstoppable! Lan Yin Tsai, 90, has become an unofficial icon of the 160-mile Bike MS City to Shore ride held each fall in South Jersey. Here's how her bike has helped her stay forever young. By Molly Hurford October 19, 2015 Why a dress and heels? "It's what... Continue Reading →