From The Minds of the Workers

3rd Annual Baltimore Bike Swap & Social

2018 Baltimore Bike Swap & Social

We are excited to announce that on Saturday April 8th, 2018 we will be hosting our Second Annual Bike Swap & Social. It will be held once again at the Baltimore Streetcar Museum!

For more info or to reserve a table, head over to the swap page.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018 at 10:00 AM by admin

2018 Winter Maintenance Scholarship


What does this Scholarship cover?
This Scholarship is your opportunity to join our 6 Week Winter Bicycle Maintenance Session with the price of admission fully covered. The Winter Maintenance course is the perfect opportunity to hone your skills and develop new ones. We will be covering everything you need to know from Derailleurs to Brakes to M6 Bolts. This class is normally $300 for the 6 weeks!

How to Apply? Head over and fill out the Scholarship Application! Applications due February 14th. We will be deciding the winner on February 15th.

Follow this link here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C2B8N8S

Thursday, February 01, 2018 at 11:04 AM by admin

BBW Shop Kit Preorder

BBW Shop Jersey

Preorder your BBW Jersey/Bib Shorts and get $5 off!

The preorder period ends Sunday 8/27.

Thanks to Ian for doing such a great job on the design!

Head to the preorder page to order the kit.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 11:25 AM by admin

Total Eclipse of the Bike (plus Back to School sale, Movie Screening, and Yoga)

Eclipse

Join the Worker-Owners of Baltimore Bicycle Works August 21st at 1:00pm to see the Total Solar Eclipse. This is the first time since 1918 that a solar eclipse will be visible in the States; the next time to view an eclipse like this will be April 8th, 2024! Take the Monday off, grab your bike, and ride with us to Sandy Point State Park, we will provide solar eclipse glasses to wear for this once in a lifetime event! This bike ride will be approximately 60 miles long (30 each way) and be self supported. The current weather prediction has the temperature hovering around 87 degrees. Make sure to bring your own water, snacks, and a lunch for munching! We will be utilizing the Baltimore and Annapolis Trail a Google map will be posted to the Facebook event. This will be a casual pace ride, but any extended physical activity should be planned for.

Later that day at 7:30 we are having a screening of Red Bull’s film, Blood Road.  We will again have popcorn provided by the Charles Theater, but last time people brought beers and snacks to share, and that was great! (Shout out to the person who brought the chocolate covered strawberries).  We will have some limited seating available, but if you want a guaranteed seat BYOLawnchair. Please feel free to read up on the movie and RSVP here.

We are also celebrating all of the students in our community with a Back to School Sale. August 19th-September 2nd take 10% all accessories (lights, locks, racks, baskets, etc.), additionally get 20% off accessories with the purchase of a brand new bicycle, and up to 50% off of select merchandise throughout the store (including some new bicycles)!

Finally, we have our last two yoga classes for our summer series.  Monday, August 14th and Monday, August 28th at 6PM please join us (and our wonderful teacher Tina) to stretch out your tight, cycling muscles. $6, BYOMat, no previous experience necessary.

Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 04:32 PM by admin

Tour de Pharmacy and Brompton Demo Tour

Tour de Pharmacy/Brompton
We’ve got events!

Monday 7/10 at 8:00 we are watching HBO’s mocumentary, Tour de Pharmacy with popcorn provided by our friends at the Charles Theater. BYOB//BYO beanbags or lawn chairs, if possible.

Tuesday 7/11, the fine folks from Brompton are going to be in town with a fleet of demos available for a 24hr test ride as part of their #TryBromptonDemoTour.  Take the bike to work, take it on the MARC train, fit it in your studio apartment, the world is your folded up oyster. We are also going to have a casual little group ride leaving from the shop at 7:30, which will probably end somewhere where we can get ice cream and coffee. Bromptons and non-Bromptons welcome. There are just a few demos available, so don’t dilly dally and sign up here so you can try out the best folding bike in the world.

Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:33 AM by admin