Hours: Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri: 12pm - 7pm. Sat: 11am - 6pm. Sun: 1pm - 6pm. CLOSED Wednesdays.
69 Jay St. Brooklyn, NY 11201

The Redbeard Blog

  • Summer Rides & Events

    Be sure to check out the latest Redbeard Bikes newsletter. Not getting our emails? Subscribe here.

    We've got some awesome rides on the calendar in July and August, so keep reading and RSVP!


    Please join our Facebook group ("Redbeard Rides") and our Strava club ("Redbeard Bikes") to hear about organized and impromptu rides! We always post there even if we don't send a newsletter.


    Saturday, 7/15
    Prospect Park loops + coffee

    Meet 8:15 AM at Grand Amy Plaza, roll 8:30 AM.
    Leader: Marc C.
    If you or someone you know is new to group riding, this is a perfect opportunity to get comfortable in a low pressure situation.

    Sunday, 7/16
    The usual shop ride is cancelled due to the NYC Tri (route conflics).

    Thursday, 7/20
    Redbeard Summer Happy Hour p/b Kask Cycling
    Meet other cyclists, enjoy a cold beer and check out the new Kask Koo Open sunglasses. 20% off Kask Protone & Mojito helmets - one night only!
    Redbeard Bikes, 69 Jay Street in DUMBO (7 - 9 PM)

    Saturday, 7/22
    Uphill to the Defiant Brewery in Pearl River, NY

    Leader: Christina W.
    75 miles, 5,000 feet of climbing. Ride is capped at 10.
    Details & route here.

    Sunday, 7/23
    Women's Prospect Park Ride p/b Liv Cycling

    Meet 7:45 AM at Redbeard Bikes, roll 8 AM sharp.

    Leader: Karla M.
    Ladies, join us in Prospect Park for some spirited laps! We'll try and keep the pace a bit higher than conversational (16-18mph) and afterwards get coffee and a much deserved breakfast treat near the Park.

    Sunday, 7/29
    Brompton Urban Challenge
    A two-wheeled scavenger hunt presented by Brompton, with prizes from Ortlieb and Nutcase, and proceeds benefiting Transportation Alternatives.
    All bikes welcome! Bromptons are available to borrow.

    Sunday, 8/6
    Parlee Demo Day

    Your chance to ride a Parlee! Details forthcoming.
    RSVP via email.
    Redbeard Bikes, 69 Jay Street in DUMBO (7 AM - 12 PM)

    Saturday, 8/12
    Dirt 101
    Cunningham Park, Queens

    Dirt 101 is a free celebration of riding bikes on rough/loose and otherwise dirty surfaces right here in NYC.

    The event is open to men and women. It's a great intro for anyone who is "dirt curious." We'll have clinics, tech seminars, and a demo fleet of Salsa, Surly, and Specialized mountain bikes. Sign up and try the bikes you've only seen on Instagram!

  • Shop Closed Tuesday, 7/4 & Wednesday 7/5


    Redbeard Bikes will be closed on Tuesday, 7/4, for Independence Day. We are also closed Wednesday, 7/5 (because we're always closed Wednesday).

    If you'd like to book a tune-up, please call or email us (718-858-2453 or redbeard@redbeardbikes.com).


    Photo Credit: Ilya Nikhamin

  • Shop Closed Sunday, 6/18

    Redbeard Bikes will be closed on Sunday, 6/18.

    We are OPEN Saturday, 6/17, 11 AM to 6 PM. Forgot to buy a Fathers' Day gift? Redbeard Bikes gift cards are easy! Order one online.

    Catch us at the Brompton World Championship USA, happening in Harlem on the same day and same course as the Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic.

    The Brompton race will begin at 2:15 pm sharp. Donning their finest formalwear, competitors will take off with a Le Mans-style start, running, unfolding and mounting their Bromptons, before racing ten laps around Manhattan's Marcus Garvey Park.

    Details here.

  • Shop Closed Monday, 5/29 for Memorial Day

     

    Redbeard Bikes will be closed on Monday, 5/29, for Memorial Day.

    We'll be open 11-6 Saturday, 5/27, and Sunday 5/28, please visit us then for all your bike-shopping!


    Photo Credit: Simon Gerzina

  • Shop Closed Friday 5/5 | Bike Expo

    Head's up: Redbeard Bikes will be closed this Friday, 5/5, while our crew is at #BikeExpoNY, just across the river in Basketball City.

    Visit us there! Details here.

    Photo Credit: Ilya Nikhamin

  • Spring Tune-ups


    Spring is here! Everyone's excited to ride! But what if your bike needs some love?

    Please get in touch with us to schedule a tune-up appointment. That way, we can have you rolling by the following day.

    Call: (718) 858-2453

    Email: redbeard@redbeardbikes.com 

     

    Photo: Brendan Gray

  • Snow Day 3/14

    Redbeard Bikes is closed Tuesday, 3/14, for a snow day.

    We will be back in action on Thursday, 3/16.

    Stay cozy, folks!

    Photo Credit: Ilya Nikhamin

  • Job Openings @ Redbeard Bikes



    We are looking for a few good people to join our team!

    If you are passionate about riding bikes, and getting others to ride bikes, please keep reading.
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    Redbeard Bikes is a bike fit studio and full-service bike shop in DUMBO, Brooklyn. We opened our doors in late 2012. We are a busy, growing shop.


    We work with Parlee, Mosaic, Seven, & Gunnar for custom builds. We are also the home to Brompton, Giant/Liv, Specialized & All-City bikes.


    We are looking for someone to join our team as soon as possible, so that we can train you before busy season starts in April.

    We call this role “front of house,” because you will spend the majority of your time in the front of the shop, working with customers. You will sell bikes and accessories, and work the register. You will keep the store looking clean, organized and attractive.


    In this role, you are answering questions and solving problems (which can also be desires or needs). Candidates should be comfortable talking to people. New York City retail or hospitality experience is usually helpful.

    The ideal candidate is a great team player, an excellent listener, a self-starter, an independent learner who can soak up new knowledge, someone with tough skin who can give and receive feedback. Attention to detail and strong ethics are a must.

    You will be part of a small team (4-7 people). You will work alongside the owners themselves. Expect to learn a lot about running a small business!


    Merchandising, Photoshop and social media skills are a huge plus.


    This is a full-time position. You will work 5 days a week, including weekends.


    Fluent English required, any additional languages are a plus (we get some tourist traffic).


    Please write us a note telling us why you’d like to work at Redbeard Bikes, and resume to
    redbeard@redbeardbikes.com.

    We ask that you visit the shop
    before you apply.

  • Snow Day 2/9

    Redbeard Bikes is closed Thursday, 2/9 for a snow day.

    We'll be back tomorrow, Friday, 12pm to 8pm, and of course this weekend, 11 am to 6 pm both Saturday and Sunday.

    Happy sledding / fat-biking!

    Photo Credit: Graydon Kolk

  • Free Shipping + Holiday Hours

    Free shipping on web orders of $150 or more. Use code FREESHIP150 at checkout. Now through 1/1/2017. 

    We're available for gift advice, call or write us! 
    (718) 858-2453 / redbeard@redbeardbikes.com

    A few changes to our hours for the holidays:

    Saturday, 12/24 (Christmas Eve): 11 AM to 3 PM
    Sunday, 12/25 (Christmas): CLOSED

    Saturday, 12/31 (New Year's Eve): 11 AM to 3 PM
    Sunday, 1/1 (New Year's Day): CLOSED

    Aside from the above, our regular winter hours hold fast and true!

    Weekdays (except Wednesday): 12 PM to 8 PM
    Weekends: 11 AM to 6 PM
    Closed Wednesdays

    If you'd like to schedule a pick-up or drop-off outside of regular hours, email us: redbeard@redbeardbikes.com

    Happy Holidays!
    --The Redbeard crew

    Photo Credit: Ben Fino-Radin

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