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Dinner and Bikes! Do you have your tickets?!

Just 3 more days! Do you have your tickets to Dinner and Bikes?


Dinner and Bikes, a traveling road show of bicycle inspiration, is coming to Revolutions Bicycle CoOp, at First Congregational Church on May 20, 2015 from 7-10p.m. 

This will be a great event to talk about equity in transportation in Memphis and around the country.

We’ll have complimentary, indoor bike valet. And we’ll raffle a cool overhauled bike.

Tickets are $30.




Revolutions on Choose 901

Choose 901 did an awesome video on Revolutions. Check it out here. And then come into the shop for classes, rides, bikes and more!!


Did you get a bike this weekend?


Hopefully you already heard that the Memphis Bicycle Co. on Summer is having a liquidation sale, this weekend. Many of those bikes are new and never ridden. But all of those bikes have been sitting in that shop for years and years. It won’t come as a surprise to you, dear reader, that vintage bikes need new rubber and grease to run smoothly. If you need a tune-up to your new treasure, bring it in! You can do it yourself or pay us to do it for you!!


Flowers for Bikes on Broad

The next Bikes on Broad is Thursday, May 28. Meet up at 5:15 p.m. at our Revolutions’ Bike Gate, on Cooper. 11210468_686125428179807_3286447046321238945_n

This month, the City wants to count people on bikes with baskets or racks. And there are extra points for flowers! Revolutions has 7 bikes with baskets, if you need to rent one. And the farmers from Roots Memphis said they could make us some bouquets. They’re checking on a price, but they assured me they could do bouquets for $8 or less. We’ll need to put in an order by Tuesday, May 26. So email me if you want in!

For the ride, we’ll meet at Revolutions at 5:15 and then ride over to the Overton Park Bike Gate, to meet up with more folks. Then we’ll roll down the Hampline to join in the fun at the Rec Room. A food truck will be available. Or bring a snack supper, to eat. The Rec Room serves beer. And you can read more details here.

Shop Hours and Holidays

  • Thursday – Sunday, 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
    • These Open Shop hours are for retail, rentals & service for the public; and Open Shop for members
    • We hold classes and more on Monday and Thursday evenings
      • Check the calendar for what’s happening
  • Shop Event and Holiday Closings
    • Open Shop will also be closed:
      • Sunday, May 17, for Women’s Bike Chat (That’s TODAY!)
      • Sunday, May 24, for Memorial Day Weekend
      • Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day

More Bike Month Fun

  • Sunday, May 17, 2:00 p.m., TODAY!
    • Women’s Bike Chat with Special Guest Speaker Suzanne Carlson
      • Ms. Carlson is Memphis’ new Transportation and Mobility Project Manager of the Mayor’s Institute for Excellence in Government. She’ll talk about where she’s been and what projects she will be working on here.
      • Bring your bike so that, if the weather is nice, we can take a short ride, together. All Revolutions sponsored rides require helmets!
  • Monday, May 18, 6:30 p.m.
    • Basic Bike Assessment
      • Gain an understanding of the different systems on your bicycle.  Make sure your bike is in good working order and safe to ride.  We’ll also include some good cycling tricks-of-the-trade for making it easier to stay on your saddle. And you’ll come away with an idea of what you might like to update or fix up on your bike.
      • This class is for Revolutions members, only. Not a member of Revolutions, yet? You can join when you sign up, or when you arrive, for the class!
  • Wednesday, May 20, 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 23, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • Revolutions in the Cooper Young Community Farmers’ Market!
      • Have flat tire? We can fix it!
      • Want to know more about Revolutions? We can help!
  • Thursday, May 28, 5:15 p.m.
    • Bikes on Broad theme: Bikes with Baskets and Racks
      • This month, the City wants to count people on bikes with baskets or racks. And there are extra points for flowers! Revolutions has 7 bikes with racks. We’ll ask the farmers from the CY Farmers’ Market if they could sell us some pretty flowers.
      • So, join us Thursday, May 28 at 5:15, outside the Revolutions’ Bike Gate, on Cooper, with your own bikes with baskets and flowers, or borrow one of ours, and we’ll ride over together for this whimsical ride.
  • Saturday, May 30, All Morning!
    • We’re helping the City of Memphis unveil a program for Senior to take group rides on some IMG_0818Easy Riders. And, we were asked to host a Kid’s Bike Rodeo.
      • We need volunteers to be:
        • Greeters/Crowd directors
        • Tricycle riders
        • Bike Rodeo set up
        • Bike Rodeo station hosts
        • Bike Rodeo Clean-up
      • Want to help? Email Sylvia!

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