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Jul 28th, 2021
Bikes Not Bombs is honored to ship another container of bikes and tools to CESTA in El Salvador from August 5-7, 2021! Read more...
Jun 15th, 2021
Bikes Not Bombs Bike Shop & Training Center closing at 5:30 PM Friday, June 18th and all day Saturday, June 19th, 2021: Bikes Not Bombs will be closed in observance of Juneteenth, a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who have been enslaved in the United States. Let us not only take the time to celebrate Black joy, freedom and achievement, but to engage in self-assessment, self-improvement and planning for a more equitable future. Read more...
Jun 11th, 2021
Unfortunately, due to emergency time conflicts with our Youth Apprentices/instructors, we must cancel our upcoming Bike Institute session on June 12th, 2021. We apologize for the short notice. See our updated schedule below. Make Up Sessions: June 23, 6-9p: Cable Systems, Brakes and Gears Here are link to our content resources on the website: Read more...
Jun 5th, 2021
This summer, we are hosting a series of three training challenges that will lead up to the in-person Bike-A-Thon. We are excited to announce that our first challenge will take place from June 5th to June 13th! For any biking enthusiast, this virtual ride challenge can serve as both a training opportunity and as a way to get a head start on fundraising. How to participate: Read more...
May 28th, 2021
We are now accepting applications for Summer 2021 Bike School programs (Bike Institute and On-The-Bike).   Bike Institute will run from July 10th to August 14th, held on Saturdays from 1-4 PM. On-The-Bike will run from July 27 through August 12, held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Read more...
May 4th, 2021
Job Description Mechanic (Part Time) Full-time opportunity available BNB Mission & History Read more...
May 3rd, 2021
Job Description Training & Refurbishing Specialist BNB Mission & History Read more...
May 3rd, 2021
Shopping For a Bike Leaves Some Spinning Their Wheels written by Andy Rosen, Boston Globe Published May 2, 2021 Read more...
Apr 20th, 2021
Join Bikes Not Bombs for the fifth edition of Ride for Black Lives this Saturday, April 24, 2021. We will ride together to end the racially motivated War on Drugs that has produced differing outcomes across racial groups, with the most flagrant disparities being seen in Black and Latinx communities. Learn how you can take action against the discriminatory enforcement of drug laws, and ride away feeling motivated to use your voice! Read more...
Mar 31st, 2021
We are currently accepting applications for Spring 2021 Bike Institute. The program will run from May 8th to June 12th, on Saturdays from 1-4 PM. We are also accepting applications for Spring 2021 Sisters In Action. The program will run from May 18th to June 17th, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-7 PM. Read more...
Mar 15th, 2021
Job Description Sisters In Action/Bike School Coordinator BNB Mission & History Read more...
Mar 15th, 2021
On Sunday, March 14, 2021, Boston lost a beloved member of its bike community. Joseph A. Pielmeier succumbed to injuries after colliding with a vehicle while riding his moped on the Arborway on Friday evening. Our heartfelt support goes out to Pielmeier’s family during this difficult time. Our friends at the Boston Cyclists Union (BCU) write: “Although Joseph was not riding a bike at the time of the crash, a ghost bike ceremony is being planned in recognition of how deeply his loss will be felt in our community.” Read more...
Mar 10th, 2021
Job Description Mechanic (Full Time) BNB Mission & History Read more...
Mar 1st, 2021
Dear Bikes Not Bombs supporter, Bikes Not Bombs (BNB) is proud to release our new 2025 Strategic Plan! We have worked intensely over the last two years in partnership with Ellen Bass at the Capacity Institute and key BNB stakeholders to reaffirm our mission, set a long-term vision, and establish 7 strategic goals which we are sharing with you today. Read more...
Feb 1st, 2021
Attention: Bikes Not Bombs will be closed on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 due to the snow emergency declared by the City of Boston. We encourage all commuters to exercise caution when traveling through Tuesday evening. (Original photo by Tuur Tisseghem via Pexels) Read more...
Jan 19th, 2021
Job Description Training & Sales Manager BNB Mission & History Read more...
Jan 4th, 2021
Job Description Development Associate BNB Mission & History Read more...
Dec 16th, 2020
In anticipation of the incoming winter weather event, the Bike Shop & Training Center will be closed on Thursday, 12/17/2020. We look forward to serving you on Friday when we reopen. Stay safe, and stay warm! Read more...
Dec 16th, 2020
The Bike Shop & Training Center will close one hour early (at 6 PM) today, Wednesday, 12/16 for a staff retreat. Thank you so much for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you before our Holiday Sale ends on the 20th! Read more...

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