Please Join Us in Support of the Central Parkway Bikeway Project!

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MoBo is joining with Queen City Bike (QCB) in support of the Central Parkway Bikeway Project. We agree with QCB that a “protected bike lane will improve and serve the communities it connects with safe and comfortable bicycle routes, a calmer and less dangerous roadway, improve local business, and relieve parking and traffic downtown. It has been designed to minimally impact traffic flow, to retain a majority of on street parking, and to open up the street as a bikeway for users of all ages and abilities.”

What can you do to support this project?

  1. Contact City Council (CityCouncil@cincinnati-oh.gov) and show your support for this project.
  2. Then join us at City Hall on Monday April 21, 2014 at 2pm when the Neighborhoods Committee Meeting will be discussing this project.

The friendly people at QCB are prepared to answer questions at info@queencitybike.org. See you at City Hall!


Volunteer Training!

Sunday, March 30th, 2014
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Been thinking about volunteering? Here’s your chance to learn everything you need to know! We’ll cover the basic Shop Coordinator duties, what’s involved in being a volunteer Mechanic, and the types of tasks we tackle Tuesdays during Co-op night.

Volunteer hours can be used toward the cost of adopting a bike, used parts, and to pay your annual membership dues. It’s a great deal!


The 2014 Winter Workshop Series Has Ended

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The volunteers of MoBo would like to extend a warm thank you to all the presenters who took time out to provide an awesome series of free workshops to the community. They are all listed below if you’d like to thank them in person:

We’d also like to thank all the brave attendees who came out between a series of winter storms on some very cold days. If you are already missing these workshops, this is actually the right time to start planning the next series of workshops. Come by the shop during our regular hours if you’d like to help out!


All Activities Cancelled for Sunday 3/2/14

We are sorry to suspend our normally scheduled Sunday activities but we’d rather you not slip and wreck yourself and your bike on today’s icy roads. Today’s volunteer training and general meeting will all be rescheduled and the next open shop is this Wednesday. But don’t fret, it’s almost spring!


Don’t Miss Out On Our “Hubs and Bearings” Workshop!

On Monday, February 17, Eric Berendsen of Reser OTR will present “Hubs and Bearings.”

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“Hubs are those places on your bike where things spin or rotate. Very few people ever have the chance to see inside the mechanical mystery that is the hub. Making sure your hubs rotate smoothly can save you a lot of time and money in the long term. Who wants to discover that they need to replace critical bike parts to keep on riding? It’s a sad day when you find out that you should have taken better care of your hubs. But no one will need to ask who’s crying now, and you won’t need to wonder why somethin’ good can hurt so bad, if you keep your hubs properly greased and adjusted.”

All workshops are free and open to the public; ALL levels of experience are welcome! The atmosphere is relaxed and bikes are not required. Come learn with us about a variety of topics, including basic maintenance, roadside repair, modern components, and wheel maintenance.

The Winter Workshop Series happens Mondays (7-8:30pm) from January 13th through February 24th at MoBo, 1415 Knowlton Ave.

The Final Upcoming Workshop:

  • February 24 “Modern Components” with Mark Hooton of Campus Cyclery.

Special Thanks to: