Burning Man rental bikes

A Burning Man Bike Shop!

It’s never too early to start talking about next year. Join us at Recovery Bike Shop Oct 12, 7pm for a beginners guide to Burning Man.

This will be an informal event covering the basics of participation (costs, prep, culture, myths, etc.), but with a focus on how Burning Man is changing the world and can even inspire communities in Northeast Minneapolis, the best arts district in the US!

Camp leads Seth and Elizabeth will be telling tales from the dust (and the mud) and answering questions. Come to talk. Come to listen. Come to join us in the dust in 2024. Or just come because you love the Northeast arts scene. All are welcome (even if you have no intention of ever going to Burning Man).

If you are already part of the camp, come and help us extol the virtues of bicycle repair at Burning Man. There will be snacks!

Hammer And Cyclery and Re-Cycle, Inc share no official affiliations with Burning Man, Black Rock City, LLC, or the Communist Party (but we do sorta dig the whole commune thing).


Burning Man on bikes

In Burning Man's own words, "having a bicycle at Burning Man is crucial." But what kind of bike to bring? How do we park bikes at our theme camp? Do I always need to lock my bike? Yes. ...

Bicycle survival guide for Burning Man

Bicycle travel is the most practical way to get around. The Playa is not like a soft sandy beach. It is more akin to a well trodden dirt road and it makes for a surprisingly good cycling surface. ...

On-Playa bike repair

Somebody you know is going to have a problem with their bike. Bring some basic tools and become familiar with some common problems that can arise in one of the most punishing environments your bicycle will ever endure. ...

Learn to ride a bicycle

This is your chance to taste the freedom that bike riders have been enjoying for more than a hundred years. ...

A tube change on the Playa

So your bike has a flat tire. You're out on the Playa, hundreds of yards from anyone that can help. Don't worry, you can handle this. ...

Burning Man Yellow Bikes

A Yellow Bike is a bicycle that has been given to the public. Anyone can grab an unoccupied Yellow Bike, take it to their destination of choice, and leave the bike in an obvious place for the next rider. ...

Cleaning your bike after Burning Man

Mix up a solution of water and vinegar (half and half) and use a spray bottle to apply the mixture to your Playa bike (and anything else you want to use next year...or next week, like your lock). ...

(Playa address announced in July)
Open Daily 10:30am-5:30pm
Saturday Aug 29 - Monday Sept 7, 2020

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