MRBC aims to enable and encourage people to own, maintain, and ride bicycles safely.
We reclaim, refurbish, and redistribute used bicycles that would otherwise be heading for the landfill. We teach mechanics to youth and adults, and we partner with local DC area organizations to promote an inclusive and responsible bicycling community.
MRBC focuses its services locally but the shop and its programs are open to all members on a donation basis.
Josh commutes from Union Station to Largo MD. He chooses a variety of difficult pg county roads to take. Friday 3.5, Josh's Commute Ride was quickly and quietly organized to quench a desire to increase in number this regular, lone venture of a MRBC rider. We met at Union Station, stopped by the coop, then continued down rte 202 going by through Cheverly and Landover. 202 was dark and wide with lanes. There were many hills, a few small a few tall. Traffic was all auto and fast. Strip malls and gas stations much of the way. Fast cars, curb debris, strip malls...