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Our favorite pictures from 2015

Our favorite pictures from 2015

August 09, 2016

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What makes Playa Bike Repair AMAZING?!

March 23, 2016

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The Best of Burning Man - Playa Bike Repair

August 20, 2015

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The Story of Playa Bike Repair ... on Africa Burn

August 02, 2014

In 2010, I met a girl named Coco at Burning Man. Coco had flown from Paris to Black Rock City, and then sauntered into our camp. I was sitting on a mattress when she arrived.

“Hi, I’m Coco,” she said. Noticing the mattress, she continued, “Is this a real mattress?”

People talk about a lot of odd things at Burning Man (i.e., art, camping, music, and sex) but as far back as I can remember no girl ever started a conversation with me by asking about my mattress. Yet, it was definitely happening now.

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How I got mugged using Craig's List

July 26, 2014

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Advice for Theme Camp Managers (new and seasoned).

February 23, 2014

Playa Bike Repair was recently asked to participate in a forum about Theme Camps.  Afterward, we were asked to put our advice in an email, so that it could be forwarded to the participants.  This is what I wrote ...

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The Best of Burning Man

January 30, 2014

In 2010, I met a girl named Coco at Burning Man. Coco had flown from Paris to Reno, made her way to Black Rock City, and then sauntered into our camp. I was sitting on a mattress in my U-Haul trailer (a “poor man’s RV”) when she arrived.

“Hi, I’m Coco,” she said. Noticing the mattress, she continued, “Is this a real mattress?”

People talk about a lot of odd things at Burning Man (i.e., art, camping, music, and sex) but as far back as I can remember no girl ever started a conversation with me by asking about my mattress. Yet, it was definitely happening now.

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What I Did During My Summer Vacation: Burning Man Edition

January 21, 2014

Bennett Haselton writes: "While nothing can really 'prepare' you for your first time at Burning Man, there are a few simple steps that can eliminate a lot of the stress. Unfortunately it can be hard to get information out of the 10-year veterans about how to do things the easy way (some of them probably view the 'easy way' as 'ruining the whole point'). So here's some advice instead from someone who just got back from their first time, and who likes to take the path of least resistance."Keep reading for the rest of Bennett's Burning Man advice.

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The Bike Culture of Burning Man: Wild Art on 2+ Wheels

July 29, 2013

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When I first went to Burning Man, it’d been fifteen years since I’d been on a bike. I didn’t want to bring one at all. How big could the playa really be? (Seven square miles, as I later found out.) Secretly, I was a little nervous I wouldn’t remember what the hell to do with a bike. Fortunately, my friends convinced me I had to bring one, and they arranged for me to borrow a beat-up set of wheels. 

Thank God they forced my hand ...

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BURNING MAN Ultramarathon

March 17, 2013

BURNING MAN Ultramarathon

A few of our campmates run this event every year.  

Organized by Cherie Yanek.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj_IvvE7J3M

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Burning Man is funding our art project! Ibis Maximus is going to the Playa!

March 14, 2013

BURNING MAN is FUNDING OUR ART PROJECT! 

Ibis Maximus is going to the Playa! 

From Burning Man:  "On behalf of Burning Man’s Art Grant Committee, I would like to thank you for applying for an art grant. This year we received the largest number of applications – 326, asking for approximately $5.2 million dollars. We are thrilled to tell you we want to fund your proposal. 

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How much does Burning Man really cost?

March 12, 2013

Someone who had never been to Burning Man once asked me how much the event cost.

Here's my answer.  Enjoy.

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