Noah Chubb-Silverman—Co-Founder, Co-Executive Director
A native of Reno, Nevada, Noah Chubb-Silverman has been an avid bicyclist for most of his life, majorly influenced by competitive mountain biking and cycling since the age of 15. In 2001 he moved to Bellingham, Washington and it was there that he first became acquainted with a community bike shop named The Hub. Working as a volunteer at this shop while attending Western Washington University, he saw the impact that a small group of staff and volunteers can make towards helping people get onto bicycles. After graduating in 2005 with a degree in Industrial Technology, Noah moved back to Reno and drew from his experience in Washington to start the Reno Bike Project in October of 2006. He works hard to develop every aspect of the organization.
Joseph “Kyle” Kozar—Co-Founder
Joseph “Kyle” Kozar graduated with distinction from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2006 with a dual B.A. in Journalism and Spanish. A native of Reno, Kyle has been an avid cyclist for over a decade and founded Reno Bike Project in October 2006. Since RBP’s inception, he has undergone additional business training and worked to improve every aspect of the organization from writing the initial business proposal to program development to branding and public exposure. In 2010 Kyle moved to New York City to study urban planning at the Pratt Institute, but he still makes time to help out whenever we need him.
Johnny Daggett—Shop Manager, LCI Certified
Johnny was born in Nevada City, CA. He came to Reno to attend UNR and recently graduated with a B.S. in Wildlife Ecology. He has been involved with the Reno Bike Project since 2009 when he started volunteering in the shop and was hired on as a mechanic a few months later. In addition to working as an RBP mechanic, Johnny is a certified League of Cycling Instructor and teaches safe riding and maintenance workshops.
Anthony began volunteering at RBP in 2007 and was hired as a mechanic in 2008. Anthony has been working on bikes since his childhood, and everyday he uses his multifaceted skill sets to enhance the day to day operations of RBP’s community bike shop as well as our charitable and education programming. A part of the Truckee Meadows bike community for over 20 years, he is a valued member of our team. HE ALSO WRITES ALL OF OUR CRAIGSLIST ADS!!!!!!!
Casey Clark has been a professional bike mechanic for over ten years. He’s a member of the Skykomish Preservation Society and has restored over one thousand department store bicycles. He once rode over ten thousand miles with seventy four patches on a single inner tube, earning a Guinness World Record for the most miles per patch on a human powered vehicle with pneumatic tires. He writes about himself in the third person. If you have a question about your Swedish Army Folding Paratrooper bike, or if there is something on your bike that’s stuck and needs to be unstuck, he’s a good guy to talk to. Except when he’s in a bad mood, which is about half the time. Take your chances.
Nate Clark—Customer Service
Originally from Olympia, Washington, Nate manages the public work stations in the back of the Reno Bike Project. He enjoys working with customers and teaching people how to fix their bikes. Nate holds a minor in art history, and dazzles customers with his extensive knowledge of Victorian architecture.
Kira Wirges – Administrative Assistant
Kira is a MAcc graduate student and the University of Nevada-Reno. Born in Canada and raised states side, Kira brings an exotic flare to the books at RBP. Kira has biked her whole life and enjoys it both on road and in the hills, she’s also been known to burn up a Goldsprint race from time to time (pictured).
Jeff Mitchell— Program Manager
Jeff has been a Reno Bike Bike Project volunteer since 2008. He holds a B.A. in sociology from the University of Nevada, Reno. He’s probably holding it right now. In 2011 we hired Jeff to help with our grant writing program, and since he has taken the role of Program Manager.