ATTENTION:
The Campus Bike Center will be closed Thursday, September 20 from
2-6pm to facilitate in Light the Night.

The Campus Bike Center — a collaboration between the University of Illinois and The Bike Project of Urbana-Champaign — is dedicated to empowering individuals with knowledge about how to repair and maintain bicycles and encouraging mode-shift away from single-occupancy vehicles.  This educational center offers hands-on experiential learning that students can’t get in a classroom.  By empowering people with the ability to fix a bicycle and providing a connection between the campus and the community, the Bike Center promotes bicycling, collaboration, and community spirit.

The Campus Bike Center distributes UI bike registration stickers; maintains the campus Bike Fix-it Stations; provides a central base for the bicycling community on campus; encourages mode-shift through various events and classes throughout the year; distributes and explains educational information and resources regarding bicycling; educates students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors about basic bicycle maintenance; and collaborates with campus and community partners in bicycle-related programs.

During open hours each weekday, the Campus Bike Center provides tools, parts, refurbished bikes for sale, and dedicated volunteers to help shop members and the larger community with their bicycle maintenance needs. This is a hands-on, educational space meant to provide knowledge and experience about fixing bicycles, not a “drop it off for repair” bike shop.

The Campus Bike Center is located in the southwest corner of the Natural Resources Garage. The garage is between Sixth St. and Goodwin Ave. on Pennsylvania Ave.

Address
608 E. Pennsylvania Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone
217-300-4638
Hours
Monday – Thursday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday: 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Membership

The first use of the Campus Bicycle Shop is free for a minor repair.

Annual membership payments can be made by cash, check, or charge, or in exchange for 8 hours of volunteer work. Payments are made at the Bike Center. No prior experience is required to volunteer. Membership is also valid at the downtown Urbana Bike Project location, 202 S. Broadway Ave., Urbana.

Annual Fees

  • $30 – General Public
  • $65 – Family/Partner
  • Free with 8 hours of volunteer work

Product Price List

New Parts
Tube
Tire
Chain
Cables
Brake Pads
Members
$4
$8 and up
$4 and up
$1.50 per cable
$3 and up
Non-Members
$6
$10 and up
$5 and up
$3 per cable
$4 and up 
Used Parts
Tube
Tire
Chain
Cables
Brake Pads
Wheel
Members
FREE for in-shop repair
$5
$1
$0.50 per cable
$1
$10
Non-Members
$2
$10
$2
$1 per cable
$2
$20

 

 

Events

Bike Maintenance 101 Class
September 4, 2018
September 25, 2018
FREE with iCard
7-8 pm, ARC MP 6

If you ride a bicycle, then you need this class! In this informative session, you will learn how to lube a chain, fix a flat tire in record time, and make other minor adjustments to your bicycle that will keep you riding smoothly and prolong your bike’s life.

NOTE: This is an informative class, please do not bring your bike.

Bike Light Give Away
September 20, 2018
4:30-7pm at 2 Locations

  •  Alma Mater (Green & Wright)
  • Hallene Gateway (Illinois & Lincoln)

Come by with your bicycle and we’ll install a free front light, rear light and rear reflector on your bike while supplies last. Light sets will only be installed on bicycles without lights.

Interested to learn more about the University’s bike policies on campus?

Learn more about campus bicycle and other forms of sustainable transportation at F&S’s Transportation Demand Management website (TDM). Many resources exist across campus and the community to live car-free. F&S is committed to safety and sustainability.

 

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