Bike Share

Campus Recreation’s Bike Share promotes physical activity and the environment. We provide semester long bike rentals free of charge for a safe and easy form of alternative transportation.
Spring 2020 Bike Share Hub Hours & Events
Day Time Extra Information
Tuesday, Jan. 19 10:00a - 1:00p
Thursday, Jan. 21 9:30a - 11:30a
Tuesday, Jan. 26 10:00a - 1:00p
Thursday, Jan. 28 9:30a - 11:30a
Tuesday, Feb. 9 10:00a - 1:00p Open House!
Thursday, Feb. 11 9:30a - 11:30a
Tuesday, March 9 10:00a - 1:00p
Thursday, March 11 9:30a - 11:30a
Tuesday, April 6 10:00a - 1:00p
Thursday, April 8 9:30a - 11:30a
Tuesday, May 4 10:00a - 1:00p
Thursday, May 6 9:30a - 11:30a

 

Tuesday, May 11 10:00a - 1:00p
Thursday, May 13 9:30a - 11:30a Last day to return bike!

For more information or to sign up for a course, please contact John Aust at austj@umkc.edu or 235-2796.

UMKC Bike Rack Locations

Frequently Asked Questions

Need more information about our bike sharing program and how to participate? Check out some of the most frequently asked questions to learn more!

Who can borrow a Campus Rec bike?

All UMKC students and benefit eligible faculty and staff may register for a bike. Bikes are loaned on a first come first serve basis. It’s your bike to use whenever and wherever you choose!

How long is the rental?

These rentals are semester-long and must be returned on the Wednesday during Finals Week. Late fees are assessed to student account if returned past the due date.

How do I borrow a bike?

Fill out the online form on this page and we will follow up with a bike is available that fits your requirements. 

Where do I pick up my loaner bike?

Campus Rec will contact and let you know a bike is available. Pick up can occur anytime during the hours of operation and is located at the Service Center inside of the Swinney Center (Campus Rec headquarters). Just ask the front desk! 

Should I wear a helmet?

Campus Rec does not provide bike helmets but strongly recommends its use. Head injuries cause about 75% of the approximately 700 bicycling-related fatalities each year in the U.S. Wearing a CPSC-certified helmet can reduce the risk of head injuries by 85%. 

What if my bike is damaged, or I get a flat tire?

Please notify Campus Rec immediately so can provide minor bike maintenance and repair. Charges may apply for parts and labor on installation and major adjustments.