The Hub

As a way to help our cyclists stay on the road and to encourage more people to pedal instead of drive, UMKC established,  The Hub, an on-campus bike station located at 5301 Charlotte. The Hub provides repair and maintenance for UMKC Clean Commute loaner bikes at no cost. UMKC students, staff and faculty may also visit The Hub to get a non-loner bike repaired, volunteer, or learn more about alternative transportation options around Kansas City.

Swinney Recreation Center manages the ‘Clean Commute’ bicycle program where over 50 bikes are available each school semester (summer, fall, spring). Swinney Recreation Center also has 2 bikes that are available for daily check out to students and SRC members.

For semester-long bike loans, stop by The Hub for more information (hours and address are below). Bicycles are available on a first come, first serve basis.  First week of each semester is open to first time program riders only, returns are welcome the following week.

The Hub, an on-campus bike station, helps our cyclists stay on the road and to encourage more people to pedal instead of drive.  The Hub provides low cost repair and maintenance for bicycles; UMKC students, staff and faculty may also visit The Hub to get a non-loner bike repaired, volunteer, or learn more about alternative transportation options around Kansas City.

The Hub

Located at:

Cherry Hall, 5030 Cherry Street

(located in the basement, room B38 – use NW entrance)

The Hub is UMKC’s bike station located at 5030 Cherry Street (located in the basement, room B38- use NW entrance).

The ‘Clean Commute’ bike program starts back up for the summer 2014 semester Thursday, June 12, 2014 at noon.

Currently the ‘Hub’ hours for this summer 2014 are:

Tuesdays 5-7pm & Thursdays 12-2p (starting 6/11/2014).

Bike are available for check out and will be due back at the end of the summer classes on July 31, 2014 .

Services provided include the following:

  • General tune up
  • Clean drive train
  • Wrap handlebars

Wheels

  • wheel adjustments
  • Replacement tube or tire

Gear and Chain

  • Gear and chain adjustments
  • Install or remove chain
  • Replace shifter cable

Brakes

  • Brake adjustments
  • Install brakes
  • Replace brake cable

Charges will apply for parts and labor on installation and major adjustments.

The bicycle mechanic will provide an estimate at time of service.

Phone: 816-235-2715

  • Ripple Glass UMKC Partners

  • Habitat For Humanity Kansas City - Restore UMKC Partner