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 5030 Cherry. 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.
Cherry Hall, 5030 Cherry Street Phone: 816-235-2715
(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 fall 2014 semester.
Currently the ‘Hub’ hours for this fall semester 2014 are:
Mondays 9a-1p & Thursdays 1-5p (starting 8/25/2014).
Bike are available for check out and will be due back at the end of the fall classes.
Workshops for fall 2014
Bike Repair 101
Do you know how to look after your chain? Fix a flat? Tweak your gears? You’ll get much more mileage out of your bike if you learn to look after it…plus you’ll never be caught out in an emergency. This class is geared towards beginners.
Location: UMKC-Swinney Recreation Center, classroom 233
UMKC-SRC Clean Commute –The Hub, Open House
Join us for an open house on Thursday, September 4h from 3-5pm. Stop by and learn more firsthand about our program, services, and cycling around campus!
Swinney Recreation Center manages the ‘Clean Commute’ bicycle program where over 50 bikes are available each school semester (including summer).
Current hours of operation through December 11th are:
Mondays 9-1pm & Thursdays 1-5pm.
Location: The Hub located in Cherry Hall, 5030 Cherry Street (Room B38 – basement)
Services provided include the following:
- General tune up
- Clean drive train
- Wrap handlebars
- wheel adjustments
- Replacement tube or tire
Gear and Chain
- Gear and chain adjustments
- Install or remove chain
- Replace shifter cable
- 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.