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.
Cherry Hall, 5030 Cherry Street
(located in the basement, room B38 – use NW entrance)
Hours for Summer 2012 [June 5 – July 27]
Friday 8:30am – 11:30am
The Hub may be closed on University recognized national holidays and when academic classes are not in session.
The last schedule day for The Hub during the summer semester will be July 27th, 2012.
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.