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Dr Bike: bicycle servicing for staff and students

As part of the University’s Green Travel Plans and the developing University’s Masterplan Framework, the Transport Team are always trying to find ways to encourage sustainable travel. To encourage cycling we provide many initiatives across our campuses; including cycle hire, free bicycle health checks, and discounted bicycle repair works to staff and students.

Dr Bike health checks:

We work in partnership with Dr Bike, at Bycycle, to provide free bicycle health checks. Dr Bike is a trained bicycle mechanic, who offers free cycle health checks including adjustments and advice on repairs. Major repair work and parts are available and will always be charged at a reduced rate for staff and students

Medway campus:

The service is available to all University of Kent and University of Greenwich students and staff.

When and where is Dr Bike at Medway:

Dr Bike travels to the Medway campus once a month during term time between 12:30 and 15:30. His dates for the 2019/2020 academic year are:

Monday 18th November 2019

Thursday 23rd January 2020

Thursday 20th February 2020

Thursday 19th March 2020

Thursday 21st May 2020

Find Dr Bike outside the Deep End Student Hub on the Pembroke Campus.

Canterbury campus: 

The service is available to all University of Kent students and staff.

When and where is Dr Bike at Canterbury:

Dr Bike is on the Canterbury campus every Wednesday, during term time between 10:00 and 16:00.

Find Dr Bike at the Kent Sport Cycle Hub outside the Pavilion, on Park Wood road.

For any enquiries regarding bike hire or servicing, contact ByCycle on chris@easybycycle.co.uk or telephone 07842 636597. For more information see our cycling webpages.

Student cycle hire

The University of Kent work with ByCycle to provide low cost bicycle hire to all students attending the Canterbury campus.

All bicycles available are second hand and have either been abandoned onsite or given to the University. Each bicycle has been security tagged and is registered to the University of Kent. They all come equipped with lights, a bell, and a lock, and have received a full service – they are as good as new and are ready to ride!

To hire a bicycle for the autumn term, Canterbury students should visit the Cycle Hub at the Pavilion on the following dates between 10.00 and 15.00:

  • 17 September 2018
  • 19 September 2018
  • 21 September 2018
  • 24 September 2018
  • 25 September 2018
  • 26 September 2018

Bicycles can be hired for £40 per term, alongside a security deposit of £60. The deposit will be refunded when you return the bicycle in good condition.

If any Medway students wish to hire a bicycle, they can do so from Liberty Quays accommodation.

For more information visit www.kent.ac.uk/transport/cycling or www.easybycycle.co.uk

Bike hire dates for the summer term

Hire a bike for the term from the Cycle Hub Wednesday 9 May and Friday 11 May, 9.00-16.00.

Each bike has been security tagged and is registered to the University of Kent. They all come equipped with lights, a bell and a lock and have received a full service – they are as good as new and are ready to ride!

The cost to hire one of the recycled bikes is £30 for the term, £20 for the shorter summer term.  You need to leave a security deposit of £50-£100 depending on the value of the bike you hire. This will be refunded when you return the bike in good condition. To help, we ask that you pop into the Cycle Hub and see Dr Bike at least once each term for a service.

For more information on the hiring a bike visit www.kent.ac.uk/transport/cycling/hire

Cycle Hire and Dr Bike- Canterbury and Medway

Cycle hire

January cycle hire dates are this weekend, 13-14 January 2018, 10.00-16.00 from the Cycle Hub by the Pavilion.

Hire a bicycle complete with lights, lock and a bell for only £30 per term.

Chris and his team at ByCycle are continuing the excellent services on campus provided by CyclingAge, working with the Transport Team, Estates Department.

For more information about Canterbury cycle hire, contact chris@easybycycle.co.uk

You can hire a bicycle at Medway campus from Liberty Quays, please ask at reception.

Dr Bike free bike checks

Dr Bike is at the Cycle Hub in Canterbury each Wednesday during term time to check and adjust your bike for free.

Dr Bike returns to Medway Thursday 18 January outside the Rochester Building. Check for updates on twitter @unikent_travel on the day.

 

Cycle hire on campus

Canterbury students can hire a recycled bike on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 20 September, 9.00-15.00 (Cycle Hub by the Pavilion)
  • Sunday 24 September, 11.00-15.00 (outside the Gulbenkian)
  • Wednesday 27 September, 9.00-15.00 (Cycle Hub by the Pavilion)
  • Wednesday 4 October, 9.00-15.00 (Cycle Hub by the Pavilion)

Hire a bike for £30/ term, which includes a good quality bike lock, lights and a bell.

You will need to pay a deposit of £50, £75 or £100 depending on the bike you choose.

Medway students can hire a bike from Liberty Quays accommodation.

For more information visit www.kent.ac.uk/transport/cycling

January Cycle Hire and Dr Bike at Canterbury

*update* The second cycle hire is now Friday 20 January between 12:00 and 14:00.

Cycle hire

The Transport Team, Estates department, work with CyclingAge to run an affordable cycle hire scheme at Canterbury Campus.

You can hire a bike for the term for £30 to help you get around campus and keep fit at the same time.

Hire a bike on Wednesday 18 January or Friday 20 January from CyclingAge at the new Cycle Hub located by the Pavilion on Park Wood road.

Dr Bike

Dr Bike is back each Wednesday during term-time to check and adjust your bike for free. Head to the Cycle Hub at the Pavilion between 8:30 and 15:00 each Wednesday. The first Dr Bike session is this Wednesday (18 January) which is the same day as the first cycle hire date.

For more information contact CyclingAge on uokcycle@cyclingage.co.uk or contact the Transport Team.

Transport Team

01227 82 3609   transport@kent.ac.uk   @unikent_travel   www.kent.ac.uk/transport

Estates Department, University of Kent, Park Wood Road, Canterbury, CT2 7NN

January cycle hire dates

The Transport Team, Estates department, work with CyclingAge to run an affordable cycle hire scheme at Canterbury Campus.

You can hire a bike for the term for £30 to help you get around campus and keep fit at the same time.

Hire a bike on Wednesday 18 January or Saturday 21 January from CyclingAge at the new Cycle Hub located by the Pavilion on Park Wood road.

For more information contact CyclingAge on uokcycle@cyclingage.co.uk or contact the Transport Team.

Transport Team

01227 82 3609   transport@kent.ac.uk   @unikent_travel   www.kent.ac.uk/transport

Estates Department, University of Kent, Park Wood Road, Canterbury, CT2 7NN