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Buckeye Bike Hub

In compliance with the recent order from Governor DeWine and Public Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, Student Life’s Recreational Sports facilities are closed until further notice.  



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What services are offered?

  • Bicycle/commuter parts and supplies shop
  • Bicycle repair
  • Educational sessions around bike maintenance, cycling skills and bike safety 

Open to student, faculty and staff?

  • Yes, open to the current Ohio State community and all Rec Sports members
  • Students and Recreational Sports members can receive a free safety check during open hours
  • Services not available to non-Ohio State community or alumni

 Package Pricing Structure 

The Hub accepts credit card and BuckID only.

Package Title

Our Price


Materials Provided

Safety Check



Free service for Students and Rec Sports Members

Inspect chain stretch, quickly lubricate chain, check: headset, bolt torques, crankset/pedal tightness, tire condition/pressure and very basic shift/brake adjustments to correct for cable stretch; can be used for further evaluation of needed repairs. Goal is to ensure the bike is operating safely, but includes minimal hands-on adjustments. Bike cleaning not included.

Chain lubricant.

Quick Tune 


This is for any bike generally performing well, but needs minor maintenance such as basic shift adjustments to improve performance. Includes lubricating moving parts, adjusting headset, checking bolt torques, crankset/pedal tightness, tire condition/pressure, basic shift and brake adjustments as needed. Does not include installing new parts or cleaning the bicycle.

Chain lubricant, General use grease

Basic Tune and Clean 


This is meant as an actual performance tune up providing improvement of riding condition and is advised annually for bikes that are regularly ridden or for bikes that not been ridden in a long time. Includes detailed bike cleaning, lubrication of all moving parts, safety checks as performed above, detailed shifting and braking tune up. New parts can be installed at no cost, but replacement part’s cost is not included.

Chain lubricant, General use grease *does not include new parts

Comprehensive Tune



The comprehensive tune covers any maintenance needed and all of the above items and would be considered a refresh of a used bike. The package includes installation of purchased new parts (part cost not included), plus replacement of all cables (and the cost of the cables). Does not include brake pads.

Chain lubricant, General use grease, shift cables

Complete Overhaul


Essentially rebuilding the bike, meant to make a bike feel like new. Includes all the above service items, and includes new brake pads, cassette and chain. Additional purchased parts (such as fenders/bags etc) installed at no extra cost.

Chain lubricant, General use grease, shift cables, cassette and chain