Office of Student Life

Recreational Sports

Buckeye Bike Hub

NEW! Looking for a bike to ride this semester? Check out the Buckeye Bike Hub’s brand-new fleet of rental bikes! These brand-new bikes are $75 for the entire semester come with a lock.

For more details and to express interest, complete this form.

The Buckeye Bike Hub serves to improve the bicycle culture on campus by encouraging bicycle use, educating on safe practices and providing training, maintenance and service around bikes. The Hub is located on the Northwest corner of the RPAC (near the sand volleyball courts) and features a bike maintenance center and a retail area for purchasing bike locks, bicycle parts and supplies. For directions use this map or reach out to us!

The bike repair shop is open to repair your bike. Users can bring their bike to the Hub for a preliminary quote at any time and Hub staff will schedule a dedicated service time for repair. Stands and tools are available for your use just outside of the hub to repair bikes as needed.

Click here to see our current hours.  

The Buckeye Bike Hub is now open for walk-ins only!  

Check out our refurbished bikes for sale here.You can reserve a bike for up to 72 hours by emailing bikehub@osu.edu with the name and number of the bike you're interested in, as well as any questions you may have. Sales will be done in-person when you pick up your bike.

Did you know there are certain safety checks you should annually do to make sure your bike is ready to ride for the season? Paul Swigart, Buckeye Bike Hub student manager, shows you how to complete a safety check. If you are interested in learning more about bikes and bike maintenance, please fill out this clinic interest form.

 

What services are offered?

  • Bicycle parts and accessories for sale
  • Bicycle repair services
  • Tools available for DIY repairs
  • Sale of refurbished bikes
  • Educational sessions around bike maintenance, cycling skills and bike safety

Clinics 

Sign up for clinics here:https://recregister.osu.edu/

Questions, email us at bikehub@osu.edu

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. We charge $5 for 15 minutes of labor. We also provide Free Safety Checks to students and Rec Sports members!