Please bring your bike through the TRECS loading dock on UT Drive. Find the loading dock with this Google Map.
Need a place to work on your bike?
Want to learn how to fix bikes?
You’ve come to the right place!
The Bike Shop is open to all current students and RecSports members.
Work on your own bike free, even if you need help from our mechanics. We are happy to teach you, free of charge.
We also offer a drop-off service at $12/hour + parts. Bring in your bike and tell us what’s wrong with it. We will fix it and call you when it’s ready.
The Bike Shop is in the Outdoor Center, lower level of TRECS.
To check equipment availability, call (865) 974-9749.
Rentals – Long & Short Term
Over 50 commuter bikes per semester are rented. Approximately 25 bikes are assigned by a lottery with the remaining bikes available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Fall 2016 semester long rentals will be available first-come, first serve on August 17th only, we will rent out approximately half of the bikes on this day.
Remaining bikes are distributed via lottery. Lottery registration must be submitted by August 24th. Those chosen via lottery are contacted on August 25th and must pick up their bike by August 31st.
Semester long rentals are in high demand. If you are interested, look for announcements near the beginning of each semester about rental sign-up dates.
However, rentals may become available throughout the semester, so check back with us at any time of the year.
Semester long rentals are $40 and include a helmet and a u-lock, as well as free maintenance at the Bike Shop.
Long Term Rental
3 Speed Commuter bike – $40/Semester**
The perfect bike for getting around campus! Three-speed internal gearing is low maintenance and allows shifting from a standstill. Bikes come with full-length fenders, U-lock, helmet, and a bell. Sign up to reserve your spot in the raffle drawing for these bikes at the beginning of the semester.
**Faculty/staff with Rec Sports memberships are required to pay an addition $15 for long term rental (total cost $55/semester)
Short Term Rentals
Mountain bike – $12/day; $20/weekend
26″ and 29″ hardtails with 3×9 gearing, hydraulic disc brakes, and knobby tires ready to gobble up mile after mile of singletrack…
Road bike – $12/day; $20/weekend
Satisfy your need for speed with one of our drop-bar road bikes. Skinny tires keep rolling resistance to a minimum, allowing you to rack up the miles on some of Knoxville’s finest roads.
|*The Bike Shop does not buy or sell bikes. If you would like to purchase or sell a bike, please support one on Knoxville’s many friendly local bike shops.
We only sell the parts listed below. Buy your bigger accessories and major components from a local shop.
|Housing (per foot)||$1.00|
|1-8 Speed Chain||$10.00|
|9 Speed Chain||$15.00|
|10 Speed Chain||$25.00|
|Rim Brake Pads (pair)||$4.00|
|Spoke & Nipple||$1.00|
|Rim Tape (each)||$3.00|
|Disk Brake Pads||$20.00|