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Bike Shop

The Bike Shop, inside the Outdoor Center at TRECS, is open to all current students, graduate/professional students, staff, and faculty. During our regular business hours (Mon. – Fri., 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM) bring your bike through the TRECS loading dock on UT Drive.

Learn how to fix and maintain your bike for free from our trained bike mechanics staff. Drop off repair and maintenance is available for $12/hours plus parts.

The Bike Shop offers short and long-term rentals. To check equipment availability and sizing, call 865-974-9749.

Approximately 50 bikes per semester are available for semester long rental.  The lottery application is now closed, all remaining lottery bikes are first come, first serve starting Tuesday, January 17th.

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.

Long-Term Rental

3-Speed Commuter bike  —     $40/Semester**


FAQ for Long-Term Bike Rentals

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 RecSports 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.

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Part Name Cost
Tube $4
Patch Kit $2
Cable (each) $2
Housing (per foot) $1
1–8-Speed Chain $10
9-Speed Chain $15
10-Speed Chain $25
Rim Brake Pads (pair) $4
Tire Lever $1
Handlebar Grips $10
Handlebar Tape $8
Spoke & Nipple $1
Rim Tape (each) $3
Road Tires $20
Crossover Tires $20
Cassette Sprocket $20
Disk Brake Pads $20

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