The Bike Shop, inside the Outdoor Center at TRECS, is open to all current students, graduate/professional students, and faculty/staff with RecSports memberships. During our business hours (Mon. – Fri., 12:00 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*. For those that want to let our trained mechanics fix their bikes, you can choose from our service menu below.
*Note: When learning to fix your own bike (for free) you must perform the repair yourself.
|Service||Cost||Approx. Time (mins)|
|Tube Change (1)||$7||15|
|Tube Change (2)||$11||15|
|Disk Brake De-Squeal||$3||15|
|Front Brake (Cable & Housing)||$7||10|
|Rear Brake (Cable & Housing)||$9||10|
|Front & Rear Brakes (Cable & Housing)||$13||15|
|Brake Pad Replacement (Rim)||$7||10|
|Brake Pad Replacement (Disc)||$23||10|
|Shifter Cable (1)||$5||15|
|Shifter Housing (3-5 ft.)||$8||15|
|Wheel True w/ Spoke||$3+$4/spoke||15|
|Single Speed Chain Replacement||$13||15|
|6-8 Speed Chain Replacement||$13||15|
|9 Speed Chain Replacement||$18||15|
|10 Speed Chain Replacement||$28||15|
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. Fall semester-long rental lottery application is available until Wed Aug 22nd. Lottery bike winners must pick up their bike by Friday, Aug 24th. Bikes will be rented first-come, first-served on Monday, Aug 27th.
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.
3-Speed Commuter bike — $50/Semester($25/summer)**
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 $65/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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|Housing (per foot)||$1|
|Rim Brake Pads (pair)||$4|
|Spoke & Nipple||$1|
|Rim Tape (each)||$3|
|Disk Brake Pads||$20|