The UTOP 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 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|
UTOP offers short and long-term rentals. To check equipment availability and sizing, call 865-974-9749.
Semester-long rentals are in high demand and are offered on a first come, first served basis starting the first day of classes.
We offer a limited amount of mountain, road, and commuter bikes for long term rental each semester.
Long Term Rentals – $50/semester
Short Term Rentals – $12/day or $20/weekend
FAQ for Long-Term Bike Rentals
The perfect bike for getting around campus! Three-speed or seven-speed internal gearing is low maintenance and allows shifting from a standstill. Bikes come with full-length fenders, U-lock, helmet, and a bell.
26″, 27.5″, and 29″ hardtails with 3×9 or 2 x 9 gearing, hydraulic disc brakes, and knobby tires ready to gobble up mile after mile of singletrack…
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.
*UTOP 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|