Commuting by bicycle is a great way to get around campus and the Lawrence community. By riding your bike you will live a healthier lifestyle, reduce your environmental impact, and save on transportation costs. But more than that, you'll have a lot of fun doing it!
This site was created to help you make the most of your cycling experience, so please check out the tabs at the top of the page to learn more about biking on KU's campus and in the the Lawrence community.
This week is Bike to Work Week and we couldn't ask for any better weather!
Park your car, hop on your bike, and join the others who help make Lawrence a Bike Friendly Community.
The Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center is now renting out bicycles for day, weekend, and weeklong use. Both mountain bikes and cruisers are available from Outdoor Pursuits. Head down and check one out today!
See what's happening around Lawrence and get involved!
Environs (an environmental student group on campus) is gathering information via survey to understand how students, staff, and faculty feel about bike lanes on campus. This information may be used by the campus planning consultant team to bring better bicycle infrastructure to KU. To take the survey and voice your opinion, follow this link:
As a bicyclist you may be tentative about adding more cars to the road, but this initiative might change your mind. The team at Lola Madrid is taking the word "recycling" literally, as they reuse junkyard auto parts to create fully functional bicycles. Find out more on their "bicycled" website.
"It is a familiar sight in London: the mayor, Boris Johnson, unmistakable with his mop of blond hair, pedaling through the streets on a beat-up Marin hybrid. He usually wears a business suit and doesn't always wear a helmet. He shuns slick biking garments in colours 'not found in nature.' He does not tear down the roadway like a bat out of hell, preferring to ride at what he calls a 'very elderly French onion seller speed.' Now he wants more Londoners to be like him – committed, but not fanatical, cyclists who see the bike simply as a practical way of getting around." Read more...
The Rec Center has a new all inclusive bike stand for student, faculty, and staff use! It is located by the outdoor basketball courts on the south side of the building.
KDOT Bicycle Survey
The Kansas Department of Transportation is seeking public input to help identify statewide bicycling and pedestrian needs. An online survey has been posted on KDOT's website to collect the opinions and comments of Kansans.
BFU Feedback Report
Click the link above to view the League of American Bicyclists recommendations to make KU a more bike-friendly place.
Voice Your Opinion!
Environs (an environmental student group on campus) is gathering information via survey to understand how students, staff, and faculty feel about bike lanes on campus. Take the survey.
Bikes on Buses
Lawrence Transit has installed bike racks on the front of busses for routes 1-11!