Is the shop open to the public?
- Yes, the shop is open to the public - the shop is privately owned and has been on campus for over 85 years
What free services do you offer?
- Free air with pressure gauge, 24 hours a day, with lighted station, outside our shop
- Free use of tools and free oil during our open hours at our tool stand outside our front entrance; specialty tools are available at the front counter
- Free estimates or suggestions how to fix your bike
- Free loaner bike with any major service
What other services do you offer?
- Repairs - quick, anything from a flat tire to a tuneup, to the full spectrum of repairs for any and all bikes
- Receiving/assembling of your own boxed bike in good condition
- Lock cutting for broken U-locks on location for a quarter of the cost of a locksmith
- Rental bikes from a daily rental to long term, including $2,000 road bikes
- $25 helmets priced below our wholesale cost.
- Personalizing your bike for theft prevention - see below
Why should I buy a bike at the Campus Bike Shop?
- Largest selection of quality entry level bikes - we specialize in bikes between $300 and $500
- Location - we are the only bike shop right here on campus ready to respond quickly to your biking needs
- Most students ride or walk within 100 ft of our shop every day
- Consistent service and staff - With our experienced staff, we are able to offer consistent and knowledgeable service
- Lowest labor rates - we offer some of the lowest labor rates in the area
Is bicycle theft a big problem at Stanford?
- Yes! Bicycles are the most stolen objects on campus
- Licensing/registration (California/Stanford) is important - with it, your bike can be returned to you if it is stolen or misplaced
- Purchase our Security Package: so your bike and its wheels and seat are less likely to be stolen
- Personalize your bike - we offer free spray paint, gloves, and mask for personalizing so it is less likely to be stolen, and/or
- Cover your bike with stickers and use nail polish to write your name on your bike
Where can I buy a used bike?
- The Campus Bike Shop has used bikes for sale most of the year - these bikes are usually sold out during September as they are a popular bike choice by students who didn't take advantage of our NSO bike purchase program over the summer or found they really need a bike on campus after all
- Craig's list is also a resource for used bikes (but many are stolen bikes or the bike for sale may be a scam such that you pay your money but don't end up with a bike)