Bike to Work Day, May 12, 2016

Bike to Work Day - Thursday, May 12 at Stanford!

Get ready to bike or walk to work on Thursday, May 12, as we celebrate the greenest ways to commute to Stanford.

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Bike tune-up discount

bike expert performing a tune up

The Campus Bike Shop is offering a full bike tune-up special, “Ride a Safe Bike,” ($85 value) for $70! The tune-up includes the following:

  • Adjustment of front and rear hubs
  • Minor wheel tuning
  • Lubrication and adjustment of front and rear brakes and gears

You must call in advance for an appointment: 650.723.9300. This is a popular special that sells out quickly, and the offer ends on Friday, April 29.

Free Bike Safety Classes

Bicycle Safety Class

Class attendees learn bike safety and the rules of the road. They also receive a $10 discount voucher off any helmet from the Campus Bike Shop. Pre-registration is required on the Stanford Department of Public Safety website. Download the class flyer.

Attend one of these upcoming Bike Safety Classes:

  • Wed., March 16 • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Wed., March 16 • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Tue., March 29 • 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Public Safety Police Compound training facility, 679 Pampas Lane (behind the tall green gate at the end of the lane)

Stanford resources for biking to work and commuting

Hospital Fountain Energizer Station

Thanks to the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition who oversees Bike to Work Day in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and to, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Kaiser Permanente who provide funding.

For more information on Stanford's bicycle program and bike safety, visit the bike program website or email