October Bike Tune-Ups – Danforth

October 11, 2023 and October 24, 2023
11:00 am
Edison Courtyard outside of DUC

To support the use of active transportation, Parking & Transportation and the Office of Sustainability are hosting two free bike tune-ups this October:

Free Bike Tune-up DateTimeLocation
Wednesday, October 11, 202311 am – 2 pm*Edison Courtyard
outside of the DUC
Tuesday, October 24, 202311 am – 2 pm*Edison Courtyard
outside of the DUC

*Tune-ups are first-come, first-served. You may drop off your bike into the queue if there is still availability. We will stop accepting bikes once we reach capacity or at 1:45 pm (whichever comes first). We recommend arriving before 12:30 pm to secure a spot (no guarantees).

In the case of inclement weather, the event may be postponed. Any last-minute updates will be posted on this page.

Bike Tune-up Location

Medical Campus Tune-up

Important Event Details

Please review before attending.

  • Tune-up services are only available to Danforth faculty, staff, students, and basic service contractors with registered bikes.
  • Register your bike before the tune-up to save time standing in line.
  • Each attendee may only bring one bike to the tune-up due to limited availability.
  • Please pick up your bike by 2 p.m. and do not leave any valuables on your bike. We cannot be responsible for stolen bikes and/or bike parts.
  • On October 11th, BWorks will be offering some bikes for sale, with a 10% discount for WashU community members.

Scope of Service

  • Free tune-ups can last from 10-20 minutes per bike and cover basic maintenance only. 
  • Some replacement parts may be available for purchase at the event via credit card only (tubes, brake cables, etc.). Due to high demand for bikes and bike parts, your specific part may not be readily available at the event
  • If your bike requires repairs outside the scope of the tune-up and/or needs an unavailable bike part, you will be referred to a repair shop.
  • Tune-ups on October 11th will be provided by BWorks. Tune-ups on October 24th will be provided by Big Shark.

Commuter Fair Partners

  • WashU Police Department will be giving out free car steering wheel locks to students (while supplies last), selling theft-deterring bike locks (U-locks) and sharing information about transportation safety
  • Metro Transit will share information about local transit options and infrastructure updates
  • Great Rivers Greenway develops and manages greenways across St. Louis that provide safe trails with a variety of amenities
  • Trailnet is an advocacy and education organization whose mission is to make walking and biking in St. Louis better for everyone
  • Citizens for Modern Transit is the region’s transit advocacy organization whose mission is to support and enhance affordable access to the public transportation system.

Questions or Comments

  • Becca Gilberg
    Parking & Transportation’s Sustainable Transportation Coordinator
  • Aamna Anwer
    Office of Sustainability’s Sustainability Coordinator