The Cycle Hub | Kent Sport

The Cycle Hub

Short-term bike hire on campus

The Cycle Hub is our bike hire facility on the Canterbury campus, providing short-term hire to all. Hire a range of bikes for any type of ride and enjoy cycling around the campus or further.

Weekly and termly hire is available now.    

Hire prices

Our bikes are available to hire on a weekly or termly basis. Please check prices and booking information below. 

*Hire deposit is refundable if the return is acceptable.

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    Weekly

    £20 (+£50 deposit)*  

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    Termly

     £30 for a limited time only! Usual price £50 (+£50 deposit)*  

How to book

To hire a bike, you will need to complete a booking form and pay the booking fees. A copy of the form is available at the Cycle Hub. Alternatively, you can download and complete the editable document and email back to sportsenquiries@kent.ac.uk.

If you have any questions about hiring our bikes, call us on 01227 827 223 or visit The Pavilion reception. 

Bike rental is available for weekly and termly hire. Please book early as numbers are limited.   

Cycle Hub opening hours: 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 2pm to 6pm


Maintenance services

We offer a range of servicing options at the Cycle Hub. To book an appointment, you'll need to visit us during our opening hours and speak to a member of staff.

We are open on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week between 2pm and 6pm.

Maintenance price list

Service Price
Bike wash £5
Bike wash and chain clean / re-lubrication £15
Brake and gear service (parts not included) £20
Puncture repair £5
Fitted new inner tube £15
Fitted cables or brake blocks £10
Wheel alignment £20
Basic service (Subject to availability. Includes M-check and all adjustments, thorough clean and lubrication. Parts not included. Blocks and cables are £5 each.) £30   
Shop item Price
Puncture outfit £5
Inner tube £5
Bike lubricant bottle £5
Degreaser spray 400ml £5

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