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The Cycle Hub

The Kent Sport Cycle Hub is our latest facility on the Canterbury campus and provides free short-term bicycle hire to Gold and Silver members. Hire a range of bikes for any type of ride and enjoy cycling around the campus or further.

Bicycle rental is available in two, four and eight hour slots Monday to Sunday from 9am to 7pm with last hire available up to 5pm, except Saturdays. On Saturdays, the Cycle Hub closes at 5.30pm with the last hire available up to 3pm. Please book early as numbers are limited. Rental is also available to non-members when you take out one of our memberships, starting at £1 (photo ID required).

To book

Please call us on 01227 827 223 or visit the Pavilion reception. Gold and Silver members can book up to seven days in advance, Bronze members up to three days. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booking to check in, so that you can enjoy your hire period to the full!

Available bicycles

Electronic bikes

Scott E-bike

This bike ticks all boxes! Built for range, reliability and an overall natural, enjoyable ride. Suitable for cross country / mountain biking / commuting / trail and city centre riding.

Road bikes

Scott Road bikes

Comfortable, efficient, and dynamic, these bikes eat miles for breakfast. Suitable for road use only.

Mountain bikes

Scott Mountain Bike

Designed for ‘off-road’ cycling, but also suitable for comfortable trail and road cycling.

Hybrid bikes

Scott Hybrid bike

A general-purpose bike that can tolerate a wide range of riding conditions and applications. Their stability, comfort and ease of use make them popular with novice cyclists, casual riders and commuters.

*Unfortunately children’s bikes, trailers or carriers are not currently available – please call our team for advice. U16’s should be accompanied by an adult and seek advice from our staff prior to hiring any bike.

Bronze member hire prices

Membership type

Two hour hire Four hour hire Eight hour hire
Student £4.50 £8 £12
Staff £5.50 £10 £14
Public £6.50 £12 £16
Guest of Gold or Silver member
(one guest per member)
£6 £12 £18


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Last Updated: 28/05/2019