Dr Bike - Free Bike Check Ups!

Update: Following the Government guidance on National Lockdown 3, the Dr Bike services have been suspended for the foreseeable future . If you do need to return your bike then please contact Dr Bike directly via or telephone 07842 636597. For up to date information see our COVID-19 travel page

Dr Bike are experienced mechanics who carry out bicycle maintainance, repairs, adjustments and safety checks.

Dr Bike checks and minor adjustments are completely free. Additional work will be quoted individually but will always be at a special University of Kent reduced rate.

Repairs and adjustments are conducted on a first-come-first-served basis and we generally aim for same-day service but this is less likely if you arrive later in the day!


Dr Bike is on the Canterbury campus every Wednesday during term-time between 08:30 and 16:00. Find Dr Bike at the Cycle Hub outside the Pavilion, on Park Wood Road.


Dr Bike travels to the Medway campus once a month during term-time between 12:30 and 15:30. His dates for the 2020/2021 academic year are:

  • Thursday 8th October 2020
  • Thursday 10th December 2020 - cancelled due to closure of GKSU.
  • Thursday 21st January 2021
  • Thursday 11th February 2021
  • Thursday 11th March 2021
  • Thursday 13th May 2021
  • Thursday 10th June 2021

Find Dr Bike outside the Deep End Student Hub on the Pembroke Campus when he is on Medway Campus.

Dr Bike (ByCycle) contact details


Phone: 07842636597


Instagram: @easierbycycle

Alternatively, follow: @unikent_travel


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Last Updated: 11/01/2021