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Dr Bike is back for Term Two

Get your bike ready to roll into Term Two with us!

Bring your bike down to C Block Lawn every Monday afternoon from 2pm – 3.30pm, and Dr Bike will service it for free.

Dr Bike is a free cycle fix-it clinic available to both UC staff and students. This service provides basic cycle maintenance such as tuning brakes, oiling chains and puncture repairs.

You’ll find Kieran and Rory on C Block Lawn every Monday from 2pm – 3.30pm during term time. Come past, say hi and get your bike looked over while you’re there!

If you’re interested in seeing how Dr Bike fits into the bigger picture about planning for cyclists at UC, you might like to look at the UC Cycle Plan 2014-2022.

Keep an eye out for these guys on Mondays!

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Bike Fest is coming!

Come and celebrate spring and all things cycling with us at our Spring Bike Fest!

Bike Fest is a cycle celebration! Come and meet other cyclists at UC, plus:

  • enjoy a FREE sausage sizzle and beanbags to relax on,
  • on-the-spot cycle repairs and DIY workshop sessions thanks to Dr Bike and UC Bike,
  • the chance to sign up to our UC Bicycle Users Group (UC BUG) or ask us any questions about joining up to our commuter cycling community (if you haven’t already!)
  • make a pedal powered banana smoothie with the famous smoothie bike!
  • Learn more about the best cycle ways and routes in the city,
  • Pick up your Biketober calendar and passport from us to see even more cycling events and activities during the month of October, and join us as we celebrate Christchurch’s annual festival of cycling,
  • Sign up and learn more about some cycling skills and confidence rides we are holding thanks to Connie from Go Cycle Christchurch,
  • Plus prizes, competitions and more!

When: Monday 1 October, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Where: C Block Lawn

Who: Anyone with an interest in cycling!

What should I bring? Yourself, your friends and colleagues who already cycle, your friends and colleagues who would like to start cycling to UC but don’t know where to start, your bike if you’d like it tuned, and a cup for your pedal powered banana smoothie!

For more event details and any updates, please see our Facebook event here. No need to RSVP, however to get an idea of numbers please click ‘attending’ if you’re planning on coming along.

This message was bought to you by the UC Sustainability Office. Stay connected, and be in touch with us! Follow us on Facebook or Instagram, or check out our website for more information about what we do, and upcoming events.

Got a question or want to know more? Email us at sustainability@canterbury.ac.nz

 

 

Dr Bike is back for Term Four!

Free bike servicing!

Dr Bike is back for Term 4, and here to help get you back on your bike – just in time for spring.

Olly and Kieran will be on C Block Lawn every Tuesday afternoon from 1pm – 2.30pm until the end of term for all your free bike servicing needs!

Drop past with your bike any time between 1pm – 2.30pm on Tuesdays and they will be happy to help you out with puntures, oiling chains, and any general tuning.

If you have any questions about Dr Bike, please email sustainability@canterbury.ac.nz

Keep pedalling!

This message was bought to you by the UC Sustainability Office. Stay connected, and be in touch with us! Follow us on Facebook or Instagram, or check out our website for more information about what we do, and upcoming events.

Got a question or want to know more? Email us at sustainability@canterbury.ac.nz

Dr Bike is back for 2017!

Dr Bike  is back for 2017 and starts on Tuesday 28 February.  Dr Bike is a free fix-it clinic for basic bike issues available to both staff and students, funded by the Sustainability Office. This service provides basic maintenance and repairs such as punctures repair, tuning brakes and oiling chains.

Olly Ng and Zac Porter are running Dr Bike on Tuesdays, 12-1 pm on C Block lawn during term time. For more information, check here.

We are excited that Dr Bike will be using eco-friendly bicycle lubricants, thanks to a two-year sponsorship from Christchurch-based company Biomaxa.

If you’re interested in seeing how Dr Bike fits into the bigger picture about planning for cyclists at UC, you might like to look at the draft UC Cycle Plan 2014-2022.

Brought to you by the UC Sustainability Office. Connect with us through Facebook or Instagram. Or email us: sustainability@canterbury.ac.nz

Last year's Dr Bike team, Zac (R) will continue this year!
Last year’s Dr Bike team, Zac (R) will continue this year!

 

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Dr Bike now on Tuesday

Dr Bike 2016 enhanced sqDr Bike, UC’s bike service, has a new time.  Due to lecture demands of Zac and Karl, Dr Bike will now be held every Tuesday from 11 to 12 on C-Block lawn (during term time only).

Dr Bike is a free weekly service provided by the UC Sustainability Office , where students and staff can have their bicycles looked at and fixed up by Dr Bike mechanics. This service provides basic maintenance and repair,s such as puncture repair, tuning brakes and oiling chains.

When: 11-12 pm, Tuesdays

Where: C Block lawn- in front of Central Lecture Theatres

For any queries about Dr Bike, email sustainability@canterbury.ac.nz

This message was brought to you by the UC Sustainability Office. Connect with us through Facebook or Instagram. Or email us: sustainability@canterbury.ac.nz