Supporting healthy lifestyles and sustainable communities through cycling.
While the University Bike Shop and Free Wheelers Bike Share may be closed, many people are turning to riding bikes for exercise and transportation during this time. Here is a short list of resources to get you on a bike!
As of October 2019 UMass Lowell has been awarded an upgraded Silver Designation as a Bicycle Friendly Universityfrom the League of American Bicyclists! Thank you to all who helped promote bicycling across campus and submitted their feedback!
In 2015 and again in 2018 The UMass Lowell has earned a Bronze designation for Bicycle Friendly University. Read more in this news story: Diff’rent Spokes: Bike Program Has Something for Everyone.
UMass Lowell Bicycle Programs is working with GoLowell to help with an upcoming Bicycle Master Plan for the City of Lowell. Please take a minute and let them know what your favorite bicycle routes are or what you think could be improved. Take the survey and learn more on their website.
The goal of this S.E.E.D. Grant funded, $5000 pilot program is to incentivize people who currently buy a semester or annual commuter parking pass to try bicycle commuting by partially reimbursing parking pass cost, offering educational and social support and offer discounts at the bike shop for demonstrated bicycle commuting.
Learn more about how It Pays To Ride Your Bike.
The UMass Lowell Bike Shop has moved to it's new and improved location at 5 Lawrence Drive! The new shop features expanded inventory of new bikes, parts and accessories. The new shop also features additional work stations for open stand time to work on your own bike! Check out the great press or better yet come check check out the shop in person!
Bicycling is currently growing in popularity at UMass Lowell.
Our goal is to foster a culture of responsible cycling during a time when habits are forming for maturing riders. A responsible cyclist follows the law, is considerate of others, communicates with others on the road, is conspicuous, predictable and utilizes appropriate equipment to ensure the safety of themselves and others.
We've developed a commitment to responsible cycling and want to invite you to join us. Visit our Education and Safety page to make the commitment and be entered to win a monthly drawing for new lights, lock or helmet!