University Bicycle Resource Center

UBRC hours

Summer hours

May 16-27 After June 1
Monday Closed 12:30 pm – 8 pm
Tuesday Closed 10 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday Closed 12:30 pm – 8 pm
Thursday 1 – 8 pm 1 – 8 pm
Friday Closed Closed

Closed Memorial Day (May 30), Independence Day (July 4), and Labor Day (September 5).

The UBRC does not have staffed hours on weekends or UW legal holidays.

Updated May 23, 2022

A black bicycle is elevated on a stand so it can be worked on. Interior of the University Bicycle Resource center is visible; a tool bench can be seen in the background.

UBRC classes

All events are free and open to the UW community. Classes are held in the University Bicycle Resource Center. Attendance is a first-come, first-served and no registration is required. Note: Events may transition online or attendance may be limited if public health conditions change.

Spring semester classes


Bicycle Traffic Skills 101

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | noon – 1:30 p.m.

Learn the basics of vehicular cycling and keep yourself safe and comfortable while riding in traffic. Class taught by Chuck Strawser, UW Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator.

How to Buy/Select a Bicycle & Basic Bicycle Fit
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 | noon – 1:30 p.m.

Get tips on how to select and purchase a bike best suited to your needs and how to ensure your bike fits you well. Class taught by Chuck Strawser, UW Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator.

Virtual class video recordings

Classes were held in an online format for the 2020-21 year to comply with public health guidance. Recordings are available of the classes.

Class recordings are available in a YouTube playlist, which is also embedded below: