Occidental Bike Share

Occidental Bike Share is a Student Service. We rent bikes weekly and do maintenance and repairs for students' bikes. Explore Los Angeles using the most interesting, environmentally friendly, efficient and healthy means possible: THE BICYCLE!

What we do: Loan bikes (they're free!) to Occidental students a week at a time. Our knowledeable mechanics will fix (or help you fix, if you want to learn) any issues with your own baby--flat tires, broken spokes, tuneups, etc. We also hope to organize some group rides this year, in the spirit of the Midnight Ridazz. Remember: KEEP RIDING! (and wear your helmet.)

Operating as usual

[01/24/19]   Meet the bike share family!

https://instagram.com/p/BtABpKsBr8_/

Join Bike Share on our group ride to CicLAvia this Sunday! Meet us in the Bengal Room in the JSC at 10:30 if you want to come!

Need a bike? No problem! Come by the Quad on Friday to rent one for FREE!

Come on our first group ride of the semester! CicLAvia this Sunday, leaving campus at 10:30am. Need a bike? No problem! Come by Bike Share this week and rent one of our bikes for FREE!

[06/05/18]   Need a bike this summer? Bike Share is open Mondays and Thursdays 6-9pm in the Berkus Garage. If you need access to Berkus, please email us at [email protected]

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Bike Share is hiring for next year! If you love bikes, then you should apply! Applications are due next Friday, April 27th.
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[01/23/18]   We open Monday Jan 29th! Regular hours 12-5 Monday - Friday in the Bengal Room!

[11/28/17]   Hello! Today through the rest of the semester, Bike Share will be in the Berkus Garage BIke Cage! We will be on the quad on Friday! Regular hours 12-5 are still in effect. Email us at [email protected] or message us on facebook if you have any questions!

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BIKE SHARE APPLICATION IS UP! If you have dreams of hanging out with bikes all day come apply! Deadline is Oct. 13th. https://goo.gl/forms/0pbl1eP9zHnu2kGm2

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[09/27/17]   Hi!

We are hosting our first group ride of the semester this saturday 9/30! We will be biking along the LA river to the Art Walk in Arts District in Little Tokyo/The Arts District. The ride is about 8 miles, with a mix of some urban riding, but mainly on the Los Angeles River which has a beautiful and flat bike path. We would be meeting at the Bengal Room at 330, and heading out around 345. The Art Walk goes until 9pm, so it is completely up to you how long you want to stay there and what you want to do. We will probably be taking the gold line back and then biking from highland park.

space is limited- first come first serve! to rsvp email [email protected], or message Khloe or Nick. see you saturday!

theoccidentalweekly.com

Bike Share cycles into the JSC Bengal Room - The Occidental Weekly

http://www.theoccidentalweekly.com/news/2017/09/19/bike-share-cycles-jsc-bengal-room/2888613

Bike Share featured in The Occidental Weekly talking about our recent move to the Bengal Room!

theoccidentalweekly.com Monday, Sept. 18 marked the opening of Occidental College’s Bike Share program in its new location, the Bengal Room, which is located under the Green Bean Coffee Lounge. Previously located in the Berkus Hall parking garage, Bike Share is expanding its accessibility to students with its new location…

[09/19/17]   hi we are hosting a FREE basic bike mechanic session
Where? Bengal Room
When?: Thursday September 21st 6-7pm
What? Changing flats, basic bike maintenance, and any other questions about bikes you may have!

Please send us an email at [email protected] to rsvp -- space is limited !

Come rent a bike at bikeshare's new location in the Bengal room, beneath the greenbean! We're streaming Moana!!

[09/15/17]   Hello people of the bikes! Come hang out with us in the Bengal Room today!

[08/18/17]   Hello friends! Bike Share is beginning to prepare for the fast-approaching new school year, which means we need to get all the bikes in working order as soon as possible! We are asking that any and all bikes we rented out this summer be returned by Monday, August 21st. We'll be there!

[08/07/17]   Due to staff shortage the Occidental Bike Share will not be operational this week. If you desperately need our services, message us on facebook or email us at [email protected]. We will be open next monday from 4-7! Ride Safe!

[06/19/17]   Hello! We will be in the cage today. Message Nicholas Conklin or Khloe Swanson if your keycard does not have access to the berkus garage and we'll let you in. We have a very limited amount of bikes left!

[06/12/17]   Hi summer people!

Bike Share summer hours are Monday and Thursday from 4-7 in the Bengal Room (until further notice)

STARTING TODAY COME THRU ITS LIT

[03/29/17]   We're in the quad! T-Pain wants you to rent a bike today

[03/16/17]   The sun is shining and we have so many bikes!! Everyone is stressed with midterms but we promise the bike ride endorphins will do you good :)

[02/17/17]   Hey friends! So we like to bike rain or shine...but there's gonna be flash flooding so we'll see you on Monday :) Stay safe out there this weekend!

[02/09/17]   Hello Oxy community! Bike Share is looking to hire some bike lovin' students this semester. Fill out this application and come say hi sometime! Applications are due Feburary 21st.

https://goo.gl/forms/55bavYlJfeek3BuE3

[02/01/17]   HI BABIES! Groundhog Day is tomorrow which means one thing! Ya gotta grab a bike. We're here till 5pm in Berkus garage!

[01/31/17]   Today's renters get a choice of a limited edition sticker!!! Walk over to the Berkus garage, pedal out with a bike and some swag. Come rent a bike, we're here till 5pm!

[01/31/17]   Hello public,

We are officially open for business! Stop by, hang out, rent a bike! We have a lot of exciting plans for this semester, so stay posted!

Sincerely,
A student service that likes bikes

[01/31/17]   Welcome back tigers! This semester we resume bike operations as usual in the Berkus garage today from 12-5pm! RENTALS, REPAIRS, U NAME IT AND WE GOT IT. Ride on, dream on, stay tuned for some big surprises this spring! peace

[11/17/16]   Hi everyone!

OSL is holding a meeting tomorrow (Thurs 11/17) at 12:45pm on Branca Family Patio to discuss future plans for the Bengal Room. We would love it if you all can come by and support us as we present our pitch to move into the Begnal room.
We will instead be opening at 2pm tomorrow!

change.org

Occidental College: Bike Share in the Bengal Room

Hey y'all!
Please sign and share this petition to help us transition our operations into the centrally located Bengal Room! (in the JSC)

Look at that cute pup, how could you resist?

Don't hesitate to message us with questions or thoughts about this move - we're down for community collaboration!

https://www.change.org/p/occidental-college-bike-share-in-the-bengal-room?recruiter=513730589&utm_source=share_for_starters&utm_medium=copyLink

change.org The Occidental Bike Share is interested in moving operations fully or partially into the Bengal Room in the JSC. A transition to the Bengal Room would increase access to the Bike Share, create community, take advantage of an underutilized space, and further college's goal of sustainability and envir...

[10/13/16]   Join your favorite Bike Share-ians at CicLAvia this Sunday! Some of our lovely staff will be leading a ride from campus (time TBA), so come through, grab a bike, and experience the magic of LA with no cars!

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Soar with Bike Share | Occidental College | The Liberal Arts College in Los Angeles

Shoutout to our own Ryan Lee and the Occidental College Admissions blog for covering Bike Share! Ride on, dream on

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Oxy Bike Share

Check out the video we shot for admissions with JSB Productions! Great info, great folks, great BIKES. We're open today from 12 - 5pm!

Thank you Adrianna Housman and The Oxy Design Service - ODS for the awesome graphic! We aren't quite sure what it makes us nostalgic for, maybe you can guess. Coming to a bulletin board near you soon!

Cooking up some HOT FAST bikes this afternoon! Come by before 5pm to see what we got COOKIN. Plenty of bikes still available for rent!

[09/08/16]   We are open today in Berkus Hall parking garage until 5pm! Ride on folks

Come see Oxy Bike Share at the Involvement Fair!!! It's p fun. V bike!

Trying to get off campus and see some wildlife? The hillside neighborhood of Flintridge just north of Oxy is bike friendly with great views and animals!

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Occidental College Bengal Room
Los Angeles, CA
90041

General information

Here are some interesting things to look at if you are interested in learning more about cycling in LA. http://www.ciclavia.org/ Ciclavia: an event that shuts down a route through downtown LA twice a year and opens it to bikers and walkers http://www.midnightridazz.com/ A rundown and schedule of planned group rides throughout the city Rivendell Bicycle Works: tips about riding in the city http://www.rivbike.com/kb_results.asp?cat=30 Bike Oven- its like the LA version of the Bike Cage! www.bikeoven.com

Opening Hours

Monday 12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 17:00
Thursday 12:00 - 17:00
Friday 12:00 - 17:00
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