Saxon Bike Hub

Welcome to Alfred University - now go enjoy our great outdoors! The Bike Hub at Alfred University launched in the Fall of 2009 and is entirely run and staffed by students. 20 hybrid bikes are available for rental by students, faculty and staff, along with helmets and bike locks. You can also get your bike repaired and store your bike over the breaks, for a nominal fee.

Come visit us at our location in Powell Campus Center!

Location: 1st Floor of Powell Campus Center

Email: bikelending@alfred.edu

Hours of Operation

Summer Hours
Monday : 1pm - 7pm
Tuesday : 1pm - 7pm
Wednesday : 1pm - 7pm
Thursday : Closed
Friday : 1pm - 7pm

Our Services & Rates


Bike Rental Prices

Standard Bikes
$5/day
$12/weekend (Friday – Sunday)
$20/week
$50/month

Premium Bikes
$7/day
$15/weekend (Friday – Sunday)
$25/week
Not available for monthly rental

A bike lending agreement form will required by each lender to read and sign. You are welcome to fill it out in advance and bring it with you.

Bike Storage:
We offer storage for the winter and summer breaks for $20 to students, which includes a FREE tune-up! Please stop in or email bikelending@alfred.edu for more information.

Basic bicycle service:
We offer free basic service to students. Parts are not included, and more detailed service is subject to fees. Email or stop by for information or an estimate.

Explore Local Routes

Cycling Routes Around Alfred:
MapMyRun.com lists over 20 routes of various lengths and difficulty levels in the Alfred area.
Local cycling map from Alfredny.biz

Do you have any routes to share? We love photos, route descriptions and editorials! Please email us to share your favorite routes, and let us know if we can post them for others to enjoy.

Bike Donations

Want to donate a bike?
We are happy to accept used bikes in good condition. Donations are tax deductible and you will be mailed a gift receipt.

News about the Saxon Bike Hub

Alfred University press release (November 2013)
Alfred University press release (June 2009)
Alfred Magazine Article (June 2009)
Greening Your Library blog (July 2009)

The Saxon Bike Hub was created through the initiative of student co-founders, Senior Ian Cramer and Sophomore Jay Price, and was funded by AU Student Senate. Thanks also to The Bicycle Man, our local resource for great bikes and maintenance, and all the great faculty and staff who support the program.

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