is a great way to travel - it's healthy, fun, and environmentally friendly!
However, because NC State is an urban campus and most of the routes
are on-road, cyclists need to prepare and plan for the optimum,
safe cycling experience.
sure your bicycle is safe and adjusted correctly for the maximum
amount of control, and know your skill and comfort level operating
a bicycle on different facilities (off-road, on-road, multi-use
Register your bicycle to prevent theft
We strongly encourage you to register your bicycle. Registering your bicycle gives you the following advantages:
We can easily contact you if your bike is stolen and recovered.
Deters potential thieves.
Your bike permit decal is good for the lifetime of the bicycle.
Learn more about theft prevention and bicycle saftey.
Connecting Raleigh's Greenways & Park System
The RGreenway application is designed to make the 3800 acre 115 mile Raleigh Greenway system function an integrated park. Download available here for iPhone and Android.
Track your workout, check in on Foursquare & find the best spots in the city to relax outside.
WolfWheels Bikes Available for Rent!
Trying to get the feel for cycling on campus, or want to take a weekend ride to Umstead State Park but are stuck without wheels? Campus Recreation's bike share program, WolfWheels, has got your covered! Stop by Carmichael Gym to rent a bicycle today.
Bicycles are available for students, faculty and staff to rent at $3/day, $6/weekend, $18/week and $99/semester. For more information, visit WolfWheels.
Which way is really faster to get around campus? Find out in WolfWheels' Bike vs. Car video!
Showers & Clothing Lockers
Showers and clothing lockers are available to members of Carmichael Gym. For more information, visit University Recreation.
Twelve clothing lockers are available for rent in the Engineering Building 2 on Centennial Campus.
The Campus Christian Fellowship organization runs a small bike loan program for international students. Bikes are available by the semester for a small deposit. More information is available from Campus Christian Fellowship.
Bicycle Repair Classes at the NC State Craft Center
Say goodbye to expensive bicycle repairs and learn to properly maintain your own bicycle. Following this two-session course, participating NC State students will have access to the Crafts Center’s repair facility for your entire college career!
Whether you are a competitive racer or just a casual rider, this class will provide you with the necessary skills to repair flats, lubricate drive trains, tune brakes and derailleurs, true wheels, and much more.
Class Fee: $15. Students are encouraged to bring their own bikes to learn on.