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Biking at Stony Brook University
Welcome to Biking at Stony Brook University! Stony Brook University provides a variety of sustainable and convenient biking options, which are services that minimize impact on the natural environment and promote a healthier university. University biking options include the Paul Simons Memorial Bike Path network, Wolf Ride Bike Share, available bike racks, bike storage lockers, informative electronic bicycle links and restroom facilities to use either before or after a bike ride. In addition, the University community can also acquire a bike through Freewheel's Adopt a Bike Program, which is a program available during the academic year.
A Focus On Safety
Safety is paramount. Stony Brook University offers a safe bike riding environment as well as a number of resources aimed at educating the community on safe biking practices. For more information on University biking and safety, please see the Bike Safety Information section.
Paul Simons Memorial Bike Path
The Paul Simons Memorial Bike Path is Stony Brook University's comprehensive bike path system that provides students, faculty, staff and visitors with a safe, sustainable alternative to travel through the University. For more information on Paul Simons Memorial Bicycle Path, please click here.
Wolf Ride Bike Share
Wolf Ride Bike Share is the University's bike share system that provides students, faculty, staff and visitors with a sustainable, healthy transportation alternative. SBU Wolf Ride Bike Share is operated by the University's Office of Sustainability and is a "per ride" bicycle sharing system that provides users with the ability to travel from one University location to another using a zero emissions form of transportation. For more information on Wolf Ride Bike Share, please click here.
Stony Brook University's beautiful campus is a great place to bike! Biking is a healthy and environmentally friendly form of transportation and it's often faster and easier to get where you're going by bike. In order to promote the use of bicycles, Stony Brook University bicycle racks are available to the University community free of charge and are available on a first come, first serve basis. For more information on University Bike Racks, please click here.
Bike Storage Lockers
Stony Brook University provides the community with access to bike storage lockers for a fee, which are located at the Stony Brook Long Island Railroad Station next to the Railroad Bus Shelter. These bike storage lockers provide a safe, dry and secure location to store bicycles and are available on a first come, first serve basis for $60.00 per year, plus a $40.00 refundable key deposit. For more information on Bike Storage Lockers, please click here.
Freewheel Bicycling Collective
The Freewheel Bicycling Collective is a non-profit, non-hierarchal group of individuals who are dedicated to aiding the local community with issues pertaining to bicycles and cyclists. Freewheel Collective has established a working community bicycle shop which repairs and grants donated and found bicycles, and offers free and/or low-cost repairs and bicycle education programs. For more information on the Freewheel Bicycling Collective, please click here.
Restrooms & Related Facilities for Cyclists
Stony Brook University provides the community with restroom and related facilities, including showers, to cyclists for them to use either before or after a bike ride. These amenities are available at either the Pritchard Gymnasium or the Student Recreation Complex, which are both located near the Academic Mall at the University. For more information on these facilities and access to them, please click on the Pritchard Gymnasium or the Student Recreation Complex.
Stony Brook University provides the community with the following informative bicycling links. For more information on bicycling, please click here.