HCR 113 Bicycling on the Flint River Trail is an elective 1 credit-hour course offered spring and fall semesters. Bicycles and helmets are provided free for students registered in the course. Faculty interested in using bicycles for academic courses may make arrangements through the Recreation Center by contacting Gary Parr at firstname.lastname@example.org or (810) 762-3441.
Lease A Bike!
Want a bicycle for the warm weather season, but don’t want to buy a new one? Lease a refurbished used bike from the Rec Center for $50. Bring it back at the end of the season for a partial refund. Contact Gary Parr at email@example.com or (810) 762-3441. to make arrangements.
Bike Registration for Campus
Personal bicycles brought to the UM-Flint campus must be registered with the Department of Public Safety (DPS). Bring the bicycle to DPS in the Hubbard Building 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the following information:
- Bike serial #
- Brand of bike & model
- Color and/or trim color
- Frame & wheel size
- Style of bike
- Other identifying features and/or accessories
Tips for preventing bicycle theft:
- Lock your bike every time it must be left unattended
- Use a U-bar lock
- Secure both the frame and wheels with lock
- Detach the seat and take with you if possible
- Park your bike on racks in well-lit, designated areas
- Know where your bike is at all times
- Avoid parking your bike for extended periods without checking on it
- Keep information, such as color, brand, frame & wheel size, serial number, etc, to help identify the bike if stolen
- Report immediately to DPS if your bike is stolen or if you see suspicious activity around bike racks on campus
If you have any questions about bike registration or bicycle safety, call DPS at (810) 762-3335, or dial 911 from a campus phone, or pick up a red emergency phone.