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The WolfWheels bike-rental program offers a unique, innovative approach to sustainable transportation at NC State University. All students, faculty, and staff with a valid Wolfpack One Card are able to rent bicycles on a daily, weekend, weekly or semester long basis.

WolfWheels was developed by a team of students and staff in a collaborative effort to become a more health conscious and sustainable campus. The concept has become increasingly popular for campuses and communities across the United States. At NC State University, the WolfWheels program provides this healthy environmentally conscious transportation option through a rental system provided by University Recreation.

The program not only allows renters the ability to obtain bicycles, University Recreation also offers maintenance clinics and workshops for all students, faculty and staff. Users are encouraged to participate at various levels throughout the program.

Students have a leadership role in this program, helping to maintain, rent and organize the bicycles.

WolfWheels open maintenance times can be found here.

Guidelines

Wolfwheels Bike Mechanics are not certified mechanics and will only provide the following maintenance on Non-Wolfwheels bikes:

Basic Tune Up and Inspection, including:

  • Adjust gears
  • Adjust brakes
  • Tighten things that are loose
  • Bike flat repair and replacement

Wolfwheels Bike Mechanices cannot:

  • Work on Hydraulic Disc Brakes
  • Lubricate chain or any other moving parts unless customer provides own lubricant
  • Work on bearings
  • True Wheels (customers may use truing stand if available).

Wolfwheels is not a bike retail shop and does not sell parts or supplies. Please see below for a list of local bike shops that can assist you for all major repairs, parts, and can provide professional service:

All-Star Bikes
1218 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
919-833-5070

Cycle Logic
1211 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC
919-833-4588

REI
1751 Walnut St.
Cary, NC
919-460-9995

Fly the Cyclery
424 W Peace St.
Raleigh, NC
919-832-5097

Performance Bikes
653 Cary Towne Blvd.
Raleigh, NC
919-439-4002

Bicycle Chain
9000 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC
919-782-1000


Contact

(919) 513-0072

recreation-outdoor@ncsu.edu


Location

Located in Carmichael Recreation Center lobby.