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Bicycling at UCLA



Put Traffic Jams Behind You

Riding a bicycle is a fun, healthy and inexpensive way to get to and around campus. There are over 3,500 free bike parking spaces in racks all over campus and with newly added bike lanes, bicycling around UCLA has never been easier!   


Metro Bike Share

Metro Bike Share

Metro Bike Share has expanded to the UCLA campus and Westwood Village, offering an affordable, healthy, and enjoyable way to keep Bruins moving on two wheels.



Earn-A-Bike Program

Eligible employees and graduate students can join the Earn-A-Bike program and receive a free $900 bicycle package in exchange for their parking permit. Each package includes a bike as well as a set of lights, lock, and helmet.

Bike class posing in front of BruinBus

Bike Classes

UCLA offers a variety of bike classes, ranging from safety basics to earning the League Cycling Instructor (LCI) certification. Classes are updated on our Bike Classes page as they become available.

Love to Ride

Love to Ride Online Community

Join the UCLA biking community on the Love to Ride platform. Register for free to win prizes for riding, set personal goals, track your progress, and earn badges for achievements. You can also join a group or create your own and inspire others by sharing your biking stories.


Gateway Plaza

UCLA Trip Planner

Need help planning a bike commute? The UCLA Trip Planner can help with that (and other sustainable transportation modes).


BikeLink lockers

Secure Bike Parking

The campus has a variety of secure bike parking available for either free or a very low cost for peace of mind. For more information on how to use our secure bike parking, visit our Bicycle Resources page

Bike Shop

Discounts at Select Local Bike Shops

Helen's Cycles and The Bike Center in Santa Monica provide in-store discounts for UCLA affiliates who show their BruinCard at the time of purchase. Discounts generally apply to services, parts, and accessories. Bicycles are excluded. Please check with each shop for specific exclusions.

UCLA Bike Shop

UCLA Bike Shop

The UCLA Bike Shop supports the campus’ bicycling community with DIY repairs and a variety of free classes. Visit their website for more information.


Bike Index Logo

Register Your Bike

Registering your bike creates valuable documentation that improves the chances of recovering a stolen bike, wherever it is found. Register your bike through the Bike Index free of charge. 

Group of Bruins on campus with a Metro Bike Share bike

Past UCLA Bike Happenings

Catch up on past bike happenings and find out how other Bruins commute by bike on the UCLA Transportation blog.

UCLA Is a Bike Friendly University

Watch below to learn how UCLA achieved Gold Bicycle Friendly University status and is making it easier for Bruins to bike on campus!