Useful Info for Student Bike Users
Hopefully, you've been convinced to take up the cycling habit and now you can take advantage of the following services we have arranged for cyclists at the University:
Bicycle Users Group Solent (BUGS)
You can find out more about the partnership between Solent Health Spark and Solent Green which aims to create a supportive environment for bike users and active travel at Solent University. Organising cycling events and providing bike maintenance are among the services offerd by BUGS.
Email BUGS@solent.ac.uk to register your interest and we will keep you up to date with all our events, services and offers.
Find out about BUGS recycled bike scheme here
East Park Terrace male showers can be found opposite the Sports Solent reception in the Sports Centre building (above the canteen).
Female showers can be found on the next floor up from the Sports Centre Reception, outside the main Sport Solent office.
Male and female showers can also be found in the Performance Fitness Centre, located on the ground floor of the RM building.
At WMA male and female showers can be found in the ground floor of the WW building.
All showers are open from 7am weekdays.
Map Your Ride
To find a cycle route or check the distance of a recent journey use the Cycle Route Planner on the Transport Direct website.
Secure Bike Sheds at EPT and SJM Buildings
To lock your bike in the secure bike sheds you will require a key for for access. An application form for a fob can be collected from Estates Help Desk office in CC003. It should be signed off by your tutor and returned to CC003. You will be notified by email when the key fob is ready for collection.
Keep Your Bike Secure
Health Spark and Bicycle Users Group Solent (BUGS) have teamed up with Hampshire Constabuluary and the Safer Student Forum to help reduce bicycle theft.
It's all too easy for thieves to cut through flexi-locks and the best way to secure your bike is with a strong D lock.
This amazing scheme gives you the opportunity to purchase D-locks at trade price to help keep your bike safe! You can buy locks from the Sport Solent main reception at SH103.
On Guard Pitbull 14mm D-lock = £30
On Guard Bulldog 13mm D-lock =£20
On Guard Bulldog 13mm D-lock + Cable = £24
On Guard Combo 12mm D-lock = £24
Southampton Cycling Campaign