Biking at Michigan Tech

Bicycling at Michigan Tech is an ideal way to get around and have fun. We’re working to make it easy and convenient to use a bike for transportation to and from campus, as well as provide parking and other facilities on campus.

Upper-Peninsula Wide Campus Bike Week

From September 9-13, Michigan Tech will be partnering with Northern Michigan University on our first ever UP-wide campus bike week! Below is the week of events. We will update with more information soon. 

Monday, September 9

Bike Registration with Public Safety and Police Services
Walker Lawn
Register your bike with Public Safety and Police Services during our first full week of class. Registration helps to ensure that bikes found without owners can be returned to the proper person. Stop by our table and be entered into a raffle to win a ______________________.

12:00 noon - 1:00pm
Lunch and Learn with Campus Bike Initiative and Employee Wellness
Alumni Lounge
Learn about some of the exciting things that are happening on campus in our local communities regarding bikes. Join us to learn about:

  • How to be safe & comfortable while riding
  • Commuting by bike and group rides
  • Campus Bike Initiative
  • Area resources and events
  • Fashion and gear show

Tuesday, September 10

Tune-Up Tuesday with our Local Bike Shops
MUB Circle (TBD)
When was the last time that your bike has been serviced? Come check out our local bike shops as they will look over your bike and make adjustments and recommendations for a better performing bike!

Wednesday, September 11

Health and Wellness Fair with the Outdoor Adventure Program
Learn about the health benefits of cycling with the Campus Bike Initiative and the Outdoor Adventure Program. 

Thursday, September 12

Bike Parade 
Meet at the Clocktower
Join the Campus Bike Initiative, the Copper Country Cycling Club, Blizzard T. Husky, and all of our friends as we take a casual bike ride around campus. Please feel free to decorate your bike for this fun photo opportunity!

Bike Movie Night - Superior
Fisher 135 
Cost TBD
"In 1969, recent high school graduates and best friends Derek and Charlie embark on a 1,300 mile bike trip around Lake Superior to escape the pressure of their future, but the two cousins that left the Keweenaw as boys must overcome the wilderness and uncertainty on their journey as men."

Friday, September 13

Bike to Campus Day
All day
Leave the car at home and bike to and from campus! We will count how many bikes we find on campus and you might find a prize on your bike when you walk about from class or work!

Saturday, September 14

Group Ride with Bike Initiative Keweenaw
Husky Plaza
Come have some fun with Bike Initiative Keweenaw (BIKE!). Campus and local communities are invited to come meet our members, learn a few smart cycling skills, and enjoy a casual 8-10 mile ride on local roads and paths. The ride is no-drop, meaning nobody will be left behind, and there will be an option for a shortcut to the end. A helmet is required.