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Tufts Bikes Tufts Bikes is a student-run bike share with a fleet of 30 bicycles available for FREE rental through the Tisch Library circulation desk. All bikes are equipped with front and rear lights for your safety, and helmets are available for checkout. Bikes are located outside of Tisch Library and on the Upper Campus Center Patio. Bikes can be checked out by all students, faculty and staff with a current ID who are over 18.

How To Use The Bike Share 1. Check availability on the Tisch Library website. 2. Go to Tisch circulation, sign a waiver (first time borrower) and check out a key and helmet (encouraged). 3. Bikes may be kept for up to 8 hours, or overnight if you check it out late enough in the day. 4. When returning your bike, you MUST return the key to the circulation desk. NO keys in the drop box. 5. Late fines are $1/hour. You will be held responsible for any damages (excluding wear-and-tear) incurred while the bike is checked out in your name. The City of Somerville is part of Hubway, the Metro Boston bike share system. Visit http://www.thehubway.com/ for updates on planned stations for Union, Davis and Powder House Squares.

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Traffic signals are for bicyclists too. Avoid the right hook. Avoid passing motor vehicles on the right. Don’t be invisible. Use lights. Look and signal before turning. Always look behind to see if it is clear. Beware of the door zone. Sidewalks are for walking.

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Biking at Tufts

Tufts Bikes has a fully equipped bike repair shop located in the Crafts Center in the basement of Lewis Hall. Visit www.TuftsBikes.com for open shop hours and to hear about opportunities for mechanics classes and more. “Give me your tired, your poor, your broken bikes Bring in your bike during yearning to ride free!” open shop hours and a Tufts Bikes mechanic will help Tufts Bikes Mechanics fix it, or borrow tools to do your own repairs.

If you are looking for a new bike or bike accessories, here are a few bike shops near the Tufts Medford campus: Bike Boom (used bicycles), Davis Square The Bicycle Exchange, Porter Square Paramount Bicycle Repair, Ball Square ACE Wheelworks, Somerville JRA Cycles, Medford Broadway Bicycle School, Cambridge

Don’t swerve. Ride in a straight, predictable line. Take the lane when necessary. Stay in the center. Ride single file. Pass buses on the left. Turn left as a vehicle would. Yield to pedestrians and pass them with care. Always wear a helmet. Wear bright colors!

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