Event Calendar
  • Donate

    Have an old bike you're not using? Consider making a tax-deductible donation to our Pirate BikeShare program! We will accept anything, we're not picky! We'll even stop by and pick it up, saving you a trip. Interested individuals, please click here: Donate a Bike!

  • Contact

    Parking & Transporation Services:   PH: 328-6294 |   305 E. 10th Street   Email: parking@ecu.edu

    Adventure Program:
      Campus Rec Center |   PH: 328-1577   Email: adventure@ecu.edu

  • Hours

    Parking & Transportation Services:   Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm (cashiers)  &   7:30am - 5pm (lobby)

    Adventure Program:
      Semester and Summer Hours Vary,   So make sure to check their website
      for their most current hours

  • Register

    You can register for Pirate BikeShare and your personal bike at the Parking & Transportation office on 10th Street. You can register for the Bike Rental Program at the Adventure Rental Center in the Campus Rec Center (by the Climbing Wall).

  • Location

    Bike Clinics are held through the months of March - November every Friday at the front of the Campus Rec Center. Bike Excursions are also taken around the Greenways. Check out the Event Calendar for more information!

  • Welcome Bike Lovers!

    ECU Parking & Transportation and the Adventure program of Campus Recreation & Wellness have partnered to bring exciting bike programs and events just for you!

Benefits of Biking

  • Cycling minimizes the risk of coronary heart disease. It gives your heart, blood vessels and lungs a great workout.
  • A few miles of biking per day assure trimmer and toned muscles. Your upper thigh muscles, calf and butt get an awesome workout!
  • Pursuing biking helps a great deal in building your stamina. It enables you to carry out your day-to-day activities more effectively.
  • For heavier people, it can manage weight and help get rid of an increased waistline and bulging fat.
  • It helps build stronger bones and is a lot easier on your joints, which do not have to suffer constant impacts.
  • The pleasure and satisfaction attained while riding aids in alleviating stress, anxiety and depression.
  • Biking helps control the level of blood pressure, and improves blood chemistry - including HDL, "good cholesterol".
  • Biking has been found to improve digestion and lung function.
  • Biking has also been found to be effective for treating people diagnosed with diabetes and cancer.
  • It gives you the opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family.
  • Gives you the chance to enjoy the beauty of nature.
  • It's completely environmentally friendly.
  • Biking can prove to be the best mode to move around your local area and helps to reduce congestion.