Bicycle Rentals

Rent a bike, pack a picnic, and start exploring!

Bicycle rentals are located in Paterson Hall. See the campus map for more help.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to closing time when renting or returning a bike.

Price Chart – 2014:

Hourly PlanSign OutSign InPrice (BU or Champlain Student, BU Employee) *tax includedPrice (Regular) *tax included

3 hours

During office hours

$4.00

$5.00

8 hours

During office hours

$5.00

$8.00

24 hours

During office hours

$7.00

$10.00

48 hours

During office hours

$10.00

$15.00

Weekend

Friday after 13:00

Monday before noon

$10.00

$15.00

Easter & Thanksgiving weekends

Friday after 13:00

Tuesday before noon

$12.00

$18.00

7 daysDuring office hours$25.00$30.00

Paterson Office Hours (Summer):

Sunday – Thursday 7:30am – 8:30pm
Friday & Saturday 7:30am – 11:30pm

Make sure you bring a piece of ID when coming to sign out a bike.
Check out the terms and conditions below to make renting easy!

Thanks to the SDAG and the BUEC all students can explore the outdoors with Gaiter Gears.
Gaiter Gears

Terms and Conditions

  • The renter is aware of any risks associated with cycling.
  • The renter acknowledges and agrees that the bicycle is in good condition, unless the owner points out any defects, and promises to return it in the same condition within the maximum time permitted.
  • The owner shall be entitled to charge the renter for all damage caused to the bicycle or its accessories.
  • The owner reserves the right to use the renter's credit card number or student account to claim any such settlement.
  • The owner shall not be liable for any damage or loss caused by breakdown or other defects in the bicycle or other circumstances beyond the owner's control.
  • The renter shall indemnify the owner in respect of all costs, claims, and expenses which arise out of the use of the bicycle.
  • In the event of that the bicycle or any of its accessories (ex. key or lock) is lost or stolen, the owner reserves the right to call upon the renter to indemnify the owner the replacement value of the bicycle and/or its accessories.
  • The renter shall be solely responsible for and shall keep the owner fully indemnified in respect of all fines, impositions or other penalties occasioned in respect to violation of any municipal, provincial, and federal regulations and by-laws.

Rules of the Road

The renter is made aware that in accordance to Quebec law, he or she must;

  • Respect all traffic signals.
  • Ride with traffic (NOT on the sidewalk) as far right on the road as possible.
  • Helmets are mandatory for children under the age of 18 (municipal by-law of Sherbrooke).
  • It is forbidden to ride under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Late fees

The renter is expected to return the bicycle within the predetermined time, after having chosen a fare plan and paid the rental price in full. Renters will be given a 15 minute grace period. Returns after this time will be charged a flat fee of $5.00 plus a $1.00 for every additional hour overdue.

GAITER GEARS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALTER OR TERMINATE ANY SERVICES OR PROMOTIONS ADVERTISED OR SO OFFERED AND THEIR PRICES OR CONDITIONS AT ANYTIME.

Need Help?

Paterson front desk
Telephone: 819 822-9600
ext: 2685
or
Holly Barton, SDSI
819 822-9600 x 2552
hbarton@ubishops.ca