Student Bike Shop

About

SPOKES Bike Shop is one of the two main organs of student biking on Luther's campus, the other being SPOKES Bike Club.

The bike shop offers students, faculty, and staff a place to learn about bike maintenance in a friendly, student-run atmosphere. Only charging for parts, the shop’s tools and services are free. The shop is run with the intention of helping bikers become more knowledgeable about how their bikes work. Originally called Flip's Bike Shop, it was named after Matthew ‘Flip’ Busche, a professional cyclist and recent graduate of Luther College.

The shop is located in the bottom floor of Regents, across from the equipment checkout desk. Flip's offers many free services as well as some services at a small fee.

Services for a Fee:

  • Cable housing: $1/foot
  • Wheel Truing: $5/each
  • Derailleur Cable: $2/each
  • Brake Cable: $2/each
  • New Tube: $5/each 
  • Two 29” mountain bikes and helmets are available for check out for 24 hours at a time for an annual fee of $20. Trail maps and group ride information can be found in the shop. 

Free Services:

  • Tire Pump up
  • Brake/Derailleur Adjustment
  • Basic Tune-ups/diagnosis