Abandoned bikes will be collected

USC Vehicle Management in collaboration with the campus Police Department will begin collecting abandoned bicycles around campus. The collection will begin Wednesday (July 27) and run through Aug. 1.

Bikes collected will be stored for a period of 120 days for owner retrieval. Bikes not retrieved by their owners and deemed repairable are mended by the Bike Shop and sold at the cost of reapir parts only.

The Bike Shop, offers many services, including flat-tire repair, bike rentals, cleaning, tune-ups and assembly of new bikes. Bike clinics are offered the first and third Wednesday of every month. All services are free with your Carolina Card.

The Bike Shop is open noon-6 p.m., Monday-Friday and can be contacted by calling 803-777-1449.

To claim or report an abandoned bicycle call USCPD at 803-777-8400.

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