Home- Distinctly Colgate- Sustainability- Climate Action Planning- Alternative Transportation- Green Bikes Green Bikes Break away from your car. Convenient, inexpensive, human-powered transportation saves you money spent on gas and saves our planet. Menu Menu How to Rent a Bike We rent each of our bikes to a specific individual for a specific rental period. At only $15 per month, you'll save loads on gas. Here's how to sign up: Fill out the Green Bikes Application. We'll select individuals on a first come, first serve basis. If you are selected for a Green Bike, you will be notified by September 1 for fall rental, March 1 for spring rental, and May 1 for summer rental. You then sign a rental waiver online or in person when you pick up your bike by the deadline we set. Warning: if you don't pick up your bike in time we'll reassign it! We'll e-mail you before the end of your rental period to remind you when and where to return your Green Bike. Easy! Rental Periods Our bikes are typically available during the following rental periods each year: Spring: April 1 - May 1 Summer: May 20- August 20 Fall: September 1 - November 1 See the application for exact dates. Rental Fees All fees will be charged to your 'Gate Card. Standard rental: $15.00 per month Bikes that miss the return deadline: $5 per day each day it is late Unreturned or broken lock: $15.00 Unreturned or damaged helmet: $20 Damaged bike: Individual charged full price of repair or replacement Contact Information firstname.lastname@example.org 315-228-6360 Required Forms If you have been selected for a bike rental, you need to complete and submit the following forms: Green Bikes Rental Form Green Bikes Liability Form Distinctly Colgate Intellectual Engagement International Programs Success After Colgate Athletics Entrepreneurship Sustainability Climate Action Planning Alternative Transportation Green Tips Sustainable Food and Dining Waste Minimization and Recycling Water Conservation Forest Management & Land Use Energy and Green Buildings For Students For Faculty and Staff For Alumni Community Garden Sustainability Council Latest News and Story Lines Sustainable Highlights Map 13 Days of Green RELATED LINKS Intellectual Engagement INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT Collaborative research by highly regarded faculty is a Colgate trademark. Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Career Services CAREER SERVICES Staff members and dedicated alumni play a key role in students' career exploration. Lucky 13 LUCKY 13 Find out why 13 is the most popular number on campus.