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Through a joint initiative with VCU RamBikes and VCU Goes Green, VCU Libraries offers bicycles to borrow for 48 hours.

Loan details

  • You can borrow the bike for up to 48 hours.
  • You check out a key to the lock that secures the bike to the rack in front of the library.
  • Return the bike to the library where you borrowed it.
  • Bikes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Adjustable helmets are available.
  • The seat height is adjustable.
  • You'll be asked to sign a waiver of liability.
  • If bikes are not returned by the date and time due, you'll be charged a fee.

The bikes

The bicycles are Sun Atlas coaster bikes

Video tutorials:


There are eight bikes available at Cabell Library and another four bikes available at Tompkins-McCaw Library


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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