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    So i'll be packing for uni and wondering whether to leave or take my bicycle with me as road cycling is my main form of exercise and it can help with transport costs.
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    So i'll be packing for uni and wondering whether to leave or take my bicycle with me as road cycling is my main form of exercise and it can help with transport costs.
    Hello

    I know a few students who took their bikes to university, it isn't weird or uncommon. A lot of students use bikes as their form of transportation, I use mine to bike around town and what not.

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    So i'll be packing for uni and wondering whether to leave or take my bicycle with me as road cycling is my main form of exercise and it can help with transport costs.
    Are you going to uni where it's not particularly hilly?

    Will your accommodation and/or uni have a place to lock your bike up?

    If the answers to both questions are yes then I would say go for it.
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    Not at all. I don't know many who brought their own to university though. Most bought them second hand or hired one.
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    Na it's not strange at all. I'm taking mine with me this year (2nd year) mainly because my house is sort of far from the city centre and I can see it being a good way of shortening the journey, especially when going home.

    Basically up to you. A lot of accommodations have places to store them, if they don't have this info on the site, call them up and ask.
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    If you dont have a car then its a highly valuable item to take whether its hilly or not. It will get you places cheaply as well as burn calories.

    You need some decent locks and if its expensive then consider getting insurance.
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    A lot of people we'll have bikes whether you're in halls or in housing. Especially if you're attending a non-campus university.
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    (Original post by New Sign)
    So i'll be packing for uni and wondering whether to leave or take my bicycle with me as road cycling is my main form of exercise and it can help with transport costs.
    Not sure what city you're in, but here in London loads of people ride their bikes around to uni etc!
 
 
 
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