Looking after your bike
Get free monthly bike checks in Northcote and Reservoir, and find repair stations all around Darebin.
Visit our events calendar for upcoming bike-related events.
Free monthly bike checks
We run a free monthly bike check service (COVID-19 restrictions dependent) for the Darebin community in Reservoir and Northcote.
Our bike checks are co-funded by the Victorian Department of Transport and Planning.
Reservoir bike checks
Our Reservoir Free Monthly Bike Checks are run in partnership with Dr Cranky's and Reservoir Leisure Centre
- Where: Reservoir Leisure Centre on Cuthbert Road, Reservoir
- When: 12.30pm to 3.00pm on the fourth Sunday of the month
Book a bike check in Reservoir
Northcote bike checks
Our Northcote Free Monthly Bike Checks are run by the WeCycle team of volunteer mechanics.
- Where: WeCycle Bike Hub in Batman Park on the corner of Arthurton Road and St Georges Road, Northcote.
- When: 12.30pm to 3.00pm on the third Saturday of the month
Book a bike check in Northcote
Public bike repair stations
Our public Bike Repair Stations allow you to easily complete on-the-go repairs on your bike on any day and at any time. The following repair stations include a pump and basic tools to help you complete minor maintenance on your bike:
- Preston - Bell shared path - near Bruce Street and Preston City Oval
- Darebin Parklands - eastern end of Separation Street, Alphington
- Merri Creek - near St George’s Road intersection, Westgarth
- All Nations Park, Skate Park - Dennis Street, Northcote
- Opposite Northcote Town Hall - High Street, Northcote
- Cnr Miller Street and the Northern Pipe Trail - (St Georges Rd shared path), Thornbury
- Cnr Oakover Road and High Street, Preston
- Preston Library - 266 Gower Street, Preston
- Reservoir Community and Learning Centre - 23 Edwardes Street, Reservoir
- Reservoir Leisure Centre - 2A Cuthbert Rd, Reservoir
- Bundoora Park Farm and Cafe - 1069 Plenty Rd, Bundoora
Not sure how to use a bike repair station? Find help online at the Bike repair station guide.
Local bike shops and mechanics
- 99 Bikes 1 Bell Street, Preston
- Bikes de Ver 364 Heidelberg Rd, Fairfield
- North Fitzroy Cycles 256 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North
- Pedal Cyclery 410 Gilbert Rd, Preston
- Rays Bikes 545 High St, Preston
- Tbike Factory 43/44 Sparks Ave, Fairfield
- White's Bikes 309 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North
- Fufanu 551 High St, Thornbury
- Jetnikoff Bicycle Co. 18 Eastment St, Northcote