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the Cost of Bicycle Repair

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 80
Aug 2006
Tucson, AZ
high-end steel racing bike
New rear tire, trued wheel and frame adjustment  more... close row
$ 45
Oct 2007
Seattle, Washington
1964 Schwinn Hollywood
Replacement gooseneck  more... close row
$ 60
Mar 2008
Baltimore. MD
A mongoose bike
Repair and maintenance made bike shine  more... close row
$ 65
Mar 2008
East Lansing, MI
2004 Haro
Shock repair and new chain  more... close row
$ 200
Sep 2007
Ft. Washington, MD
Mountain Bike, 6 months old.
Expensive bike needs to be taken care of  more... close row
$ 30
May 2008
Catonville, MD
Huffy Mountain Bike. Christmas Gift
Great service and very fair prices  more... close row
$ 25
Apr 2008
Columbus, OH
Huffy 20 inch bicycle
Expensive flat tire repair  more... close row
$ 65
Jul 2007
Midland, MI
Mountain bike 4 years old
Bike fixed after falling off of a truck  more... close row
$ 22
Oct 2007
Seattle, WA
Novarra '06 flat-bar road bike; 24 speeds, 700mm x 23 slick tires
Spoke replacement part and service  more... close row
$ 70
Aug 2007
Lansing, MI
8 year old Pacific
New tire and innertube  more... close row
$ 45
Apr 2008
Pittsburgh,PA
City bicycle
I recently had a small accident with my bike, when  more... close row

Description of service

I recently had a small accident with my bike, when I hit a hole in the street. The bicycle was damaged: the front tire just blew, the wheel was all not so round anymore and the front brakes broke.


Review of Service

Because I usually go to school riding a bike, I recently had an accident with it. There was a street hole that I avoid everyday, but in that day, I completely forgot. I just ran into the hole. The result was that I blew up the tire of my bike, the front wheel was not round anymore and the brakes also were teared apart. So, I went for a repair shop in the neighborhood. When I got there, I actually thought It was going to be very expensive.

On the contrary, the guy that was in that little shop was very friendly and told me that he could repair my bike for a few dollars. He replaced the tire, of course and some brake parts that were broken. He managed to fix the wheel and make it round again. After 3 days in the repair shop, my bicycle looked like my bike all over again. After the repair, it was a little more expensive than I thought when he told me it was easy. Nonetheless, it was worthy because I really appreciate riding my bike.


Tips

Always confirm the price before assign the repair. Some shops would increase the price of repairs. Also, sometimes it's a lot cheaper to use components not so known but also in good shape.