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the Cost of Maintenance for Mountain Bikes

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Description
$ 15
Oct 2007
Tucson, AZ
Trek, Black and Grey, about 2 years old
Brake adjustment for mountain bike  more... close row
$ 35
Mar 2008
Richmond, VA
2001 KHS X204 Mountain Bike
Mountain bike tune up  more... close row
$ 10
Oct 2007
Alameda, CA
Mongoose mountain bike, at least 5 years old
New innertube installed  more... close row

Description of service

It is an old Mongoose brand mountain bike. I don't know how old it is, but I got it used 3 years ago.


Review of Service

The service was great. I resisted going for a while because I was a little bit afraid that the people working there would think I was pathetic for not being able to do this myself but they were very nice and not at all condescending. They didn't make fun of me either! They just told me how much a tube was and how much it would cost to fix it. $4 was a small price to pay to have it done in ten minutes so I decided to do it!

While I was waiting, the other guy working in the store explained which bike locks were best for what uses, which was helpful.

I really appreciated that no one in the store talked down to me at all!


Tips

Talk to the people in the store and see both if they seem like they know what they are doing and if they treat you well. Both are important to consider!


$ 58
Mar 2008
Belingham, WA
'06 Kona Stinky, Freeride Bike
Full season start maintenance improved bike performance  more... close row
$ 60
Mar 2007
Chicago, Illinois
3 year old mountain bike
General tune up made bike work well again  more... close row
$ 150
Apr 2008
Phoenix, AZ
3 year old full suspension mountain bike
Rebuilding and tuning bike shocks  more... close row
$ 6
Jul 2007
Alameda, CA
mountain bike
New inner tube for mountain bike  more... close row
$ 10
Jun 2007
Alameda, CA
mountain bike
Changing tires on mountain bike  more... close row
$ 45
Apr 2008
Austin, Texas
Trek Mountain Bike, one year old
Bent tire rim when trying to show off  more... close row
$ 20
Apr 2008
monterey, california
Gary Fischer Superfly
Maintenance service for mountain bike  more... close row
$ 60
Mar 2007
Boise, ID
21 Speed Mountain Bike
Brakes and chain repaired on mountain bike  more... close row
$ 90
Jun 2007
La Crosse, WI
Older Raleigh Mountain Bike
Overhaul made bike look much better  more... close row
$ 0
Mar 2008
Branford, CT
Trek
Free tune ups for life  more... close row
$ 85
May 2008
Portland, Or
Three speed mountain bike
Employer paid for bike tune up  more... close row
$ 85
Jun 2008
Alameda, CA
mountain bike
Squeaky brakes on bike  more... close row
$ 35
Jun 2007
Scottsdale, AZ
Adult Mountain Bike
Full tune up for mountain bike  more... close row