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the Cost of Bicycle Repair

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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

Description of service

I had a lot of wear on my bike and had never taken it anywhere for any kind of maintainence. At this place they did everything from aligning the handlebars to straightening out spokes, greasing the chain, tightening up hardware, and I think they even shined the chrome, too.


Review of Service

I was amazed at how many things were wrong with my Mongoose bike. I mean, it is intended to be a bike that one does tricks on, so it is sturdy, but I have had it for almost nine months and all through that time I really put it through a lot.

This repair shop I took it to is a smaller scale shop, but with big scale work.

I am pleased with the attentioin to detail and the quality of work done at this shop.

My spokes were straightened, hardware tightened, handlebars aligned, tires filled, and even the chrome parts were shiny when I got my bike back.

It honestly looks better now than when I bought it.

The price can't be beaten. The amount of work that was done on my bike was estimated to be in the low hundreds by a few other shops.

The quality is worth every penny i paid and more.


Tips

When searching for bike repair shops, look for people who know what they are doing. Ask general questions, but ask bran specific questions too. If you have a basic bike you may be fine with just any place, but remember that what you consider to be a minor task can come with a hefty price from certain shops. Your best bet is to shop around.


$ 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