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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
$ 65
Mar 2008
East Lansing, MI
2004 Haro
Shock repair and new chain  more... close row

Description of service

The service was for repair on the shock and a new chain and installation of both of the above. The $65 fee was the total fee covering both parts and labor.


Review of Service

I was happy with the service because it had my bike back to new again so that I could hit the trails. I was in and out within two hours, so it didn't mess up my plans for the weekend trip I had planned. So, as far as the service itself, I gave it a 10 out of 10. My only complaint was with how costly this bike itself has been getting to be. I only bought the bike new back in 2004, so its not like its that old. Also, I haven't exactly been putting crazy miles on it or anything. It just seems like I have put so much money into it over the past four years. Maybe that is just part of the sport of mountain biking though.


Tips

My tip would be to take as good of care as possible of your mountain bike so that you don't have to keep forking up the big bikes for maintenance. Certain maintenance is unavoidable, but I know I have been guilty of shortcomings during storage that potentially could have saved me some repair bills.


$ 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