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Alton Cycle Repair, Maintenance and Servicing.

A bicycle should give many years of trouble free pleasure assuming a small amount of routine maintenance is carried out. This should reduce the risk of large repair bills when the cycle comes in for its regular service.

  • Keeping your cycle clean and the chain and sprockets lubed will not only increase the life of your chain but your sprockets will also last longer.
  • Check the cycle over regularly to ensure all the nuts and bolts are tight.
  • Check the crank bolts every ride.
  • Wash the bike using a normal hosepipe and the correct brushes and cleaning products, do not use a pressure washer as this will get into the bearings and wash out the grease.
  • Lubricate your gear/brake cables regularly with a specialist lubricant to ensure smooth action of your gears and brakes.
  • If you are unsure at all about what to do, please give us a call and we will be glad to advise you.
  • Please ensure your bike is clean before you bring it in, there may be an extra charge for cleaning before work can begin.

Standard Service

. We recommend this service to be carried out twice a year. A good servicing routine for your bike, particularly if you use your bike regularly would be to have a standard service every 6 to 9 months.

cost £35.00 for Adult Bikes

£25.00 for Kids Bikes

This service comprises of;

  • set up and adjust gears
  • check and adjust brakes
  • check an inflate tyres
  • adjust headset and hubs
  • check torque of all components
  • lubrication of chain and associated gear components
  • check for signs of unseen trouble
  • check for signs of wear/damage and advise of any further work required.
  • no major extra work will be carried out without first gaining your approval.
  • road testing as required
  • parts required charged at extra cost
  • most bikes that have not been serviced for a while will require cables and pads as they will be worn out or rusty,these parts are usually replaced without a phone call
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Boxed Bike Build up

. Bring your boxed bike in to us and we will build it up ready to ride for you.

cost £40.00 for Adult Bikes

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Drivetrain Service.

Cost £20.00

We can also offer a Drivetrain service on top of the basic sevice or on it's own for £20.00 ?

this includes a thorough degrease, clean and relube of the Chain, Cassette front and Rear Mech and Chainset.

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Deluxe Service.

We recommend this for the keen cyclist, to be carried out before and after the winter period. Especially if you race, this will make your bike work like new again, and ensure that your bike is fully prepared for the rides ahead. we generally spend around 3 hours carrying out this work.

cost £100.00

this service comprises of,

  • complete strip down and components check
  • all components degreased and cleaned
  • bicycle reassembled with new grease and bearings where possible
  • brakes reassembled with new inner wires for improved performance
  • gears reassembled with new inner wires for improved shifting
  • wheels tensioned and trued
  • all parts required charged at extra cost
  • please note, this service does not include any work on front or rear suspension. any suspension work required will be charged at relevant rate. the cost of any additional parts required over the included will be brought to your attention before any work is carried out.

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most bikes that have not been serviced for a while will require cables and pads as they will be worn out or rusty, these parts are usually replaced without a phone call

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we also run a fixed price fitting service for full details and prices please ring or email the shop.

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