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BikeStart

Services & Repairs

All of our servicing and repairs are overseen by qualified (Cytech and Velotech) and experienced Bike Mechanics.  You can either drop off and collect your bike from our Aldershot workshop at Browning Barracks or we can pick up and return your bike for a small mileage based fee (45p/mile).

Below is our servicing and repairs price list.  If you can't find what we are looking for then please get in touch. 

To book a service, repair or for more information please contact us by email bikestart@thesourceforyou.co.uk  or through our contact form.

Safety Check Full works Overhaul

The Safety Check is great for your new bike or a bike that hasn't been out for a while. The Safety Check will look at your brakes, gears, loose nuts & bolts, saddle, wheels and tyres.

The Full Works is a comprehensive check and repair of all parts of the bike to ensure your bicycle is safe and working at its best. It is suitable for all types of bike including road and mountain bikes. We will check the frame, headset, bottom bracket, wheels, hubs, cables, gears and tyres.

The Overhaul is a complete strip down and rebuild aiming to restore your bike to how it worked when new, the frame will be checked and cleaned, wheels will be trued and hubs rebuilt with fresh grease as will the headset and bottom bracket. Cables will be replaced to restore the crisp operation of your gears and brakes.

For a Safety Check we will:



- Check & set up brakes & gears.

- Check for loose nuts & bolts.

- Check saddle, wheels & tyres.

For The Full Works, we will:



- Check the frame & forks.

- Check headset for free movement and adjust as necessary.

- Check bottom bracket for free movement and adjusted as required.

- Inspect wheels and true (hubs, spokes and rims).

- Check cables and housings (replacements normally recommended).

- Lubricate chain and mechs.

- Adjust brakes and gears.

- Pump up tyres and inspect for wear & tear.

The Full Works includes labour for fitting new parts. It does not include parts and servicing of suspension and hydraulic brakes.

For The Overhaul, we will:



- Strip the bike down to the frame, clean, check for alignment & damage, all threads cleaned and checked.

- Disassemble hubs, clean, inspect and rebuild with new grease.

- Inspect wheels and true (hubs, spokes and rims).

- Remove headset, clean, inspect and rebuild with new grease.

- Remove bottom bracket, clean, inspect and rebuild with new grease.

- Replace cables and housings.

- All other parts cleaned, inspected, lubricated and refitted.

- Brake blocks/disc pads checked and replaced if required.

- Lubricate chain and mechs.

- Adjust brakes and gears.

- Pump up tyres and inspect for wear & tear.



The Overhaul does not include parts and servicing of suspension and hydraulic brakes.

Bike Service and Repairs

Brakes Drivetrain and gear Wheel

£12.50 - V-brake, cable & block adjust

£5.50 - Fit Chain

£17.50 - True wheel

£17.50 - V-brake, fit pads & adjust/fit cable

£17.50 - Fit chainset

£22.50 - Replace spoke & true wheel

£12.50 - Cable fit

£8.50 - Fit cassette/freewheel

£9 - Fit new tube/tyre

£24.50 - Cable fit (road bike including labour to re-tape bars)

£12.50 - Adjust front mech

£13.50 - Fit new tube/tyre (wheels with hub gears & BMX pegs)

£17.50 - Canti-lever brakes, block & cable adjust/fit

£12.50 - Adjust rear mech

£12.50 - Fit rim tape

£22.50 - Fit basic V-brake kit front & rear

£19.50 - Adjust front & rear mech

£17.50 - Re-grease hub (cup & cone) including loose bearings

£17.50 - Fit brake calliper

£20 - Fit mech (front or rear) set up gears

£9.50 - Adjust cup & cone hub

£17.50 - Disc brake set up, cable break

£15 - Fit shifter (each)

£22.50 - Fit cartridge bearing

£25 - Hydraulic disc brake bleed

£17.50 - Remove bottom bracket, clean, grease and refit.

£29.50 - Replace hydraulic hose

£17.50 - Replace bottom bracket

£25 - Disc brake fit

£15 - SPD/Pedal service (each)

£8.50 - Disc brake pad fit

£12.50 - Cable fit

£17.50 - Disc brake calliper alignment

£8.50 - Fit brake blocks

Frame and fork Miscellaneous

£9.50 - Headset adjustment

£12.50 - Fit handlebar grips

£20 - Headset re-grease

£20 - Handlebar tape

£20 - Fit headset

£10 - Fit pedals

£49.50 - Build a bike purchased elsewhere

£17.50 - SPD Pedal & cleat fit/set up

£24.50 - Face & ream head tube

£45 - Clean bike, degrease and re-lubricate

£24.50 - Face bottom bracket shell

£10 - Fit Accessory

£17.50 - Straighten mech hanger

£12.50 - Fit mech hanger

Further Enquiries

We've tried to put down a comprehensive list of services and repairs that we offer on this website.

However, if you can't find what you are looking for then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us by email bikestart@thesourceforyou.co.uk  or through our contact form.