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Not able to make it to the shop, but have a more extensive repair? Consider my pickup and/or delivery service. Additional fees may apply based on distance from my shop. Call me to set up an appointment. Please note, availability of bicycle repairs at home or route mobile repairs are not available.
Some services not available at this time:
Servicing or rebuilding suspension forks, servicing or rebuilding coaster brakes, Bleed hydraulic brake lines, building wheels. Electrical wiring set up for electric bikes, Stationary bikes, Spin Bikes, Recumbent bikes. Home or route mobile repairs. See below all services available.
I Have Immediate Availability for Jobs Big and Small
Is your bicycle needing more than a routine tune-up service? We're here to make your bike happy. Often, repairs can be a simple fix, but far more complicated than making adjustments. Our goal is to do minor repairs while you wait if possible, and the same day if the parts are available.
Flat Tire Repair
Flat tires are frustrating. Nobody likes them. While there are things you can do to reduce the likelihood of flats, there's nothing you can do to prevent it entirely. Your first strategy should always be to make sure you are riding with the proper tire pressure. Each tire has a preferred air-pressure range, which is in psi (pounds per square inch). Look on the tire sidewall for the recommended pressure. As a general rule:
The inflation pressure of the inner tubes is essential to improve the comfort and durability of the material. A complete inspection of the tire is necessary. There will often be minor sharp metals going through the tire thread and leaving a slight snakebite sting, requiring a small patch inside the tire. Under-inflation can lead to problems with" pinch flats "that may occur when you hit a bump, possibly causing between 1- 2 small holes that resemble a snake bite. On the other hand, over-inflation does not cause flats, although it's possible to blow out the tube in extreme cases.
At minimum, you should replace the sealant every 3-6 months or so. A good tubeless setup will stay inflated well beyond that time, as the latex in the sealant has already sealed any small holes. However, the sealant does dry over time, so the systems' ability to self-repair when you run over a thorn or sharp rock is greatly reduced. There is no need to clean and remove the old sealant. However, some brands tend to leave clumps that you can pick out. However, is best to remove the tire and remove the old sealant and clumps. If your valve cores are removable, the easiest way to add sealant is through the valve. Otherwise, you'll have to break the tire bead off the rim (just a small section) to add sealant. This can sometimes take a few tries to get sealed again (helpful to have a compressor or large CO2 cartridge to "slam" the tire into the rim).
How can I stop a tubeless tire from leaking?
It can be devastating to see tubeless tires start to leak. Or even worse, what if you spring a leak while riding on the trail? Unfortunately, leaks are a common issue when you run tubeless tires. On the road to maintaining tubeless tires, you will also learn how to manage leaks. Since there are few places for the sealant to escape, you will run into two types of leaks. I will list them here, with a summary of how to stop a tubeless tire from leaking.
Minor Frame Repairs
Wheel Hub Bearings and Axle Service $30
Bottom Bracket Remove and Install
Bmx - Beach Cruiser One Piece Crank Bearings
Headset inspection - Removed and Install Service $30
Labor charge is $30. Average bikes - Classics and Modern bikes. Parts are not included, bearings come in different sizes depending on your bike. If it is only a minor adjustment, the labor cost is only $10.
Why should I hire a pro to assemble my bicycle?
Allowing a professional to assemble your bike for you saves you time and frees you from the hassle of interpreting unclear assembly instructions or keeping track of stray parts and hardware. A pro will have the right tools and experience to do the assembly quickly, correctly, and safely the first time.
If you are buying your new or pre-owned online box bike, let's build your bike. It can take 30-90 minutes if you are dropping off a boxed bike. You don't need to set up an appointment.
Assembly fee for a new or used, bike starts from $30- $100 Additional fees apply for tubeless tires, internal cable routing and "dropper" style seat posts, fenders, rear or front baskets, rear or front carrier rack, lights.