We offer a full range of repair services at the prices listed below. Please note: labor rates for specialty bikes such as Xtracycle, e-bikes, Bakfiets, Elliptigo, Tandems, Recumbents and Folding will be quoted separately. All parts are subject to applicable sales tax.

Bike Commuter members receive a 10% discount on accessories and 15% discount on labor

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Send us an email at mechanic@thebikecenter.com or give us a call at 310-576-0934!

OUR MAINTENANCE & REPAIR SERVICES

TUNE-UP


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Basic
• $40 single-speed
• $75 multi-speed
True wheels, adjust brakes and pads, adjust shifting, adjust bearings, lubricate and clean chain and all necessary components and cables, surface clean bike.

Advanced
• $125 all bikes
Basic tune + new cables (housing not included), replace bar tape, full wheel true and spoke balancing.

Complete Tune-Up
• $175 all bikes
Advance tune + replace all cables and cable housing, bearing overhaul, frame polish

BRAKES


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Brakes
• Brake pads: $6-15 per pair (various type available)
• Install brakes: $20 V, road, disc, center-pull, cantilever (pad alignment, adjust cable tension included)
• Install pads: $10 per pair / $10 disc pads / $15 hydraulic (pad alignment, adjust cable tension included)

Adjustments
• Adjust V/road brake: $10 basic (pad alignment, brake arm centering included)
• Adjust disc brake: $15 (bleeding not included)
• Hydraulic brake bleed: $20 (available for Shimano only, cost of fluid not included)

Levers & Cables
• Install levers: $15 each / $30 drop bar road levers (brake & shifter adjust, all necessary brake adjustments included)
• Cables: $4 per cable (end caps included))
• Cable install: $15 each (cable/pad adjustment included, cable & housing not included)
• Cable housing $2 per foot (ferrules included)

SHIFTING


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Derailleur
• Adjustment: $10 each
• Installment: $20 each (adjustment included)
• Hanger alignment: $10+ (quote depends on severity)

Shifter
• Install: $20 each / $30 for drop road levers (brake & shifter adjustment, grip or STI shifters, cables & cable adjustment included)
• Cable install: $20 each / $10 tune-up add-on (install & adjustment included)

Freewheel/cassette install: $10 / $5 tune-up add-on or with new chain install

WHEELS


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Wheels
• Wheel build: $1 per minute (times vary depending on wheel build complexity — approx. 1 hour, parts not included)
• Training wheel install: $15
• Wheel true: $15+ (cost depends on severity)
• Spoke replacement: $20 (spokes not included, $1.50 each)

Tires
• Tires: $20-60 new
• Tire install: $10 (free with tire purchase, clinchers only)
• Tubes: $7.50 + tax
• Flat repair: $10 / $20 electric or motorized (tube not included)

HUBS


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Adjust: $10 / $5 tune-up add-on (tightening/loosening as necessary, lubrication of bearings included)

Overhaul: $15 loose ball / $30 coaster brake (replacement of bearings or cleaning of bearings in retainer included)

FORK


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Install: $50 (cutting to size, proper headset adjustment included)

HEADSET


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Install: $30 (removal of old headset, installation of new headset included)
Adjust: $10 (tightening/loosening as necessary included)
Overhaul: $25 (cleaning, adjustment, replacement of bearings when applicable included)

CHAIN


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Parts: $10-40 (price based on type of chain)
Cleaning: $15 (cleaning, lubrication included)
Install: $10 (derailleur adjustment included)

BOTTOM BRACKET


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Install: $25
Adjustment: $10
Overhaul: $30 loose ball or cartridge (cleaning, replacement of bearings included)

HANDLEBARS


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Bar install: $15 (free with purchase, cable install/adjustment not included)
Bar tape: $10 (free install with purchase)
Grip install: $10 (free install with purchase)

MISCELLANEOUS


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Installs
• Computer: $15+ (install, programming included)
• Rack: $15+
• Fender: $15 each
• Trailer: $10+
• Child seat: $20 (rack install included, price may vary based on bike)
• Basket: $10+ (free with purchase, otherwise price depending on install complexity)
• Lock to frame: $5 (free with purchase)

Other
• Bike build: $40 single-speed / $70 multi-speed (out of box build, tuning included)
• Box bike for shipping: $75 ($10 off if you bring your own container)
• Excess cleaning fee: $15+ (if bike is exceptionally dirty before repair)

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