Servicing & Repairs

In order to get the most enjoyment from any bicycle, it is important that it is serviced on a regular basis. Not only will this help maintain efficient running and dramatically improve the life of the main transmission parts, but will also improve the safety of your bike.

A flexible approach to bike maintenance

Alongside our custom bike builds, we also offer a flexible approach to bicycle servicing and repairs and provide a dedicated range of options for the servicing of Road Race Bicycles. Some of our most common service options are given below, though we are happy to assist with any aspect of servicing/repair work.

Should any new parts be required, then we will always inform you of the full cost involved prior to completing any work. We can assure you of a fast, friendly and professional servicing carried out by a fully qualified bicycle mechanic. All work is in accordance to British Safety Standards BS6102.

Brakes

Brakes – Cable

Front/Rear Basic Service

£8.00*

Cable Adjustment, Brake Calliper Inspection, Brake Pad Inspection/Alignment, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Final Brake Check.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Brakes – Rim Pads

Brake Pads Replacement

£8.00*

Brake Pad Replacement, Brake Calliper Inspection, Brake Pad Alignment, Cable Adjustment, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Final Brake Check.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Brakes – Mechanical Disc

Front/Rear Basic Service

£10.00*

Cable Adjustment, Brake Calliper Inspection, Brake Pad Inspection, Rotor Clean, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Final Brake Check.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Brakes – Hydraulic Disc

Front/Rear Basic Service

£10.00*

Brake Calliper Inspection, Brake Pad Inspection, Rotor Clean, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Final Brake Check.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Front/Rear Intermediate Service

£18.00*

Basic Bleed of Hydraulic Fluid, Brake Calliper Inspection, Brake Pad Inspection, Rotor Clean, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Final Brake Check.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Front/Rear Full Service

£20.00*

Full Bleed of Hydraulic Fluid, Brake Calliper Inspection, Brake Pad Inspection, Rotor Clean, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Final Brake Check.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Transmission

Gears – Cable

Front/Rear Derailleur Basic Service

£10.00*

Cable Adjustment, Rear Derailleur Inspection, Front Derailleur Inspection, Chainring Inspection, Rear Cassette Inspection, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Gear System Alignment, Chain Inspection, Final Gear System Check.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Front/Rear Derailleur Full Service

£24.00*

Includes Full Clean of Transmission. Cable Adjustment, Rear Derailleur Degrease/Clean/Inspection/Lube, Front Derailleur Degrease/Clean/Inspection/Lube, Chainrings Degrease/Clean/Inspection, Cassette Degrease/Clean/Inspection, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Cable Lubrication, Gear System Alignment, Chain Degrease/Inspection, Final Gear System Check.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Front or Rear Inner Gear Cable Replacement

£10.00

Inner Cable Replacement, Derailleur Inspection/Adjustment, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Final Gear Check. Includes New Stainless Steel Inner Gear Cable (Outer Cable will be Extra if Required)
Gears – Shimano Di2 Electromic Gears

Di2 Diagnostics Check

£20.00*

Full Di2 Diagnostics Check, Each Component is Tested and Adjusted, Battery Charge.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Chainset

Fitment of New Chainset

£10.00*

Remove existing Chainset. Inspection/Clean of existing Bottom Bracket. Install New Chainset, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Adjust Chain Length as Required, Adjust Gears as Required.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Bottom Bracket

Fitment of New Bottom Bracket

£15.00*

Complete Removal of Existing Bottom Bracket, Degrease/Inspect/Clean, Preparation of Bottom Bracket Shell, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct. Fit New Bottom Bracket (Bottom Bracket at Additional Cost) if Required.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Chain

Fitment of New Chain

£5.00*

Removal of Old Chain and Fit New Chain Only, Ensure New Chain is at the Correct Length for Gear Set-Up.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Fitment of New Chain with Full Degrease of Transmission

£15.00*

Removal of Old Chain, Rear Derailleur Degrease/Clean/Inspection/Lube, Chainrings Degrease/Clean/Inspection, Cassette Degrease/Clean/Inspection, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct for Chainset and Cranks, Ensure New Chain is at the Correct Length for Gear Set-Up.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Cassette

Fitment of New Cassette

£5.00*

Removal of Old Cassette and Fit New Cassette Only, Ensure Torque Setting is Correct.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Fitment of New Cassette with Full Degrease of Transmission

£15.00*

Removal of Old Cassette, Rear Derailleur Degrease/Clean/Inspection/Lube, Chainrings Degrease/Clean/Inspection, Chain Degrease/Clean/Inspection, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Steering

Headset

Headset Basic Inspection

£6.00*

General Check for Wear, Ensure no Forward Movement, Adjust as Required, Ensure Torque Settings are Correct.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Headset Full Removal

£15.00*

Complete removal of Existing Headset, Upper/Lower Bearings’ Inspection, Degrease, Clean, Lube. Head Tube Cups’ Inspection, Fitment of New Headset (Headset at Additional Cost) Ensure Torque Settings are Correct, Ensure Free-from-Play.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Handlebars

Fitment of New Handlebar Tape

£6.00*

Removal of Existing Bar Tape, Full Clean and Preparation of Handlebars, Ensure Brake/Gear Levers are in Correct Position, Apply New Bar Tape.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Fitment of New Handlebars

£10.00*

Removal of Existing Bar Tape, Removal of STi/Ergo Levers, Fitment of New Handlebars, Ensure Torque Settings/Position of STi/Ergo Levers is Correct, Apply Handlebar Tape, Check Operation of Brakes and Gears.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Fitment of New Handlebar Stem

£5.00*

Removal of Existing Stem, Ensure Torque Settings/Position of Stem is Correct, Ensure no Forward Movement to Headset, Ensure Torque Settings are Correct.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Forks

Fitment of New Forks

£18.00*

Complete removal of Existing Forks, Removal of Fork Crown Race, Headset Degrease, Clean, Lube, Insert New Fork Crown Race, Cut Fork Steerer Tube to Correct Height, Ensure Headset is Free-from-Play, Ensure Torque Settings/Position of Stem is Correct.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Wheels & Tyres

Tyres

Puncture Repairs (Front or Rear)

£5.00 per tyre*

Removal of old Inner Tube, Tyre Inspection, Fit New Inner Tube, Ensure Tyre Seated Correctly, Ensure Correct Tyre Pressure.

*Plus the cost of any new parts as required.

Clincher Tyre Replacement

£5.00 per tyre

Removal of Existing Tyre and Inner Tube, Wheel Rim Inspection, Rim Tape Inspection, Fitment of New Tyre, Ensure Tyre Seated Correctly, Ensure Correct Tyre Pressure.

Tubeless Tyre Replacement

£10.00 per tyre*

Removal of Existing Tyre, Wheel Rim Inspection, Fitment of New Tyre, Application of Tyre Sealant, Ensure Tyre is correctly “charged” prior to Inflation, Ensure Tyre Seated Correctly, Ensure Correct Tyre Pressure, Ensure no Leakage of Sealant. (Please note: in some cases, tubeless tyre fitment can take several days to fully cure.)

*includes cost of Tyre Sealant

Tubular Tyre Replacement

£13-15.00 per tyre*

Removal of Existing Tyre, Wheel Rim Inspection, Wheel Rim Clean, Fitment of New Tubular Tyre, Ensure Tyre Seated Correctly, Ensure Correct Tyre Pressure. (Please note: in some cases, tubular tyre fitment can take several days to fully seat.)

*£13.00 per tyre to include cost of Tubular (Tub) tape. £15.00 per tyre to include cost of Tubular (Tub) cement.

Wheels

Rim Alignment

£14.00 per wheel

Alignment of Wheel Rim, Spoke Tension Measurement

Spoke Replacement

£18.00 per wheel*

Spoke Replacement, Alignment of Wheel Rim, Spoke Tension Measurement.

*Plus the cost of any new spoke(s) as required.

Wheel Hubs - Per Wheel

£20.00*

Dismantle Hub, Degrease, Clean, Inspection, Lube, Re-Install.

*Plus the cost of new bearings/parts as required.

Wheel Hubs - Front and Rear Wheels

£36.00*

Dismantle Hub, Degrease, Clean, Inspection, Lube, Re-Install.

*When serviced together plus the cost of new bearings/parts as required.

Road Bike Full Service - Option A

£90.00*

Mechanical or Electronic Gear Systems with Rim Brakes or Mechanical Disc Brakes.
Your bicycle will undergo a full strip down and rebuild. This will encompass all of the following:

  • Brakes: Brake Calliper Removal, Clean, Inspection, Lube. Brake Pad Alignment, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Cable Lubrication, Rotor Clean (where applicable), Final Brake Check.
  • Gears: Rear Derailleur Removal, Degrease, Clean, Inspection, Lube. Jockey Wheel Clean, Inspection. Front Derailleur Removal, Degrease, Clean, Inspection, Lube. Final Gear System Check.
  • Chainset: Removal, Degrease, Clean. Chainring Inspection, Removal, Degrease, Clean. Ensure all Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Bottom Bracket: Removal, Inspection, Degrease, Clean, Lube. Inspection of Bottom Bracket Shell, Apply Fresh Lube, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Cassette: Removal, Degrease, Clean, Inspection, Ensure Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Chain: Removal, Degrease, Clean, Inspection. Refitted.
  • Headset: Inspection, Degrease, Clean, Lube. Ensure Free-from-Play. Ensure Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Forks: Complete removal of Existing Forks, Degrease, Clean, Lube, Refitted.
  • Wheels: Alignment of Wheel Rim. Spoke Tension Measurement. Hubs Degreased, Cleaned, Lube.
  • Tyres: Check Tyre Condition and Ensure Correct Tyre Pressure.
  • Handlebars: Inspection, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Pedals: Inspected and Lube where Appropriate.
  • Frame: Frame Inspection for Wear, Cracks or Damage, Wash and Polish.
  • Full PDI: Full Pre-Delivery Inspection to British Safety Standards BS6102 as if the Bike were Brand New and to ensure that all is running smoothly.

*Plus cost of new parts as required.

Road Bike Intermediate Service - Option B

£70.00*

Mechanical or Electronic Gear Systems with Rim Brakes or Mechanical Disc Brakes. Same as for Option A, but without the wheel service. Therefore, this package ideal if you have just purchased or intend to purchase a new set of wheels.

*Plus cost of new parts as required. (We will notify you of any new parts that we recommend prior to any further work being carried out.)

Road Bike Full Service - Hydraulic Disc Brakes - Option C

£95.00*

Mechanical or Electronic Gear Systems with Hydraulic Disc Brakes.
Your bicycle will undergo a full strip down and rebuild. This will encompass all of the following:

  • Brakes: Brake Calliper Removal, Clean, Inspection, Lube. Brake Pad Inspection. Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct. Full Bleed of Hydraulic System. Final Brake Check.
  • Gears: Rear Derailleur Removal, Degrease, Clean, Inspection, Lube. Jockey Wheel Clean, Inspection. Front Derailleur Removal, Degrease, Clean, Inspection, Lube. Final Gear System Check.
  • Chainset: Removal, Degrease, Clean. Chainring Inspection, Removal, Degrease, Clean. Ensure all Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Bottom Bracket: Removal, Inspection, Degrease, Clean, Lube. Inspection of Bottom Bracket Shell, Apply Fresh Lube, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Cassette: Removal, Degrease, Clean, Inspection, Ensure Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Chain: Removal, Degrease, Clean, Inspection. Refitted.
  • Headset: Inspection, Degrease, Clean, Lube. Ensure Free-from-Play. Ensure Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Forks: Complete removal of Existing Forks, Degrease, Clean, Lube, Refitted.
  • Wheels: Alignment of Wheel Rim. Spoke Tension Measurement. Hubs Degreased, Cleaned, Lube.
  • Tyres: Check Tyre Condition and Ensure Correct Tyre Pressure.
  • Handlebars: Inspection, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Pedals: Inspected and Lube where Appropriate.
  • Frame: Frame Inspection for Wear, Cracks or Damage, Wash and Polish.
  • Full PDI: Full Pre-Delivery Inspection to British Safety Standards BS6102 as if the Bike were Brand New and to ensure that all is running smoothly.

* Plus cost of new parts as required, though price does include cost of *Mineral Oil or DOT 5.1 Fluid
(We will notify you of any new parts that we recommend prior to any further work being carried out.)

Road Bike Intermediate Service - Hydraulic Disc Brakes - Option D

£75.00*

Mechanical or Electronic Gear Systems with Hydraulic Disc Brakes. Same as for Option C, but without the wheel service. Therefore, this package ideal if you have just purchased or intend to purchase a new set of wheels.

*Plus cost of new parts as required. (We will notify you of any new parts that we recommend prior to any further work being carried out.)

Road Bike Basic Service - Option E

£20.00*

Mechanical or Electronic Gear Systems with Rim Brakes, Mechanical Disc Brakes and Hydraulic Disc Brakes.
Your bicycle will undergo a comprehensive review to ensure that your bike is running as smoothly as possible. Minor adjustments will also be carried out and a full report will be provided with any recommendations for parts’ replacement:

  • Brakes: Brake Calliper Inspection, Brake Cable Inspection, Brake Pad Alignment, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Final Brake Check.
  • Gears: Rear Derailleur Inspection, Jockey Wheel Inspection, Front Derailleur Inspection, Adjustment Made where Required, Gear Cable Inspection, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct, Final Gear System Check.
  • Chainset: Chainset Removal, Chainring Inspection, Ensure all Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Bottom Bracket: Inspection, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Cassette: Visual Inspection, Ensure Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Chain: Chain Wear Inspection.
  • Headset: Check for Bearing Wear, Ensure Free-from-Play, Ensure Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Forks: Visual Inspection.
  • Wheels: Alignment of Wheel Rim, Hubs Adjusted if Required.
  • Tyres: Check Tyre Condition and Ensure Correct Tyre Pressure.
  • Handlebars: Inspection, Ensure All Torque Settings are Correct.
  • Frame: Frame Inspection for Wear, Cracks or Damage.
  • Full PDI: Full Pre-Delivery Inspection to British Safety Standards BS6102 as if the Bike were Brand New and to ensure that all is running smoothly.

*Plus cost of new parts as required. (We will notify you of any new parts that we recommend prior to any further work being carried out.)

Road Bike Ride Safe - Safety Check

£20.00*

Mechanical or Electronic Gear Systems with Rim Brakes, Mechanical Disc Brakes and Hydraulic Disc Brakes.

This service is intended as a general overall inspection of your bike. All parts/components as per below will be inspected and adjusted to ensure your bike is safe for the road and we will provide an assessment of the overall condition of your bike and make any recommendations for new parts.

  • Brakes: Visual Inspection of Brakes’ Performance, Adjustment as Required.
  • Gears: Visual Inspection of Gears’ Performance, Adjustment as Required.
  • Chainset: Visual Inspection of Chainset and Chainrings, Adjustment as Required.
  • Bottom Bracket: Check Bearings for Vibration and Stiffness, Check for any Side Ways Movement.
  • Cassette: Visual Inspection of Cassette Teeth, Torque Settings, Adjustment as Required.
  • Chain: Visual Inspection of Chain, Measurement for Wear.
  • Headset: Check Bearings for Vibration and Stiffness, Check for any Movement, Adjust as Required.
  • Forks: Visual Inspection of Forks for any Damage, Wear or Cracks.
  • Wheels: Check Wheel Rim for Lateral True, Radial True and Dishing.
  • Tyres: Check Tyre Condition for any Cuts, Tears to Contact Surface and Sidewalls, Ensure Correct Tyre Pressure.
  • Handlebars and Stem: Ensure all Torque Settings are Correct, Check Pinch Bolts for Wear.
  • Pedals: Check Pedals for Wear, Bearing Movement.
  • Frame: Frame Inspection for Wear, Cracks or Damage, Wash and Polish.

*Plus cost of new parts as required. (We will notify you of any new parts that we recommend prior to any further work being carried out.)

Road Bike in a Box

£20.00

If you have purchased a bike via mail order or an internet company, then we will ensure your new bike is fit for the road. The bike will be assembled in accordance to British Safety Standards BS6102, ensuring brakes, gears, headset, chainset, wheels, tyres, handlebar, stem, bar tape, seatpost and saddle are all set up correctly and all relevant torque settings are to manufacturer recommendations. We will also provide a completed PDI (Pre-Delivery Inspection).

Complete Road Bike Unassembled

£30.00

If you have purchased individual items and a frameset via mail order or an internet company and require full assembly, then we can assemble the complete bike for you in accordance to British Safety Standards BS6102, ensuring brakes, gears, headset, chainset, wheels, tyres, handlebar, stem, bar tape, seatpost and saddle are all set up correctly and all relevant torque settings are to manufacturer recommendations. We will also provide a completed PDI (Pre-Delivery Inspection).

Redchilli Frameset Purchase

FREE

If you have ordered a REDCHILLI frameset but would like to switch parts from a current bike, then we are more than happy to take care of this for you. This service is FREE of CHARGE. The only additional cost is where certain parts are not compatible between frames, such as bottom bracket, headset and cables. Such items will be charged at Redchilli Bike Build Pricing and we will notify you of the additional parts required prior to any work being undertaken.
All above pricing includes VAT at 20%.