There are no "service packages"
We simply diagnose the things that are deemed in the best interest of the Bicycle and the type of riding its seeing. Then you will receive a quote and the Mechanic's thoughts, and you can either put a cap on the time/$$ spent or we do it all ’til it’s done.
$50/hour plus varying travel fee avg. is $25. For Residential. Commercial/Event services pay a slightly higher fee.
The Checklist employed when looking at a Bicycle however are the following:
derailleur limiting screws; wheels connected tight; stem/handlebar connection;brake integrity
Precise functionality and appropriate performance; cable/pad replacement as needed
cleaned;oiled;chain guage check for wear; replacement as needed
Trueness;tensioned;tight axles;remove glass from tire tread; ensure rim tape is in good state; pumped; ON TIGHT!
All pivoting points receive penetrating oil; spoke heads; derailleur joints; brake joints; bolts under 5mm.
If there are no evident signs of disrepair from the internals such as your bottom bracket, wheel hubs or headset but if you still wish to open them up and regrease etc, then you need to inform the mechanic
Great way to continue to get the exercise you love, while riding faster and farther. Purchasing a premade Ebike can work just fine, but it can be difficult if the company goes out of business, when it comes time you want to upgrade etc. Converting your own bike not only saves you space as well as allowing you to keep the bike you love, but also leaves you with more flexibility to upgrade with the industry.
Conversion kits - $1300--$2000 or more depending. or purchase the kit yourself of course.
You will be surprised, happily so, by how much one with little or no knowledge can accomplish with simply a guiding set of eyes and ears and some direction.
For $1/minute a mechanic can go on video chat either on Facebook or Facetime/Zoom
The Educative Topics discussed below also can be discussed over video chat if its something that doesn't require physical illustration/practice etc.
In the *Safe Cycling Education* page and the *General Cycling Education* page it goes into more detail on the topics we give workshops on. They are;
-Urban Cycling Safety
-Long distance bicycle touring strategy/safety/gear
-Electric Bicycle conversion ed.
-Bicycle Mechanic workshops