Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Syracuse, NY
Bikes: 2010 Felt F5, 2010 Dawes SST-AL
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do the wheels seem to spin freely? does the headset feel smooth when you turn the handlebar from side to side? If so, you might be able to get by with a little DIY.
the cost of a tune up will depend on how thorough it is, I think my LBS charges somewhere around $70 to adjust cables, lubricate everything, etc. not includng replacement parts (new brake pads, chain, cables?) Not certain on that though, I've never had them do that kind of stuff for me.
See if you can find a book about bike repairs, you can tinker with it yourself & it will be a lot cheaper than a tune up!