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Old 10-05-07, 07:44 PM   #1
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How much is Tune up at your LBS?

I got 1 for free after 30 days because i bought it from them. but in the future i have to pay. I have no clue how much it is at my LBS, so how much is yours?
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Old 10-05-07, 07:53 PM   #2
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I bought a bike at the TREK Store in KC and their Tune-Ups are $70, nice thing is.... I get as many as one a month for free for 36 months, not to mention 10% of the cost of my bike back to buy accessories in the store.
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Old 10-05-07, 09:45 PM   #3
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$40
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depends, they have 3 levels (basic, standard, and overhaul?) I think it ranges from $19-140? Not really too sure.
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Old 10-06-07, 12:51 AM   #6
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What do they usually consist of?
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Old 10-06-07, 02:41 AM   #7
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I get mine free for 12 months.

With any luck ill have a job there soon, so free =]]
MuddyMo you got a good deal lol
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Old 10-06-07, 02:58 AM   #8
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$40 @ Guilford Cycles, that anywhere near you BFG?
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Old 10-06-07, 03:04 AM   #9
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I live about 400 meters from Guildford Cycles at the very most.
Theyre great.
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Old 10-06-07, 03:07 AM   #10
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The last tune up I had was a complete tear down and rebuild (trued wheels, repacked hubs, etc). It cost me $25.
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Old 10-06-07, 06:56 AM   #11
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My LBS gives free tune-ups for life on anything you buy there, whether it be a complete bike or, in my case, just random parts. I bought my Rolfs there and they re-laced them with lighter spokes a few years later. The spokes cost me, but the re-build was totally free.
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Learn to do most of it yourself, if you can. You will be happier in the long run.
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Old 10-06-07, 07:05 AM   #13
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^^ Agreed.

It actually takes less time in most cases to fix it at home than to drive back and forth to the shop.
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Old 10-06-07, 09:53 AM   #14
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Learn to do most of it yourself, if you can. You will be happier in the long run.
Agreed. I think my shop does a basic one for 25$...more advanced with some replacements for 70. Me...free (excluding parts)
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labor free, parts at a discount, if you bought at least MOST of your stuff there.

Last time I took bikes in, it was $40 for labor & cables for a bike NOT purchased there, free for the bike from there.
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^^ Agreed.

It actually takes less time in most cases to fix it at home than to drive back and forth to the shop.
Time is the issue with me (though the savings are of some value). At the hight of the season, even if you are friendly with your mechanic, the wait can be a while on what is otherwise an easy fix. One overhaul will buy a decent set of tools, and between the forums, Park Tools and Sheldon Brown there is a lot of know how to tap into. Loosing your bike for a glorious weekend over a derailleur adjustment sucks.

Plus it is kind of fun.
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Old 10-06-07, 09:01 PM   #17
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At my LBS it's free (for ever) if you bought the bike from them and it's $35 for all other bikes.
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At my LBS it's free (for ever) if you bought the bike from them and it's $35 for all other bikes.
Does that include parts?
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One free tune up with bike purchase. After that, and any other bike is $70 for a basic tune.
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Old 10-07-07, 02:18 AM   #20
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One free tune up with bike purchase. After that, and any other bike is $70 for a basic tune.
yeah, same here. I just got my free tune up done on friday. Now i'm going to do the basic myself, and Ihave to bring it to the shop for the major work.
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Old 10-07-07, 03:05 AM   #21
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Turn on the CD player and break out the wrenches. Cost most times $12 for cables, $15 for a chain. ??? for lubes & polishes.
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Free, as a benefit for racing with it.
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I ride Kona, and the dealer where I get my bike will give you 2 free tune ups the first year, then after that, depending on what you want down, it can cost $35 up to $115.
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Does that include parts?

Nope. But they do fight tooth and nail to get the parts covered under warranty if they can. I had a tire tread blow out on my Allez and they replaced my tire for free; tire had 400+ miles on it.

My LBS is a small mom & pop (thats it) bike shop.
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