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Kensington Bike Shop Hours and Location Silver Creek Cycles Logo silver spring Bike Shop Hours and Location Information
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Service & Repair Services

Whether you need your derailleurs adjusted, a broken spoke replaced or a complete overhaul

Our technicians are trained, experienced and friendly, too!
Make your bicycle run and look even better than new. We're bike repair experts with the experience, knowledge and factory training to do the job right the first time, every time.

We've prepared this chart to provide a menu of our common bicycle services and repairs. Please contact us any time. Or, even better, bring your bike in to discuss your bicycle issues and find out which package or service is appropriate. Estimates are always free so you'll get the information you need and can decide how to proceed. Also, if you need immediate or rushed service to be ready for that big ride or event, please ask, and we'll do our best to fit you in (express service charge may apply).

SERVICE PACKAGES

Services start with lube, air tires, check brakes, check derailleurs, and a check that components are tight

Minor tune-up
Major tune-up
Drivetrain overhaul
Brake overhaul
Complete bicycle overhaul
Complete bearing overhaul
Bike Detailing

WHEELS

Flat tire repair
Replace tire(s)
Replace broken spoke(s)
Install new front wheel
Install new rear wheel (derailleur)
Install new rear wheel (coaster-brake)
Install new rear wheel (internally geared)
Wheel truing (minor)
Wheel truing (major)
Wheel retensioning, dishing and truing
Wheelbuilding
Hub bearing overhaul
Replace cassette

BRAKES

Replace brake cable(s)
Replace brake shoes
Minor brake adjustment (cable)
Minor brake adjustment (disc)
Major brake adjustment (cable)
Major brake adjustment (disc)
Bleed hydraulic disc brakes
Disc-brake rotor repair
Hydraulic disc brake line repair/replace
Install and adjust new brakes (cable)
Install and adjust new brakes (disc/hydraulic)
Install and adjust new brakes (disc/cable)

BIKE FITTING

Installing and adjusting shoe cleats
Basic seat and handlebar adjustment (free with purchase of new

DRIVETRAIN

Clean and lube
Complete drivetrain service (inspect, repair, adjust: cables, bottom bracket, crankset, derailleurs)
Replace chain (may need to replace cassette, too)
Replace cassette
Replace chainring(s)
Replace crankset and bottom bracket
Adjust front derailleur
Adjust rear derailleur
Replace front derailleur
Replace rear derailleur
Install new derailleurs and shifters
Replace shift cable(s)
Derailleur hanger (frame) repair/replacement
Remove pedals
Install pedals
Overhaul pedal bearings

BEARINGS

Overhaul headset
Overhaul/replace bottom bracket
Overhaul hub(s)
Overhaul pedals
Overhaul derailleur pulleys

FRONT END

Adjust headset
Overhaul headset
Replace headset
Replace handlebars
Replace stem
Replace handlebar tape
Replace handlebar grips

OTHER SERVICES

Box bike for shipping
Build boxed bike (shipped)
Replace seat
Replace seatpost
Install toe clips
Install rear rack
Install handlebar light
Install taillight
Install fenders
Install lighting system
Install baby seat
Install water bottle and cage
Install and setup cyclo-computer
Install kickstand
Install pump

FRAME & FORK

Check/align dropouts
Replace fork
Tune front and rear suspension
Tune suspension: fork
Tune suspension: shock
Suspension fork overhaul
Rear shock overhaul
Steel frame alignment/repair
Frame preparation for assembly (thread chase & face)
Derailleur hanger (frame) repair/replacement