Propel Bikes Workshop Servicing Price List

Prices are for labour only and do not include parts.


FULL STRIP DOWN SERVICE / BIKE BUILD £115

This service is a full strip down of a bike to a bare frame. It includes the following:
Bike stripped to a bare frame, frame and fork cleaned and checked
Headset and bottom bracket are removed, their condition is checked, they are greased and refitted
Wheel hubs are disassembled, checked for damage, cleaned, greased and reassembled
Drive chain and brakes are degreased and serviced
Then the bike is serviced as per a general service

Good for: Restoring your bike to its former glory, recommended annually depending on usage


COMMUTING SERVICE / DEGREASE SERVICE £79

This service is a partial strip down of a bike with the degreasing of parts It includes the following:
Drive chain and brakes are removed and de-greased, serviced and refitted
The bottom bracket is removed and the frame threads are cleaned and greased
The bike is then serviced as per a general service

Good for: Bikes that have picked up all of the dirt and grime from the roads


GENERAL SERVICE, (the benchmark for the services above) £49

This service is our main service It includes the following:
Wheels are trued, hubs are checked for play and adjusted if needed
Headset and bottom bracket are checked for play and adjusted if applicable
Gears are tuned and indexed, cabling and parts replaced as needed
Brakes are balanced and tightened, cabling and pads are replaced as needed
Nuts and bolts are checked such as crank, stem and handlebar clamp
Tyres are inflated and the drive chain is lubricated.

Good for: All bikes at least every six months to keep things running smoothly


BASIC SERVICE / TUNE UP £35

Headset, bottom bracket and cranks checked
Gears and brakes tuned and adjusted as necessary
Wheels checked for true, hubs checked for play
Nuts and bolts checked, chain lightly oiled, tyres inflated

Good for: Bikes that need a quick tune up, (perhaps before an event) New bikes that need assembling


HEADSET SERVICE £19

The headset will be removed, cleaned and inspected for damage and wear. The head tube of the frame and the steerer tube of the fork will also be cleaned and checked. The headset will be refitted and the cups and bearings will be greased. The headset will be adjusted accordingly


BOTTOM BRACKET SERVICE £19

The bottom bracket will be removed and cleaned and the frame threads or bearing surfaces will be cleaned and greased. Open cup and ball bottom brackets will have new ball bearings fitted. Pedal threads will also be greased.


HUB SERVICE £19

The hub will be dismantled and cleaned along with the cone nuts and axle. Bearings will be cleaned or replaced as necessary. The hub will be reassembled with fresh grease. This is also the charge for fitting a freehub body


BRAKE SERVICE £19

Both brakes will be balanced and tightened. Braking surfaces will be cleaned and brake pads will be checked and replaced if needed. Price includes the labour of fitting cabling as needed


HYDRAULIC BRAKE BLEED £25 (Each)

To bleed a hydraulic brake the wheel and brake pads will be removed. The pads will be cleaned or replaced if necessary and the brake will be bled with suitable fluid. Rotors will be cleaned and degreased


GEAR SERVICE £19

Gears will be tuned and indexed where applicable. Derailleur systems will have limit screws set, and the alignment of the rear mech hanger will be checked. Cables will be replaced as needed


DRIVECHAIN STRIP AND DEGREASE, (add on to a gear service) £19

In addition to a gear service, the drive chain will be removed and put through our parts washer to get it super clean. The gears will then be serviced as per a gear service. Allow a budget for an inner cable or two


WHEEL TRUING £15

When truing a wheel we always aim to get within 2mm Truing a wheel will often include tensioning the spokes


WHEEL TRUING WITH SPOKE REPLACEMENT £15 (plus spokes)

As above but including the replacement of broken spokes. Excludes the cost of the spokes


HEADSET FITTING £20

Includes frame preparation as needed Grease will be applied to the bearings and the headset will be adjusted An expander plug or star nut will be fitted to the steerer tube


FORK FITTING £25

As above but with the additional work of cutting down the steerer tube An expander plug or star nut will be fitted to the steerer tube


BOTTOM BRACKET FITTING £19

Includes cleaning the frame threads or bottom bracket shell if press fit. Shell will be faced if necessary. Bearings will be greased and the bottom bracket will be adjusted if applicable


CHAINSET FITTING £19

Includes the above with the cleaning of the old chainset, and the adjustment of the front mech as needed


CHAIN AND CASSETTE / FREEWHEEL FITTING £19

As per a gear service with the fitting of new parts. If just the chain needs to be replaced with this service, then the cassette will be removed and degreased


BRAKE OR GEAR CABLE FITTING £10

The installation of a single gear or brake cable and the setting up of the relevant part. Plus the cost of the cable


HANDLEBAR TAPE, £10

Existing bar tape will be removed, cables will be tidied if needed. Bars will be wrapped, ends taped and bar plugs fitted


WHEEL FITTING, £10 (Each)

Wheels will be fitted along with rim tape, tyre and tube. Brakes will be checked, and gears if it is a rear, Tyres will be inflated


TYRE FITTING,  £8 (Each)

Tyres will be fitted taking note of the rotation direction if applicable, and inflated to the recommended pressure


TUBULAR TYRE FITTING £29

We only use Continental rim cement We apply several coats of glue which take 24 hours to dry, so typically the process takes three days


PUNCTURE REPAIR £15

Be it a front or rear wheel, a bike or a buggy, puncture repair is one price and includes the cost of a replacement inner tube If it is deemed that the tyre needs replacing, then you will only pay for the tyre and tube, no fitting charge. Can’t say fairer


OTHER CHARGES £POA

There will be many workshop jobs that do not fit into any of the descriptions above Prices of these jobs will be quoted as we go Just ask


Rob is fantastic. Ever since my first visit to Propel I’ve been impressed with their expertise and friendliness. I came in needing an obscure part and they sorted me out right away.

Propel Bikes Customer