Repair Menu

Maintenance Packages:

Repair estimate: $30 deposit. (This non-refundable charge will go towards the final cost of the repair when estimate is approved) **This must be done in order to schedule a tune up**
Includes inspection of all components for wear and/or proper adjustment as well as minor adjustments to derailleurs, brakes, etc.

Full Tune Up: $100 + parts
(If during the repair estimate we deem your bike needs these services we may suggest this.)
Includes the installation of wear parts (cables/housings, brake pads, etc), replacement/cleaning of chain and cassette/freewheel, adjustment and lubrication of all parts of the bicycle, wheel truing, bearing adjustments, and proper tire inflation. (Additional labor charges will be added if major component replacement is necessary)

Tandem Full Tune Up: $150 + parts
Same as above listed service

Light Tune Up: $80 + parts
(If your bicycle does not require the replacement of wear parts, such as cables/housings, cassette/freewheel, we may recommend the Light Tune Up.) Includes, as above, adjustment and lubrication of all parts of the bicycle, plus installation of chain, and/or brake pads if needed.

Tandem Light Tune Up: $120 + parts
Same as above listed service

Single Speed Tune Up: $60 + parts
Includes the installation of wear parts, adjustment and lubrication of all parts of the bicycle, wheel truing, Bearing adjustments, and proper tire inflation. (Additional labor charges will be added if major component replacement is necessary)

Safety Tune: $45
(Additional labor charges will be added if parts need replacing.)
Includes headset and hub adjustment, making brakes fully functional, and small derailleur adjustment so chain does not drop off bike.

Bicycle Overhaul/Build: $200 + parts
Complete bicycle dis-assembly, component cleaning, repack; replace all bearings, brake and shifter cables and housings, brake pads, true wheels, and reassembly.


Piece by Piece
Labor charges: (subject to estimate and approval by our mechanics)

Builds
* Single Speed Build/Frame Swap (Labor): $100
* Multi-Speed Bike Build/Frame Swap (Labor): $150 (Cables and Housing, as well as any necessary wear parts will be added on top of the labor price as needed.)

Tires and Wheels
* Install And/Or Remove Tire or Tube: $9-25 per wheel (complex systems require more time, e.g. internal geared hubs)
* Install Wheel Rim Strip or Tape: $0 with tube or tire change, $9 alone
* Remove/Install Freewheel: $10
* Cone Adjustment (Per Hub): $10-20
* Repack Hub (Per Hub): $20 Front/$25 Rear
* Wheel True/Dish (Per wheel): $15-30
* Re-dish Wheel for Single Speed: $30-40
* Spoke Replacement (Includes Wheel Truing): $30-and up, per wheel, $1.25 per spoke
* Wheel Building: $50 one wheel, $90 for 2 wheels labor, $1.50 per spoke
* Brake Adjustment: $10
* Install Brake Pads: $10 per wheel($15 for old, smooth post cantilevers) for rim brakes, $10-$20 for disc brakes, $20-$40 for drum shoes

Derailleurs, Brakes, Seatpost
* Adjust Brakes/Derailleur: $10 Front or Rear
* Straighten Derailleur Hanger: $10
* Adjust Saddle Height/Bar Height: $0
* Hydraulic Brake Bleed: $40 per system

Headsets
* Headset Adjust: $10
* Headset Overhaul: $25
* Install Headset/Fork: $50

Bottom Brackets, Cranks, Drivetrain, and Pedals
* Install Bottom Bracket: $25 loose ball, $20 cartridge
* Bottom Bracket Adjustment (loose ball): $15
* Bottom Bracket Overhaul: $25
* Remove and/or Install Chain: $10
* Remove and/or Install Cassette: $10
* Crank Removal and/or Installation: $10
* Remove and/or Install Pedals: $10
* Chain Ring Installation: $20

Handlebars and Misc. Installations
* Bar Tape Installation: $15 and up
* Handle Bar Swap: $25(not including cables and wrap)
* Cutting Handle Bars: $10 per cut
* Rack Installation: $25 and up
* Fender Installation: $25-$50 and up
* Cable Installation: $10 per system

Machining and Misc.
* Remove Stuck Parts: $15 and up
* Chase Bottom Bracket: $15
* Fork Threading: $25 per inch
* Reaming: $10 per ream
* Facing: head tube or BB shell $20
* Helicoil Crank Pedal Threads: $20 per side
* Flex-hone Seat Tube: $10
* Shock maintenance: Unfortunately, due to lack of demand, we do not stock the necessary supplies for servicing shocks at this time.

*Insurance Estimate:  $50

For anything else go by our General Labor Charge, which is $1 per minute or $60 per hour (approximately)

Please e-mail abettercycle@gmail.com if you have any questions, or swing by the shop at 2324 SE Division Portland, Oregon between 10am to 6pm Mon through Sat.