All estimates are free
We will never begin work on your bicycle without you knowing in advance what it will cost
We will never exceed the original estimate without your permission
HOURLY LABOR RATE
Our hourly labor rate is $70 a hour. This applies to all work not specifically listed below and to any special situations or bicycles.
Tune ups...$80 to $100 depending on time involved...
Adjust and tighten brakes, includes labor for installation of new pads, cables, or housing
Adjust derailleurs, includes labor for installation of new cables and housing
True wheels, replace broken spoke
Adjust all bearings ( headset, bottom bracket, front hub, rear hub)
Labor to install certain accessories, such as bells, grips, lights...
Labor to install certain parts, such as chain, cassettes, pedals...
General cleaning of bicycle
Inflate tires to recommended pressure
General safety check, look for any loose bolts, cracks in frame, dangerously worn parts
Extra, every bicycle has some little need, and we want to fix it, such as a missing bolt from you rack.
*This price schedule applies to most bicycles. Certain restrictions do apply, such as Tandem and Recumbent bicycles.
$15-$20 Per Brake adjustment, $15 for adjustment $20 for adjustment and install of parts, such as pads, cable and housing, lever, or brake itself.
Old Town Cycles is not at this time servicing Hydraulic (fluid) Brakes.
DERAILLEUR AND SHIFTER
$15-$20 Per adjustment (front or rear)
$20 for adjustment and parts install, such as cable and housing
$15 for adjustment
$20 Derailleur hanger adjustment
Realignment of Der hanger
adjustment of der
$20 Shifter overhaul ( Pod style, typically on mtn bike)
$60 Shifter overhaul ( Shimano STI lever)
A LA CARTE SERVICES
$12 Chain installation
$10 Install cassette or freewheel
$18 Install cassette or freewheel and chain
$20 Handlebar wrap
$4 Seat installation
$4 Pedal installation
$10 and up. Install Rack, basket
$10 to $20 and up to Install Fenders
$15 Install Cycling computer $20 and up Install cadence computer
$15 Install Training Wheels
$25 Install new Front wheel to bike (for wheels purchased here)
$30 install new rear wheel to bike (for wheels purchased here)
PACKAGING AND SHIPPING BICYCLES
Sorry, but we are unable to box bicycles for shipping at this time.
We also will not accept bicycles shipped to our location for reassembly.
Old Town Cycles is no longer building new "Internet" bicycles from the box. But will assemble shipped bicycles, cost from about $50 to $100. Call or stop by for more info.
FLAT TIRE REPAIR AND TIRE INSTALLATION
$15 labor for flat fix, tubes $8
$15 Install tire
*Some restrictions apply, such as bicycles with electric motors or fairings, internal geared hubs with coaster brakes, European styled full wrap chain guards. For these bicycles an estimate will be given verbally. Usually in a price range based on estimated time.
Bottom Bracket $30
Front hub $20
Rear hub $25-$30
Coaster Brake $40-$60
*any parts extra, cones, bearings etc.
Cartridge bottom bracket installation $25 and up if stuck.*
*Often Bottom brackets are frozen and require additional labor.
ADJUSTMENT OF BEARINGS
Headset $10 and up
Bottom bracket $10 and up.
Front hub $10 and up
Rear hub $10 and up
estimate will be given
$15 and up depending on what is done. For instance, to laterally true a front wheel would be $15, whereas to tension, dish, and round a rear wheel would cost more.
Most often a price range estimate will be given on wheel truing depending on the circumstance and time involved
To replace a broken spoke is $25-$35. Depending on Front or Rear, Disc and other.
Old Town Cycles does not custom build wheels. We do however stock a vast array of replacement wheels for most bicycles and have access to literally thousands of different wheels.