Whether it’s a tune-up, some TLC, or a specific problem needing expert attention - we are the people for you!
Due to an unexpectedly high volume of enquiries, we find ourselves with a 3 – 6 week waiting list. Please only book if you are happy to wait that long. We apologise for the inconvenience: we are working hard to meet this demand.
Please note that during the COVID-19 lockdown all servicing is by appointment only. For safety reasons, we can’t serve anyone who shows up without an appointment.
About our service
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All prices listed below are advisory. We will give you a proper estimate when we assess your bike at our workshop. Listed prices are for labour only and exclude all parts. Please note: We can also do “ad hoc” work (e.g. fixing a puncture). Click here for ad hoc job prices.
Professional bike assessment (free)
We’ll carry out a comprehensive bike check – plus a breakdown and estimate of any work needed. All estimates are “no obligation” and we will never start work before we have agreed on it with you.
Bronze service (from £30)
This is a full safety-check and bike adjustment, plus a complete tune-up of brakes and gears.
Silver service (from £60)
We cover everything in the Bronze service, plus a replacement of all durable parts: If needed we can replace your brake and/or gear cables, brake pads, cassette and chain. We recommended this service every 3 to 9 months, depending on how you use your bike.
Gold service (from £120)
This includes everything in the Silver service, plus a hub, headset and bottom bracket service.
Ad hoc jobs
Please note: Prices below are advisory only and do not include the cost of new parts.
Mudguards, pannier racks, locks, lights, grips, saddles, pedals, etc. – from £15
Tyres and tubes
• Tube replacement (due to a puncture) - £10
• Fit new tyre - £10
• Fit new tyre and tube - £10
• Brake adjustment (no new parts needed) – £10
• Fit new blocks and adjust – £10 per pair
• Fit new brake cable and adjust – £10
• Gear adjustment (no new parts needed) - £10
• Fit new gear cable and adjust - £15
• Fit new chain - £10
• Fit new chain and sprockets (derailleur style) - £20
• Fit new chain ring - £10
• Fit new bottom bracket (or full strip and service) - £20
• Adjust hub bearings (per wheel) - £10
• Hub service (per wheel) - £20
• Spoke replacement - £15
• Wheel true - £10
• Wheel build - £35
• Adjust headset - £5
• Fit new headset (or full strip and service) - £30
A clean bike will always work better than a dirty bike! The best time to clean a bike is when it’s stripped down during a service. We can offer a full cleaning service to get your bike not only looking beautiful but working better.
From £15 (depending on the condition).
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About our workshop
Located just off Gloucester Road, we are Bristol’s best-kept secret. We fix bikes of all shapes and sizes, no matter the problem.
All our friendly mechanics are professionally qualified, with between 5 and 25 years’ experience in the cycle industry.
We are a City & Guilds accredited training centre for bicycle mechanics, so when we’re not servicing bikes we also run bike maintenance courses.
We offer all customers a free, no-obligation bike check and estimate. Simply book an appointment and we’ll take it from there.
Please note that during the COVID-19 lockdown all servicing is by prior appointment only. We will be unable to serve you if you show up without an appointment.
Our charitable work
Life Cycle is a registered charity (1077575): By choosing us for your bike service, you are also supporting our work with the local community.
Read about the people we work with here.
To support front-line workers during the Coronavirus crisis, we are offering £80 off the cost of a bike service for key workers - thanks to funding from Cycling UK.
How does it work?
We'll give you the equivalent of our “Silver Service” (worth £80). This includes a contribution towards labour and some parts and spares. For most people, this should be ideal for getting your bike running safely and smoothly.
If your bike needs more work, we will let you know and give you an estimate of how much it will cost. If you decide to go ahead with the work, we will still apply the £80 discount and simply charge you the difference.
As always, we will check with you before going ahead with any work.