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#686447 - 19th Apr 2012 8:44pm Push bike repairs
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Any one know of any bikes shops that wont charge the earth to fix my bike.

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#686449 - 19th Apr 2012 8:47pm Re: Push bike repairs [Re: vw_kyle]
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What bike and what you need doing ?
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#686455 - 19th Apr 2012 9:02pm Re: Push bike repairs [Re: vw_kyle]
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One i boughtt from halfords few years back nothing special, just need the disc brakes looking at and the gears they slip when you put pressure on them.

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#686522 - 19th Apr 2012 10:30pm Re: Push bike repairs [Re: vw_kyle]
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Ok mite be worth taking it to them if it's a halfords own as for disc brakes are they cable or hydraulic ?
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#686534 - 19th Apr 2012 10:45pm Re: Push bike repairs [Re: vw_kyle]
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This guy has done mine a couple of times - can't fault him. He will collect and deliver back and is very reasonable
http://www.wirralbusiness.com/Bike-Repairs/the-bicycle-rack.html

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#686797 - 20th Apr 2012 10:10pm Re: Push bike repairs [Re: vw_kyle]
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Can have a look on Sunday for free if you want?

Are the brakes hybollock or cable?

Have you had the rear wheel off recently? If so try and move the rear mech so it tucks in more as this can cause the gears to slip.
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#687400 - 23rd Apr 2012 9:30am Re: Push bike repairs [Re: vw_kyle]
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Great recommendation softy highly recommend this guy picked it up and delivered back to me the next day.


Thanks mrphil sorted now.

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