SpyVelo

Spy Velo

Cowes' very own cycling pit stop, store and bicycle repairs workshop
run by www.seanthecyclist.co.uk
Drop in for all things bike related from tubes to bikes.
There may even be a few other cool things too!

Price List

GENERAL SERVICE (the benchmark for all our services)

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, drive chain is lubricated and the bike is cleaned

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

£50

BASIC SERVICE / TUNE UP

The basic service is a tune up of a bike. It includes the following:

  • 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

£35

BUILDING A NEW BOXED BIKE / PDI

This is essentially the assembly of a new bike with a light basic service

  • Components such as handlebars and stem etc fitted
  • Gears and brakes tuned and adjusted as necessary
  • Wheels installed and tightened
  • Nuts and bolts checked, chain lightly oiled if needed, tyres inflated

Good for: New bikes that have arrived in a box

£35

FULL STRIP DOWN SERVICE / BIKE BUILD

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
  • Drivechain 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

£110

CUSTOM BIKE BUILD

This service is the assembly and servicing of a custom bike from the frame up. It includes the following:

  • Consultation time for particular requirements, special ordering of specialist parts.
  • Full frame preparation including facing and chasing.
  • The installation of all components, taking into account fit compatibility.
  • the fitting of wheels, tyres tubes, cassette etc

Good for: A complete custom bike build

£150

COMMUTING SERVICE / DEGREASE SERVICE

This service is a partial strip down of a bike with the degreasing of parts. It includes the following:

  • Drivechain & Brakes are removed & thoroughly degreased. This is the best method of cleaning off all of the road dirt & grime, & is excellent at freeing up seized or sticky parts. When clean, parts are lubricated as needed & refitted
  • The bottom bracket is removed and the frame threads and cleaned and greased
  • The bike is then serviced as per a general service

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

£75

GROUPSET FITTING AND SETUP

This service is the removal and cleaning of an old groupset, and fitting of a new:

  • Bike stripped to a bareframe, frame and fork cleaned and checked
  • Installation of all new components and cabling
  • Wheel hubs checked and wheels are trued. Braking surfaces are cleaned.
  • Handlebars are taped
  • Then the bike is serviced as per a general service

Good for: Fitting a new groupset to your bike - a great way to make it feel like new again!

£100

SINGLE SPEED & FIXED WHEEL SERVICE

This service is for single speed and fixed wheel bikes. It includes the following:

  • Drivechain is stripped and degreased
  • Bottom bracket is removed, frame threads are cleaned and degreased
  • The bike is then serviced as per a general service, without the setting up of gears!

Good for: All you single speed or fixed wheel afficionados!

£40

INSURANCE QUOTES FOR DAMAGE

Inspecting a damaged bike to ascertain the approximate cost of repair

  • Frame, fork, wheels and components checked and inspected for damage
  • A letter headed quotation is prepared with itemised costs including labour

Good for: Bikes involved in accidents

£35

HEADSET SERVICE

  • The headset will be removed, cleaned and inspected for damage and wear.
  • The headtube 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
£20

BOTTOM BRACKET SERVICE

  • 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 bearings fitted
  • Pedal threads will also be greased
£20

HUB SERVICE

  • The hub will be dismantled and cleaned along with the cone nuts and axle
  • Bearing will be cleaned or replaced
  • The hub will be reassembled with fresh grease
  • This is also the charge for fitting a freehub body
£15

BRAKE SERVICE

  • Both brakes will be balanced and tightened
  • Braking
  • Cabling will be lubricated as needed or replaced
£20

HYDRAULIC BRAKE BLEED

  • 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.
Each £20

GEAR SERVICE

  • 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.
£20

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

  • In addition to a gear service, the drivechain will be removed and given a super clean
  • The gears will then be serviced as per a gear service
  • Allow a budget for an inner cable or two
Additional £15

WHEEL BUILDING (including plain gauge spokes)

  • Wheel building prices vary depending on the type of wheel and the spokes used
  • As a general rule, new spokes & a fresh rim should be used for a wheel build, although a hub can be built onto many rims
  • Please ask for a quote
From £55

WHEEL TRUING

  • When truing a wheel we always aim to get within 2mm. Truing a wheel will often include tensioning the spokes.
£10

WHEEL TRUING WITH SPOKE REPLACEMENT

  • As above but including the replacement of broken spokes. Excludes the cost of the spokes.
£12

HEADSET FITTING

  • 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
£20

FORK FITTING

  • As above but with the additional work of cutting down the steerer tube
£25

BOTTOM BRACKET FITTING

  • 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
£15

CHAINSET FITTING

  • Includes the above with the cleaning of the old chainset, and the adjustment of the front mech as needed
£20

CHAIN AND CASSETTE / FREEWHEEL FITTING

  • 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
£20

BRAKE OR GEAR CABLE FITTING

  • The installation of a single gear or brake cable and the setting up of the relevant part. Plus the cost of the cable
£10

BRAKE PAD FITTING

  • The fitting of new brake pads and balancing and tightening of the brake
  • Unlike a brake service, the labour doesn't include fitting or lubricating the cables, or cleaning of the rims or rotors
Each brake £5

HANDLEBAR TAPE

  • Existing bar tape will be removed, cables will be tidied if needed
  • Bars will be wrapped, ends taped and bar plugs fitted
£10

WHEEL FITTING (not brought from the shop)

  • 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
Each £10

TYRE FITTING (not bought from the shop)

  • Tyres will be fitted taking note of the rotation direction if applicable, and inflated to the recommended pressure
Each £6

PUNCTURE REPAIR

  • Be it a front or rear wheel, a race bike, a kids 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.
£12