SpyVelo

Spy Velo

Cowes' very own cycling pit stop, store & coffee shop.
Drop in for all things bike related from tubes to bikes.
Re-fuel with a coffee or tasty snack while you're waiting for the chain ferry.
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

Also includes a free Basic service within four weeks, worth £35

£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 (1/2 PRICE IF BROUGHT FROM THE SHOP)

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

HUB GEAR SERVICE

We are happy to strip them apart and service them

Price is from £25 as there are many different types of hub gear systems.

From £25

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 (not bought from the shop)

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

Note: if bought from the shop then handlebar tape will be fitted for free

£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

Note: if bought from the shop then wheels will be fitted for free

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

Note: if bought from the shop then tyres will be fitted for free

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