Bicycle Repair Clinics

Synopsis 

  
Remove offending wheel.
Release remaining air
 
Remove one side of tire from rim -noting orientation of tube to tire to rim.
Found hole? If not, inflate tube and look for leak while valve remains in rim for reference.
Found cause yet? Remove tube and tire completely to search for enemy
-carefully.
 
If hole in tire is of sufficient size, repair it, otherwise continue
Examine rim.
 
Did spoke or other object cause puncture from inside?
 
Check rim for dents.
 
Correct the placement of rimstrip or replace if needed.
 
Marvel at gyroscopic effect
Partially inflate new tube and install into corrected, perfectly clear tire.
Install valve through rimstrip and then first side of tire onto rim using no tools.
Situate tube on rim and continue with tire. You will regret tool use.
Partially inflate to check tire seat and valve orientation.
 
Beware tire escaping rim. A large noise will result.
 
Repeat.
Fully inflate.
Curse nail.
 
Re-install wheel.

If desired:  patch perforated tube, check airworthiness in water -for use as spare next time.


A La Carte Service

We offer a wide range of individual services for your bicycle when it needs a minor adjustment to larger repairs. We provide you with a free estimate and explanation for the work that is needed. 

Routine Service Packages

For diagnostic service and often best value, we recommend choosing one of our routine service packages. We strive to complete your bike service quickly and accurately. 

Tire & Tube Repair

We recommend having a few products at home to help you repair your tires and tubes. We have an excellent selection of essential tools, work stands, and parts. Shop online and pickup your items for free on your next shop visit.