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November 2014 Business updates

Hello Mobile Bike Repair Customers!! 

Just sending out an update with all our latest information to our customers. If you would prefer not to receive this once in a while update please just let us know and I’ll remove you from the list.

We said back in December we were aiming to improve our stock levels to reduce turn around times, to get your back on your bikes asap. We have increased our stock levels by a massive 25% in the last 11 months. We shall again continue to increase our stock level over the coming year.

What’s new?

Bikes For Sale

We have just started selling brand new Superior bikes. Not heard of the brand before? They have been around since 1996. Last year they wont their first UCI world cup race and are on their way to the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. They are raced by Brentjens MTB Team.

All their bikes come with Shimano components that you can rely on. Not unbranded components that don’t work correctly after a couple of months and require replacing.
With prices starting from £179 for a child’s bike, and from £329 for an adults bike.

More info can be found on the website at:


We also have a large range of accessories for sale to. Such as Bags, bottles, Car racks, Child seats, Computers, Helmets, Lights, Locks, Mudguards, Pumps, Sports Nutrition plus many more.Bike Box Hire
Earlier on this year we launched our Bike Box Hire. So if you’re looking to take your bike away for that winter training camp or your summer holiday, we can provide you with a secure box to keep the bike protected when travelling on a plane. With prices starting from £7 per day or weekly rates.

Prices can be found on the website at:

Coming next month is a great range of components for the roadie from Manufacturer Zipp Speed Weaponry!
This will include Wheels, Handlebars, Stems, Seatposts, Bottle cages, Bar tape, Ceramic bearing upgrade kits.

Winter offers

It’s that time of year again!!

We have on offer the winter super service priced at £19.99, usual price £30. This offer is running until the 31st January. All you need to do is head over to the website and fill the form in to receive this great offer!

Also we have the Xmas bike build at £35. This is if you purchase a bike off the internet and are unsure on how to assemble it.
Or If you were to purchase one of our Superior bikes from us we build the bike up and deliver it to you for free, then you get a first free service!!

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.  Leaving your reviews on Facebook lets other customers know about the service you receive from us.

Finally a many thanks for all your custom over this last year. I look forward to seeing you all again with more bike problems!

Merry Christmas!

Mobile Bike Repair wishes you all a Merry Christmas And A Very Happy New Year! 

Also a massive thank you for all your custom this year it is much appreciated. As some of you may know I’m still in my first year of trading. Lots of things have been taken on board about what my customers require.

Whilst striving to give you great customer service, my main aim for next year is to keep improving on stock levels to ensure the quicker turn around times to get you back on your bike asap.

Recommendations by word of mouth to friends and family and your cycling buddy’s is much appreciated.

If you have any feedback to help us improve on our services (this can be left anonymously) please do so. This is greatly received so we can hopefully give you, the customer, what you would expect to receive from our service and make us stand out from the rest. This can be done at

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook
Also follow us on twitter

If you didn’t know we currently have our winter super service offer on priced at £19.99 (usual service price £30). This offer is running until the 31st January.
Also the Xmas bike builds for £35, for bikes purchased over the internet arriving in a box.

We shall only be closed for 3 days over the Christmas period. Xmas eve, Xmas day and boxing day.

Once again many thanks for your custom this year and I hope to see you all again in the New Year.


                              Wishing you all a Happy Christmas And A Happy New Year!!
Happy Cycling


Prevention better than cure

It’s always best to ensure that you keep on top of the maintenance on your bike to keep possible mechanicals to a minimum. as the last thing anyone wants to be doing is fixing their steed in the cold at the side of the road.

5 quick checks will help to keep mechanicals on the road away.

1. Check tyres for any bits of road debris that are embedded into the tyre and remove. A normal spin of the wheel with a gloved hand over should remove majority. Also check the tyre pressure is correct to suit road conditions and rider weight.
Worn tyres are also likely to puncture quite easily over the winter, so best to get them changed sooner rather than later.
2.Check brake pads for wear, grit and debris.  On the winter roads debris makes it way up and in to your brake pads. So checking that the area between your pads and rim is a must if you want to give your rims a longer life. That gritty noise when you brake is a good indication that you need to clean this mentioned area out and checking for metal shards embedded in to the pads.

3. Checking the cables  on your bike. It is recommended the cables are all changed on the bike at least once per year, twice per year if riding quite regularly. Old worn cables will result in poor braking and poor gear changing, possible even failure depending on the wear of the cable.

4.Drive chain – Keep you drive chain clean and lubricated. After each ride wipe the chain over with an old rag, if you have some degreaser get some of that on there whilst wiping over the chain. Then use a dry, clean part of the rag to get as much of the degreaser off as possible, then use a lubricant on your chain.

5. Ensure bolts are tight. Starting from the front of the bike ensure the wheel is securely in place. The stem bolts are tight enough (don’t over tighten), No movement in brake calipers from mounting bolt, seat post bolt, rear brake mounting bolt, front derailleur, rear wheel and rear derailleur. Check for torque settings for the bolts so they are not over tightened and cause damage.

One last thing….  If riding at night check your lights work before going out!

Happy riding!!
Mobile Bike Repair


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