Formby Cycles Service, Repair Centre

Formby Cycles has full workshop facilities with fully trained and experienced mechanics. Our workshop is on open view in the store & is highly organised & expertly maintained. Repairs, servicing, builds & re-builds are all carried out in an expert way by our skilled & fully trained mechanics.


Clear pricing, 1st class service & friendly staff that are happy to keep you informed every step of the way.


If you are looking for bike repairs in Merseyside we can build, repair or tune your bike. We have always insisted on first class workshop quality and honesty. The are no hidden charges  so you know what you will be charged for a specific job.


Why use Formby Cycles workshop?


  • We will give you a cost and time estimate before commencing any repair work.

  • We'll advise you on the best way look after your bike.

  • Once completed we will call or text you and provide you with a service sheet so you can see what has been done and what may be needed in the future.

  • We only use Official Service centres for Fox, Rockshox, Marzocchi etc. ensuring your forks and rear suspension components are only touched by fully qualified staff with extensive, specific experience using fully authorised components with manufacturers warranty.

  • We can work with you on fast turnaround, especially if you are struggling for other transport.

Turnaround usually  2 to 7 days depending on the nature of the repair




                                                                                                            Service Repair Menu



Tyre/tube fit wheel only

Standard Valve Length Tube (48mm or shorter) £12.50

Long Valve Tube (60mm or longer) £13.00

Wheel on bike                            

Standard Valve Length Tube (48mm or shorter) £13.50

Long Valve Tube (60mm or longer) £14.00

Brompton & Hub gears

Standard Valve Length Tube (48mm or shorter) £14.50

Long Valve Tube (60mm or longer) £15.00

Wheel rebuild                       

£20.00, plus parts

Wheel true                                        

Starting from £10.00 + £1 per spoke

Hub service

£15.00, plus parts

Inner tubes

Standard valve length £5.50

60mm and above valve length £6.00


Gear System

Gear adjust & cable fitting £13.00, plus parts
Fit rear or front mech                              £18.00, plus parts
Chain fitting & lube £15.00, plus parts
Replace & straighten gear hanger £15.00, plus parts
Remove & fit cassette £10.00, plus parts
Fit & re grease BB £18.00, plus parts


Brake System


Brake adjust/repair                        

£13.00, plus parts
Hydro brake bleed & oil per brake                                  
Disc brake fitting & facing per brake                              £25.00
Disc brake service: Bleed, pads & disc clean      £55.00, per brake
Fit & adjust brake cable £13.00, plus parts



Remove/fit headset £25.00
1 hour labour charge  £40.00
Service child's bike up to 20" wheel £30.00
Fork Service

£Call for prices

Bike build mail order




Gold Service

(full strip down, clean and regrease,


clean chain, cassette, fork and wheels, rebuilt with  
new cables and then fully serviced)  


Disc Brake Gold Service

(as above but includes



front and rear brake bleed and new pads)  


Silver Service

(check and adjust brakes and gears,  


new brake and gear cables, check and adjust headset  
and bottom bracket bearings, new brake pads front and  
rear, wheel true and tension)  


Disc Brake Silver Service

(as above but with new disc pads)




Bronze Service

(Check and adjust gears and brakes,


check and adjust wheel bearings, check and adjust  
bottom bracket and headset bearings, check all bolts  
for torque settings, check tyre pressure)