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At Sprockets here in Aylesham, Kent we provide a comprehensive range of servicing and repairs for all bicycles. Whether it is to fix an inner-tube or a complete bike build.

Paul Hudson has over 30 years experience bike maintenance, repair, builds and re-builds. His career has included professional racing in bmx, downhill and sponsored xc racing!

In addition we offer a reduced price service for single speed, BMX and children's bikes. Please feel free to phone or even pop in for a chat about your requirements.

Just bought a new bike and has been delivered in a box? We can build it and check if for you from £35

We can also, via discussion offer a pick up and return service 

To book your bike in you can either visit the workshop or call us on 01435 813777 and speak to Paul. Alternatively you can email the workshop paul@sprockets.uk.com your specific requirements.

Below is an outline of pricing on our package servicing and single jobs including VAT at the current rate. The list is not exhaustive, any job that is not shown below we will be more than happy to quote for before any work is carried out.


Sprockets Standard Service - £35
Sprockets Expert Service - £55
Sprockets Full Works Service - £75

Sprockets Standard Service - £35

The Sprockets Standard Service is suitable for used bikes that do not require a more comprehensive check (or bikes that are fairly new or that are used less frequently). This service is ideal before an event or race. 

  1.     Brakes checked for correct operation and pad wear
  2.     Bolts checked and tightened including crank bolts
  3.     Gears checked for correct indexing and chain lubricated
  4.     Pedals greased and tightened
  5.     Tyres checked for wear and damage and inflated to the correct pressure
  6.     Visual assessment for major problems
  7.     Wipe down frame and visually check for damage, cracks and mis-alignment

Sprockets Expert Service - £55

The Sprockets Expert Service is probably our most popular service. For all bikes in regular use with around 6-9 months of use since their last service. Also suitable as an annual service for bikes with moderate use. 

  1.     Brakes checked for correct operation and pad wear
  2.     Bolts checked and tightened including crank bolts
  3.     Check all cables and outers for wear or damage
  4.     Check and adjust headset
  5.     Check the chain, cassette, chainset, front and rear derailleurs for wear and corrosion
  6.     Check bottom bracket for signs of wear
  7.     Gears checked for correct indexing and chain lubricated
  8.     Pedals greased and tightened
  9.     Tyres checked for wear and damage and inflated to the correct pressure
  10.     Wipe down frame and visually check for damage, cracks and mis-alignment

Sprockets Full Works Service - £75

Sprockets Full Works Service is the most comprehensive service. The bike is fully stripped down and re-built. We recommend as an annual service for any bike in regular to heavy use. 

  1.     Bolts checked and tightened including crank bolts
  2.     Brakes checked for correct operation and pad wear and replace where necessary
  3.     Gears checked for correct indexing and chain lubricated
  4.     Forks removed and headset stripped, re-greased and adjusted
  5.     Remove, degrease, check, re-lubricate and re-fit the chainset, chain, cassette front and rear derailleurs
  6.     Remove, check, lubricate and re-fit the bottom bracket
  7.     Pedals greased and tightened
  8.     Remove the wheels - check spoke tension and true-up
  9.     Replace all cabling inner and outers
  10.     Re-tap the bottom bracket threads and re-face the shell if required
  11.     Seat post removed and lubricated
  12.     Strip down, re-grease and adjust both hubs
  13.     Tyres checked for wear and damage and inflated to the correct pressure
  14.     Visual assessment for major problems
  15.     Wipe down frame and visually check for damage, cracks and mis-alignment

Labour Charges

  •     Fit accessories - £5
  •     Puncture repair  -  £6 
  •     Fit new tyre  -  £6
  •     Fit accessories - £5
  •     Fit Bar tape -  £10
  •     Fit gear cable  -  £6
  •     Fit brake cable  -  £6
  •     Fit cassette/freewheel - £8
  •     Fit brakepads  -  £8
  •     Fit Bottom Bracket - £12
  •     Fit front/rear derailleur  -  £10
  •     Fit chain  -  £8
  •     Wheel true  -  £10 
  •     Brake bleed which includes oil (per brake)  -  £15
  •     Fit headset  -  £15
  •     Fit shifters  -  £20
  •     Degrease Transmission - strip and reassemble - £20
  •     Hub Servicing - £12
  •     Tubeless conversion £50

Extra Services - Please contact Paul to discuss further

  •     Complete Bike Build from £75 
  •     Fit electronic group-set
  •     Tubeless conversion
  •     Basic bike fit 
  •     Shoe cleat positioning/set up using Bicisupport
  •     Wheel building

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