Workshop Services

DC cycles is pleased to offer you the services of fully Cytech trained workshop staff. (Cytech is the bicycle industry recognised training and accreditation scheme for cycle mechanics and technicians.) Owned and run BY the industry FOR the industry, Cytech accredited staff have undergone professional, technical training and accreditation to recognized industry standards, achieving a number of practical and theory tests before qualification. In opting to make use of DC Cycles extensive expertise, we assure you true peace of mind, a safe pair of hands and every confidence that your bicycle has been expertly tended to ensuring that it is fully fit for purpose. Our workshop repairs range from general tune ups to in house specialist fork/shock servicing and machining of custom made spokes and custom wheel building.

       Basic Tune Up £30.00
  • Gears checked and adjusted for correct indexing
  • Brakes adjusted and pads aligned                                                                    
  • minor adjustments on wheels, truing and alignment
  • Tyres inspected for wear and inflated
  • Visual check of frame
  • Test ride to make sure bike is safe to use                                                        
  • Free Collection & Delivery Service

       Standard Service from £40.00
  • Brake pads and cables are checked for wear replaced if needed
  • Gear cables are replaced if needed if not lubricated for smooth shifting
  • Wheels are trued and any spokes replaced if needed (custom made spokes for any wheel)
  • Headset checked for wear and play, tightened if possible
  • Bottom bracket is checked for play and replaced if needed
  • Lubrication of chain and checked for wear using a gauge       
  • Tyres checked for wear and inflated to correct pressures
  • Final check over of all nuts and bolts and test ridden to ensure correct operation and use of bike
       Standard Service + Clean And Degrease from £60.00
           (As Above but also includes the following)
  • Drive train (chain, cassette, chain set and mech) completely removed and cleaned in our parts washer
  • Framed wiped down and visually inspected for any worn or damaged areas
  • Wheels removed from bike and cleaned
  • Free Collection & Delivery Service
Service cost does not include parts but will be discussed before any work is undertaken)

  FULL SERVICE (Full Strip Down, Service and Rebuild) from £80.00
  • Bike is fully stripped down to the frame and all components removed
  • The frame is checked for alignment and damage
  • Every part of the bike is cleaned in our parts washer and inspected for wear and damage
  • The hubs are fully stripped and rebuilt with new bearings and high quality grease
  • Bottom bracket is serviced with new bearings and grease
  • Headset is fully removed including frame cups, fresh grease and new bearings fitted if needed
  • Once all parts have been serviced they are all refitted using the correct grease or anti seize
  • Final bolt check and set up of gears and brakes
  • Test ride to make sure the bike is in tip top condition before customer collection or delivery
  • (Add £20 if you would like both brakes bled including new fluid)

      (A full quote will be giving to ensure customer has adequate notice before any work is carried out)

      Individual Jobs

        BB Facing From £20
        BB Facing and Fit From £25       
        Wheel Build From £25
        Brake Pad Fit From £7
        Chain Fit From £10
        Chain and Cassette Fit From £15
        Fork Fit From £25
        Front Mech Fit From £10
        Headset Face and Fit From £25
        Rear Mech Fit From £10
        Hydraulic brake bleed From £20
        Fork Servicing from £29.99
        Shock servicing from £25


In House Specialist Fork and Shock Servicing 
From £29.99  Further details can be found on the main page icon or visiting here 

Fed up with not getting full potential from your forks or them feeling harsh over rough terrain?!
Rockshox, Fox, Marzochhi and most makes of forks can be serviced in store by a highly skilled technician. We are also a Fox Approved Shox servce centre.

Fork prices range from £29.99 for a lowers service and £65 for a full strip down and rebuild,  Rear shock servicing starts from £25 for an air can service and £70 for a full service, parts are extra and usually come to around £25 for oil seals, any major problems or specialist parts needed will be discussed in detail and authorized with you before any further work is carried out. 

We believe that our repairs are to an extremely high standard and we are very confident in our work that we offer a 3 month warranty with any fork or shock we complete and would be happy to discuss any occurring problem you may have in this period.  This guarantee does not apply to any incorrect installation or set up of parts which have been previously serviced by us, for an extra small fee we would happily refit, adjust your brakes and correctly set up and your forks for your weight and riding style you may require.

If you live in the local Southampton area and your forks are too badly broken or you just don’t have time to get them to us then we can offer you a collection and delivery service where we can collect them from your house or an arranged address and deliver them back to you when the job is completed, please feel free to contact us on 02381 845996 for details and what service options we can offer you.

If you don’t see a job on our list or would like to tailor a service more to your needs please feel free to get in contact with us to further discuss what work you would like carried out