Cycling in Dublin? Here’s 5 places to get your bike serviced
The Summer weather certainly inspired the team at DublinTown to get out and test their cycling skills around the city. However, not everyone’s bike is up to city cycling standards – meaning a service is well overdue. This is probably the situation for many wannabe cycling enthusiasts who say they ‘will start cycling tomorrow’ but soon realise their bike isn’t exactly road friendly.
For those of you out there like this, or those who actually use their bike so much it needs regular services, here’s a list of 5 places you can get your bike serviced in Dublin city. Then you’ll be ready to take to the city streets on two safe wheels.
According to the team at Cycleways, there’s not a bike out there that they can’t fix or improve. This team of cycling enthusiasts even admit that some of them were able to ride their bike before even walking and just haven’t stopped since. The specialised approved service center at this bike shop is open seven days a week with three experienced full time mechanics and a well stocked workshop.
Some times your bike just needs a little TLC and the team at 2 Wheels can do that with their various bike service options. A standard Tune Up includes brakes checked for wear, tensioned and adjusted; Gears checked and tuned; Chain & derailleurs lubricated; Tyres pumped and checked for wear. Or go all out with a Super Service that includes all the above as well a wheels trued; New gear cables plus cable housing; new brake cables plus cable housing; hubs checked and greased; bottom bracket checked and greased; headset checked and greased; new handlebar tape/grips fitted and a bike wash. Ask in store for price details.
Shaka offer a full bicycle repair service. Priding themselves on being value for money with a friendly service and say they will do whatever it takes to keep your bike on road. What they won’t do is replace or change anything that doesn’t need fixing. Service quotes vary for each bike so just drop in and they will be all too happy to help.
If you’ve been cycling all day there is no better place to rest your weary legs than Rothar where you and your bike will be well looked after. This store offers a full bicycle repair service. With their motto being ‘breathing new life into unwanted bicycles’ – you will have no doubts about the team fixing your bike to a high standard. So whether its for a cable replacement, puncture, wheel truing or a complete extensive service your bicycle needs will be met here.
Book your bike in for a check up at Cyclebike’s service centre, The Workshop. Located just off Capel St, your bike will get the full treatment needed for a sickly bicycle. The experienced team will look at brakes, gears, nuts and bolts, cables, calipers, chains & spokes or whatever it is you bicycle needs. If you decide to buy a brand new bicycle there, well you also get 2 years free service, now isn’t that just great!
Now your safe on two wheels, why not cycle around Dublin and enjoy some of the great things the city has to offer. If you need some inspiration, check out our blog Six Top Things to do in Dublin on a Sunny Day. Happy Cycling!