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sigorman85sigorman85 Posts: 2,536
edited June 2012 in MTB general
have i been over price for this

bb shimano octolink( fitted)
wheel true rear (dt swiss445)
bb socket (no brand)
and wrench (no brand)

£81.00
When i die I just hope the wife doesn't sell my stuff for what I told her I paid for it other wise someone will be getting a mega deal!!!


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  • Greer_Greer_ Posts: 1,716
    £10-15 for the tools, usually around £20 for a wheel true, any broken spokes? Depends how bad it was. And I doubt an octalink bb is £40? But it would be around a tenner to fit it I guess.
  • ilovedirtilovedirt Posts: 5,798
    little bit pricey, depends where you go. Not far off though.
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  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,600
    I normally pay £10 for a wheel true at LBS and about £20 for an Octalink BB from CRC, but I'm sure you can get more expensive ones.
    £10 to fit the BB sounds about right, but if you bought the tools you could've done it yourself :roll: :mrgreen:
  • sigorman85sigorman85 Posts: 2,536
    no broken spokes wheel is little out of shape spokes bit lose thats all
    i think they said the bb was 36.99 free fitting if brought through them
    wheel true is 8.99
    and tools 20.99

    thats 66.97 think ive been over priced now i have the tools i will do it my self but the wheel true il leave to them
    When i die I just hope the wife doesn't sell my stuff for what I told her I paid for it other wise someone will be getting a mega deal!!!


    De rosa superking 888 di2
  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,601
    Bit late to query prices after the fact, but £37 for a BB is a bit steep, depends which model though.
    Although I haven't bought anything from a shop for years, and I've never had anything fixed by a shop, ever as far as I can remember.
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  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,601
    Sorry that's a lie, I did send my son's DHX5 Air shock serviced earlier this year.
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  • andymc06andymc06 Posts: 245
    cooldad wrote:
    Bit late to query prices after the fact, but £37 for a model is a bit steep,
    Although I haven't bought a women for years, I've never had anything fixed by a doc, ever as far as I can remember.

    :lol:
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  • sigorman85sigorman85 Posts: 2,536
    true my fault i guess
    When i die I just hope the wife doesn't sell my stuff for what I told her I paid for it other wise someone will be getting a mega deal!!!


    De rosa superking 888 di2
  • welshkevwelshkev Posts: 9,690
    most lbs charge £20 p/h for labour so include that in the price as well
  • FunBusFunBus Posts: 404
    £8.99's good for a wheel true if you can't do it yourself and, so long as they do a good job.

    But in answer to your question; you say they quoted you £66.97 including parts and labour (free fitting on BB and £8.99 for wheel true). So, if you paid £81 i'd say you paid £14.03 too much - surely that would have twigged when you were asked for more than quoted??
  • sigorman85sigorman85 Posts: 2,536
    was a friday evning after work i was in mong mode lol got my money back now tho
    When i die I just hope the wife doesn't sell my stuff for what I told her I paid for it other wise someone will be getting a mega deal!!!


    De rosa superking 888 di2
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