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    Bicycle Repair in Metro + Brrrr Ride Feb 6

    Wondering if people have a good suggestion on where to take a bike to get repaired. I called up a few places and thought they were extremely high compared NW Iowa where I had mine done last year.

    Also reminder that the Brr ride is coming up on Feb 6th in Perry



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    Re: Bicycle Repair in Metro + Brrrr Ride Feb 6

    I've always taken my stuff to Rassmussen's down next to Charlies Filing station on Grand in WDM.

    Been going to Greg for biking equip for 15 years.



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    Re: Bicycle Repair in Metro + Brrrr Ride Feb 6

    I take my bicycles to Boulevard Sports. Don't know how they compare on pricing, but they are most convenient for me and the place where I bought both of my bicycles. They knocked a couple hundred dollars off on the second bicycle I bought from them.



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    Re: Bicycle Repair in Metro + Brrrr Ride Feb 6

    Bike World on Douglas. I don't know how it compares cost-wise, but they do a good job.

    As far as the Brrr ride is concerned, I like to bike, but I don't like it that much.



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    Re: Bicycle Repair in Metro + Brrrr Ride Feb 6

    only done 1 Brrr ride, just so I could say I did. ... it was a windy ***** btw.



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    Re: Bicycle Repair in Metro + Brrrr Ride Feb 6

    I've done several Brrr rides in the past. After living in the DM metro for 5 years, I always went to either Bike World on Merle Hay or Rasumssens. I guess it depends oin what you are looking for to validate the pricing. Scheels out at the new mall has a shop too. However, I have no clue as to how experienced the mech's are.


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    Re: Bicycle Repair in Metro + Brrrr Ride Feb 6

    Quote Originally Posted by cydswipe View Post
    I've done several Brrr rides in the past. After living in the DM metro for 5 years, I always went to either Bike World on Merle Hay or Rasumssens. I guess it depends oin what you are looking for to validate the pricing. Scheels out at the new mall has a shop too. However, I have no clue as to how experienced the mech's are.
    Bike World was on Merle Hay. They moved to a location on Douglas.



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    Re: Bicycle Repair in Metro + Brrrr Ride Feb 6

    I've heard good things about Barr's on NW 86th in Clive.



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    Re: Bicycle Repair in Metro + Brrrr Ride Feb 6

    Thanks guys for the suggestions... I know my bike is needing 2 new tires and tubes (had one blow out during Ragbrai not fun, good thing I carry extra tubes) and also it's time to change the chain on it. I keep everything tightened up and clean and regrease often. I just know I have a big bill coming up when I take it in.

    Also, have to ask, I have a Trek 1.2 that is going on 3 years old now. Both my brothers have the same bike, well 1 brother's bike is 4 years old, but same model type. Anyway, both of them had a problem with their seat post breaking on them. Anyone else have this problem?? Both of them have had larger bags on them, but otherwise their wasn't much weight on them.



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