Do Halfords build bikes while you wait?
Not only will our technicians build your bike, but they’ll also safety-check it for you to make sure that it’s ready to ride. We offer a 30-minute handover process too, giving you dedicated time with a colleague to check that everything’s set up to your satisfaction before you take your bike off on its maiden journey.
How long does it take to collect a bike from Halfords?
*Note bike builds added after the order has been placed will add up to 24 hours on the collection time. Bikes that have to be ordered into your chosen store will be ready for collection in up to seven working days. Some exceptions may apply for Web Exclusive products.
How long does it take to service a bicycle?
One to two days, in most cases. We know you’d rather be riding your bike than have it sitting in the workshop for days. So our workshop is constantly buzzing to churn out top-notch services and repairs.
How often should you get your bike serviced?
After this initial service, we recommend a major service each 12 months with a minor check up at each change of season. It’s a reasonable guideline, but it really does depend on how much you ride, and what kinds of conditions you’re riding in. Heavy use, rain, mud and dust all mean more frequent servicing.
Are Halfords accepting cash?
If you’re heading into store, we accept all of the cards above as well as high street vouchers, Gift Cards, cash and credit cards.
What does build my bike mean?
Building a bike generally means putting the pedals on, straightening up the bars and fitting the wheels, then a bit of gear indexing.
Do bikes come assembled?
When purchasing bikes in store, all bikes 20” or larger are assembled and displayed on the bike rack. All bikes 20” or larger are not sold unless they are assembled, however, if you’d prefer to purchase an unassembled bike, Guest Services can help determine if any are available in store for you.
Do new bikes come assembled?
A trained bike mechanic knows what to look for and can spot factory-assembly problems that need to be fixed, as well as ensure proper final assembly. … If you buy a bike online and have it shipped directly to you, you’ll get the bike in a box and have to assemble it yourself.
How often should I oil my bicycle chain?
Bicycle Tutor recommends cleaning and lubricating your bike’s drive chain at least once every month to maintain optimal performance and protection. The chain and drivetrain are typically the dirtiest parts of your bike, and this dirt is bad news for bike longevity and performance.
What does a full bicycle service include?
This bike service will include brake & gear adjustment, general lubrication and a tyre inflation check. A full bike service is only needed if your bike hasn’t been out of the shed for a long time, or if you ride on a daily basis. … This is perfect if you have no time or transport to take your bike to a shop.
How much does it cost to replace a bike tire?
At a glance: Tire Replacement cost
|Tire Type||Service||Around cost|
|Hybrid Bike Tire||Front/Back||Less than $50|
|Mountain Bike Tire||Front/Back||$30-$99|
|Kids Bike Tire||Front/Back||$14 – $25|
|Gravel Bike Tire||Front/Back||$40-$80|