Bike Repairs

29/10/2018

We really rate the Fox Transfer dropper post here at North East Cycleworks. It’s true enough that the Reverb is still the most commonly seen post through the workshop here in Gateshead, but that might not just be because there’s more of them out there, if you know what I mean. It’s a cable operated…

21/10/2018

It’s fair to say that of all the shiny bike components that you can buy, Chris King make some of the most drool worthy out there. I remember fantasising about owning a pair the moment I first heard that famous ‘Chris King buzz’, a thought that is probably very relatable to anyone that knows about…

21/10/2018

We recently had the pleasure of carrying out a full refurbishment on a customers Commencal Meta 55 that had served many years as a trusty steed and was starting to look a little tired. The brief was to get the paint looking sharp and to bring the fork and shock back to life. That was…

19/02/2017

We were invited to the amazing Kielder Chiller 24 hour mental fest that took place over the weekend of February 11th & 12th where we provided free mechanical assistance to any racers that needed help during the event. It was a total blast to be involved with such a bunch of maniacs and as usual,…

29/09/2016

We often get asked by customers if we can repair damaged cranks, specifically where the pedal has stripped the threads from the crank arm. Well we definitely can and regularly do, so we thought we’d put a little blog together for you to see what we do and how the pedal thread repair works. We…

09/08/2016

The phone rings …. …. …. a mechanic, dashingly handsome and hard at work, looks up from the bike that lays stripped on his bench, concentration momentarily broken by the call: ‘Hi, I was just looking at your website and was wondering if you guys service road bikes?’ We get asked this question fairly regularly…

13/10/2014

It’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally got my new bike sorted!  I asked Chris to take some photos whilst I was building it up so that everyone could see the build and the finished product. I chose a Turner Burner 650B for my newest ride for a few reasons.  Firstly the Turner…

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