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Is it worth it to pay for a frame alignment check?

Discussion in 'Biker's Cafe' started by Jack Dixon, Mar 18, 2020.

  1. Jack Dixon


    Joined: Mar 18, 2020

    Posts: 1

    So I got an old (but still very much functional) bike that I’m planning to bring to this bicycle servicing London shop for some frame/forks alignment checking. But I just want to know, is paying for such service an ideal decision? Or should I do the check-up myself since I know a bit about bicycles and stuff, just to save money and gain more experience along the way?
  2. The_Abyss


    Joined: May 15, 2007

    Posts: 12,805

    Location: Ipswich / Bodham

  3. mattup


    Joined: Jan 10, 2006

    Posts: 769

    Location: Reading

    Does the bike exhibit issues when riding? Is there evidence of damage?

  4. arfoll

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jan 25, 2011

    Posts: 1,324

    What is it? Did you ask about frame/fork alignment? It seems like an odd thing to check at first, when was it last serviced?