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Professional Bicycle Service in Newcastle upon Tyne provided by a Cytech qualified mechanic

  • Repairs & maintenance
  • Bike builds
  • wheel building and truing
  • Retro bike restoration
  • Bike maintenance courses
  • Insurance inspection & quotes
  • Free technical advice
  • Parts
  • Accessories
  • Bike mechanic for hire


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Basic Service

This service provides a basic check up that includes checking and inflating tyres, adjusting brakes, gears and headset. Tightening all relevant bolts to recommended torque settings. A safety check is also carried to identify any worn parts or areas of concern.


Full Service

This is complete and full service that involves stripping your bike down to the frame. The frame and parts are then thoroughly cleaned and degreased before rebuilding the bike. During this process all mechanical brake and gear cables are replaced. Where applicable, the wheel hubs, headset and bottom bracket are also serviced. The wheels will be tensioned and trued. Any worn parts can be replaced during this service.

All prices are exclusive of replacement parts.

Mechanic for hire

Dr Bike sessions (up to 4 hours)£120

Full day£150

Weekend event (two full days)£300

Extra mechanic£80


Basic Maintenance Course


One-on-one sessions only

Time: 10am–12pm

Duration: 2 hours

Tea and coffee included

Dates flexible

This course is designed for beginners who have little or no knowledge about bicycle maintenance. On the course you will:

Learn the correct names for the parts of a bike

Learn about tyre pressure and wheel sizes

Remove and replace your wheels correctly

Remove and replace tyres without causing a puncture

Fit a new inner tube

How to tell if your brake blocks need replacing

Learn how to replace your brake blocks

Learn how to clean and lubricate transmission components

Advanced Maintenance Course


One-on-one sessions only

Time: 10am–4pm

Duration: 6 hours

Lunch included (break time: 20mins)

Dates flexible

On this course you will strip your bike down and rebuild it under a supervision of experienced and qualified bike mechanic. You will learn about:

Headsets – how to strip down, clean and rebuild

Bottom brackets – removal and servicing

Remove and replace your wheels correctly

Cassettes/Freewheels – how to remove and replace, check for wear

Chains – split and rejoin, replace, check for wear

Front/Rear derailleur – functionality, adjustment

Chainset- how to remove and check for wear

Wheel bearings - strip and grease cup and cone hubs


Mario Ilewicz

My name is Mario and I am a fully qualified Cytech bicycle mechanic with 20 years technical experience in the cycling industry. As a knowledgeable, skilled and experienced mechanic I build, fit and assemble all types of bicycles in accordance with each customer's specification.

Using my bicycle and engineering interests and a wide understanding gained by working for a number of different bicycle shops I approach each customer and their bicycle with the greatest care and attention to detail. I am a keen cyclist myself and have completed many race and tour challenges. I constantly seek new adventures as I continue to experience the joy of mountain biking.

BikeServe is not only about repairing bicycles. It provides me with the means of expressing my personality and what I love to do. It allows me to fulfil my passion for bicycles, cycling and expanding my technical knowledge, in cycling technology changes very quickly!