Bicycles need lubricant to prevent their chains from seizing up, just as motorcycles need grease to keep their leather gears from squeaking. Revive your ride with today’s Groupon: for $37, you get a major bicycle tune-up at Rex Cycles (a $90 value). Click here for the tune-up service list.
The experienced bike mechanics at Rex Cycles tick off 16 tasks as they complete major tune-ups. After scrutinizing bikes for wear and tear, mechanics adjust components, tighten bolts, and check spoke tension, which usually skyrockets during construction season. Cables enjoy a thorough lube treatment, and wheels straighten under mechanics’ expert truing. Finally, mechanics wipe down revived cycles and hop on for a test ride, ensuring that all the gears, chains, and handlebar pompoms flow effortlessly for a smooth, pleasant ride.