Entries by Rob Granville

TEAM INEOS F12 PINARELLO

At last we get to see the new F12, and what a beauty it is too! Super light and stiff. The distributers in the UK have asked us to review some cosmetic damage which we can gladly help them with. The new Pinarrello UK are a fantastic team and their service is spot on from […]

CAN YOU SAVE MY MARRAGE!

A customer from Greece asked us to save his marrage after he drove the bike into an overhead barrier, some of you might know that feeling!  Anyway pictures paint a thousand words.  Not only have we saved his marrage but provided him with a lifetime warranty to ensure he has a long and happy life!

CAN A MANUFACTURER REPAIR A BIKE?

Consider this – If you damaged your car door, and you have to repair it, who is best skilled to do the job? The manufacturer uses machinery, materials and automation processes to construct an entire component, however the repairer is skilled to remove damage and restore utilising totally different tools and skills for the job. […]

CARBON BIKE REPAIR SALVAGE

Apart from the environmental aspect of needless waste, you can see just from a short period how many carbon bikes, some exceptionally expensive, are written-off through myth or demand. Looking at this pile in our stores, it would be conceivable to assume that at least 70% of these frames and forks could be out giving […]

NON-WARRANTY SOLUTION FOR CARBON BIKES

Despite the lifetime warranties provided by many manufacturers, it is still the case that if your claim is out-of-warranty then you still need to replace at your cost. Why not explore the repair route? If it is repairable, we provide limited lifetime warranties on the repair work and 1-year paint warranty for a lot less […]

FULL SERVICE WHILST IT IS BEING REPAIRED

In the past we used to ask customers to get their bikes stripped to prepare for the repair and respray. We now offer a full service at very competitive rates which means less hassle for you! Your bike is not only overseen by some of the most knowledgeable mechanics in the business who work with […]

ANOTHER HAPPY CUSTOMER

Hi There, Apologies for the delay in giving any feedback on my repair but I have had a well deserved holiday :0) I took it for a good workout last night. I can report that the repair stood up well to the test and I very happy with the finished product. I would like to […]

HOW DO WE COLOUR MATCH TO THE ORIGINAL BIKE?

To be able to colour match as many bikes as we do to near 100%, we have to have a relationship with the paint manufacturer who can personally engage with our teams to make sure our processes align with their relationships with the brands. The tools and the processes we have invested in allow us […]

COMPLEX PAINT EFFECT RESTORATION

Ask any paint shop to restore a chrome finish to seamless result and they might say ‘Sorry we have to respray the entire bike’ but nooooo not here. Carbon Bike Repair resprayers have pride in there work coupled with 2 years of training to qualify just to attempt a supervised restoration! It is no wonder […]

SAGAN CUSTOM RESPRAY

‘Please can you replicate the Peter Sagan Specialized range for our customer?’ – 2 weeks later…… There was a rumour going around that we have stopped custom respays all together. NO WE HAVE NOT! As with all busy seasons we have deferred work in the past but we are taking on more custom projects then […]