Little Jimmy's Wheelhouse: quality bicycle repair & maintenance in Los Alamos, NM
"Don't put your bike out to pasture. Bring it to us!"

Little Jimmy's Wheelhouse Service Menu


Little Jimmy's Wheelhouse is authorized for service and sale of genuine parts and equipment by Shimano, Fox Racing Shox, SRAM, Rock Shox, Avid, Truvativ and more.


We use and sell only genuine parts procured by authorized wholesalers.

Let Little Jimmy's wheelhouse put your bike in top shape. Whether it's a a quick adjustment, a comprehensive tune-up, or installation of new or overhauled parts*, you can be sure that your service will be done according to tested and proven procedures designed to ensure high-quality results and consistency. Little Jimmy treats every bike as if it were his own. We employ only certified mechanics who won't cut corners on quality.

Suspension Service:

Little Jimmy's Wheelhouse is authorized for factory service on your FOX and Rock Shox suspension components. Save time and money by having your shock serviced locally!

FOX Racing Shox factory service:

30-hour FOX Float and DHX Air service (all models) done locally at Little Jimmy's Wheelhouse. 

Air can disassembly
• Cleaning and inspection
• Genuine Fox seal kit and Float fluid installation
• Replacement of DU bushings (both sides)


FOX Racing Shox recommends having your rear shock serviced after every 30 hours of riding.

Our mechanic is trained by a FOX Factory technical expert and authorized to do the service. You'll save enough money in the process** to pay for FOX's 100-hour damper fluid change, which can only be done at the FOX Factory. Having your shock serviced locally also means your shock will be back much faster than it takes for two-way shipping and service at the factory.

**Assumes savings from two 30-hour service intervals done locally (FOX charges $100/service) and savings from shipping costs for each 
$75.00*

extra charge for removing shock from bicycle ($10) and removing steel spring from shock, if applicable.
Rock Shox factory service:

Rear shock service (all models) done locally at Little Jimmy's Wheelhouse. 

Air can disassembly
• Cleaning and inspection
• New seals
• Bushing replacement (both sides)


$75.00*

extra charge for removing shock from bicycle ($10) and removing steel spring from shock, if applicable.

FOX fork factory service:

Annual or 125-hour fork service includes:

  • Inspection of fork for damage and/or wear.
  • Tear down and rebuild of damper, including new seals and oil.
  • Rebuild TALAS system with new seals and oil (if applicable).
  • New air piston and air piston seal (F-series and FLOAT models).
  • New dust wipers and foam rings.
  • Fork bushing replacement if necessary*


FOX Racing Shox recommends regular maintenance of your fork to ensure continuing performance. Regular maintenance is more cost-effective in the long run than full replacement of your fork, or partial replacement of uppers as a result of stanchion damage from neglect or buildup of dirt and grit.

*Extra charge for bushing replacement



$140.00*

extra charge for removing fork from bicycle, reinstalling fork, and headset adjustment
Rock Shox and other brand fork service:

Typical annual service includes:


  • Inspection of fork for damage and/or wear.
  • disassembly and inspection of internal components
  • rebuild of damper system (if appropriate or serviceable)
  • new seals and oil
  • wiper replacement
  • Bushing correction or replacement as necessary*

*Extra charge in all cases.
Rock Shox forks typically require replacement of fork lowers in cases where bushings are worn out.




Call for pricing (similar to Fox pricing above)


extra charge for removing fork from bicycle, reinstalling fork, and headset adjustment
 

Wheel and Tire Service

• Install tire or tube—$7.50 (wheel removed); $10.00 (wheel on bike)
• Patch a tube (includes one patch)—$9.00 (wheel removed); $11.50 (wheel on bike)
• Install ("sew-up") tubular tire—$45.00 (wheel removed); $50.00 (wheel on bike)
• Full wheel truing—$30.00 including replacing up to three broken spokes if necessary
• Front hub adjustment—$15.00
• Rear freewheel type hub adjustment—$20.00 (includes wheel and cassette removal and re-
   installation)
• Overhaul front hub—$25.00
• Overhaul rear freewheel type hub—$32.50

Brake Service

• Brake adjustment, sidepull, centerpull or dual pivot—$19.00 each
• Brake adjustment, V-brake, cantilever, or U-brake—$23.00 each
• Brake adjustment, roller cam—$26.50 each
• Bleed hydraulic brake—$20.00 each (or both for $36.00—Save 10 percent!)
• True rotor—$8.00
• Replace brake pads (mechanical caliper or hydraulic)—$4.00 per pair
• Overhaul mechanical caliper—$24.00
• Overhaul hydraulic caliper and master cylinder—$40.00

Derailleur Service:

• Adjust front shifting/derailleur—$15.00 (adjusts alignment, height, limit screws, cable tension,
   indexing—the whole shootin' match!)
• Adjust rear shifting/derailleur—$13.00 (
adjusts hanger alignment, B screw, limit screws, cable
   tension, indexing—the whole shootin' match!)

• Install front derailleur—$20.00
• Install rear derailleur—$18.00
• Overhaul rear derailleur (with reinstallation and adjustment)—$26.00 (does not include parts)

Chain, Cassette, Drive Train

• Size and/or install chain—$5.00
• Install master link or new pin—$3.00 (does not include parts)
• Clean and re-install chain—$7.00
• Install replacement freewheel/cassette—$10.00
• Remove, clean and reinstall freewheel/cassette—$13.00

Handlebar and Headset

• Adjust headset—$9.00
• Overhaul headset/Replace headset bearings
    Loose ball—$25.00
    Chris King type—$22.50
    Cartridge bearing “concealed” type—$18.50
• Handlebar taping—$18.00
• Install grips (Mountain bike, BMX, etc.)—$10.00


Bottom Bracket

• Replace or install cartridge-bearing bottom Bracket—$25.00
• Replace cartridge bearings in FSA/Race Face external bearing-type BB—$28.00
• Replace or install Press-Fit type bottom bracket—$27.50
• "Face and Chase" BB shell (clean up or re-tap threads, face both shell surfaces)—$25.00
• "Chase" (re-tap) bottom bracket shell threads only—$12.50
• Overhaul or replace loose-ball BB with BB shell facing and chasing—$45.00
• Adjust loose-ball bottom bracket—$15.00
• Overhaul or replace loose-ball bottom bracket—$30.00

Frame and Fork

• Derailleur Hanger Alignment—$11.50
• Align rear dropouts—$11.00
• Fork sizing and installation (w/milling of fork crown and disc brake caliper mounts)—$56.00


Tune-Ups and Tonics:


Summary and Price Full Description
The Rejuvenator basic shifting and brake adjustment: If you keep your bike in pretty decent shape, but just can't seem to get it totally dialed in, then let us rejuvenate your ride. $59.99

Get your bike out on the road or trail with minimal cost and time investment. This budget service includes:
• Full adjustment of front derailleur, including proper alignment, setting of limit screws, indexing and check of cable and housing (with replacement or re-sizing if necessary);
• Full adjustment of rear derailleur, including alignment of derailleur hanger, setting of limit screws, proper indexing, and checks of cable and housing (with replacement or re-sizing if necessary);
• Fine tuning of front and rear brakes, including check and lubrication of brake lever; check caliper alignment; check brake pads for wear or damage (pad replacement as necessary is a separate charge); check alignment of disc rotor; cleaning of disc rotor;
• Lubricate chain and check it for wear; check headset (adjustment available at additional cost); check security of handlebar and stem.
Price of PARTS NOT INCLUDED.

The Señor Peppy drive train cleaning and tune: Feeling creaky and a little run-down? Does your ride scare away wildlife or compete with traffic noise? This essential annual tune up will clean and adjust the business end of your bike for a smooth and quiet ride. $99.99

What should be considered as minimal annual maintenance for a bicycle, this tune up concentrates on what some people consider the hardest-working area of your bike. Service includes:
• Removal and thorough cleaning of cassette, chain, front and rear derailleurs, crankset and chainrings; cleaning of freehub/freewheel body, check rear hub;
• Overhaul of rear derailleur (if serviceable), including disassembly, deep cleaning, re-greasing of internal springs and parts (we use Phil Wood grease!); lubrication, and optimization;
• Check bottom bracket for proper operation and security (nominal surchage for bottom bracket replacement if necessary);
• Full adjustment of front derailleur, including proper alignment, setting of limit screws, indexing and check of cable and housing (with replacement or re-sizing if necessary);
• Full adjustment of rear derailleur, including alignment of derailleur hanger, setting of limit screws, proper indexing, and checks of cable and housing (with replacement or re-sizing if necessary);
• Evaluation and lubrication of chain, including proper sizing of chain;
No additional labor charges required for installation of new cables, chainrings, freewheel, chain, or derailleurs.
Price of PARTS NOT INCLUDED.

The Gordita full tune up: When we say full, we mean it. This is a top-to-bottom, no-nonsense maintenance procedure that will put your bike in great shape. $149.99

This above-average tune up should be considered annual maintenance for most bikes. Service includes:
• Everything included with the Señor Peppy service (see box above) plus:
• Full adjustment of front and rear brakes, including check and lubrication of brake lever; cleaning and lubrication of calipers; proper securing and alignment of calipers; check brake pads for wear or damage with replacement as necessary (cost of pads not included); check alignment of disc rotor; cleaning of disc rotor; minor truing of wheel if necessary for brake pad alignment and adjustment;
• Headset adjustment;
• Hub adjustment;
• Light cleaning of frame;
Check security and evaluate operation of critical fasteners and linkages, with corrections as necessary.

No additional service charges required for installation of new cables, chainrings, freewheel, brake pads, chain, or derailleurs; nominal surcharge for bottom bracket replacement;

Price of PARTS NOT INCLUDED.

The Big Jim deluxe comprehensive and overhaul tune up: probably the closest thing you can get to having a new bike without actually buying one, this comprehensive tune up will put your bike in the best condition possible and provides an excellent opportunity for owners who would like to swap out key components to do so.


Astoundingly thorough and outrageously time consuming, we offer this service during the off season (November, and then January through March), though we will consider exceptions for professional or advanced athletes who rely on their bikes for peak performance during riding season. $249.99

Please take the time to schedule in advance. This is a complete annual physical for your bike and nothing is left to the imagination.

In addition to all of the service procedures mentioned above, nearly every part of the machine is disassembled, cleaned and inspected and then reassembled to manufacturer specifications for optimum performance. We add a full truing, tensioning and stabilization of both wheels and a full evaluation of all frame pivot bearings with replacement as needed, and a thorough frame cleaning.

Most people who have had this service done say they feel like they're riding a new bike, and many report that their bike has never ridden so well—-even when it was new. This service is so thorough that our checklist includes well over 100 specific items. There is no extra charge to replace nearly any part on your bike during the course of this procedure (nominal surcharges for headset and/or bottom bracket removal and replacement will be applied), and the service comes with complementary replacement of shift cables and housing as necessary.

Of course, the price of new or replacement parts is not included in the service unless otherwise noted.

NOTE: Little Jimmy's Wheelhouse cannot be held responsible if customers find their bike such a joy to ride after having this procedure done that they abandon all other responsibilities.


Other services:

• Unpack and assemble bike—$60.00 minimum
• Go on a ride with you—Free, usually, if I'm free (restrictions may apply)

*In general, we will not install parts procured by the customer from outside sources in any of our procedures; in no circumstance will we install parts procured from eBay, so please don't ask us to.

Many, many other services available and priced. Contact Little Jimmy's Wheelhouse for specific pricing or price estimates.

Not only is our work consistent, but so is our pricing. Unlike some shops, what you pay on Tuesday for a derailleur or headset adjustment will be the same as what you'll pay for a derailleur or headset adjustment on Thursday, or Saturday, or any other day for that matter. You can put the same confidence in our pricing as you can in our work!



But, no, you may not watch me fix your bike, and I do not lend out tools. Sorry, no exceptions.