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Tire Mounting and Balancing in NoVA

Old 08-23-2010, 02:39 PM
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I just transferred to the area and live in Arlington. Looking for a good place to take my bike to get some tires I ordered mounted and balanced.
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I would say DIY but you're in arlington so you probably don't have a garage. or tools. and assuming by the fact that you said transferred you're military?
What do you ride?
How far are you looking to drive to find a place?

Personally I recommend Manassas Honda
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Old 08-24-2010, 04:04 AM
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Lowest price I know is Brooks Cycle Center in Manassas. $25/tire wheel off bike, $40/tire wheel on bike.
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Charlie,

You are correct. I am active duty Coast Guard and live in a high rise without the ability to work on my bike in a garage.

I ride a 2006 BMW K1200R and I'd like to find something relatively close by. I work in Alexandria, so I was hoping to hear good things about a shop close by.

Take it easy.
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Originally Posted by Coastie View Post
I just transferred to the area and live in Arlington. Looking for a good place to take my bike to get some tires I ordered mounted and balanced.
I got a recommendation from a guy I work with. He told me to go to Fairfax Cycles, so I did. I took the tires to them before hand, rode my bike out there and they mounted them for me while I waited. It was first come, first serve thing on the weekend and cost me $100. For anyone asking, I'd tell them to go there.
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