repairs and retrofits

In addition to fabricating beautiful handmade bicycle frames, Bantam Bicycle Works is happy to help you with all of your frame repair, restoration, and modification needs. Whether you want to add a gaggle of braze-ons to your old steel frame to make it more utilitarian, need to replace that cracked top tube on your vintage Italian racing bike, or add S&S couplers, we are here for you.

frame repairs:

$300 Replace down tube or top tube, TIG welded or fillet brazed

$450 Replace down tube or top tube, Lugged

$500 Replace seat tube

$200+ Replace chain stay or seat stay, per each

$150 Replace chain stay or seat stay bridge

$400+ Replace bottom bracket shell

$250+  Replace rear dropout

$125+  Replace fork dropout

$450 Install track ends 

$250 Replace steerer tube

$125 Replace derailleur hanger threads

For other repairs please contact us for a quote.

braze-ons:

$45 Water bottle bosses, per pair

$55 Rack mounts, per pair

$30 Cable stop, per each

$30 Hydraulic cable guide, per each

$125 Cantilever brake mounts, per pair

$150 Add disc tab to frame or fork, per each

$55 Down tube shifter bosses, per pair

$55 Eyelets on dropouts, per pair

$35 Pump peg

$45 Braze-on front derailleur mount

$75 Top tube cable guides, three

$25 Seat stay chain hanger

$75 Bottom bracket cable guides, underneath

$20 Drill bottom bracket for plastic cable guide

retrofits:

$350 S&S Coupler installation, per coupler (most frames will require two)

$150 Install seat stay (or chain stay) splitter for belt drive, Paragon Machine Works splitter

other frame work:

$75 Ream and face head tube

$30 Chase bottom bracket threads

$75 Tap and face bottom bracket

$125 Tap English BB to Italian size

$45 Ream seat tube

$20 Chase steerer threads

$25 Cut new steerer threads, per inch

$30 Cut crown race

$120 Full post-paint frame prep package

$60 Align frame

$50 Align fork

$10 Align dropouts, per pair

$10 Align derailleur hanger

Other services available, please contact us for a quote.

Prices do not reflect cost of repainting your frame. There will be an additional charge for removing/reinstalling components. We are currently only able to do work on steel bicycle frames. And we will generally not perform work upon frames that have been chromed. 

Top tube replacement on an Indy Fab mountain bike.

Top tube replacement on an Indy Fab mountain bike.

Front end replacement on a Rivendell frame, using the original lugs.

Front end replacement on a Rivendell frame, using the original lugs.