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  Sport Tune-Up In Home Special $45!

- Brake Inspection and Adjustment

- Derailleur Adjustment (Front and Rear)

- Basic Wheel Truing (Straightening)

- Adjustment of all Bearings to Proper Tolerances

- Lube and PSI Check

- Free Seat Adjustment

- Thorough Safety Check!

*At Your Home


  Expert Tune-Up In Home Special $75!

Full Sport Service+

- Total drive clean disassembly, cleaning, & lubing.

*At Your Home or Pick-up / Delivery

  Pro Tune-Up In Home Special $120!

Full Expert Service+

- New stainless steel shift & brake cables (housing extra) 

- All bearings cleaned, re-greased, & re-packed; cartridge bearings are cleaned and re-greased when accessible. 

*Pick-up / Delivery


Our Mission

When I started Lakeview Bike  in 2003 I was determined to provide quick, outstanding bicycle service at fair prices. I felt that this was something that was missing from the Chicago cycling community.  Because I am a dedicated cyclist with over 25 years combined experience working on and riding bicycles, I understood how difficult it is to get great service at a fair price here in Chicago.I believe bicycling should be a fun and affordable hobby for all cyclists.

 -Marc Taylor Owner


Company Profile

The company is owned and operated by Marc Taylor. Lakeview Bike  is the one of the last places that you can still get the owner to work on your bike, and it shows in the quality of services provided. I have always insisted on doing the work myself in order to achieve the high standards my customers expect. This also keeps overhead costs low which is reflected in our crazy low prices. I continually strive to charge half of what the other shops in the city are charging.

  Memorable Quotes

"Thanks for the great job you guys did tuning up my bike it's really never run better! I will never go anywhere else."

        - Karen Hwang,  Downers Grove, IL

"I really appreciate your honesty and quick service. Every shop in the city quoted me a two week turn around time on a a tune-up. Lakeview had me in and out in an hour. Lakeview saved me a lot of money and time!"

        "Thanks Lakeview Bike!"

        - Nick Mizzell, Chicago, IL

"One of the bigger shops in town wanted $75 for a tune-up. Taylor tuned my bike for $45! Why would I go anywhere else?"

        -John Chisholm, Chicago, IL



    Marc Taylor -Owner: When I am not fixing bikes, I love to race, tour, and ride with my family. I have raced over 7 years with Wheelfast Racing and more recently Athletes By Design. With two children, racing and touring have a taken a temporary back seat to the family. In the off season, I teach high school History and Psychology in the Western Chicago suburbs. I also love photography, music, and the fine arts. The photo on the left is a self-portrait of me and Floyd Landis of U.S. Postal hanging out at the Downers Grove Criterium race back in the Summer of 2005. I did not provide technical support for Floyd, but I was there for moral support if he needed me. www.lakeviewbike.com


Contact Information

Shop Proprietor: Marc Taylor 773-682-5477
Sales and Service Contacts
Managing Proprietor: Marc Taylor marc@lakeviewbike.com




Send mail to marc@lakeviewbike.com with questions or comments about this web site.
Last modified: 06/28/11