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Doctor Bike checklist – Cambridge Cycling Campaign
Cycle make, type, model:
Item
Check
Fail
Remarks
Front tyre
good tread; no splits, cracks or holes; pumped hard
Front wheel
true; no broken/missing spokes; good rim
Front hub
no wobble; turns smoothly
Front mudguard
firmly fixed
Front brake blocks
correctly fitted and aligned; not worn away
Front brake
correctly adjusted; cable and calliper safely fixed
Front brake lever
comfortable position; firmly fixed; cable not frayed
Headset/steering
no wobble; correctly adjusted
Handlebars
not distorted; ends protected
Front forks
appear true and undamaged
Frame
appears true and undamaged
Rear brake lever
comfortable position; firmly fixed; cable not frayed
Rear brake
correctly adjusted; cable and calliper safely fixed
Rear brake blocks
correctly fitted and aligned; not worn away
Rear mudguard
safely fixed; no sharp mudguard stays
Rear tyre
good tread; no splits, cracks or holes; pumped hard
Rear wheel
true; no broken/missing spokes; good rim
Rear hub
no wobble; turns smoothly
Bottom bracket
no wobble; lock ring tight; sufficiently lubricated
Pedal cranks
straight; fixed securely
Pedals
complete; turning freely; not bent
Chainwheel
not bent; teeth not worn
Chain
not too worn; not slack; greased not rusty
Gears
properly adjusted; lubricated sufficiently
Saddle
safely fixed; straight; comfortable height (excl. BMX)
Rack/carrier/luggage
firmly secured
Front lamp (if carried)
white; firmly fixed; good light to front; correct height
Rear lamp (if carried)
red; firmly fixed; visible to rear; correct height
Rear reflectors
clean and secure; visible to rear; correct height
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During the test on this vehicle, the defects noted below were noticed, which in the opinion of the tester, render the vehicle dangerous for use on the road:
Tested on 15 June 2002 at Dr. Bike, Cambridge
Tester:
Take this form to your local specialist bike shop for repairs. The following Cambridge bike shops are offering discounts for repairing the problems Dr Bike found with your bike:
  1. Ben Hayward Cycles, Trumpington Street: 10% discount on parts.
  2. The Bike Shop, Arbury Court Cambridge is offering 10% discount on parts and Labour, accessories and even a new bike, phone 316596.
  3. Drakes, Hills Road: 10% discount on parts and labour.
  4. The Bikeman, Market Square: 5% discount on parts. Phone: 07850 814186.
The offer applies only to the items mentioned on the checklist, expires 31 July 2002, and cannot be combined with any other offer.
Many Cambridge bike shops offer discounts for members of the Cambridge Cycling Campaign.