Regularly servicing your bike will keep it in good working order as well as reducing component wear and tear. We service most makes and models including, Brompton, Boardman, Specialized, Basso, Trek, Orbea, Cannondale, Marin, Canyon, Lapierre, Giant, Raleigh, Felt, Genesis, Pinarello, Colnago and many more. Read on to find out more about our three cycle servicing options, bronze, silver and gold.
Bronze: For the occasional user - keep brakes and gears working perfectly.
Check both gear mechs for wear and damage - adjust limit stops as required
Check operation of gears - adjust as necessary
Lubricate brake and gear cables (replace if required - chargeable)
Inspect chain for wear using wear indicator - lubricate if OK, replace if not (chargeable)
Inspect front chainring and rear cassette
Check bottom bracket for play
FRAME AND WHEELS
Check for damage to frame, forks, tyres, and components
Examine wheels and tyres - specifically braking surfaces and tread condition. Inflate tyres to correct pressure.
Check the mounting and alignment of both brakes - adjust as necessary
Inspect brakes for wear and damage
Inspect condition of brake pads
Check operation of brakes - adjust as necessary (additional charge for bleeding hydraulic brakes)
Silver: For the frequent user – drivetrain is removed and fully degreased before being refitted and adjusted.
Remove, fully degrease and replace drivetrain
Inspect both pedals for wear and tear
Ensure both crank arms are tightened to manufacturer's torque settings
FRAME, WHEELS AND STEERING
Remove and inspect wheels for wear or damage to hubs, bearings, spokes, rims, and tyres
Check both wheels run true - true as required
Check stem and headset alignment and security, and ensure all bolts are tightened to manufacturer's torque settings
Check security of handlebar clamp and handlebar mounted controls, ensuring that all bolts are tightened to manufacturer's torque settings
SUSPENSION (WHERE FITTED)
Inspect front suspension fork - check for worn seals and oil leakage
Inflate forks to correct air pressure for rider's weight
Inspect rear suspension unit for leakage - ensure mounting points are tightened to manufacturer's torque settings
Inspect all suspension linkages/pivots and bushes - remove, re-lube and replace as required
Ensure rear shock is correctly tensioned/inflated for the rider
Gold: For the high mileage user - a full strip and rebuild plus full replacement of brake and gear cables.
Includes everything in a service PLUS:
Replace full cable set
Remove bottom bracket - clean, re-grease (if applicable) and refit
Remove cassette and inspect freehub for wear or damage
FRAME AND WHEELS
Remove wheel axles - degrease, inspect, re-grease and reassemble
Remove headset - degrease, inspect, re-grease and reassemble
Remove brakes - clean, check for caliper wear/damage and refit
Getting your bike in one of our workstands is the best way for us to assess its overall condition and spot any worn out components. We’ll thoroughly examine your bike and if we spot something we’ll advise a specific repair or one of our service packages.
What do we check?
Our free bike check inspects all key areas of your bike.