Service

Bicycle Service, Repair & Spares


Our Workshop is fully capable to service the majority of bicycles, including road and mountain bikes, from Punctures to Major services.

Before a bicycle service, we will consult with you on the condition of the bike before it goes to the workshop, can usually give a quote, if we find any problems we will consult with the client before any work commences.

Again, should we not have replacement parts available in stock we can source.

“We guarantee our work.”

Bicycle  Service Options and Prices

Basic Service includes:

  • Clean & Lube
  • Adjust Gears
  • Adjust Brakes
  • Overall Safety Check: tightening all bolts, headset, cranks, tyre pressures, tyre sealant etc.

From R450.00
EXCLUDING PARTS

Major Service Includes:

  • Clean & Lube
  • Replace Gear cables (cables incl.)
  • Adjust Gears
  • Adjust Brakes
  • Service bearings
  • Service Bottom Bracket
  • Top Up Tyre Sealant (tubeless)
  • Overall Safety Check (tightening all bolts, headset, cranks, tyre pressures etc.)

R975.00

Brake Service / Bleed
(Mineral Oil)
From R180.00 per brake

Brake Bleed
(Brake Fluid)
R200.00 per brake

Puncture Repair
(up to three patches)
R80.00

Please enquire for further charges relating to specific repairs.

Conquering the Trail: A Guide to Mountain Bike, Road Bike, E-Bike, and Fat Bike Servicing & Repair

Whether you’re shredding single tracks, devouring asphalt, cruising city streets, or conquering snowdrifts, keeping your bicycle in top shape is paramount. Neglect can lead to frustrating breakdowns, diminished performance, and even safety hazards. But fear not, fellow pedaler! This comprehensive guide delves into the essential maintenance and repair needs of four popular bike types: mountain bikes, road bikes, e-bikes, and fat bikes.

Mountain Bike Mavericks: Taming the Terrain

Regular Maintenance: Conquer technical terrain with confidence by performing these basic tasks every few rides:

    • Drivetrain: Clean and lube the chain, cassette, and chainrings regularly. Check for wear and replace components as needed.
    • Brakes: Ensure proper alignment and pad wear. Bleed hydraulic brakes annually for optimal stopping power.
    • Suspension: Clean shock and fork stanchions, check air pressure, and service according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
    • Wheels: True wheels regularly, check spoke tension, and replace worn tires and tubes.
    • Nuts and Bolts: Tighten all fasteners, paying close attention to critical areas like handlebars, stem, and brakes.

Common Repairs: Be prepared for trailside fixes with these skills:

    • Flat Tire: Master the art of changing a tube efficiently. Carry a patch kit and spare tube.
    • Chain Break: Learn to reconnect a broken chain with a chain tool.
    • Brake Adjustments: Fine-tune mechanical brakes for better stopping power.
    • Gear Shifter Adjustments: Make minor adjustments to keep your gears shifting smoothly.

Advanced Service: For complex repairs or suspension overhauls, seek professional help from a qualified bike mechanic.

Road Warriors: Gearing Up for Efficiency

Regular Maintenance: Glide effortlessly on the road with this routine:

    • Drivetrain: Keep the chain clean and lubricated, checking for wear and replacing components as needed.
    • Brakes: Regularly inspect brake pads and ensure proper alignment.
    • Wheels: True wheels periodically and address spoke tension imbalances.
    • Tire Pressure: Adjust tire pressure based on riding conditions and weight.
    • Shifting System: Make minor adjustments to maintain smooth gear changes.

Common Repairs: Be confident on every ride with these basic repair skills:

    • Flat Tire: Practice changing a tube quickly and efficiently.
    • Brake Adjustments: Fine-tune brake calipers for optimal stopping power.
    • Shifting Adjustments: Address minor shifting issues with the barrel adjuster.

Advanced Service: For complex repairs like wheel truing, hub adjustments, or bottom bracket overhauls, consult a professional bike mechanic.

E-Bikes: Amplifying Your Ride (with Extra Care)

Regular Maintenance: Combine standard bike maintenance with these e-bike specifics:

    • Battery: Store the battery properly, avoid extreme temperatures, and charge regularly.
    • Motor and Controller: Inspect for damage and consult the manual for specific cleaning and maintenance instructions.
    • Display and Controls: Ensure functionality and check for firmware updates.
    • Brakes: Pay extra attention to brake wear and performance due to increased weight and speed.

Common Repairs: Tackle these common e-bike issues confidently:

    • Flat Tire: Follow standard procedures for changing a tube.
    • Brake Adjustments: Adjust mechanical brakes and consult a professional for hydraulic brakes.
    • Minor Electronic Issues: Restart the bike or consult the manual for troubleshooting tips.

Advanced Service: Leave complex repairs like motor or battery issues to certified e-bike technicians. Remember, improper handling can void warranties and pose safety risks.

Fat Bike Frontiers: Conquering the Untamed

Regular Maintenance: Master the snow, sand, and mud with this routine:

    • Drivetrain: Maintain a clean and lubricated chain, but use lubricants specifically designed for cold temperatures.
    • Brakes: Ensure proper alignment and pad wear. Consider studded tires for improved traction in icy conditions.
    • Tire Pressure: Adjust tire pressure based on terrain and weight for optimal floatation.
    • Wheels: Check spoke tension regularly and address imbalances promptly.
    • Suspension (if applicable): Follow manufacturer’s recommendations for service intervals and adjustments.

Common Repairs: Be ready for adventure with these essential skills:

    • Flat Tire: Changing a tube on a fat bike is similar to standard bikes, but consider using thicker tubes and tire boots for added protection.
    • Brake Adjustments: Follow standard procedures for mechanical brakes, but consult a professional for hydraulic brakes.
    • Chain Tension Adjustments: Maintain proper chain tension for smooth shifting.

Advanced Service: For complex repairs like hub adjustments, bottom bracket overhauls, or suspension service, seek help from a qualified bike mechanic experienced with fat bikes.