For bicycles that have worked super hard and need some extra attention, this is the highest level of servicing we offer and is guaranteed to get your tired bicycle feeling like new (or almost!)
What do we do in an Abbotsford Cycles Overhaul?
Remove the wheels, chain, derailleurs, cranks, bottom bracket and forks
Remove, inspect and lube head bearings
Degrease and relubricate drive train (degreasing is done in an environmentally friendly parts washer)
Remove and inspect bottom bracket and clean and grease bottom bracket shell and threads
Disassemble and inspect wheel hubs, clean and grease and fit new bearings/cones as necessary.
Remove seatpost and headstem (quill) from frame and fork, clean and grease insertion areas as necessary
Torque bolts using digital torque tools
Lube brake and gear cables (most likely replace with new)
Adjust brakes and gears (advise on recommended brake bleed)
True both wheels
Clean braking surface of rims/rotors
Clean faces of brake blocks
Frame wipe down and polish
Tighten mudguards, racks, lights and any other fittings
Inflate tyres to correct pressure
What do we check and advise upon?
Inspect bicycle for potential problems ie frame/fork alignment
Check operation of suspension forks and advise on further maintenance/repairs
Inspect tyres for wear, cuts and glass slivers
Advise on necessary upgrades or helpful accessories
Advise of safety issues
What does it cost?
The cost of an overhaul is $325 (inc. GST). Parts required are an additional charge.
Abbotsford Cycles will provide a quote prior to starting the work, usually when the bicycle is brought in.
We will contact you for approval if additional costs more than $20 above the quote are identified as the job proceeds.
How long will we need your bicycle?
Our booking system is based on completing the work and returning the bicycle to you by 5pm on the specified day.
If an unforeseen issue arises, we will alert you to the nature of the problem, propose solutions, and negotiate a new expected pickup time/day.