What is an Essential Service?
Abbotsford Cycles Essential Service is designed to cover the essential areas which ensure your bicycle is running smoothly and safely, minimize wear and tear and running costs in the long run, and increase your enjoyment of your bicycle.
Because of this, Abbotsford Cycles Essential Service goes further than the average bicycle service. We believe the items/areas we attend are the minimum preventative maintenance a machine like a bicycle needs on a regular basis.
What we do in an Essential Service?
Clean, lube and adjust derailleurs
Clean and lubricate the chain
Lube brake and gear cables
Adjust brakes and gears
Wheel true in the bicycle
Grease front hub
Clean braking surface of rims/rotors
Scrub/face brake blocks
Frame wipe down, clean dirt away from bearings
Tighten mudguards, racks, lights, general fittings etc
What do we check and advise upon?
Inspect bicycle for potential problems i.e. frame/fork alignment
Check for play in bottom bracket, head and rear hub bearings
Check operation of suspension forks
Check pedals for wear
Inspect tyres for wear, cuts and glass
Check both seatpost and headstem (quill) will move in frame and fork
Advise on any necessary upgrades or helpful accessories
Advise of any safety issues
What does it cost?
The cost of an Essential Service is $95 inc GST. Additional labour/parts are provided at an additional cost. Abbotsford Cycles will provide a quote that prior to starting the work, usually when the bicycle is brought in. We will contact you for your approval where additional costs more than $20 above quote are identified as the work 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, the team at Abbotsford Cycles will alert you to the nature of the problem, propose solutions, and negotiate a new expected pickup time/day.