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Winterise your Bike

Winterise your Bike

16

Sept 2016

With the unseasonably high temperatures and sunny days of late, it is hard to imagine the colder conditions that we will all soon be dealing with.

The Boy Scout motto is ‘Be Prepared’ and although our days of woggles and badges are long in the past, we feel it is a fine ethos to live by.

We sat down with the latest industry catalogues and picked out the best accessories that we felt would ready your bike for winter.

 

Deda Squalo Bar Tape - This all weather tape provides a good degree of cushioning whilst having a rough non slip texture, perfect for riding in wet conditions in gloves

Vittoria Zaffiro Pro Folding tyres -  The great value tyres come with the usual excellent Vittoria riding performance. They have a effective tread pattern for riding in the rain and the 25c size adds a level of comfort . The larger size also means you can run them at a slightly lower pressure, improving grip without risking pinch flats.

BBB Slim Guards - In our opinion the simplest and easiest to use guards on the market. Once the discreet brackets are mounted behind the brake calipers , installation or removal is as simple as opening your Quick release  skewers.

Lezyne Femto - Even if you already own a rear light the Femto is so small and compact you,re likely to leave it on your bike all year (I know we do). As the saying goes the most effective light is the one you have with you.

 

Whether your converting your summer ride to winter duties, or have a designated bike,

 

For £100 we can supply all of the following kit

 

We would also suggest a Silver Service at this time (details below). On its own this is £100

 

If you choose to take the kit and service together then you will only pay £150. We can even arrange collection/drop-off at your convenience.

 

As you know, we are a bespoke outfit and these are only our suggestions. If you wish to mix and match then we are happy to talk to you about your needs.

 

Call us or email us to chat further

 

SILVER

  • Gear and brake inspection and adjustment.
  • All components inspected and set to the correct torque.
  • Remove, check and re-inflate tyres.
  • Check and externally adjust hubs, headset and bottom bracket.
  • Check wheel tension and re-true if necessary
  • Frame and forks checked for wear and tear
  • Replace brake blocks/pads (if required).
  • Lubricate cables (replace if required).
  • Lubricate chain and derailleurs.
  • Test ride.
  • 6 month guarantee on all work carried out.
  • A summary report provided and maintenance log stamped.

Suggested every 6 months

£100

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