Just like cars, bikes of all shapes and sizes benefit immensely from regular servicing. However you chose to ride you bike, whenever and wherever, the mechanical components of your bike will all function better after a good service.
Here at Spokes and Spanners we appreciate that your mountain bike is your pride and joy, and it is our privilege to keep it riding smoothly for you. We offer a variety of servicing options, to suit every kind of bike and rider, meaning that your bike is always safe and speedy and perfect for exploring the Farnborough countryside.
Mountain Bike Servicing in Farnborough
Whether your bike only comes out of the garage on the odd occasion, or if you ride it hard on a daily basis, it should always work like the well-oiled machine it was when you first purchased it. Regardless of whether you have owned it from new, or picked it up second hand, every mountain bike has the potential to last you for many years to come provided it is well looked after and serviced regularly.
Our most popular types of service include
Mountain Bike Health Check
We recommend this service for bikes that have been in storage for a while, or that aren’t used on a regular basis. Perfect for fair weather riders, we can ensure that your bike is always safe and road ready regardless of how often you choose to ride it. Our team of bike-mad mechanics have experience of working on a wide variety of bikes and will give your bike a good going over to ensure that it is ready to roll.
This service includes:
- A detailed check wheel bearings to measure the amount of play and wear
- A full check of the bottom bracket measure the amount of play and wear
- We will also check the headset to gage the amount of play and wear
- A thorough check of the brakes for wear and tear
- We spend time looking at the tyres to see how worn they are and we will ensure that they are inflated to correct pressure
- Finally, we will check the gears to measure the amount of play and wear
With all of the above, we will advise you if any parts need to be replaced, and will advise you of any potential costs involved accordingly.
Full service MTB Hardtail/Road bike (with optional full suspension check)
If you are an avid rider, we can also offer you a comprehensive service around every 6-18 months, depending on how much you use your bike. This service includes everything above, but also offers the following:
- We will remove, clean, inspect and re-grease the front and rear axles
- We will remove, clean, inspect and re-grease the headset
- The bottom bracket will also be removed, cleaned, inspected and re-greased
- We will remove, clean, inspect and re-grease the drivetrain
- The wheels will be trued (unless they need replacing)
- We will inspect the gear and brake cables and replace if needed
If you would like to have the suspension system of your bike inspected, we can even arrange for your forks and shocks to be inspected and repaired. If we cannot for any reason carry this out in our workshop, we will send them to one of the UK service centres that specialise in that brand.
Mountain Bike Servicing In Farnborough
Farnborough is a popular and affluent town set in the South of England. The town itself offers plenty to see and do, but it is the surrounding countryside that makes it a dream destination for British bikers.
Whether you are looking for a quiet ride with the kids, or looking to hurtle headfirst through the forest, Farnborough has enough open spaces to keep you amused for many years to come.
Close to the town lies the tree lined Swinley Forest, perfect for rough riding at speed. With a wide variety of man-made trails waiting to be enjoyed, Swinley Forest is a great place to take the kids or your friends for a blast on your bikes. The forest offers trails suitable for riders of every ability, and you can take advantage of miles of tracks designed for every different type of rider and bike.
If you would like to head further afield, the South Downs Way stretches out 100 miles from Winchester to Eastbourne, with wide and varied terrain with has plenty to offer riders of all levels and abilities. Whatever type of mountain biking experience you are looking for, Farnborough has it all. Before you check it out though, why not visit Spokes and Spanners to make sure your bike is super safe and ready for action.