Services at 1226

    Bike Services at 1226

    Here we say something about our Bike Services at very high level. Let say,  – we service your bikes and you can find rare or custom bikes we built or restored ready to go. We provide warranty… Additionally, you could contact us to discuss all your bike-related needs… 

    Bike Servicing

    Get your bike serviced & tuned at our Maribyrnong workshop to be race ready, ride around the bay, go on that weekend rail trail… or just ride down to the local with the family

    Our Basic Service

    The service consists of:

    • Check and tighten all bolts and crank
    • Adjust and align brakes
    • Adjust and align gears
    • Lubricate drivetrain (either wax or oil)
    • Tyres inflated
    • Wheels removed and trued
    • Brake surface cleaned & pads deglazed

    Custom Bicycle Build

    Whether you’ve got that team edition frame you’ve been hunting for the past decade or want to convert that old mountain bike into a monstercross gravel grinder we’ve got you covered.

    New or used, Neo retro, restoration or something completely original it all starts with a frame & the parts you have… & what you need. 

    Bikes aren’t that complicated, until you’ve attempted to build one yourself. Seat posts, BB’s, cross compatibility or threads that go this way… or that…  If you’ve ever attempted a custom build you know just how frustrating it can be

    We do this all day long.  Whether you’re underway with your build & just need help getting past one sticking point or want to have your dream bike built from the ground up we’ll get you there in a few simple steps

    Discuss where you’re at & what you want your end product to be.  Always great at this point to discuss budget to match expectations with reality

    Work out a timeframe & take a deposit.  Typicaly 25%

    Undertake the build giving updates as it progresses

    Frames have to be prepped & detailed.  Parts have to be deep cleaned (for retro builds), chains waxed, etc.

    Parts are fitted & adjusted.  As the build progresses everything has to be tested & re-tested including test riding.  Adjustments are made for steerer height, bar & shifter position, etc.

    Handover

    All bikes need small adjustments as things have settle into place.  Cables stretch, bolt torque needs to be double checked & so on

    Step 1

    Discuss where you’re at & what you want your end product to be.  Always great at this point to discuss budget to match expectations with reality

    Step 2

    Work out a timeframe & take a deposit.  Typicaly 25%

    Step 3

    Undertake the build giving updates as it progresses

    Frames have to be prepped & detailed.  Parts have to be deep cleaned (for retro builds), chains waxed, etc.

    Parts are fitted & adjusted.  As the build progresses everything has to be tested & re-tested including test riding.  Adjustments are made for steerer height, bar & shifter position, etc.

    Step 4

    Handover

    Step 5

    All bikes need small adjustments as things have settle into place.  Cables stretch, bolt torque needs to be double checked & so on

    Chain waxing

    Deep clean & chain waxing using Utrasonic technology

    We use a form of melt-on waxing which involves heating our wax/teflon mix to a liquid form in an ultrasonic cleaner then submerging your clean chain within it while it runs forcing the wax solution deep within the chain & links. Once the chain is removed the wax cools & drys returning to a solid state and is embedded within the individual pieces that make up a bicycle chain.

    Why chain wax?

    An immersion chain wax with friction modifiers is the most efficient chain lubrication method available.  It greatly improves both chain and drivetrain component durability.  Because grit doesn’t stick to the wax, the cassette and chainring exhibit extremely little wear over 5-10000 km when the wax is reapplied at regular intervals 

    That increased drivetrain durability isn’t just about a silky-smooth drivetrain, but rather performance in real-world conditions with real-world dirt. Here, our wax mixture remains perfectly dry to touch and forms a protective barrier for the chain links. In turn, dirt can’t get in past the solid wax coating, and it doesn’t stick to it, either.  Waxing keeps the drivetrain clean and free from any grease or dirt that can act as a grinding paste on your chain and cogs.

    That lack of wear on your drivetrain components directly translates to reduced running costs. With no more oily paste there’s no more degreasing! The wax itself can be removed with hot water, meaning any dirt stuck to the chain can be cleaned with hot water, too.

    Your drivetrain will always be clean to touch. You don’t need to worry about grease marks when transporting or storing your bike (or on your leg)

    Here’s what we do:

    We remove the chain, derailleurs, crankset & chain & put them into an ultrasonic cleaner with our non toxic cleaning solution

    After the parts are thoroughly cleaned we remove them & run through the ultrasonic cleaner again containing clean water.  Next the components are dried.  At this point they are 100% spotlessly clean. 

    Once dried the components are put back on the bike while the chain is placed into another ultrasonic cleaner containing our waxing mixture.

    When the chains have been in the waxing solution long enough to force the solution into the chain & links we hang them to cool.  After cooling the excess wax is removed & the chain is cooled & placed back onto the bike

    The chain is then placed back on the bike.

    You’re good to go!

     

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    Our Warranty

    Please check our facebook page & our ratings/reviews.  We’re proud of 1226!  We work very hard to make sure we have great bikes, great service & a great reputation.  We’re stoked that 1226 is a community as much as a bike shop & we maintain this by standing by our customers & our products

    Here’s how we roll:
    Used bikes in Australia are sold on an “as is” basis but that’s not the end of our story…  If you purchase a used bike from us & receive it via freight please assemble & check all parts of the bike upon arrival.  If we have missed something or there is a fault please let us know immediately.  We will rectify the problem

    To make sure you’re getting what you expect we go over all bikes thoroughly.  Used bikes are just that:  Used.  They are not perfect.  But we want them to be as close to possible & to work as expected…  We want you to be happy!

    Before a bike leaves our workshop we:

    Wheels & drivetrain

    • Wheels are checked for buckles & to make sure bearings spin smooth & true
    • Shifters & derailleurs are checked & tuned

    Frame

    • Carbon checked for cracks, softening or any other form of damage
    • Paint is checked
    • Chips etc. assessed


    Moving bits on a MTB

    We check shocks, forks, frame pivot points & brakes & test ride the bike to ensure these parts are working as expected

    • Pivot points are checked for play
    • Shocks & forks are checked for leaks, smooth movement & plush feel
    • Any lockouts are also checked to make sure everything works as intended
    • Brakes are checked for leaks, rubbing grip, etc. & bled where needed

    It’s what makes the difference with our bikes.  Come take a spin at our premises & see for yourself.  We have heaps of space to ride & besides, it’s just great fun to try out bikes!

    If you’ve had the bike shipped:  As soon as you receive the bike check it over thoroughly!

    If you think we’ve missed something in our checking process (It happens occasionally… we’re only human) before you shred that berm is the time to let us know the issue.  We know you’re excited to go ride down that near vertical slope you’ve been eyeing off shredding 6’ jumps… but just pause a tick!  We want you to be happy with the bike…  & safe!  If we’ve missed something we’ll take care of it & you

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