Workshop Servicing

At Monkey Wrench Cycles, servicing bikes is our main business. We can help you out with a wide variety of routine and specialist servicing. Quoted prices are labour only, any parts are additional.

Basic Service ($85)

  • Adjust front and rear derailleurs and gear cable tension
  • Inspect cabling, lubing or replacing if necessary
  • Inspect brake pads for wear or damage, replace if necessary
  • Check all fittings and bolts for correct tension
  • Adjust brakes and brake cable tension
  • Brief test ride

Comprehensive Service ($125)

  • Check and adjust front and rear hub bearings
  • True both wheels and tension spokes if necessary
  • Adjust front and rear derailleurs and gear cable tension
  • Inspect cabling, lubing or replacing if necessary
  • Inspect drivetrain components including chain, cassette or freewheel, and chainrings for wear
  • Replace drivetrain components as necessary
  • Inspect brake pads for wear or damage, replace if necessary
  • Adjust brakes and brake cable tension
  • Check all fittings and bolts for correct tension
  • Brief test ride

Gear Service ($35)

  • Adjust front and rear derailleurs and gear cable tension
  • Inspect cabling, lubing or replacing if necessary

Brake Service ($35)

  • Inspect brake pads for wear or damage, replace if necessary
  • Adjust brakes and brake cable tension

Wheel True (from $20)

  • True wheel and tension spokes, replace broken or damaged spokes as necessary

Wheel Build ($85)

  • Lace and build wheel
  • Tension wheel correctly and evenly
  • Dish wheel to within 1mm
  • True wheel to within 1mm
  • Radial true to within 1mm

Brake Bleed ($30 per brake)

  • Remove wheel and brake pads
  • Bleed brake with new fluid (DOT 5.1, Shimano brake fluid or Magura blood)
  • Reinstall pads, adjust brake calliper

Fix flat tyre ($15, plus tube – typical tube price $10)

  • Remove wheel, remove tyre and tube
  • Inspect rim tape and valve hole for damage
  • Inspect tyre for debris
  • Replace tube, reinstall tyre and tube
  • Reinstall wheel

Convert wheel to tubeless ($35)

  • Remove wheel, remove tyre and tube, rim tape
  • Clean and inspect rim interior
  • Inspect tyre
  • Install tubeless tape and valve (Stan’s, Sun, FRM rims)
  • Install tubeless conversion strip (Mavic, DT, etc rims)
  • Install tubeless valve (Mavic, Shimano, Easton, Crank Brothers UST wheels)
  • Install sealant, seat and inflate tyre
  • Note: Tubeless conversion is not suitable for all rims, in some cases new tyres may be required. Please contact us for advice regarding the suitability of your equipment

Suspension services:

Suspension fork service ($95)

  • Remove Fork and clean exterior
  • Remove lowers, clean and inspect
  • Install new seal kit (not included in price, $ varies between manufacturers)
  • Inspect air spring chamber or coil spring, install new Fox Float Fluid
  • Drain compression/rebound oil, inspect components, reinstall with new oil
  • Function test of upper components
  • Lubricate lowers, reinstall upper components
  • Function test complete fork
  • Inspect headset components, clean and grease
  • Reinstall fork, function test on bike
  • Note: Please advise fork make and model (if you know) on making a booking

Rock Shox Pike 100 hour service ($120)

  • As above, includes seal and bladder replacement in Charger damper, and damper bleed.

Cannondale Lefty and Headshok Fork Service (from $120)

  • Remove Fork and clean exterior
  • Remove damper
  • Reset bearings, clean and grease bearing races/telescope flush
  • Service damper, replace all O-rings
  • Refit and bleed damper with new oil
  • Service air piston, replace all O-rings/2 spring fitting if needed
  • New air piston lube
  • Reassemble fork
  • Regrease and adjust headset components
  • Reinstall fork, function test
Air sleeve shock service (eg Fox RP series $45):
  • Remove shock from bike, inspect bushings and mounting hardware
  • Depressurise shock
  • Remove air sleeve
  • Remove all seals and O-rings, inspect chamber and seal seats
  • Fit new seal and O-ring kit
  • Install new lubricants to air chambers
  • Pressure test
  • Clean and lubricate all mounting hardware
  • Reinstall shock, function test

Full rear shock service (from $135):

  • As for air sleeve service plus:
  • Inspect all internal damper and IFP components
  • Replace all internal damper and IFP seals
  • Rebleed and pressurise IFP using 99% Nitrogen (Fox shocks) and 78% Nitrogen (Rockshox Shocks)

Rockshox Reverb and Fox Transfer service ($95):

  • Remove and inspect post
  • Inspect all internal seals and components
  • Replace all seals
  • Rebleed and pressurise post
  • Reinstall and test post

We can also service your dropper post from other manufacturers eg KS

Specialist services ($POA):

  • Headset installation, service and removal
  • Cartridge bearing hub servicing (including full service tools for Chris King and DT Swiss hubs)
  • Cartridge bearing and bushing replacements in suspension linkages and rear shocks
  • Travel adjustment (on compatible forks eg Rockshox Reba, SID, Revelation, Fox F-series)
  • Installation and adjustment of pannier racks, mudguards
  • Valve conversions from Presta-Schraeder (car valve) tubes
  • Dynamo lighting conversions for battery-free commuting and touring
  • Press-fit bottom bracket replacement
  • Drivetrain conversion specialist eg. double-ring, single-ring, single speed
  • Pre-sale or pre-purchase inspections of second hand bikes