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Win 1 of 5 Gold Services for your bike with Cycle Republic

Maintaining your bike is about more than just pride. Keeping on top of your mechanical work means that your components will last longer and run smoother, and you’re less likely to be caught out when things do go wrong. Of course, as you pile on the miles, components will wear out. Not to worry, we are giving you the chance to win a Gold service of your bike courtesy of Cycle Republic.

Pledge to ride on Cycle to Work Day and you could win a Gold level service for your bike worth £100.

What does the Gold service consist of?

Drivetrain:
- Remove, fully degrease and replace drivetrain.
- Remove cassette and inspect freehub for wear or damage.
- Inspect both pedals for wear and tear.
- Ensure both crank arms are tightened to manufacturer's torque settings.
- Replace full cable set.
- Remove bottom bracket - clean, re-grease (if applicable) and refit.

Frame, Wheels and Steering:
- Remove and inspect wheels for wear or damage to hubs, bearings, spokes, rims, and tyres.
- Check both wheels run true - true as required.
- Check stem and headset alignment and security, and ensure all bolts are tightened to manufacturer's torque settings.
- Check security of handlebar clamp and handlebar mounted controls, ensuring that all bolts are tightened to manufacturer's torque settings.
- Remove wheel axles - degrease, inspect, re-grease and reassemble.
- Remove headset - degrease, inspect, re-grease and reassemble. 

Suspension (where fitted):
- Inspect front suspension fork - check for worn seals and oil leakage.
- Inflate forks to correct air pressure for rider's weight.
- Inspect rear suspension unit for leakage - ensure mounting points are tightened to manufacturer's torque settings.
- Inspect all suspension linkages/pivots and bushes - remove, re-lube and replace as required.
- Ensure rear shock is correctly tensioned/inflated for the rider.

Brakes:
- Remove brakes - clean, check for calliper wear/damage and refit.
 

Terms and Conditions: Cycle Republic gold service consists of a full strip and rebuild plus full replacement of brake and gear cables at the winners chosen store. Pre-booking required. Extra parts not included. Valid until 31/12/2018 – Service to be redeemed at a Cycle Republic store of the winners choice.