MTB Suspension Service Intervals – How often do they need servicing, really?

MTB Suspension Service Intervals – one of the most common questions we get asked is “do my forks/shock/dropper post need

MTB Suspension service intervals, Fox shock service, air can service

Fading of the anodising on a shock body and a deep score caused by debris

servicing?”.

It’s actually a really easy question to answer, even if we haven’t seen the item in question. The answer is quite often “yes” but let us explain, we aren’t just saying that because we are in the business of servicing suspension.Continue reading

Mary Towneley Loop Challenge 2015

Bounce is proud to announce that we are sponsoring the Mary Towneley Loop Challenge 2015. The event will takeMary Towneley Loop Challenge 2015, MTB fork servicing, Preston, Lancashire place on Sunday 6th September 2015 and promises to be a corker.

This is one of the first events we ever did and it remains one of our favorites. The challenge is organised by Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue and proceeds go to supporting their brilliant organisation. To be honest, for what they provide on the day (namely support and vast quantities of snacks) the entry fee of £25 (early entry, £30 on the day) is a bargain.Continue reading

Guide to buying a used bicycle

Of the bikes that come in to us for a service it would be fair to say that many bikes bought second hand are in need of more parts and more attention than the buyer had bargained for. Damaged suspension components (usually from a lack of maintenance) and pivot bearings that are seized are among some of the more expensive jobs that can turn a bargain into a bit of a nightmare.

To that end here is a list of 10 points to check before handing over your cash. It’s not an exhaustive list but it covers the issues that we see the most.Continue reading

How to Setup MTB Suspension

One of the most common questions we get asked from clients is how to setup MTB Suspension. Often a client will remark upon how much more confident and stable their bike feels with a service and some relatively minor adjustments.Continue reading