Servicesyour bicycle - our passion
Love your locals
Many things come and go in Knysna , but we have been selling and servicing the locals bikes since 1986. Our dedicated staff has helped us serve the local bicycle community in a friendly and professional manner for years. When you buy from your local bike shop you become one of the family. Your purchase is an emotional one – something that is going to make you happy and fulfilled. It brings you freedom and an escape from the everyday routine. And we like sharing this with you.
Do you remember the first time you rode a bicycle? The joy and excitement it brought? We want you to love your bike and our passion will help you do this. You are not just a number to us but a new or existing member of our local cycling family. Without our loyal locals we would not continue to exist and keep us going in the quiet times. We are proud of our “brand” and have confidence in our abilities. We believe our strengths set us apart from others and we bring honest and reliable service to you. Our stories are intermingled and we have shared many adventures and we appreciate the support we have been given over the years.
We love our locals – the coffee drinkers and cake eaters, the funny and the serious, the wise, advice givers, the young and adventurous, the seasoned cyclist, the beginner, the collector, the Strava addict, the ‘forest faeries’, the seekers and builders, the weekend warrior and the racing snakes – we love them all. We love what we do and get pleasure from sharing our knowledge. We are happy to teach you a new skill or answer questions you may have. Expectations may vary but we will do our utmost to make sure you and your bike have all that is needed to keep bike and rider on the trail.
So remember your bike is our passion and we want to continue to create and share positive cycling memories with you, our local family.
We can arrange for the collection of bikes to be serviced by pre-arrangement and can also deliver
Wash & Lube
Wash and lube and check and test ride
Pitstop plus check, replace, clean & set brake pads, rotors, cables, levers.Check and adjust brakes and gears. Fit new brake and gear cables and housing if required – EXCL. PARTS. Check and straighten hanger. Clean and lube seat post and secure saddle. Check tyres and top up sealant/replace tubes and/or tyres if required or requested. Let you know if any other issues.
All of the above and : Remove, clean, grease and refit headset and BB (or replace) Replace/service/lube freewheel body & bearings in hubs (if needed). True wheels and replace few spokes if needed. Service/replace drive train – chain, cassette, crankset, chainrings (EXCL. PARTS). Refill tubeless tyres, fit new tubeless conversion, rim seal and valves (EXCL PARTS AND SEALANT). Check and adjust air pressure in fork and shock with customer.
bike position set-up :
- Saddle height and position, knee-extension.
- Handlebar height and position, arm-extension are all checked – to custom fit the bike to you
- Certain bike components affect the range of adjustments possible and may need to be changed
- Please book – call Knysna Cycle Works to make an appointment.
Most people enjoy cycling due to its low impact on your joints. But if you are experiencing aches and pains you may need a bike fit session.
- Strip & rebuild a Road/MTB bicycle for a Frame Repair or Frame Replacement
- Custom wheel building
- E Bike servicing and set up
We are highly skilled and good at what we do. Our workshop is usually busy, so please call us to book your bike in.
Skills and repair courses
- Beginner/kids skills
- Intermediate/Ladies skills
- advanced skills
- one on one or groups
- Trailside repair course
head out to the hills with us to explore some of the single tracks we have in our backyard.
Bike wash in a jiffy . Expert attention !
Most people enjoy cycling due to its low impact on your joints. But if you are experiencing aches and pains in your knees while cycling the following could be to blame : Saddle height Your saddle may be too high or too low Cleats Your cleats may not be in the...
If one part is not working well or is worn , it will affect the whole bike. It is common to find that when you think only one part needs repairing/replacing that faulty part may have affected other parts and just to replace one part ( eg. the “slipping chain” )...