Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby torana » Wed Mar 24, 2010 1:08 pm

Standish Salisbury....LOL, ROFL, (oops fell off my stool), ROFLMAO...BWAHHHH

Sorry, but I havent met a ruderstore in ANY field.
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby hillman » Mon Jul 26, 2010 1:52 pm

Megabike Hydepark have been great
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby williamsf1 » Wed Sep 08, 2010 1:43 pm

can't fault Steve and Michele (AT) Corsa Cycle Centre....

You could not go past these guys for service and knowledge! and they know how to get the most out of your bike and you!

I have had 3 tweeks to my fit over the last few months, and can't be happier!!!

so if you are serious about your bike, this is where you go!!!
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby BoardRider » Wed Sep 08, 2010 9:56 pm

Hi all,
Mega bike Blackwood service must of improved from your reports .Angas did a great job on my bike communicated well. My only complaint it wasnt free.
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby williamsf1 » Sat Nov 27, 2010 4:41 pm

The GF was back for another refit at http://www.corsacyclecentre.com/

These guys just do such an amazing job.... and in my opinion are waaaaay too cheap for the quality of work they do!!!!

had a -17deg stem fitted and some new bars and RED cranks....

6.2 kg bike now!!!

GF now is making more power, and is even more aero!!!!!

can't say enough about these boys!!!!
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby Fresh » Mon Nov 29, 2010 1:06 pm

How much would people expect a reputable LBS to charge to replace a groupset on my bike keeping in mind I would buy the parts online, rather than at the LBS?

Would someone here do it with me (so I can learn)? I'd pay them whatever the average LBS charge would be + beer! :)
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby tripstobaltimore » Mon Nov 29, 2010 1:11 pm

It's actually really easy - Just a matter of bolting everything on. You should be able to do it yourself. What groupset are you replacing, and with what?
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby Fresh » Mon Nov 29, 2010 1:15 pm

tripstobaltimore wrote:It's actually really easy - Just a matter of bolting everything on. You should be able to do it yourself. What groupset are you replacing, and with what?


I'm happy to do it myself because it looks easy as pie. I guess I just want an inspection to ensure I have dont it correctly and nothing is going to fall off when I'm on the road. Replacing 105 with DA 7900.
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby tripstobaltimore » Tue Nov 30, 2010 8:28 am

Yeah, easy as pie. If you've got the right tools (BB remover, torque wrench and allen keys) you'll be set. One thing that is worthwhile doing is getting the shop to face the bottom bracket shell, as this allows the BB to sit flush and prolongs its life. The groupset should come with instructions on how to install everything anyway.
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby Dr_Mutley » Tue Nov 30, 2010 9:26 am

williamsf1 wrote:The GF was back for another refit at http://www.corsacyclecentre.com/

GF now is making more power, and is even more aero!!!!!

can't say enough about these boys!!!!


She will want an aero race bike next!
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby williamsf1 » Wed Dec 01, 2010 12:11 am

errrr yes.....

I have an SLC-SL on hold currently!!! eeek!

oh she did the gear up girl ride with the other 700 girls on the weekend... 3rd home! and was leading to the summit of lofty and did a shleck and dropped the chain!!!

she says its all down to Steve and Michele as they got her out of a massive jam on Saturday as she killed a tubular.... and I am overseas!!!!

although she did bribe Michele with Haighs chocolates!!!! hahaha...
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby MichaelB » Wed Dec 01, 2010 2:55 pm

I like Steve at Corsa - very personable and a great character.

Can I get you to buy me a new bike :D
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby brauluver » Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:14 pm

Sam at the new Treadly bikes shop in Ebenezer place is friendly/helpful if your into fixed.
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby williamsf1 » Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:37 pm

MichaelB wrote:I like Steve at Corsa - very personable and a great character.

Can I get you to buy me a new bike :D



HAHAHAHAHA.....

YES Steve is a guru.... as is Michele!

I have approval for the SLC-SL however its a 48cm ;)
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby MichaelB » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:06 am

williamsf1 wrote:
MichaelB wrote:I like Steve at Corsa - very personable and a great character.

Can I get you to buy me a new bike :D



HAHAHAHAHA.....

YES Steve is a guru.... as is Michele!

I have approval for the SLC-SL however its a 48cm ;)


Haven't met Michele yet (or is it the other bloke there rather than a girl ?).

Nah, the SLC-SL is the wrong size, send it back and get a 56cm.
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby Clydesdale Scot » Mon Dec 06, 2010 5:54 pm

MichaelB wrote:Haven't met Michele yet (or is it the other bloke there rather than a girl ?).

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Steve on left, Michele on right
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Re: Good Bike Shop in Adelaide

Postby Another newbie » Sat Dec 18, 2010 12:19 am

The guys at Mike Turturs have been incredible so far. Great advice and really good set up as well as a good deal and excellent service. My wife can't wait to get her bike from them.
As for the shop on Rundle St, I sent my father in law in to have a look at a cheap hybrid. They didn't have any left but they did try to sell him a size S ladies bike at $200 more.
Have had some terrible service at JTs too, although the in law ended up getting great service at the new JTs on Main North Rd.
I've been getting my flat bar and my wifes hybrid serviced at a new place on Torrens road - awesome service and ultra-awesome price!
Lycra - It's a privilege not a right.
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