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to get a tune up and the wheels to be trued how long does that take usually?!?
 

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yea the rims are a little bent i think it happened on one of the 2 falls from camel humps. but i might as well take it now cause its been shatty weather
 

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First time I took mine in after getting it was to have them clean the drivetrain and check out the gears as one of the gears was hopping. Took them only a day to do it.
 

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im gonna tell them the gears are skipping so they can clean my drivetrain lol but i also need the wheels to be trued but i would like to get it back before the weekend cause i wanna ride before i go to New Orleans!
 

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Hehe. I have a 4300 as well and my 7th gear was skipping right after putting it in that gear, but after they cleaned the factory lube crap off and adjusted everything, it worked fine.
 

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carlos91 said:
to get a tune up and the wheels to be trued how long does that take usually?!?
Depends totaly on the shop and how busy they are. This is peak riding season so it might take up to a week. The past couple of months we've been between 2 and 4 days out for repairs at the shop. We usually try for a 24 hour turn around, just ain't been happening this year. It always helps to call before you bring the bike in and see where there sitting. Just let em know you need the bike by the weekend and would that be possible. Keep in mind the sooner you get it in the sooner you get it back. Once it's in the stand if there's nothing major going on, a tune and true takes about an hour. Of course that depends on how extensive the tune is. Just do your mechanica a favor and clean the mud and crud off the bike before you bring it in. Working on a gritty or muddy bike is a PIA and often requires cleaning before work can be done. Makes it take longer too.

Good Dirt
 

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carlos91 said:
im gonna tell them the gears are skipping so they can clean my drivetrain lol
Clean it yourself , don't be a tool .
 

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or just ask them to. tell them about problems that aren't there isn't helping anyone. plus if you told me your shifting was skipping, i'd adjust your cable tension and lube the chain and wonder wtf you were talking about, and probably spend 20 mins ultra fine adjusting and test riding hoping to figure it out.
 

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I go to the shop here by my house in Cutler Bay and they do it for me while I wait. I go for a stroll through the mall and in 30 minutes I'm ready to go.
 

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I go to the shop here by my house in Cutler Bay and they do it for me while I wait. I go for a stroll through the mall and in 30 minutes I'm ready to go.
Must be talking about Knight Bikes. Excellent shop. I used to race BMX for Bob's team back when he had his other shop, Bike Botique, in Homestead. I wish they could get Specialized, because I've done business with them for years, but I had to get my current bike from another shop. For service you can't go wrong with this shop.
 
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