This posting details a regular summer 1,000 km service of my Look 555 weekend warrior bike which was completed on January 13, 2011 at 17,645 km.
|Item No.||Service Action||Comments|
|1||Cleaning the chain using a Park Tools CM-5 Cyclone Chain Scrubber||Chain was dirty than normal requiring five cleaning cycles.|
|2||Check the condition of the jockey wheels||All okay.|
|3||Cleaning the bike with Nu Finish Car wash with pure orange oil.||All okay.|
|4||Deflating the tyres and checking for wear levels, cuts and embedded foreign objects, e.g., glass. Pick-up embedded foreign objects to minimise likelihood of punctures.||The front Michelin Pro Race 3 has a couple of cuts in but no glass found. The tyre has done 1,028 km.
The rear Continental Grand Prix 4000S â€œBlack Chilliâ€ had a couple of pieces of glass embedded and one wear indicator is fading. Getting close to replacement time. It has done 4,138 km.
|5||Checking the condition of brake pads.||All okay.|
|6||Checking of chain wear with a Shimano TL-CN41 Chain wear indicator tool.||The Wipperman 10sO chain is wearing well. It has now done 8,039 km.|
|7||Remove the pedals and refit (prevents them seizing up) and adjust the tension.||All okay.|
|8||Check the tension of all bolts and screws on the bike.||All okay.|
|9||Check the condition of the cleats.||New cleats recently fitted so all okay.|
|10||Lube the chain with Rock and Roll Gold chain lube.||All okay.|