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Mountain Bike
Shock Service Kit

Fenwick's

Suspension Lube Spray 200ml

£5.99

Buzzy's

Slick Honey Fork Grease - 2oz (55g) Greasegun Tube

£17.99  
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Fox

Float Shock Rebuild Kit - 2000 Onwards

£22.95  
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Fox

Float Fluid Anti-Friction Lube - 5cc Pillow Pack

£3.20
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Buzzy's

Slick Honey Fork Grease - 16oz (450g) Workshop Tub

£44.99  
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Fox

Float Fluid Anti-Friction Lube - 16oz

£41.95  
Was  £43.95   | Save  £2.00   (5%)

Muc-Off

Silky Suspension Serum (100ml)

£4.99
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Finish Line

Max Suspension Spray, 9 fl oz / 315ml Can)

£8.99  
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Buzzy's

Slick Honey Fork Grease - 1oz (25g) Syringe

£14.99  
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SRAM

Butter (1oz)

£12.00
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Peaty's

Suspension Assembly Grease

£14.99
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SRAM

Butter (20ml)

£8.00
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PUSH

SOS Seal/Assembly Lube

£14.00

Fox

4WT Suspension Fluid - 1 Litre

£33.95  
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Fox

AM Oil 1.5 WT (16oz)

£34.95  
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To keep your mountain bike's suspension performing at its best, regular maintenance is essential. This includes replacing worn out seals and servicing the shock. A mountain bike shock service kit is a must-have for any serious rider, as it provides all the necessary components to carry out this maintenance.
The suspension system on your mountain bike plays a crucial role in absorbing impact from rough terrain and keeping your ride smooth. Over time, dirt and debris can build up in the suspension, causing wear and tear on the seals and other components. This can lead to reduced performance and even damage to your bike.
Regularly servicing your mountain bike shock not only ensures a smoother ride but also prolongs the life of your suspension system. It also allows you to detect any potential issues early on, preventing costly repairs down the line.
A mountain bike shock service kit typically includes all the necessary components for servicing your suspension system. These may include:

  • Suspension fluid: This is used to lubricate the internal components of the shock.
  • Seals: These are essential for keeping dirt and debris out of the suspension system.
  • O-rings: These provide a tight seal and prevent fluid leaks.
  • Wiper seals: These help to protect the internal components from dirt and debris.
  • Bearing lubricant: This is used to ensure smooth movement of the shock's bushings.

Servicing your mountain bike shock may seem like a daunting task, but with the right tools and instructions, it can be done easily at home. Here are the general steps for servicing your shock:

  1. Begin by removing the shock from your bike.
  2. Disassemble the shock according to the manufacturer's instructions, being careful not to damage any components.
  3. Clean all parts thoroughly with a mild soap and water solution.
  4. Inspect all seals and O-rings for signs of wear or damage. If necessary, replace them with the new ones from your service kit.
  5. Reassemble the shock, following the manufacturer's instructions and using suspension fluid to lubricate all internal components.
  6. Finally, reinstall the shock on your bike and test its performance. Adjust the settings as needed.

Regular suspension service is crucial for maintaining the performance and longevity of your mountain bike's shock. Neglecting to service your suspension can lead to several issues, including:

  • Increased wear on internal components: Dirt and debris that build up in the suspension system can cause increased friction and wear on important parts.
  • Loss of suspension performance: Over time, the seals and O-rings in your shock can deteriorate, causing a decrease in performance and loss of fluid. This not only affects the overall feel of your ride but also puts more stress on your bike's frame.
  • Safety concerns: A poorly maintained shock can lead to unpredictable handling and potentially dangerous situations while riding.
  • Poor performance: Over time, suspension fluid can break down and lose its effectiveness. This can lead to reduced performance and a less comfortable ride.
  • Fluid leaks: Damaged seals or O-rings can cause fluid to leak out of the shock, which not only affects performance but can also damage other components on your bike.

To avoid these issues and keep your mountain bike's suspension in top condition, it is recommended to service your shock at least once a year or every 100 hours of riding.