Bike Building

Purchasing a new bike is exciting, although assembly can be a nightmare if you are unprepared. Anaconda wants you to be in the saddle and on the road or trail as soon as possible, so remember to watch the video, ‘How to Assemble your Anaconda bike’ before you begin. Bike building will help you understand the features of your ride and build it for optimum performance. Anaconda has established partnerships with world leading bike brands Fluid and Huffy to give you the best deal possible. 

Check out our exciting range of bikes available online and in-store.

By following a few simple steps, your new Anaconda bike can be assembled quickly and correctly, so ensure you follow all manufacturers instructions.

Unbox the bike: A mountain bike, road bike or other bicycle consists of dozens of parts. When assembled, every component should be in sync, allowing your bike to provide optimum speed and manoeuvrability for an enjoyable ride. Anaconda bikes are boxed and ready for assembly using purpose-designed bike tools. Unbox everything carefully and ensure all bike components are intact and ready for assembly.

Use appropriate tools for assembly: Although bike assembly is straight forward, you will need the right tools to complete the job. Your list of essential tools may include a chain tool, allen keys, spanners, adjustable spanner, pedal spanner, wire cutter and screw drivers. Check beforehand to see what tools are included with your new Anaconda bike.

Putting it all together: Assembly of your new bike may include attaching the seat post, pedals, handlebars, wheels and more. High quality Fluid and Huffy bicycles are constructed with easy assembly in mind, allowing customers to purchase with confidence.

Brakes and chain: Attach the brake mechanisms and chain according to manufacturers specifications. When fitting a chain to a geared bike, use the largest gear in the back and the largest in the front, with just enough chain to allow it to spin smoothly. If the chain is too tight or kinked, loosen the chain slightly and adjust the fit.

You may need to cut the cable housing for your brakes. Ensure you have enough housing to allow full turning of the handlebars without interfering with brakes. Fine tune the brakes and other mechanisms to ensure safety on the road or trail. If in doubt, speak to an Anaconda expert or staff at a professional bicycle shop.

Test ride the bike: When bike building is complete, double check everything is tight and secure. Check all components and go for a short test ride. Avoid steep hills and radical mountain biking until you are satisfied with the performance of your machine. Check out great bike deals available from Anaconda online or in-store.

Fluid Rapid 24 inch Mountain Bike: Lightweight alloy frame, 7-speed Shimano gears, fork suspension, stainless steel spokes and tough puncture-resistant tyres all feature on this quality bike. This Fluid Rapid bike comes partially assembled and includes a 12-month warranty on bike components and a lifetime manufacturing fault warranty on the bike frame.

Fluid Santa Monica Sunflower Bike: This classic bike design is a blast from the past. Classic retro design in cheery sunflower yellow is sure to attract, and this bike is designed for a relaxing and comfortable ride. A smart set of wheels for cruising around the town or on the beachside promenade, the Santa Monica Sunflower bike comes partially assembled with some tools included. Featuring Shimano 7-speed gears and a steel series frame, you will be in the saddle and on the road in no time.

Huffy Green Machine 16-inch Trike: The dual stick steering and fast-action trigger handbrake put the rider safely in control. The fully adjustable seat provides comfortable operation for different riders. Other features include a durable steel frame, easy manoeuvrability and super slick rear tyres for making epic spins and slides.

Remember to wear a bike helmet and protective gear at all times, and secure your bike with a purpose-built bike lock. These accessories and more are all available from Anaconda, with our lowest price guarantee. Check out the full Anaconda bike range and speak to an in-store expert for more inspiration.



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