Bicycle Mechanics - Flummoxed on how to build new bike...
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I bought my first bike in almost a decade today, a reasonably priced low-mid range Apollo Mountain Bike from Halfords. It was only when I got it home that I realised just how much MB technology has changed, even at that low price level.
Basically what I'm looking for is help, and lots of it, on putting my Bike together.
I know most of you will probably roll your eyes and think what a buffoon!, but we all start somewhere.
I havn't long since moved house, but if I find my camera I think I can post pictures.
08-23-08, 01:38 PM
but we all start somewhere.
Yeah but I would hope u have the wisdom to know whether your "somewhere" is square#1 or square#5 and let the professionals take care of 1-4.
Post away and may the patience members be wit u.
And don't be shy using the SEARCH button. Just about all the questions u maybe asking is already been answered.
08-23-08, 05:07 PM
parktool.com sheldonbrown.com otherwise find someone who can help you. Make sure you are using proper tools.
08-24-08, 10:15 AM
Glad to help, if I can! What are the specific questions you need answers to? If you bought an Apollo from Halfords you must be UK-based - whereabouts?
08-25-08, 01:43 AM
you could have got them to build it up for you for free.
the bike will be in a box with the front wheel and bars off.
need those parts fitted and some adjustments
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