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Forum: Road Cycling 03-17-16, 09:20 AM
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Posted By apollored
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Forum: Commuting 03-20-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,465
Posted By apollored
have you still got the Sub-10 or did you replace...

have you still got the Sub-10 or did you replace it?

My old Apollo is also a much loved old servant tho sometimes I think if I had the money to replace it I would in a shot.

Its comfy to ride...
Forum: Commuting 03-20-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,465
Posted By apollored
Glad you're ok and sorry for the loss of your...

Glad you're ok and sorry for the loss of your bike.

Hope the bus company replace it but its still sad to lose such a long time friend and fellow traveller.

And such a beautiful bike too.

At...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-19-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 535,769
Posted By apollored
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-19-14, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By apollored
I sold it to a member of my cycling group for...

I sold it to a member of my cycling group for £40.

A loss sure but I know its gone to a good home and the lad it was bought for loves it :)
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-12-14, 05:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,120
Posted By apollored
Schoolboy gang locked up for savage attack on a...

Schoolboy gang locked up for savage attack on a man for being GINGER after they confessed to their teachers


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Forum: United Kingdom 01-31-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By apollored
Side Road Madness

I dont know if its me lately but on six occasions this past week cars have nearly pulled out very close to me from side roads.

When I have cycled down a 2 + mile major A Road with many side roads...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 285,003
Posted By apollored
360173 I know its got bits of grey...

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I know its got bits of grey and green on it but its black lol :)
Forum: Commuting 01-18-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By apollored
New York City from the seat of a bicycle....

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2541671/New-York-City-seat-bicycle-Photographer-takes-stunning-photos-Big-Apple-daily-commute.html


A graphic designer has taken a series of stunning...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-14-14, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By apollored
Thanks for that tho it does say 650b on the wheel...

Thanks for that tho it does say 650b on the wheel rim but did have 26" tyres fitted so you're probably right, oh well and I thought I had fancy wheels on lol :)

Yes go for a smaller frame with...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-13-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By apollored
SR Suntour XCM w/30mm stanchions, coil spring &...

SR Suntour XCM w/30mm stanchions, coil spring & preload, 100mm travel.

The wheels are 650b which makes it feel very high tho I think 26" wheels would make it very slow.

Someone asked me if it...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-13-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By apollored
Thanks for all your advice I will live with it...

Thanks for all your advice I will live with it for now and get the suspension serviced when I can, its corroded inside which doesnt help matters :(

When I can afford to replace it I will advertise...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-12-14, 05:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By apollored
Would just have to advertise it and see and also...

Would just have to advertise it and see and also see if there are any decent bikes for that price available.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-12-14, 04:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By apollored
Yes its a lot cleaner now than when it was bought...

Yes its a lot cleaner now than when it was bought when it looked neglected and hard ridden.

Have spent nearly the price it cost on servicing and new parts so far so hopefully will get a new price...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-12-14, 04:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By apollored
To ride trails mostly and on road to ride on, but...

To ride trails mostly and on road to ride on, but because its big for me I dont trust it very much so just wanted to make it easier to get on and off.

But yes maybe sell it on tho it was a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-12-14, 02:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By apollored
Can Buying A Smaller Fork Reduce Standover Height?

Having bought this bike at auction and finding it just that bit too tall, I was wondering if I bought it a smaller and lighter fork could that drop the standover height of it as if you see in the...
Forum: Foo 01-11-14, 01:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,448
Posted By apollored
Still use a laptop tho it just about avoids...

Still use a laptop tho it just about avoids throwing out the window regularly.

Need something else seriously.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-11-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18,928
Views: 1,476,774
Posted By apollored
Day out to Hadfield, Derbyshire again. Began...

Day out to Hadfield, Derbyshire again.

Began for me in heavy rain cycling 5 miles to the train station in about 6C.

Was totally soaked by the time I got there and my hands were pretty cold tho...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-11-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 195,942
Posted By apollored
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Tintwistle Knarr Quarry, Hadfield, Derbyshire :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-09-14, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 535,769
Posted By apollored
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-08-14, 03:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,343
Posted By apollored
Turn my head round to check tho have been known...

Turn my head round to check tho have been known to concentrate too much on that and forget the traffic in front:cry: but usually a quick check then if I need to I make eye contact and signal, giving...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-08-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By apollored
I agree and also frostiness, and early on...

I agree and also frostiness, and early on beautiful sunsets and also there seem to be more stars out when the skies are clear.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-07-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15,785
Views: 2,514,320
Posted By apollored
Actually no Manchester is one of the most buoyant...

Actually no Manchester is one of the most buoyant cities in the country I'll have you know :P
Forum: Road Cycling 01-07-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15,785
Views: 2,514,320
Posted By apollored
Sure but I still need to get the mud and dirt off...

Sure but I still need to get the mud and dirt off first as I ride off road lol :)

Not really into the polishes and waxes tho I should probably start doing that :)
Forum: Road Cycling 01-06-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15,785
Views: 2,514,320
Posted By apollored
Wilko Pressure Sprayer 8L so I can wash my bike...

Wilko Pressure Sprayer 8L so I can wash my bike at home as I dont have a hosepipe connection and I dont want to leave it outside unattended while I have to go inside to change water etc.





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