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Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 271,604
Posted By apollored

https://www.flickr.com/gp/93978440@N05/244dB9

https://www.flickr.com/gp/93978440@N05/244dB9
Forum: Commuting
03-20-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,739
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: 13,739
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...
03-19-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 703,465
Posted By apollored

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/t1.0-9/1966962_627086414012509_424227648_n.jpg
03-19-14, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,784
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 :)
02-12-14, 05:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,480
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


...
01-31-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,454
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: 2,073
Views: 398,735
Posted By apollored

360173 I know its got bits of grey...

360173




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: 785
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...
01-14-14, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,784
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...
01-13-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,784
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...
01-13-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,784
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...
01-12-14, 05:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,784
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.
01-12-14, 04:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,784
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...
01-12-14, 04:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,784
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...
01-12-14, 02:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,784
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: 2,942
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.
01-11-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,631
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...
01-11-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 386,348
Posted By apollored

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=359090&d=1389463626






Tintwistle Knarr Quarry, Hadfield, Derbyshire :)
01-09-14, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 703,465
Posted By apollored

https://scontent-b-cdg.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t...

https://scontent-b-cdg.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1/1512328_247842128717611_224021530_n.jpg
01-08-14, 03:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,095
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...
01-08-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
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: 18,544
Views: 3,656,552
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: 18,544
Views: 3,656,552
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: 18,544
Views: 3,656,552
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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01-05-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,631
Posted By apollored

It varies, round where we were it snows loads and...

It varies, round where we were it snows loads and any bad weather would mean it as it is in the Peak District which is very hilly, moorland and very windswept.

All the houses are built strongly of...
01-05-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,631
Posted By apollored

Went back to Hadfield in Derbyshire where we...

Went back to Hadfield in Derbyshire where we havent been in many years.

Cycled to Manchester Piccadilly train station about 5 miles on a cool overcast day.

Then off the train and rode to Holy...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-14, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 271,604
Posted By apollored

358116 Bottoms Quarry, Hadfield,...

358116


Bottoms Quarry, Hadfield, Derbyshire :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,234
Posted By apollored

I do sometimes but cycle kit isnt very comfy for...

I do sometimes but cycle kit isnt very comfy for sitting around in, get very tight (maybe just me lol) so I change eventually.

Tho I dont shower every time, depends where I've been and for how...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,492
Posted By apollored

I got a new bike, well third hand but new to me. ...

I got a new bike, well third hand but new to me.

A Trek 3900 Disc.

Spent nearly as much as it cost on new parts etc but once I can afford a new suspension it should be pretty good :)
12-31-13, 05:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 632
Posted By apollored

Louis Garneau Gloves for £9.99 ( cant believe...

Louis Garneau Gloves for £9.99 ( cant believe that lol ).

Multitool.

New tyres, chain and sprocket for my bike plus an Airzound Horn :) and Bottle Cage.

And handlebar grips very comfy now...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-13, 05:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,492
Posted By apollored

Not too many really, 2013 was a bad year for me...

Not too many really, 2013 was a bad year for me and cycling but I did go to North Wales a few times where we had a short ride then swam in the sea when it was very hot.

Nice and relaxing swimming...
12-28-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 703,465
Posted By apollored

https://scontent-b-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/1...

https://scontent-b-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/181407_588089064557522_360209000_n.jpg
12-28-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,710
Posted By apollored

A new chain and rear sprocket. I'll have a...

A new chain and rear sprocket.

I'll have a "new" bike at this rate :)
12-27-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,710
Posted By apollored

Airzound Rechargeable Air Horn :) ...

Airzound Rechargeable Air Horn :)


http://www.evanscycles.com/product_image/image/36c/9f5/8cc/28771/product_page/delta-airzound-2-horn.jpg
12-24-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 66,788
Posted By apollored

356437

356437
12-22-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,710
Posted By apollored

http://www.harryhallcycles.co.uk/smsimg/25/1294-29...

http://www.harryhallcycles.co.uk/smsimg/25/1294-2987-main--25.jpg

http://www.harryhallcycles.co.uk/smsimg/95/2082-5780-list-rl-master-95.jpg(Red One )
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,227
Posted By apollored

My Trek 3900 is a nice sound bike and very smooth...

My Trek 3900 is a nice sound bike and very smooth with great suspension.

The only thing I can't understand is that it is very light to pick up and wheel up stairs but is so heavy to ride and gain...
12-22-13, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,161
Posted By apollored

Rest In Peace.

Rest In Peace.
Forum: Commuting
12-13-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,732
Posted By apollored

I was on a main road and it has a left only lane...

I was on a main road and it has a left only lane turning into a side road.

It was raining hard when I joined it and I was so focused on the cars behind me when I wanted to change from that lane...
Forum: Foo
12-12-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 901
Posted By apollored

A new digital camera as mine is on its last...

A new digital camera as mine is on its last camera shot.

PC Scanner.

Make up

Shoes
12-09-13, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24,353
Views: 2,266,631
Posted By apollored

Went to Poynton as my fella wanted to look for...

Went to Poynton as my fella wanted to look for coal and we hadnt been for about 11 years.

Cool about 10 C and sunny spells, also lots of lovely mud and puddles to muddy my bike up and everything...
12-09-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By apollored

Dear Motorist

In the last 10 years, 7,000 cyclists have lost their lives in motorist accidents. Our goal is to decrease this number. Share this video to help save a life.

...
12-02-13, 11:32 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,004
Posted By apollored

And here it will be -4 and the land is panicking...

And here it will be -4 and the land is panicking lol :)

No doubt everyone else will get snow but us as we are sheltered by the Pennines and in a valley as well.

We usually get the cold and...
12-02-13, 11:22 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,004
Posted By apollored

May I ask where do you live?

May I ask where do you live?
12-02-13, 10:56 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,004
Posted By apollored

I will ride all winter if I can find enough...

I will ride all winter if I can find enough rides, have to push myself to ride alone.

Last winter I got pretty fit then lost it all this summer :(

A big ride planned on the road in January so...
12-01-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,312
Posted By apollored

Stay well behind any trucks stopped at lights or...

Stay well behind any trucks stopped at lights or wherever.

Never ever go any where near them never mind upsides,

I let them go, am never in that much of a rush.
12-01-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,243
Posted By apollored

353406 My Trek 3900, the handlebars are...

353406

My Trek 3900, the handlebars are certainly tall and oversized for me. Hope it counts :)
Forum: Foo
12-01-13, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 867
Posted By apollored

Spinning doughnuts ? ...

Spinning doughnuts ?


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2516303/Fast--Furious-star-Paul-Walker-dead-fiery-car-wreck-Actor-killed-Porsche-GT-driven-friend-crashed-pole.html
11-21-13, 03:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,225
Posted By apollored

She still has her photo all over the media, most...

She still has her photo all over the media, most of us would shy away and try and stay out of the limelight.

Well we wouldnt be so dumb as to do what she did anyway but wouldnt want our pics out...
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