This pic just shows the chain…Continue
As the pump was one of the easiest things to remove from the bike, I thought I would check this out first. The first thing I noticed after taking it off was that it had water in it, a pump or two of the handle removed that, and extending the handle all the way revealed a…Continue
Well this is the bike as purchased. Biopace chainrings, alloy pedals with toeclips, downtube shifters (with SIS on the rear), Exage derailleurs, 700C aluminium wheels, Exage brake calipers and levers, and a white and magenta colour scheme. It was also fitted with a Tefal frame pump, without locking lever.…
This blog is going to detail the current shape and the piece by piece restoration of the 51cm white (with magenta accents) Apollo Concorde I picked up from the 'Bikes for Refugees' garage sale.
I've always wanted a steel frame bike, something to run up to the shops on, something for a little resistance training on my normal routes, something that is a little different.
Next task is to resize and put up the pictures I have of the…Continue