what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

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what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby ZEUSvsHADES » Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:16 pm

i bought this some time ago and it is in very good condition. i dont know anything about bikes as i do not ride these things...
im not sure if i should sell it, keep it as it is or freshen it up like my friend has done to his old bike.
are they worth much and are they any good?
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby Torana68 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:15 pm

so you bought a bike you dont/cant ride? :? anyway no its not worth much give it to someone who needs to ride to work or a kid who cant afford one.
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby Kermit TF » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:24 pm

If your not into bikes , sell it.
Otherwise clean it , service it and enjoy the smoothness of a grand ol apollo..
I have 5 apollos from memory :roll: the 3.5 is quite a rare bike , as only a handful where made compared to the apollo IV's..
A clean 3.5 sold on evil bay in sept-oct last year, fetched close to $300 from memory..
A fellow apollophile friend of mine would buy it at the drop of hat..the 1980-84 III-V's always seem to have a strong following. A black IV sold on monday night on evil bay for $355 medium frame 7/10 condition.
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby ZEUSvsHADES » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:36 pm

thanks for the help mate. i bought it to ride with a friend but i went about 100m and it doesnt really interest me plus the fact that its worth a bit of money i would rather just let it go. if one of your friends might be interested could you please get him in contact with me. it would be much appreciated :)
thankyou
i live in frankston victoria
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby Dan » Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:53 am

Donate it. St Vinnies, Lifeline, whoever.

Last I looked, this was the 'Retro Biking' section, not the 'hey, tell how much my bike is worth so I can sell it and never post in the forum again' section.

Rant over.
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby ZEUSvsHADES » Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:15 pm

does that make you feel better buddy? i bet it has been building up inside and really getting to you huh.
i was seriously considering painting it and doing it up just to have if it wasn't worth much, not that you care cos your quick to jump to you own assumptions. thanks anyway
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby Dan » Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:08 pm

You're welcome. You asked for opinions.
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby munga » Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:58 pm

worth between 50 and 150. put it on ebay
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby munga » Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:02 pm

doors that way. come back sometime.
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby grantw » Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:15 pm

You guys are joking, bung some colnago stickers on it and it's a lazy grand, maybe two on the bay if you grind in some spades, - 3k if you grind neatly - on the top tubeand whatnot where it counts. You can also paint the forks silver for extra bling. All the cool kids are doing it. Can help the op out with some stickers if he/she/it is keen. Very reasonable prices :-)
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby Kermit TF » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:25 pm

munga wrote:worth between 50 and 150. put it on ebay

Your kidding....double it ! Grants so right....
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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby Dan » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:58 pm

Hey grant, need to borrow the irony smiley?

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Re: what to do with my apollo 3.5 bike

Postby grantw » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:21 pm

I'm loading that into my shortcuts.
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