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[BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Tue Apr 16, 2013 9:41 pm

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/springfi ... 1017912682

Apollo Vitesse. 126mm. 170mm cranks. 7sp 600 hubs on velocity rims. 56cm seat tube centre to centre. 700 x 23 tyres. Carbon fibre fork. Recessed brake calipers. May suit stationary trainer, commuter, fixie. 11.18 kg. Ready to ride. Needs nothing.

contact me via BNA and i'll do $130.
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby Wakatuki » Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:45 pm

Hi Munga,

Has this old girl got 600 all over?

I don't need the frame but the wheels and components for my circa 1989 Raleigh would be interesting. :) Replacing 300ex (Exage with Biopace :( )

I'm a complete noob at this restoration stuff, if you split will it fit? I think idrcycles is looking to take the steed to Noosa. We would need parts....especially wheels.
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:24 pm

no, 600 hubs only. everything else is lower-spec. you're pretty much buying some decent wheels with a running bike attached to it.
there's nothing wrong with the bike at all. perfectly useable as is. brakes work properly, indexed 7sp gears are tuned up. i've checked over everything and it's all working as it should. no surprises. derailleurs both needed adjusting and that was it. stem not stuck. seatpost not stuck. no funny business.
as i said in the previous sellers ad, i just wanted the steel forks that were on it, and in order to sweeten the deal, i've fitted a matching coloured front wheel of same quality and some nice carbon forks. hoping to get my money back.
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:59 am

now on ebay too. starting at $120, BIN $175. Contact me on BNA for cash sale at $120.
Brakes and derailleurs adjusted, chain lubed. Ready to ride to work/uni.

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll ... 1126463657
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:06 am

now has bids on ebay. snoozers are losers :P
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby Wakatuki » Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:01 am

I knew this was a bargain Munga, but the timing is all wrong. Good sale on the ebay for you though....
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby QuangVuong » Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:43 am

Woah, that went for more than your BIN price.

Btw, got any other 1" threaded CF forks?
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:38 pm

i'm surprised too. hasn't been paid for yet though. let's see.
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:42 pm

QuangVuong wrote:Btw, got any other 1" threaded CF forks?


nah try ebay. that fork was on a damaged cannondale (cracknfail) someone donated to me, and being 1" threaded, i kept the fork and flicked the frame.
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:50 pm

munga wrote:i'm surprised too. hasn't been paid for yet though. let's see.


whaddayaknow! winning bidder backed out. i think i have a sense for picking up on these things.
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby QuangVuong » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:10 pm

Second chance offer then. Itll still be up near $200.

Otherwise, can I grab that CF fork from ya? If the steerer is long enough.
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:18 pm

$120 and the fork is yours, quang! i'll even throw in a free bike..
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby QuangVuong » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:51 pm

That be $120 posted? :lol:

Ill see if my bro wants those exage parts though, then Ill let you know.
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:05 pm

i'll sell you the fork for $120 posted.. 8)
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby Dan » Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:28 am

QuangVuong wrote:That be $120 posted? :lol:


You're kidding, right? How about you ask him to ride it to Sydney for you....
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:42 am

well it's back on ebay.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/181130038860 ... 1586.l2649

i can't believe a winning bidder with feedback rating of over 500 thought it would be ok to change his mind while he and his wife were in my driveway looking at other auctions on her phone. i swear he thought he was in a bike shop.
to cris0000food, thanks for wasting my time.
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Re: [BNE] Apollo Vitesse Road bike

Postby munga » Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:54 pm

finally sold via gumtree (payment pending).
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