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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    Thank you danson67
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    Will do torqueless, he restores lots of things and very well. It's his retirement hobby. I will post some photos when done. Thank you all
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    Hello, I have visited a family member today who likes doing things up and wants the bike, clearly family comes first so I am giving the bike to them. Apologies to fivesixteenths.
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    Hi Torqueless, Thank you for your input, I totally agree the bike shop had little interest but i have little skill in bikes and feel it would be left to rot in my hands. Therefore offering up to a member of the forum hopefully insures that it will be looked after and may be used again...
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    No problem at all, send me a PM and I will pass on my address. Yes it is a British map, thank you
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    No problem at all, send me a PM and I will pass on my address.
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    I notice it has a map engraved on the handle bars, not sure if that means anything to anyone ?.
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    Hello, I took it to the bike shop who basically said it's about equivalent of a £300 bike of today's standards even when fully refurbished and because gears are seized and wheel size needed etc, I would be putting at least that into it. So not worth it. I have a mountain bike, so I am in no...
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    Hello, I took it to the bike shop who basically said it's about equivalent of a £300 bike of today's standards even when fully refurbished and because gears are seized and wheel size needed etc, I would be putting at least that into it. So not worth it. I have a mountain bike, so I am in no...
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    Thank you all, really positive feed back. I have booked it into a local bike shop that just got recommended to me by a colleague that I know likes his bike riding. The shop said will take a look and give me price for 2 new wheels, fit chain, give bike a service i.e bare minimum. I can then...
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    Hello, Just had a pull on the tyres and certainly the tyres were stuck to the rim's, in fact I think 1/2 tyres is still stuck to the rim's. I will google 'Clincher Wheels', No rust or anything underneath tape. I will try and convince Decathlon to fit a chain for me. With respect to the rust...
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    Thank you Midlife, their was me googling 26inch * 1inch Tubeless Tyres and not finding much, bang out of luck for a quick trip to decathlon to fit me some new tyres and a chain then I guess. Would I be wasting money and I would be better buying a new bike say around 1K from Evan's or Decathlon...
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    Road bike beyond repair ?

    Hello, My father who passed away just over 1 yr ago was a passionate road cyclist and many years ago the attached was his bike. I would like to start using it and would like advise on if this is viable, from what I see, it needs a chain and a couple of tyres. The frame is a bit rusty as you...
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