"Bob Flemming" <[email protected]
> wrote in message
> On Tue, 4 Feb 2003 13:10:13 -0000, "Dave" <[email protected]
> >"Bob Flemming" <[email protected]
> wrote in message
> >news[email protected]
> >> There is one of these down the dump.....I know it's not up to that much, it's old with 27"
> >> steel wheels, but it's a 25 " frame, and has forks that bend forward a bit more, rather 'like'
> >> proper touring folks..
> >> It looks like some generic type bike. Made in England. Just the basic
> >> 52/38 front and 6 block on the back. Has anybody heard of this 'Sun Solo' road bike before?
> >> cheers
> >> bob
> >I bought one last year Bob, second hand obviously. Rear wheel is a bit
> >of true and can't be bought totally back in. I'm thinking of buying an
> >wheel, if there is such a thing at this size. But apart from that, I've
> >a fair bit of mileage in on it and am planning a whole lot more. It was certainly a relief when I
> >got it as a replacement for my pseudo MTB (
> >£100 Universal) on road runs. All in all, I thought it was well worth the £25 I paid for it ! If
> >you can get it from the tip for free and there's no problem with it,
> >it for £25. There's bound to be some idjut out there who'll think he's
> ...well the bloke down my local tip is wise to 'freebies' being worth the odd buck or two. He
> wanted twenty quid for this bike. I flashed a tenner, but he wasn't having any of it, reckoning
> 'some bloke would be along soon to buy it for twenty'. He could well be right, but I left kind of
> feeling a bit of an idiot. Hell fire, what's the difference between 10 and 20 quid for a bike?
> Hardly goona retire on a tenner am I? (Without a pension, there's going to be no retiring round
> here anyway!!) I may well go back and pick it up tomorrow....providing it's still there, of
> I know it's not anything special but just wondered about the make. As ever. thanks for your
LOL....Sell it for 40 quid...that's the beauty of the second hand market...retirement might be
closer than you think!!cheers, Dave