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1986 Apollo MK1

1986 Apollo MK1

Merida made BMX for the Australian market.

Bought this frame about a year ago for a planned Apollo show that was subsequently cancelled, but I eventually decided to build it up anyway.


Hope you like the results.

Parts list.

Frame: 1986 Mk1 Apollo. rechromed prior to me buying it
Fork: NOS Tange TX 1200's 
Bars: CW style unstamped, nice used condition
Grips: New Ame Waffles
Cranks: Sugino Maxy Cross restored by me with NOS 45t chainring, NOS chainring bolts and repop dustcaps
Chain: Re-issue Black/silver Izumi
Pedals: Shimano DX restored by me with repop end caps
Stem: Suntour Power Stem, very good used condition
Locknut: NOS Tange LP-440
Headset: New Tange-Seiki MX2
Wheels and tyres: Re-issue Skyway Tuff II's with Kool Kaps on new Cheng Shin comp 3's
Padset: By Hicksy aka ProsixtyFive ...Thanks Glynn
Decals: By Lixy. Modified Mk 3 set ...Thanks Lix if you see this, you're a gem.
Seat post Clamp: Tange SC1 restored by me with new decal
Seatpost: cheapie from oldschoolbmxstore, will replace this for a good quality layback soon 
Seat: Kashimax MX restored and dyed Black by me, was originally blue and really badly scarred up. New decals.
Brakes: OG chrome DC 890 caliper dated 85, OG chrome Tech 3 lever dated 83 with new cable
 
  • All-Around
  • Company: Apollo
  • Model: MK1
  • Wheel Size: 20"
  • Toptube length: 18.5"
  • Headtube size: 1"