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Apollo Vortice Urban Mountain Bike - 17"

The Apollo Vortice Urban Mountain Bike is a practical rigid 'urban' mountain bike with 18-speed Shimano gearing and v-brakes with comfort saddle
Average Customer Rating:
4.667 out of 5
4.7
 out of 
5
(6 Reviews) 6
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Rating Snapshot (6 reviews)
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5 of 6(83%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend 
Customer Reviews for Apollo Vortice Urban Mountain Bike - 17"
Review 1 for Apollo Vortice Urban Mountain Bike - 17"
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
great product,
May 28, 2013
By
from staffordshire
Quality 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Pros: the smooth ride
Cons: the saddle
" Excellent product for beginners who are looking to start road cycling. The gears are easy to use and the ride is smooth. the only down side was the saddle which felt really hard so i would recomend to buy a gel seat cover "
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 25 - 34
Gender: Male
Attitude to Shopping: Quality Seeker - I'd rather spend a little extra on something if I know its going to last
Family: I'm Living with Partner/Spouse - With Children
Type of Cyclist: Commuting
Other hobbies: Running / Athletics
How many bikes: 2
Which Store did you visit? BURTON ON TRENT
-1point
0out of 1found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Apollo Vortice Urban Mountain Bike - 17"
Overall Rating 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Good Value,
May 25, 2012
By
from Stockton on Tees
Quality 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Pros: everything apart from gripshifts
Cons: gripshifts
" Great value bike. Good riding position and comfortable seat. Gear change is okay till your hands become sweaty then Gripshifts are very difficult to use, am going to change this next week. This is the only bad point on an otherwise good bike. This is why i gave 3 stars for performance. "
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 55 - 64
Gender: Male
Attitude to Shopping: Quality Seeker - I'd rather spend a little extra on something if I know its going to last
Family: I'm Single - With Children
How many bikes: 1
-2points
1out of 4found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Apollo Vortice Urban Mountain Bike - 17"
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Excellent value,
October 10, 2011
By
from Yorkshire
Quality 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
" Solidly built, nice understated colour (nothing too flashy for someone of my age!). Gears shift quite well, balance is good. Tyres gives a good grip on various surfaces. Used the bike on road, across grass and on tracks but nothing too rough. It's a good allrounder for someone who does most their cycling on roads but feels the need to cut across the occasional bit of rougher terrain. Haven't found any problems with this bike as yet! "
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 55 - 64
Gender: Male
Attitude to Shopping: Quality Seeker - I'd rather spend a little extra on something if I know its going to last
Family: I'm Living with Partner/Spouse - With Children
Type of Cyclist: Commuting
How many bikes: 2
+6points
7out of 8found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Apollo Vortice Urban Mountain Bike - 17"
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
smooth ride!,
April 06, 2011
By
from Newcastle upon Tyne
Quality 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Pros: smooth ride
Cons: large chain-ring could be bigger
" Solid and fairly light for going fast without having to worry about bumps and holes due to the narrow tyres - but wider than a racer. Big 20" frame for comfort. Self-centering V-brakes are quiet and more responsive than mechanical disc brakes. Ride is rigid but comfy without suspension. Plastic pedals with a large area are good for grip - I like these more than my other smaller, metal pedals. Gears are smooth and gripshift gears are good to know quickly which gear you are in. I got a bargain! "
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 35 - 44
Gender: Male
+7points
7out of 7found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Apollo Vortice Urban Mountain Bike - 17"
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
apollo,
January 18, 2011
By
from suffolk
Quality 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Pros: very light
" great bike for rigid frame very light and easy to ride, seat not to bad and ride is nice and smooth. brake good concidering they are not discs. would still be worth the original price "
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 35 - 44
Gender: Male
+2points
4out of 6found this review helpful.
Review 6 for Apollo Vortice Urban Mountain Bike - 17"
Overall Rating 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Wheels too small,
January 04, 2011
By
Quality 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Performance 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Pros: lightweight frame, good value
Cons: too small for proper ride, uncomfortable frame
" The website recommended a 17" frame for my size, but this feels like a child's bike. It also feels very inefficient to ride because of the small wheels. "
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
Age Group: 35 - 44
Gender: Male
-3points
3out of 9found this review helpful.