I think that pretty much tells the story. I bought this bike about 4 or 5 years ago for £75, thinking I would ride to work. I never did, but I did ride about Bracknell a little, I enjoyed it, but now I am riding it a few days a week and feel that it’s time to replace the tyres, chain, cassette and probably put two new tubes in it also. Wild times, I know. Obviously I’ll likely fit the very cheapest of cheap components so as not to totally write the bike off. This shows how much the chain has stretched: