THE DAY (July 26, 2019) — When people say they “fell into” their career, it’s supposed to be a figurative expression — but that actually happened for Apollo Ziembroski, owner of Apollo Cycles

As a 16-year-old Fitch High School student living in Stonington, Ziembroski rode his mountain bike to school every day, no matter the weather. One morning, he was struck — “nicked,” as he put it — by a school bus, and down he and the bike went.

He wasn’t injured but his new $1,200 mountain bike, which he got as a present for his 16th birthday, was banged up. He took it to Mystic Cycle Center for repair.

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