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87 Schwinn World Fixed Rust

87 fixed gear project, recently decided it needed some rust. This has been my daily commuter this year.

Frame:
1987 Schwinn World Sport

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Origin 8 165mm

Pedals:
Suntour Superbe

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
46/16/sram

Handlebars/Stem:
Nitto Dynamic 9 90mm

Saddle/Seatpost:
Selle Italia Turbo 1980

Brakes:
Nope

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
State polished/25c Freedom Thickslick

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
State polished/25c Freedom Thickslick

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. The Beginning
  2. August 2013
  3. late August
  4. The Tanks going on a diet
  5. The Schwinn takes a step back
  6. Rust finish
  7. Soaked in Hydrogen Peroxide

Current Stage Info:

Used Peroxide to make it a darker shade of rust. Then cleared with a ceramic engine paint.

Added by GoldenR. Last updated about 5 years ago.

12 Comments

red

red says:

love the rust

Posted about 5 years ago

Iankaleb

Iankaleb says:

Nice I wanna do this to my conversion too

Posted almost 6 years ago

GoldenR

GoldenR says:

Are you thinking about stripping the paint?

Posted almost 6 years ago

MGear4817

MGear4817 says:

Great looking Bike. Very clean.

Posted almost 6 years ago

Mshap0352

Mshap0352 says:

Holy jeebus this bike is phenomenal

Posted almost 6 years ago

GoldenR

GoldenR says:

Thank you!

Posted almost 6 years ago

red

red says:

damn!

Posted about 6 years ago

GoldenR

GoldenR says:

Thanks!

Posted almost 6 years ago

subsonic_bananas

subsonic_bananas says:

very elegant conversion! much love for raw frames :)

Posted over 6 years ago

GoldenR

GoldenR says:

Thank you very much!

Posted over 6 years ago

osiris419

osiris419 says:

Nice build. I like the brushed look.

Posted over 6 years ago

GoldenR

GoldenR says:

Thank you! the previous owner got it started im just getting it finished up.

Posted over 6 years ago