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Road bike conversion

~8kg, and extremely comfy and smooth ride, it just glides over potholes and bumps. built it as a commuter on a tight budget.

Frame:
Prolog Team with Columbus EL tubing, 53cm. Dropouts changed, powder coated with extra sparkly flakes and stickered up.

Fork/Headset:
Prolog Team / Shimano 600

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Colossi C-Unit Track / Suntour

Pedals:
Shimano 600 w/ cages

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Miche 17T / Dura Ace 49T / Izumi track

Handlebars/Stem:
3T / SR Custom 100mm / Deda bartape

Saddle/Seatpost:
Selcof 27.2 aero / Selle Italia Flite

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Miche Pistard WR / Miche Primato / Bontrager R3

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Miche Pistard WR / Miche Primato / Continental SS+

More Info:
Gonna get new decals later, I got in a crash and the frame needed repairs

Bike History

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

  1. initial
  2. stage 2
  3. finished
  4. revision

Added by coffeemug. Last updated almost 2 years ago.

As of almost 2 years ago, coffeemug has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

6 Comments

pvd_viguy

pvd_viguy says:

how the hell did you change the dropouts I didn't even know you could do that

Posted almost 2 years ago

coffeemug

coffeemug says:

you just cut off the vertical dropouts and replace them with track ones then weld them back

Posted over 1 year ago

Atlas

Atlas says:

Where did you get that "Trash" sticker? Want.

Posted almost 3 years ago

coffeemug

coffeemug says:

Made it myself :D

Posted almost 3 years ago

sloman

sloman says:

Great build,convo done right. Dropout change makes all the diff. Much better than converting a track bike to a commuter.

Posted almost 3 years ago

coffeemug

coffeemug says:

Thanks, I wholly agree with you, the geo is more relaxed but still agile enough than a typical track geo, suits commuting better.

Posted almost 3 years ago