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Takara 2.0

Custom rebuild of a 1975 Takara model 8 road bike, previously owned by whipped_takara. Original frame, fork, crank/BB, stem/headset, and handlebars. Custom paint, sittin' on 700c's of chrome.

Frame:
1975 Takara model 8, steel

Fork/Headset:
Original steel fork / Gran Compe headset

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Sugino 42T crank / original BB

Pedals:
Fyxation Gains pedals

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
All City 16T cog / SRAM single speed chain

Handlebars/Stem:
Original Gran Compe handlebars / original stem

Saddle/Seatpost:
Bontrageur seat / original Gran Compe seatpost

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Chrome Eighth Inch Julian / Thickslick

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Chrome Eighth Inch Julian / Thickslick

Accessories:
Black Eighth Inch track grips

More Info:
First bike build, got experimental with the paint but landed on a rusted / cleared in frame and a seafoam green fork. Or celeste or whatever

Added by manhattan. Last updated over 4 years ago.

4 Comments

whipped_takara

whipped_takara says:

ya done good, man. Looks bomb

Posted almost 5 years ago

manhattan

manhattan says:

thanks dude, couldnt have done it without ya

Posted almost 5 years ago

otiswolf

otiswolf says:

dats fresh, fork looks dope.

Posted almost 5 years ago

manhattan

manhattan says:

cant go wrong with some seafoam green

Posted almost 5 years ago