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Trek 560 Conversion

This bike was purchased as just a frameset on eBay. I immediately converted it into a fixed gear, which I love.

Frame:
Trek 560 (Reynolds 501)

Fork/Headset:
Trek 560 fork/Tange Levin headset

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Sugino GLP crankset/Tange bottom bracket

Pedals:
MKS Sylvan Road, Christophe clips (large), Unknown used nylon straps

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Surly 19-tooth cog/Sugino 52-tooth chainring/KMC cheap gold chain

Handlebars/Stem:
Easton EA30 high-rise risers with Stolen Money Grips/"Custom" used stem

Saddle/Seatpost:
Selle Italia Turbo Super saddle/Ritchey WCS seatpost

Brakes:
Dia Compe dual-pivot front brake caliper with an Odyssey short lever

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Machined Weinmann DP18/Formula Hub/Michelin Tire

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Non-machined Weinmann DP18/Formula Hub/Continental Sport 1000 Tire

More Info:
I ended up selling this locally so that I could build something else.

Added by Coomer. Last updated about 10 years ago.

As of about 11 years ago, Coomer has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

13 Comments

jamesVS

jamesVS says:

this is nearly identical to the trek 400 series i'm converting

Posted over 7 years ago

anikkig

anikkig says:

Sweet frame and wheels

Posted over 7 years ago

Rusty_Piton

Rusty_Piton says:

Why the hell did you chop the hanger off? What the fuck?!?

Posted over 10 years ago

cchhrriiss

cchhrriiss says:

very classy conversion.

love the tight geometry

Posted almost 11 years ago

Saberhead

Saberhead says:

Whoah this is a sick ass ride

Posted about 11 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks! It's since been sold but it was a great bike.

Posted about 11 years ago

alko

alko says:

this one is beautiful...!!
thanks for the help...
;-)
alko

Posted about 11 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks man. Glad we got everything all worked out. :-)

Posted about 11 years ago

david

david says:

Wow this is a really good conversion!

Posted over 11 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks man. :-)

Posted over 11 years ago

fiorelli1

fiorelli1 says:

Well done man. Smooth bike

Posted over 11 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks man, appreciate it. :-)

Posted over 11 years ago

YakiMarc

YakiMarc says:

Cyclist or artist? Great photos!

Posted over 11 years ago