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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 over 9 years ago.

As of over 10 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 6 years ago

anikkig

anikkig says:

Sweet frame and wheels

Posted almost 7 years ago

Rusty_Piton

Rusty_Piton says:

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

Posted almost 10 years ago

cchhrriiss

cchhrriiss says:

very classy conversion.

love the tight geometry

Posted about 10 years ago

Saberhead

Saberhead says:

Whoah this is a sick ass ride

Posted over 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

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

Posted over 10 years ago

alko

alko says:

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

Posted over 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

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

Posted over 10 years ago

david

david says:

Wow this is a really good conversion!

Posted over 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks man. :-)

Posted over 10 years ago

fiorelli1

fiorelli1 says:

Well done man. Smooth bike

Posted over 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks man, appreciate it. :-)

Posted over 10 years ago

YakiMarc

YakiMarc says:

Cyclist or artist? Great photos!

Posted over 10 years ago