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Treze Swallow Rat Commuter Bike

This is my commuter bike, builted with cheap components for daily use and abuse. This frameset was made in Brazil (and it was my second fixed gear frameset. Self made front rack.

Frame:
Tre3e Swallow Cromoly 54cm (st) x 55cm (tt)

Fork/Headset:
Tre3e

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Shun 165mm 46t / Shimano Bottom Bracket

Pedals:
Generic pedal with urban experiment Straps

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
17t cog and 16t shimano freewheel

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Dia Compe Dirty Harry Brake Levers

Handlebars/Stem:
Thomson elite X2 100mm 17ยบ

Saddle/Seatpost:
Selle San Marco Concor Racing / Thomson elite

Brakes:
Dia Compe BRS 101

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
SevenHundred Hub with Mach1 Rim

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
SevenHundred Hub with H+Son SL42 Rim

Accessories:
Self made front rack

Bike History

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

  1. Initial
  2. Thomson

Current Stage Info:

Changed seatpost and stem

Added by Dixman88. Last updated almost 3 years ago.

6 Comments

mfrank10

mfrank10 says:

love the whole set up, the stickers on the raw frame and component choices !

Posted over 2 years ago

Dixman88

Dixman88 says:

Thanks man!

Posted over 2 years ago

robbiwood

robbiwood says:

There's something sexy about the dirty frame with such shiny components... ugh i love this bike

Posted almost 3 years ago

Dixman88

Dixman88 says:

Thanks mate!
Indeed shinny components makes a good contrast with the rusty frameset!
Can't imagine it another way

Posted almost 3 years ago

cutmymeat

cutmymeat says:

Awesome rack! How'd you make it? Blueprints?

Posted about 3 years ago

Dixman88

Dixman88 says:

I made an prototype with paperboard to adjust the measures. Once it was ok I drew it on autocad, printed and a friend of mine made it come to life.

Posted about 3 years ago