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Wolf King Schwinn Varsity 08 rebuild

After riding the piece of shit stock schwinn varsity B9 bike (http://pedalroom.com/bike/bridge-nine-bike-jamie-rip-1041) to south carolina from south florida, I decided to completely rebuild her, keeping only the frame, handlebars, and crank arms. 1500 miles, and now a new bike

Frame:
Schwinn Varsity 2008 55cm

Fork/Headset:
Cannondale Premium Slice full Carbon Fork, Cane Creek S3 threadless

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Stock crank arms/Shimiano sealed BB square taper

Pedals:
Wellgo gold track

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Single Speed freewheel/12t Cog/NOS gold chainring 43t and chain from the 80's

Derailleurs/Shifters:
SS

Handlebars/Stem:
Stock cut to very short bullhorns/Carbon stem 1 1/8"

Saddle/Seatpost:
Velo saddle/stock post from a cannondale CAAD 3

Brakes:
Tektro R580 calipers/Dia Compe bar end TT levers

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic Reflex/Shimano 600/CST 700x23

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic Open Pro/Shimano 600/CST 700x23

Accessories:
Custom printed vinyl reflective decals

More Info:
The total price for the rebuild, not including paint, was about $350, it adds up.

Added by WolfKing. Last updated over 9 years ago.

8 Comments

bonesaw

bonesaw says:

Good looken bike!

Posted over 9 years ago

Nimhskater978

Nimhskater978 says:

epic rebuild great job

Posted over 9 years ago

Rost_Bikes

Rost_Bikes says:

another question: how do you get tension on the chain with the vertical drop-outs?

Posted over 9 years ago

Rost_Bikes

Rost_Bikes says:

did you paint the carbon fork?

Posted over 9 years ago

Rost_Bikes

Rost_Bikes says:

usually don't like golden bikeparts, but in this concept i seem to like it...
especially like the customized handlebar with the bar end brake levers and the decals. --> cool bike!
ahh, i know what you mean by "it adds up"!

Posted over 9 years ago

cburt

cburt says:

wow, great rebuild... totally turned that thing around

Posted over 9 years ago

SOLEDAD_BRAVO

SOLEDAD_BRAVO says:

wow ! now i know what "completely rebuild" means. looks great

Posted over 9 years ago

sloman

sloman says:

nice ride.enjoy

Posted over 9 years ago