World Sport Fixed Gear Conversion
this was my first conversion, and its my first fixed gear bike, with the help of a few I got through it pretty smoothly and learned alot. My next move is to get a kilo tt frameset from Bikeisland in April, and switch the parts over to it.
I really wanted to do a conversion, because all I have owned has been my wellington road bike. So I searched and searched and searched until I finally found a schwinn world sport in pretty good condition at a flea market for only $30.
Pictures tell the story:
Pictures are in chronological order:
After my first fixed gear ride 20 minutes ago.
I got all the parts wisely so that I could switch them over to a kilo tt frameset. all I need for that is a new
What I bought:
This spanned over a two month period, I was anxious every single one of them days to finish but I was also patient. Here is a list of what I bought for it.
DP18 Wheelset with formula hubs
tektro front brake
fizzik bar tape
continental ultra sport front tire and gatorskin rear tire
nitto RB021 bullhorns
kalloy seatpost (25.4)
honey brooks B17
MKS sylvan pedals, MKS steel clips XL, Soma leather double straps
KMC gold chain
Eighth/Inch crankset 46t
bens cycle cog 16t
bens cycle lockring
Thanks for looking, hope you enjoy, happy holidays!
Last edited by [Mr.B]; 12-21-08 at 09:28 AM.