Alright forum folks, take it easy on me as this is my first post in a topic that I am relatively new to. I am simply seeking out advice on which components I should seek out for my first build come October when I get my first custom pista frame and fork from FACTORY5 in Shanghai.
I just recently purchased my first fixed gear bike and was instantly hooked. The components aren't anything special: all-city crank set(46t), ritchey headset, ritchey classic stem and bars, alex r2002 wheelset with a 17t cog and I currently have some platform pedals on with straps. This is all built up on a generic steel track frame. I was riding a 1950's Schwinn cruiser, with drum brakes, 8 speed derailleur and a weight of 50lbs for the past 4 years and am thrilled with the simplicity and versatility of a fixed gear.
I am looking to combine quality parts with all around strength for my next bike. Not too worried about lowest possible weight and would happily spend the extra monies on quality parts that will outlast cheaper stuff. I bike as a form of commuting and recreation and the city I live in is relatively flat.
Alright, let loose with questions, advice and trolling accusations(not a troll)