Monday, September 2, 2013

Jzn's Nishiki

Very nice example of a roadie/fixed gear conversion. Jzn bought this Nishiki 10-speed-frame and had Ave -our favorite local builder- change the drop outs into track ends. I like the yellow-on-metallic green colorway and the fact that Jzn decided to keep the relaxed angles on this track bike.

Specs and more photos after the break.

Nishiki CR-MO steel double butted TT54 ST54 with 73º relaxed angles
Fork / Headset:
Nishiki CR-MO steel with Tange fork blades
Crankset / Bottom Bracket:
Shimano Exage 130BCD 170mm / Shimano BB UN52 113mm
Shimano SPD M540
Drivetrain / Cog / Chainring / Chain:
50T x 17T / Generic 17T / Shimano 50T / Izumi 1/2'' x 1/8''
Handlebars / Stem:
Sakae Custom Anatomic dropbars 40cm / SR Sakae FX quill stem 80mm Ø25.4 clamping
Saddle / Seatpost:
Velo Aero saddle yellow upholstered / Shimano seatpost Ø26.0
Front Wheel / Hub / Tire:
Araya 27" rim / Unbranded hub 36H with Shimano 600 quick release skewer / 27x1 Cheng Shin Top Star gum wall
Rear Wheel / Hub / Tire:
Araya 27" rim with eyelets / Unbranded hub 36H / 27x1 Vee Gee Rubber
Clarks yellow bar tape / Aluminum axle tensioner/adjuster


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