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"The White Flight" Trek 1000

Bike tags: Fixed gear | Single speed | Track bike | Road bike | trek 1000 sugino nitto selle italia turbo 58cm fixed gear mks
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early 90's Trek 1000 aluminum

nitto jaguar 80mm, nitto chopped risers, orange champ grips

steel fork, stock headset

alex 450/ white gran compe ss tire

lp-18/ white vittoria zaffiro pro

sugino messenger, sugino BB

old selle italia turbo saddle, nitto s-83 seatpost

mks pedals, clips, and straps/ kmc chain

46/16

this bike is kind of a random group of components but it rides great. The vertical dropouts made it difficult to get the chain right, but I found the perfect chain tension using the 46/16 ratio and a halflink.

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Thanks for posting!

Thanks for posting this bike! It was a bit of an inspiration and guidance when converting my white 1989 Trek 1000 to a sexy fixie. You can check out my bike on here too. Thanks again! -L

Dropout

Can I ask how you got around the verticle dropouts issue w/o using one of those conversion derailer/tensioner junk pieces?

trek 1000

k so im bout to convert mine to fixed i have a 58cm black you sure that 46/16 works good??

I originally bought the

I originally bought the frame on craigslist, and its now long gone, so I dont know exactly what size it was. looks to be probably 58. It worked for me, but don't take my word for it. I had some parts to play around with and found that combo to work out perfectly. good luck!

look almost like track geo

look almost like track geo too

dude, you're famous

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/08/04/a-ghost-bike-mystery-in-washington-heights/

"Could it be that the ghostly paint job was simply done out of fashion, a desire for a white bicycle? After all, Specialized now markets an entirely color-free track bike, and at least one rider has put together an all-white Trek from various components. “I’ve noticed people riding with a lot of white components,” Ms. Belcher said. “I guess that’s part of the simplicity aspect of fixed-gear bikes.”"

haha no way

thats amazing

White Lightning! I like it!

White Lightning! I like it!

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thats a nice looking conversion. props.
i really dig those aluminum treks.

thanks, yeah I wasn't sure

thanks, yeah I wasn't sure at first if it was going to happen with the whole chain dilemma but I'm glad I got it right.



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