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Atala fixed gear (road bike frame with track ends)

Bike tags: Fixed gear | atala | commuter | fixed gear | Track
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Atala Giro D'italia -- entry level bike, year unknown. Track ends replaced cheeep stamped steel road dropouts in March 2010 (Thanks Steve @ the bike stand)

Nitto steeltrack bars, short red threadless road stem

Ritchey carbon, second-hand FSA Orbit

nothing special front rim

Double sided track him, Weinman v section rim

dura ace bb, old skool Shimano 600 165mm lenght cranks, 44t retro blue ring

Old

Re-used MKS pedals, one missing a dustcap... re-used bmx chain

none -- duh!

waiting for one

44/17 gearing (44/16 flip wheel)

my knees

Had the frame for a while. An entry level road frame with real wimpy-looking dropouts. Well I decided it deserved better so Steve at the local shop, the bike stand (www.thebikestand.com) brazed on a pair of track ends and it came out awesome! I then rebuilt it, using some better parts than it had before, such as the campy headset and newer front hand brake.

Update: 5-8-13: Just got this thing painted bright red. Being rebuilt e/ a chromed fork but the fork was too short. So... used a used carbon fork and threadless headset.... so far. Oh Also a dura-ace bottom bracket old school Italian threads... gearing was a brisk 44/16, then went to a 42t front (no pic yet)

People who friended this bike velocepedestrian, bloom87

sweet idea.

sweet idea.

Dude, I'm in Olympia too.

Dude, I'm in Olympia too.

nevermind, wrong bike stand.

nevermind, wrong bike stand.

Ha

Ha



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