are the Schwinn single speed pictures. These were shot in front
of a replica of the Santa Maria here in Columbus. Description below.
bike left the Schwinn Chicago factory as a sienna brown 1973 Suburban
5 speed. For the single speed conversion, the frame was prepped
by filing off all braze-ons for a clean look. StreetWerks of Columbus
Oh. provided a new flat black powder coat finish of the frame, fork,
stem, seatpost and integrated kickstand. The moustache handlebars
are Nashbar with Onza grips. A single vintage Shimano racing brake
lever is coupled with a black Tektro OEM front caliper. The 700c
wheels with silver Sun rims were hand build by Baer Wheels of Columbus
using a Campy front hub and a Shimano CB rear hub plus black 14
gauge spokes. Tires are Panaracer Ruffy-Tuffy with Speedblend sidewalls
from Rivendell. Pedals are the original rat traps on the factory
Schwinn 1 piece crank. The Raleigh leather saddle and license plate
are 70Ôs era. Flashing red lips rear light from a Spencer Gifts
50th birthday card.