Cinelli Fixed Gear Retrofit by Franklin Cycles

The following text was provided by John Taylor, the owner of this bike:

Here is another of my builds. This one started life a a late model Cinelli Supercorsa road frame. The bike was sent off to the builder with instructions to install S&S couplings and Stainless track ends and repaint the frame to the color you see. Chris King h/s and Phil Wood bottom bracket, Nitto Pearl Road Stem and Nitto Track drop bars and Campy Brake lever and Chorus front Brake and Chorus TI seat post, Shimano 105 cranks and Campy Pedals, Phil Wood h/f hubs laced to Open pro's and Brooks BRG Professional Saddle round out the ensemble. This bike was made to be used as a traveling bike and it breaks down into various component pieces and fits into a divided padded bag that I made out of some Heavy Levi Jeans material that I sewed up into the desired shape, and which protects the bike during shipment. The Couplings do not add hardly any weight and there is absolutely no change in the feel of the bike from the original configuration as to flex. It was an interesting solution to the problem of traveling with your fixed gear bike without going to the hard case and all the attendant issues of what do you do with the case after you arrive. 
John Taylor 

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