Found: Chiseled Factory Five Lattice Singlespeed Chainring

Factory Five F5 Lattice singlespeed chainring

Since 2010, Factory Five has been making fixed gear frames and custom bike builds as “Shanghai’s first fixed boutique”.

Now, they’ve delved into components, and their first piece is this beautifully sculpted Lattice chainring. The framework is created with dual plane CNC milling of a solid piece of 7075 aluminum, allowing it to be both stiff and light. Claimed weight is around 78g. They’re then radially brushed and anodized in either black, slate or silver. Retail is $90. More pics and info below…

Factory Five F5 Lattice singlespeed chainring

They come only in 144BCD with 47/48/49 tooth options.

Factory Five F5 Lattice singlespeed chainring

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It’s also available with a crankset for $131. Slate and Silver rings get a silver crankset, Black gets black. Arm length is 170mm.

Comments

uglyyeti - 12/04/13 - 10:23am

That’ll be as fun to clean as BBS wheels, but that machining is gorgeous!

Ryan - 12/04/13 - 12:36pm

Looks great, quite possibly worth the cleaning nightmare.

Devin - 12/05/13 - 2:07am

Gorgeous. Looks like some deco piece out of a museum- that would look awesome on a nice steel track frame. Ya know, without the Aerospokes.

Troy van Trienen - 12/05/13 - 9:16pm

It has a great Sweet Wings feel to it.

gramwise - 12/06/13 - 9:25am

what is the weight of the complete crank?

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