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15% off all F5 Pista orders

From now until August 31st we’ve discounted all F5 Pista stock frames by 15% – and this includes F5 Complete builds. Frames are now just 2,550CNY and complete builds now start at 5,290CNY. Valid online and in shop – take advantage of this awesome deal and pick up a new frame or complete bike!

F550s : Glen

This F550s was built for Glen in Beijing, China. It features a 59cm frame, lattice chainring, gran compe low flange hubs laced to H Plus Son Archetype rims and a bunch of other awesome components. Even with the pair of compact drops this bike is still super comfortable - sweet ride!


F550s : Primo

This custom yellow painted F550s is nothing short of awesome. Complete with our lattice chainring, Thomson seatpost and stem, Ominum cranks - this bike rips!


F550s : Daniel

Complete with our lattice chainring and a ton of sweet components, this bike is shredding around Portland, Oregon, USA. Nice one!


F550s : Adam

The F550S represents our never-rest attitude. We’ve been working on this one-off frameset for a while and are excited to present a very limited run of something special.
The base is the same geometry as our all-round-powerhouse F550. It is light, sturdy, nimble and awesome.
We’ve refined it. Instead of an oversize down tube we’ve kept it to 1+1/8th inch throughout. It lend super-clean lines and reduce weight slightly. Weight reducing and game changing too is the addition of a carbon fork up front.
The Seatpost diameter is 27.2mm, standard 68mm bottom bracket shell and a 1+1/8th inch headset. Sizing is from the center of the BB axle to the top of the seat post – which extends slightly above the top-tube.
Instead of the industrial TIG weld we’ve applied a smoothweld at all the joints. It’s the same application as on our F5100, turning each corner of the frame into a beautiful transition between the tubes.
Then, dress it in our 2014 team graphics and race logos. The F550-S. A pedigree.
Included in the frameset is an F5 Carbon fork. It has a 35mm rake, aluminium 1+1/8th inch steerer and weighs barely a few hundred grams.

F550s : Zhaoqi

We’re really pumped on the outcome of this shot – slick, clean, crisp and down right beautiful. This F550s complete bike marks yet another evolution for Factory Five. Big thanks to Ambrous Young for putting together the photoshoot for us!


F550s Digital Camouflage

61cm Factory Five F550s painted in digital camouflage
Carbon Alloy (35 rake) / Chris King Sottovoce
Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
PAUL Road Crank 170mm / Campagnolo Chorus
Shimano PD-A600
48T PAUL Royal Flush / 15T Dura Ace Cog / Izumi Gold Track Chain
Thomson X2 110mm / Ritchey Carbon Risers / Fyxation Track grips
San Marco Concor Racing Open / Thomson Elite
Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
H Plus Son Archetype / Dura Ace 36h NJS / DT Swiss Black spokes / Fyxation Session 23c tyres


F550 Raw Signature For Sale

F550 Signature Fixie

Our aluminium F550 is an all round powerhouse. Lightweight, TIG welded tubing with an aggressive track geometry it is sturdy and fast and versatile. We love it, did we say that? We love the oversize welding crimp, the simplicity of the track triangles and the modernity that it oozes.

This is a complete bike built around that F550 frameset. The frame is raw, brushed with a clearcoat. It is 56cm and built up with our pick of the best stock components throughout. We've also added a splash of attitude with these standout yellow Novatec hubs.

Complete build: ¥4,600.

Used Chinese Classic for Sale

Gold Chinese Classic

This is a Chinese classic 28inch frame that we had custom painted Gold in the early days of Factory Five. We awarded it as a limited edition prize and since then it has been ridden around town by one very careful owner. It comes complete with fenders and is in great conditional all over. Price: ¥2,000 Head over to the workshop if you're interested.

For Sale: Preloved Korean Fixed Gear

LSD Korean Fixed Gear

We have a super unique fixed gear build for sale in the workshop right now. It is an 46cm custom LSD frameset in high polish. LSD frames start at ¥5,000. Unlike most smaller fixie frames, this one has been smartly built for 650c wheels which gives the whole build both comfort and matched proportions.

The race wheels are super light too. Elsewhere no expense has been spared. Nitto B123 (fully chromed!) bars, Brooks B17S saddle, dia comple brakes, campagnolo chainring and MKS pedals. If you're looking for a special build in a specialty size - this is it! Total price ¥5,300.