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  • [SOLD] F550 Satin Black

    Posted on March 01 2016

    This killer build has been finished for the discerning messenger. The F550 Satin Black measures 56cm C-T and comes complete with some of the nicest components on the market. Thomson...

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  • [SOLD] F5 Pista Sparkle Blue

    Posted on March 01 2016

    The perfect mixture of old and new school on this F5 Pista Sparkle Blue Build. It measures 56cm C-T and has been built with a solid blend of components. Gran...

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  • [SOLD] F5 Tourer

    Posted on March 01 2016

    This F5 Touring / Road bike is another new venture for Factory Five. Built with Columbus Zona steel tubing it is incredibly strong and surprisingly lightweight. This is a 57cm...

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  • [SOLD] F5 Pista Custom Glossy Black

    Posted on March 01 2016

    We’ve been referring to this build as the ‘tuhao’ of all F5 Pista builds. Those in the know will understand that this has been build for the Shanghai balleur out...

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  • [SOLD] New Single Speed Thrasher

    Posted on March 01 2016

    This smooth weld aluminum frame has been built up with heavy duty components for the rider that wants to thrash. 35c tyres, front and rear brake, hood brakes and all...

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  • [SOLD] Scapin Conversion Complete

    Posted on March 01 2016

    With over 50 years of building experience, second hand vintage Scapin frames don’t roll through Shanghai very often. This 54cm road frame has been converted to a singled speed /...

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  • [SOLD] F5 Stock Builds

    Posted on March 01 2016

    Our shop is brimming with stock builds ready to roll out the door. Classic F5 Pista clicks, modern F550 whips, F5 SSCX tricks and F5 Rebuild slicks. With various sizes,...

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  • [SOLD] Wilier Road Bike

    Posted on March 01 2016

    This pre-loved Wilier Triestina road bike is in excellent condition. Complete with Shimano 105 groupset, FSA seatpost, stem and handlebars, the frame is aluminum and is sized at 52cm. A...

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  • [SOLD] Pre-Loved Single Speed Rebuilds

    Posted on March 01 2016

    Two fantastic bikes up for grabs in our shop right now. Both frames are classic road bike conversions, originally hand made in Italy but set up for Shanghai smashin’. Take...

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  • [SOLD] Pre Loved Single Speed ¥2000

    Posted on March 01 2016

    This 54cm steel single speed build is in good condition. Brand unknown, comes ready to roll with front and rear brakes on a comfy pair of riser bars. Simple, no...

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  • F5 Infographic 2015

    Posted on February 23 2016

    The good times just keep rolling, what a year! We saw the release of new products, our new website, new retail space and a new team line up. 2015 rang...

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  • [02/28] Thames Town

    Posted on February 23 2016

    This Sunday, February 28th we’re going to ride to Thames Town and back. We’ll leave the shop at 9:00am sharp and be back sometime in the afternoon. Round trip the...

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  • [02/07] Disneyland Ride

    Posted on February 02 2016

    What better way to start off the Chinese New Year than by spinning your legs with some friends during a group ride. On Sunday, February 7th we’ll be riding to...

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  • CNY Opening Hours

    Posted on February 02 2016

    Here are our opening hours for the Chinese New Year holiday. Please note all shipping companies will be closed from the 2nd to the 20th so all shipping orders will be dispatched...

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  • [For Sale] F5 Lady Cruiser

    Posted on January 26 2016

    Another F5 prototype up for grabs here. This lady cruiser measures 49cm C-T, meaning it can fit most women. It comes complete with a Shimano Alfina 8-speed rear hub, mud...

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  • [For Sale] F5 Cargo Cool Grey

    Posted on January 26 2016

    Something that’s going to be used everyday needs to be simple. This F5 Cargo bike measures 50cm C-T and has been built with a SRAM Automatix 2-speed hub. This helps combine...

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  • CNY Party and SALE

    Posted on January 19 2016

    2016 is the year of the Monkey and we’re goin’ ape up in here. Join us as we celebrate SIX years of FACTORY FIVE, starting with our annual party on Friday, January 29th....

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  • 8BAR KRZBERG V6 In Stock

    Posted on January 19 2016

    Our friends at 8BAR just released their new KRZBERG V6 frameset and sent us a few so that local riders in Shanghai can grab one instead of having to order all...

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  • F5 XCR Custom: Josh

    Posted on December 17 2015

    This is easily our favorite bike build of the year. This custom touring bike was built for Josh so that he can navigate the globe over the next few years....

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  • F5 Holiday Sales

    Posted on December 15 2015

    We’re feeling extra festive this year and want to show our appreciation for all the support we’ve received through 2015. From December 1st to 23rd we’re offering FREE SHIPPING on...

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  • Holiday Hours

    Posted on December 15 2015

    We’re taking a festive break for Christmas. Below are our opening hours… if you’re waiting for a build with us, rest assured that our elves will be doing what they...

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  • Soigneur Magazine – Now In Stock

    Posted on December 15 2015

    We receive cycling magazines on the weekly, and this is by far one of the best we’ve seen. Soigneur Magazine hails from The Netherlands, and their combination of beautiful photographs,...

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  • MASH Premiere Recap

    Posted on December 15 2015

    This past Friday we hosted the official MASH Shanghai Premiere in our shop. Enthusiasts crammed inside, drinks in their hands, heads held high as we all cheered throughout the entire...

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  • [12/5] XMas Beer Bash

    Posted on December 08 2015

    Ho Ho Ho Ho Ho!!!!! Tt’s time for the 6th Annual Factory Five Christmas Beer Bash. Join us as we take a festive cruise through Shanghai, stopping off at a...

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  • [12/11] XMas Market

    Posted on December 08 2015

    This upcoming Friday is the monthly Night Market at ANKEN Life. To ring in the holiday season it’s been Christmas themed, with even more vendors and offerings than before. Everything...

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  • [12/11] MASH Premiere

    Posted on December 08 2015

    This film needs no introduction. It marks the 10 year Anniversary of the world-famous cycling collective, MASH. Their vidoes of urban cycling have been at the forefront of all trend...

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  • LAZER Helmets In Stock!

    Posted on December 08 2015

    There’s nothing more important than protecting your melon. If you can do it in style, then that’s a total bonus. Belgium helmet legends, LAZER, make arguably the best designed bike...

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  • RESTRAP Frame Bags In Stock!

    Posted on December 08 2015

    These just freshly landed at our shop in Shanghai. The ‘Carry Everything’ line from RESTRAP has been gaining traction quickly worldwide, and after seeing these bags in person it’s pretty...

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  • F5 Pista: Mirko

    Posted on December 08 2015

    This 60cm F5Pista Silver Element has been beautifully built with all the classic finishings. Complete with Gran Compe track hubs, stem, H Plus Son TB14 rims, BROOKS saddle and bar...

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  • F5 Pista: Mirko

    Posted on December 08 2015

    This 60cm F5 Pista Silver Element beauty has been finished to look

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  • F5 Pista : Satin Black

    Posted on December 01 2015

    This custom F5 Pista just rolled itself into our top 10 favorite bikes of the year. The satin black paint job with glossy black decals gives it that ultra stealth...

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  • Kryptonite Locks Now In Stock

    Posted on November 24 2015

    Kryptonite Evolution Mini-5 locks are in! We’ve stocked up so that you can protect your bike against the gnarliest of thieves. Available in shop or through Taobao, 480RMB each.

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  • F5 Pista Silver Element

    Posted on November 17 2015

    This 56cm complete build is a beauty. Chromed lugs and rear stays, metallic silver paint job, and set up for single speed cruising. Complete with H Plus Son Archetype rims,...

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  • [11/22] Group Ride

    Posted on November 17 2015

    Join us on Sunday, November 11th for our early morning group ride. We leave the shop at 10am sharp and will return sometime around 2pm. The pace is fast, but...

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  • [11/20] Night Market

    Posted on November 17 2015

    Anken Life is bringing back the pop-up night market for the second time and will be turning it into a monthly event. The event is inside the complex we’re located and...

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  • [11/06] BFF After Party

    Posted on November 17 2015

    Friday, November 6th is the first in a double-whammy of BFF Shanghai after parties. Lindberg and Frau will be gracing the turntables at ANKEN AIR, followed by Bicycle Film Festival...

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  • [10/31] Halloween Ride

    Posted on November 17 2015

    Grab your mask, prep your devil horns, hop on your bike and get ready to drink. This upcoming Saturday, October 31st is the annual Factory Five Halloween Group Ride. In...

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  • [11/07] BFF After Party

    Posted on November 17 2015

    Ever listen to the Deftones? Of course you did. Sergio Vega is flying in from New York City to play the Levis Commuter x Bicycle Film Festival After Party on...

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  • BFF Swag Bags and Giveaways

    Posted on November 04 2015

    In true F5 fashion, we’ve got a TON of stuff to give away during the Bicycle Film Festival weekend. Every person who attends a screening will walk away with one...

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  • Lucas Brunelle Coming to BFF Shanghai

    Posted on October 27 2015

    Arguably the most influential bicycle videographer in the world, Lucas Brunelle will be coming to Bicycle Film Festival Shanghai – and yes, he’s bringing the ‘helmet cam’. An ex pro-am...

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  • [10/31] Halloween Ride

    Posted on October 27 2015

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  • Bamboo Lattice

    Posted on October 26 2015

    The team over at Source Cycles have impeccable taste and they’ve added some nice finishing touches to their latest creation. Brooks saddle and grips, but most importantly a Shimano Alfine hub paired with...

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  • MGS Tri-Camp

    Posted on October 26 2015

    This weekend will be a special training camp for those of you interested in triathlons or if you simply just want to get out of the city for the weekend....

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  • F550 Custom: Francis

    Posted on October 22 2015

    With a custom paint job like this it’s hard not to stare. This little 50cm F550 Custom boasts a rose inside rear stay, turquoise inner front fork, and a smooth...

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  • BFF Shanghai – Anken Air Rooftop

    Posted on October 20 2015

    One of the best kept secrets about the upcoming Bicycle Film Festival Shanghai has been the new Anken Air complex. Currently unfinished, Anken Air is a new development by the...

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  • [10/16] SH-MGS-SH Ride

    Posted on October 20 2015

    What 什么: The idea is something in between a race and a Brevet/Audax – let’s call it a Gentleman’s Race. The race will be timed and you will know your...

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  • [10/22] Movie Night

    Posted on October 20 2015

    This Thursday, October 22nd, we’re showing ‘Where The Trail Ends’. This Red Bull Media film is among the best mountain biking films of all time. It follows the world’s top...

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  • [10/17] – A Knock Out

    Posted on October 20 2015

    Our friends at Aboro Boxing Academy are hosting their 3rd Annual ‘A Knock Out’ event on October 17th. If you’ve been previous years then you already know this event throws...

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