Archive for März, 2009

Fixed Gear Flying Pigeon

Donnerstag, März 5th, 2009

I have done this conversion a while ago but I never posted any pictures. So here is my traditional Flying Pigeon bike converted into a cool fixed gear bike:

Flying Pigeon Fixed Gear

Beautiful Chinese Flying Pigeon Fixed Gear Bike

I literally took each any every screw of this bike apart, then cleaned everything and screwed it back together. Then I put red hubs and red rims (front is spoked radially) a saddle and new basket, bell and a honky horn. I just cannot fit the road style pedals with cages…

Hutong Buildings under Renovation

Mittwoch, März 4th, 2009

Even after the Olympics there is quite some construction going on. In some areas they are not tearing down the old traditional Hutong buildings but rather renovating them. I really like that. I hope Beijing will keep all of the current Hutong districts. I think this is the true Beijing. Not all the glass and metal high rises. These traditional houses are more beautiful.

Hutong Building Renovation

Reviving old Structures

Hutong Building Interior

Knocking down Internal Walls