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Fast fixie and custon bikes

Month: March 2016

Technique of fixed gear bike
Technique of fixed gear bike

It is possible to slow down or stop a fixed gear bike by resisting the turning cranks, and a rider can also lock the rear wheel and skid to slow down or stop on a fixed-gear bicycle. Such a move is initiated by unweighted the rear wheel while in motion by shifting the rider’s weight…

Advantages and disadvantages of fixed gear bike

One of the perceived main attractions of a fixed gear bike is low weight. Without the added parts required for a fully geared drive train—derailleurs, shifters, cables, cable carriers, multiple chain rings, freewheel hub, brazed-on mounting lugs—a fixed gear bicycle weighs less than its geared equivalent. The chain itself is subject to less sideways force…