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Chainline
Chainline

With the word “chainline” we mean how straight the chain runs between the front and rear sprocket.Ideally the perfect chain line indicates the front and rear sprocket to be in the same plane so there is not any side motion or stress in the chain. There are two ways to adjust the chainline.Axle respacing and…

1/8″ or 3/32″ Chain?
1/8″ or 3/32″ Chain?

What size is more suitable for fixed gear bikes?Most single gear bikes,bicycles with internal gearing and track bikes use the wider 1/8″ when 3/32″ is the common chain size for the multi-speed bikes.You can easily find both types of chains and you can buy fixed gear sprockets for both sizes. You can use chainrings  that…

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…

Why fixie?

It’s hard to explain why I choose to ride a fixed gear bike.Part of it is just a feeling you get from a bike or style that fits you just right.