- You sometimes see fixed gear riders on the streets with no brakes.
How do they manage to get around safely? And why on Earth would anyone
do such a thing? Here are the answers.
- If a single speed bike has only one gear, then which gear is it?
Here's how to find an equivalent gear on your multi-speed bike.
- Those who are new to cycling may be wondering whether to choose
fixed gear or single speed over the widely popular multi-speed for
their new bike. Here are the main pros and cons to consider.
- Cycling in hilly areas with only one sprocket can be challenging.
Here are some concrete steps you can take to mitigate the difficulties
of climbing on a single speed or fixed gear bike.
- When riding single-speed, you only get one gear, so it had better be
a good one! Here's a simple guide to choosing the right gear ratio
for commuting to school or work.
- What’s it like to ride a fixie? You may have heard that “you can’t
stop pedalling.” But what exactly does that mean? And what happens
when you try to stop pedalling?
- Thinking of ditching the freewheel and trying the fixed gear lifestyle?
single speed bikes can be more economical and enjoyable to ride when
done right—so here's what you need to know before taking the plunge.
- You hear about people riding in excess of 50 miles or even a
century with varying degrees of success. But most likely they
did it with gears—what about single speed bikes and fixies?
- Maybe you've seen something in the news about a fixed gear rider
involved in an accident, or you heard that fixies are dangerous.
However, riding safely and lawfully is just as easy to do without a
freewheel as it is with one—arguably easier! So what does the law
say in your country? Here are the answers.