Fixed Gear 101: Tips and links


See the movie Quicksilver. Find a mentor who really knows this stuff. Ask the mechanics and staff at your local shop. Sometimes they are closet fixed riders! Visit the closest velodrome. Take a trip to a large city such as San Francisco, New York, or Philadelphia, where there are lots of folks who ride fixed on the street.

More from Greg

On the meditative feeling of fixed gear:
No Brakes -- Or, Zen on Wheels

On track riders on the street:


As always, you ride your bike at your own risk. and Greg Goode will not be held liable for any damage or injury arising from use of these lessons.

©Greg Goode 2002

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