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New Year, New Gear: Fixies are Out, Velocipedes are In

Hey, tight pants, you still riding a fixie?  Get with it, bro.  It’s 2015, and that means it’s the year of the velocipede.  Sure, you already have no gears and no brakes, but it’s time to up your cycling game and go no-chain.  That’s right, with a pede, you don’t have to worry about chains slipping, snapping, or getting grease on those jeans that leave so little to th...

Fixed Gear Fondo

As I stood at the top of a hill after overcoming an 18% grade climb and heard a bike approaching from behind. I looked over my shoulder to see a tired cyclist approaching who said, That sucked! I laughed and said, Yeah, it sure did, then thought with a smile, Now we get to go down the other side. I hope my legs can hold a skid if needed. I am not trying to use this brake. On the night of July 26th...