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Are Fixed Gear Bikes Dangerous?

Posted in Fixie Stunts by Graham White

December 10, 2014

How do you stop that thing??? It’s probably the first question that gets asked about fixed gear bikes, and the our answer is generally the same. Fixed gear bikes don’t kill people, people kill people. Here are some do’s and don’t when it comes to fixed gear safety. DO: Learn to skid stop to modulate your speed Just a little tweak... golden  DON’T: Get cocky "Check out this awesome skiiiiiii....shiiiiiiiiittttttttt"  DON’T: Cycle too close to traffic, especially if you’re riding brakeless  What did you think...
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Fixed Gear Freestyle - a brief history

Posted in Fixie Stunts by Graham White

September 23, 2014

Aside from hardcourt bike polo, bored bike messengers also helped birth freestyle fixed gear riding, or FGFS as it is now known. The internet, and YouTube in particular, helped spread the idea that riding fixed gear bikes wasn’t limited to the velodrome, or cruising around town. One of the first standout videos was 2004’s NYC Drag Race, filmed by alleycat junkie, Lucas Brunelle. This video shows the extreme side of urban racing that bike messengers have been using to blow off steam since 1989.  Drag Race NYC From the alleycat...
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