Tagged: Fixie

All my posts that mention or include a fixie in some way.

Fixing bikes

Fixing bikes

It’s been a fairly busy time in the ‘workshop’ fixing bikes recently, with my fixie project finished, my housemate George was inspired to do his own project bike and despite many issues with weird measurements of parts at every step, now has it finished. Unlike me, he went for a hub geared approach which required a bit more fiddling and setup than mine. My fixie...

Turning an old road bike into a fixie bike of beauty

Turning an old road bike into a fixie bike of beauty

I have an old possibly 1970s road racer bike that I managed to snap the chainring on and then bits eventually started dying and falling off in the summer of 2013. It was then left outside to die slowly, exposed to the elements. It was never the quickest to accelerate but once up to speed it coasted along beautifully sucking up all the bumps with...