Can I Put Brakes on a Fixie?

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When you ride a fixie, there is nothing to slow you down. This might be an asset when the pavement is smooth and the wind is behind your back, but it can also be your worst nightmare if you start losing traction on wet or slippery pavement. And if that’s not enough for you to … Read more

How to Ride a Fixie Downhill

how to ride a fixie downhill

First of all, riding a fixie downhill sounds like an oxymoron. Second, riding a fixie downhill sounds like something you should only attempt by yourself, not in public where other people can see. (unless you want other people’s opinions on how you are doing). Third, how to ride a fixie downhill is something you should … Read more

Add Freewheel to Fixie

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First of all, we need to know what is fixie? Fixie bicycles are sometimes called “fixed wheel” bicycles. It is a single-speed bike designed to have one working pedal and no freewheel. So, how can you add freewheel to fixie? When the back pedal of this kind of bike is pushed forward, it pulls the … Read more

How To Make A Presta Valve Adapter

How To Make A Presta Valve Adapter

A variety of different tires use the Presta valve. These kinds of tires are popular because they are stylish and easy to find. If you have this type of tire, you may need a pump to fill it up. There are a lot of different kinds of pumps, so knowing what you need is important. … Read more