Trend of Fixie Bike
Trend of Fixie Bike
Called the Fixie bike because of fixed gear. That is, the gear behind it fixed, not dynamic. Guns so we can rotate the pedals backwards. If turning back, the bike will run backwards, here lies the uniqueness of fixie bike, and the uniqueness of these two bikes are no brakes. Fixie bike tires too thin, so light when in paddle. and the other pulls on the handlebar. Where the handlebar or fixie bike handlebar made with the perpendicular. Minimalist design characterize this single speed bike. The brakes are the strength of our feet to hold the pedal is always spinning forward.
How do I get a fixie bike?
Trend of fixie bike – If you have a budget of exaggeration, so you can buy a bicycle fixie, save time and effort Fixie bike prices to a minimum with modest components may reach 1.5 million dollars. Prices are pretty good fixie bike around 2.5 million dollars or more. While the price of generic types of assemblies fixie bike with good components reach 3.5 million dollars and above. Type branded bike fixie generally be above 4 million, depending on the component that is a trend.
But if you really want to get a bike that really fit hearts, you can assemble yourself even more hassle than buying so, an important liver satisfied.
The trick, buy from a blank frame has been sold, or can choose a plain frame and paint it yourself or can also use the old racing bike frame. Components of the wheel is removed and replaced with a simple fixie bike components. For an old racing bike frame size is generally still be used, the average bike fixie designed for 700C tires. Want to leave a history on the bike, may also retain the handlebar road bike. The rest should be modified.
What needs to be considered in the modification of old bicycle frames to the fixie?
Not all bicycle frames can be used as a fixie. If you want to change the old bike into fixie bike, it’s good attention to buffer the existing rear wheels.
Picture below is the rear hub gear. Fixie uses a permanent hub pole with myrrh, and different design or Road Bike Bicycle MTB modern easily removable plug.
Trend of Fixie Bike
If you want to change the old bike, you should consider mounting the rear wheel fork.
But if still confused to modify it, you should consult with the seller. Does the position of your bike frame can be used for Fixie or not.
Given the design will look fashionable fixie bike, then the color to the color of a bicycle tire so it will look better matching. Generally fixie bike tire using the current size as Road Bike (bike racing) or Hyrid Bike (bicycle in the city) with a rim / tire size Rim 700C with 19-23 C. Price Diverse fixie bike tire, a tire without a brand could be bought for only tens of thousands only. But for models of famous branded price could soar above 125 thousand dollars of product types Wireband CST. Trend of Fixie Bike
Fixie Bike Headset
One of the important components for a bike fixie is the headset. This section is a connector frame and fork / fixie bike front forks. So durable you should use the type of bearing. Cost much more, about 250 thousand dollars.
Fixie Bicycle Wheel Parts
There are two options. The first classic rim with a shape like a regular bicycle wheels or equal-sized wheels bicycle Hyrid 700C. That is a trend is the rim width.
One record, for a bicycle wheel components Fixie is the most expensive component of the entire bike. Worth about 2 million dollars for the front wheels and rear wheels with a quality brand.
Fixie Parts crank
His name is among the young bike, not tied to manufacturer or brand. All love-love, and is rumored to word of mouth or through the fixie community. Hunting is a ritual component of the community bike fixie.
One who likes to look like spare parts Crank Sugino 48 tooth brand, sold only 250 thousand rupiah. Crank is widely used by the lovers of bike fixie. Not just good, but because it is made with lightweight aluminum material. Others may use a mountain bike crank like products from Shimano Alivio. Just crank it the ring is removed, and only use the main ring only. Trend of Fixie Bike
Style and Model Fixie Below are several models of bicycles fixie, brightly colored with the characteristics of only one crank / front teeth and the sprocket / rear gear