A ‘fixie’ is also known as fixed gear bike. The speciality of the bike is – it is a single-speed bicycle. In other words, it does not have a freewheel mechanism. The speciality of these bikes is – they have one gear. This is one reason why they are so popular among cycling enthusiasts.
8 interesting facts about these bikes are enumerated below:
They are best known single speed cycles available in the market. As the name suggests, they are truly fixed gear bikes. The hub contains a sprocket which makes the freewheeling an impossible thing. There is a continuous movement of the pedals in the direction of rear wheel. This happens every time the bicycle is put into motion.It runs safelyirrespective of whether the brakes are used or not...Read More