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Fixed Gear Riders

Riders of fixed gear bikes, and people interested in riding fixed.

Location: Chicago
Members: 188
Latest Activity: Jul 20, 2016

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Info on Monday/Tuesday Night Fixed Gear Velodrome Rider Development Program

Started by Northbrook Cycle Committee May 25, 2010.

Bikes As Expression

Started by Ryan Lafferty Apr 2, 2010.

Winter ratio 28 Replies

Started by Bean. Last reply by Brian Thomas Oct 26, 2009.

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Comment by GREGORY E DAVIES on July 9, 2010 at 3:10pm
I'm building a rear wheel with a b43, and researching some hubs. I'm looking for something bomb proof, preferably in white, but am not interested in spending $175+ for one phil wood hub. Anyone have some good first hand recommendations?
Comment by Jeff on May 7, 2010 at 12:08pm
So I applied to the chifg.com page a couple days ago....Still haven't had a mod approve yet...Is it an active page ?
Comment by Will on April 12, 2010 at 4:07pm
Totally depends on the bike and preferences, but for general purpose I really like the Vittoria Randonneur line... I just got a set of Randonneur Cross for my San Jose.
Comment by Robot Gabe on April 12, 2010 at 3:51pm
Looking to get new tires. So what kind of tires do you use for your daily fixed gear commutes? Also wanted to know where you all go to purchase. Is there a good site that you like to use to order? Thought there would be a resource list somewhere here but I can't find it. so sorry if this has been discussed already.
Comment by Andrew T on April 1, 2010 at 3:45pm
The Local is always a good choice. I have these on my bike & love them. Tried a few different kinds but the HoldFast so far are my fav. The WIG ones i think follow the same design as the Holdfast ones.
http://www.holdfastordie.com/shop.html
Comment by Robot Gabe on April 1, 2010 at 1:08pm
LOVE the Chicago Wig ones! Thanks. I'll spend the extra cash to go local! Hopefully they'll fit my pedals.
thanks everyone
Comment by Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! on April 1, 2010 at 11:55am
Well tis expensive because they make each strap custom. So you tell them what colors you want and shiz.
Comment by Andrew Bedno on April 1, 2010 at 11:29am
Nice, but $45+? Recommend any local shops for similar?
Comment by Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! on April 1, 2010 at 11:07am
Gabe strap it in local styyyylze!

http://www.chicagowig.com/
Comment by Robot Gabe on April 1, 2010 at 10:59am
Looking for alternatives for straps/clipless for my fixed. I found these and was wondering if anyone has used them?
http://www.amazon.com/Power-Grip-Sport-Pedal-Strap/dp/B001FYGGLC/re...
 

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