Why Ride Fixed Gear?

Giant Bowery Fixed Gear
Giant Bowery Fixed Gear

Why in this day and age would I choose to ride a fixed gear bike? Surely having only one gear and not being able to coast sounds like a bad time! Not true my friends, it’s a great way to mix up your riding and training. When you ride a fixed gear, you use your leg power not only to accelerate and maintain speed, but slow down as well. This combined with the lack of gearing options leads you to “man up” and push harder while lugging up climbs or while spun out in a paceline. It’s truly a riding experience to be enjoyed!

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