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In a world where the bicycle is making a comeback, the fixed gear bicycle is slowly becoming one of the most popular ways to get around. Once only for a select group of hipster kids and bicycle messengers, fixed gear bicycles are now gaining popularity with regular folk, who love the simplicity, low maintenance and challenge that come with riding one.

Pake Rum Runner Steel Track Bike Fixed GEar Frame 51cm Black
Pake Rum Runner Steel Track Bike Fixed GEar Frame 51cm Black
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Leader 725 Polished 51cm Fixed Gear Track Bicycle Frame Only Blemished
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Leader Cure Sax Blue 59cm Fixed Gear Track Bicycle Frame Only Blemished
Leader Cure Sax Blue 59cm Fixed Gear Track Bicycle Frame Only Blemished
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Soma Rush Steel Track Bike Fixed GEar Frame  Fork Frameset 49cm
Soma Rush Steel Track Bike Fixed GEar Frame Fork Frameset 49cm
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Leader 721 Black 53cm Fixed Gear Track Frame Blemished
Leader 721 Black 53cm Fixed Gear Track Frame Blemished
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Pake French 75 Steel Track Bike Fixed GEar Frame  Carbon Fork Frameset 61cm
Pake French 75 Steel Track Bike Fixed GEar Frame Carbon Fork Frameset 61cm
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Leader 721 Silver 48cm Fixed Gear Track Bicycle Frame Blemished
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CINELLI 2016 VIGORELLI TRACK FIXED GEAR FRAME SET  ITALO LTD 58 CM
CINELLI 2016 VIGORELLI TRACK FIXED GEAR FRAME SET ITALO LTD 58 CM
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What is different from a fixed gear bike to a single speed, or geared bike, is that the sprocket is screwed directly onto the hub. This means the pedals are always in motion and there is no coasting on a fixed gear bicycle. Because most bicycle manufacturers do not mass-produce fixed-gear bikes, most people have taken it upon themselves to build their own using components they find online and from local bike shops. The first thing to look for is of course the frame.

When you are searching for a fixed gear frame, the most important thing is to make sure it has horizontal and not vertical dropouts. This is because you have to create tension on the chain by small forward or backward adjustments. Other than that, most road bike frames will work for fixed gear conversion. You’ll find that older, steel road frames already have horizontal dropouts. Popular vintage frames for fixed gear conversions are Peugot, Bianchi Pista and Raleigh.

Finally, when purchasing a frame to begin your fixed gear conversion, make sure it’s the right size for you and that you like the look of it (including the lugs, paint job, etc) because this is your base, and the starting point for your stylish new fixie.