Update: The LDS Elders asked (politely) to have the photos removed — apparently this post was drawing unwanted attention to them. I’ve complied with their request. —Richard
It had to happen, ladies and gentlemen: the marriage of two uniquely American bike cultures — Latter Day Saint missionaries on bikes and urban hipster fixies!
I and several others got a real kick seeing these LDS Elders riding urban fixed gear bikes in downtown San Jose during the Via Velo open streets event last Saturday.
Heh. The infamous Mongoose Cachet fixed speed bicycle is “Out of Stock Online.” Sold out just weeks after product introduction. I hope Walmart’s bike buyer got a promotion.
Bike Snob NYC procured the infamous Mongoose Cachet fixed speed bike from Walmart, assembled it, and rode it for the distinction of first to review this bicycle. (more…)
UK National Trials champion Chris Akrigg rides trials bikes. His bike sponsor gave him a fixed gear bike and shot video on his first ride attempts. I usually expect hilarity to ensue, but this kid is good! (more…)
I love spring time in California! (more…)
Today’s fixed gear bike style question concerns brake hoods on track bars. Let me know what you think.