Posts Tagged ‘fixie’

Life in Ed Lee’s San Francisco, Fixie Bike Edition

Monday, September 28th, 2015


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Frisco Traffic – Big Wheel Up Front, Tiny Wheel Out Back – Are Pennyfarthings Legal on the Streets of San Francisco?

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

IDK. These rides certainly were not legal on CA streets a while back, but I’d have to look up what the current law says, something about being able to skid a wheel on dry pavement.

Anyway, here you go, in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle:

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Dorsal view:

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Lady Cyclist on an Old-School Fixie Bicycle in Golden Gate Park: Guess the Decade

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

I’m thinking that this kind of scene is pretty much what you could have seen in each of the past 13 decades…

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A Motorized Fixie “Bicycle,” Western Addition

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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The Fattest Bicycle Tires You’ll Ever See – Presenting the Mighty 26 x 4.0 – It’s Like a Motorcycle Without an Engine

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

As seen on Ashbury:

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Know Your Hipsters: The Deceitful Flip-Flop Hub

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

This bike is like a fixie but it’s not:

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For shame.

Hey! Do you know cycling is up a lot in San Francisco during this Era of Fixie Bikes?

It’s because this is the Era of Fixie Bikes.

Cycling has its boom and busts and right now we’re in a boom.

This boom has nothing to do with having more bike lanes in the city recently.


But that’s why assigning more real estate to bike lanes won’t increase cycling 500% by the year 2020, which is the official goal* of SFGov.

*I don’t think anyone believes in this goal, but it’s what people say nevertheless…

The Longest Fixie Bike Skid Mark I’ve Ever Seen – A Third of a Block Long – Show the World Your Skillz!

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

I guess if you put enough of your weight forward and you have a steep enough hill, you could skid forever:

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But this is not an example of  an exemplary braking system, IMO

Here’s Your Next Bike: It’s a Brand-New $99 Fixie from Walmart.Com

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

And Wallie will deliver it to your house for 97 cents, some assembly required:

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All the deets.

American Badass, at One With His Bike

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

McAllister Street:

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