A few weeks ago I enjoyed a night out in Oakland to celebrate the impending nuptials of a friend. At the end of the night, we stumbled out onto the street and went our separate ways, while I walked over to the bike rack where my ride was locked up, only to witness the following sight.
A few months ago I was pedaling home from the BART station when part of the bottom bracket spindle and crank abruptly separated from from my bike. One second I was just riding along, and the next I was sliding on my feet, straddling the top tube of my bike, attempting to slow my momentum […]
You can get a decent BMX bike for less than $400 bucks with a full cromoly frame. Logic would say the same would hold true for a single speed or fixed gear track bike. After all, when a bike is reduced to one gear and a rigid fork, things become pretty simple, since there really […]
Brad Hodges of Nemesis Project has been making frames for as long as I’ve known him. Whether its dirt jump 26″ MTB or bmx bikes, Nem-Pro bikes known for being solid as all get out. He’s been doing more fixed gear stuff lately, and with his BMX background, 26″ fixed gear freestyle has been a […]
When I was on the hunt for a new urban sled, the Gran Royal Lurker came on my radar while pondering the types of radical maneuvers I would actually attempt to master on a fixed gear. I’m primarily a mountain biker with a bit of a BMX background, but I live in a city and […]