Have you seen the green flash
Appearing ahead of me on the climb as he slowly pedals the same road I’ve been riding for the past hour, he must have known I was coming for a while. With a friendly, welcoming smile and a glint in his eye, he asks, “Have you seen the green flash?”
Epic climbs doable on a long weekend
“Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades” – Eddy Merckx
The great Eddy Merckx knows his onions when it comes to cycling. While lightweight
carbon wheels will make you look good, the best way to get strong on the bike is to hit the hills.
Put your foot down
Having considered what gearing we might like to go for on our fixie, one other (often overlooked) thing is the pedals.
Teeth, Ratios and Inches
Whether you want to build your own fixed gear bike, or buy one new, you'll have to consider what gearing you want to ride as I believe it's crucial to getting the most enjoyment out of your bike.