"Just Ride It in Fitzroy will custom build you a fixie around your budget. They are brand new and are selling like hotcakes. The shop is rad, you can pick and choose whatever you like to mix and match your dream fixie. They start from…"
"Ah, naming bikes, glad to see I'm not the only one ;-) (Iggy - 1993 Giant Iguana / Paddy - 2007 Cell S2200)
As a recent immigrant to Melbourne, I'd say see how you go in your area with existing gearing, then look into it. The hills here…"
"Thanks guys. Yeah, I'll be mostly tearin' it up around CBD, South Yarra, Richmond, Collingwood, etc. I know there is some steep stuff like Punt Hill, so I was thinking around 70 (48:18) on the flipflop. Stubacca, thanks also for the note…"
"I'm running about 72 gear inches (46/17 on 700x25 tyres), though mostly freewheel at the moment. I have a 16t fixed cog on the other side of the hub, but haven't used it in over 12 months. There are a few uphill bits for me towards home,…"
What gear inches do you ride on your fixie in Melbourne?I'm moving to Melbourne in December with my fixie Stan, and I'm wondering what gear inches (or ratios if you prefer) you dudes are riding over there, and what I should go for.See More
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