Fixies on the Cheap: Reviews & Advice for 2017
The first time I saw one, I thought, “That is one beautiful bike.” The clean chain line, the minimalist approach.
Fixed gear bikes are everywhere, and they’re here to stay. I can’t remember the last time a style has hit the scene so hard. Riders everywhere are getting into the simplicity and visceral experience of riding without gears or a freewheel (or, in some cases, brakes!)
One gear, one speed, it’s a blast.
The good news is they’re very affordable. The bad news is that, because they’ve become so popular, there’s a lot of cheap junk on the market — nameless brands made from junk components. So what are the best fixed gear bikes on a cheap budget?
I’ve been building and riding them for years now. I’m going to review eight of the top, affordable fixed gear bicycles for sale today. I’ll give a brief overview of the components, the build quality, and what you can expect. We’ll be specifically looking for the best fixed gear bikes below $500.
Hopefully by listing the pros and cons of each ride, you’ll find a top quality fixie for a cheap price! Read on.