My Fav Fixies, Reviewed for 2020
The first time I saw a fixie, I thought, “That is one beautiful bike.” I instantly fell in love with the clean chain line and minimalist look.
Fixed gear bikes are everywhere, and they’re here to stay. I can’t remember the last time a bicycle style 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!)
Best Fixed Gear Bikes
One gear, one speed, it’s a blast.
The good news is fixies are 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 garbage components.
So if you’re on a cheap budget, what are the best fixed gear bikes?
I’ve built them professionally for years now, so I feel qualified to review eight of the top, affordable fixed gear bicycles for sale today. I’ll give a brief overview of the components, build quality, and noteworthy features.
Price range? We’ll specifically look at the best fixed gear bikes below $500.
Hopefully by listing the pros and cons of each ride, you’ll find a top quality fixie to fit your budget. Read on! (more…)