fixie bikes
Njs Pedal Set, Mks Rx-1, Mks Straps, Mks M-size Steel Toe Clips
Two Shimano Dura-ace Njs Chaiings, 50&51t, 1/8, Bcd 144
3ttt Competizione Pista Handlebar And 3ttt Stem Gc Vintage
Nitto B123aa Track Handlebar Heattreated Aluminum 40cm 25.4 Njs Gold Stamped New
Njs Keirin Used Hkk Vertex 1/8 Silver Chains. 120 Cm
Leader Aluminum Track Frameset 53 Cm With Carbon Fork
Campagnolo Pista Tubular Rear Wheel
Phil Wood Track High Flange Flip-flop R Hub, 120x32h - Sil
52cm Pf Aero Leader 725 Style Track Fixed Gear Fixie Road Bicycle 700c White
Njs Kyokuto Kkt Keirin Toe Cages Large Vintage 80s Nagasawa Araya Samson Level
Shimano Dura-ace Njs Track Hubs, 36h, Rear = 120mm
Rare Khs Flite 100 2004/njs, Track Complete ,fixed Gear, Looks New
Leader Bikes 721 Frameset White 53cm Track Fixed Gear Fixie New Frame
Nitto B123aa Track Handlebar Heattreated Aluminum 36cm 25.4 Njs Gold Stamped New
Njs Nitto Used Pro Jaguar Steel Stem- 120mm
Fuji Fixed Gear Track Bike Racing Bicyle
Cinelli Handlebar Milano Vintage Road Touring Track Bike 67 Stamped
2009 Bianchi Pista Track Bicycle Trek Aluminum Fork
Nitto B123 Cr-mo 420 Njs Handlebar, 25.4
Leader 750 Tt Road & Track Bike 8 Speed Black 20 In. 700c Shimano Ultegra
Keirin Cycling Helmet, L Size,  7 1/4-7 3/8, 59-60cm
Shimano Dura Ace Ax 7300 Rear Derailleur 7sp Excellent Condition Vintage Keirin
57cm Pf Aero Leader 725 Style Track 700c Bike Fixie Road Bicycle White/black
Windsor, The Hour, Fixed Gear Bike
Shimano Dura Ace Ax 7300 Front Derailleur Excellent Condition Vintage Keirin
Njs Keirin Makino Track Frame Set Tt 540mm St 570mm White No Dents Kaisei 8630r
Nitto B123aa Track Handlebar Heat-treated Aluminum 38cm C-c 25.4mm Njs Gold New
 Black 54cm Steel Track Fixed Gear Bike Fixie Single Speed Road Bicycle
Cinelli Pista Track Handlebar
3ttt Handlebar Si.isi Vintage Ram Horn Track Bike Cinelli Nitto
Campagnolo Pista Track Pedals Con Denti  Vintage Bike Rare
Mks Unique Royal Njs Track Pedals
Vintage 58cm Frejus Pista Frame Set W Campagnolo Bb 1960s Track Columbus
Pinarello Steel Fixed Gear Track Bike Size 49
Shimano Dura Ace Ax 7300 Downtube Shifters Excellent Condition Vintage Keirin
Campagnolo Pista/track Pedals
Vintage Campagnolo Pista Skip Tooth Crank W Chain Inch Pitch 1963 24t 151 Bcd
Nitto B123 Steel 380 Njs Handlebar, 25.4
Nitto Aluminum B125 Njs Handlebar, 370, 25.4
Aerospoke Front 700c White Color
Cannondale Capo Trackbike Fixed Gear Frame
Nitto B123 Cr-mo 410 Njs Handlebar, 25.4
Keirin Cycling Helmet, S Size, 6 3/4- 6 7/8, 55-56cm
Mks Njs Toe Straps
Keirin Cycling Helmet, M Size,  7-7 1/8, 57-58cm
Colnago Esamexico Pista Small Size 50 Columbus Steel Tubing Campagnolo C Record
Affinity Lo Pro Champagne Money Green 57cm Fixed Gear Bike
Njs Steering, Nitto B123 Cr-mo Handlebar 390, Nitto Jaguar Alm 80mm Stem
Nitto B125 Steel 390 Njs Handlebar, 25.4
Bsa Steel Track Cranks - Double Fluted - Pista - 5 Star - Rare - Malvern Star
Aerospoke Rear Wheel 700c No Hub
Vintage Shimano Njs Dura Ace Bb-7400 Bb 1.37x24 English
700c Carbon Fiber Bicycle Fork Black Fixed Gear Track Bike Fixie 1 1/8 43mm Rake
Cinelli Criterium Pista Style Handlebar 42cm
Nitto B123 Steel 390 Njs Handlebar, 25.4
Njs Pedal Set  Kyokuto Pro Ace Pedals Steel S-size Toe Clips Straps Vintage
Nitto Aluminum B123 Njs Handlebar, 380, 25.4
Nitto B123 Steel 380 Njs Handlebar, 25.4
Bianchi Pista, Fixie Fixed Gear Racing Freewheel Chrome Road Bike/bicycle #101
Njs Steering Set, Nitto B123 Steel Handlebar 380, Nitto Steel 85mm Stem
Matte Black Leader 735 Fixie/track Bike - 55cm
Phil Wood Track High Flange Flip-flop R Hub, 120x36h - Sil
Nice Odyssey Svelte Mountain Bmx Road Fixed Gear Bike Platform Pedals Black 9/16
Olmo Pista Track Bike, Blue
Keirin Cycling Helmet, M Size,  7-7 1/8, 57-58cm
Njs Steering, Nitto B123 Cr-mo Handlebar 390, Nitto Jaguar Alm 80mm Stem
2011 All-city Big Block Track/fixed Gear Bike. 56cm, Shelby Silver Nice
Takara Sugiyama Flat Bar Fixie Bike (700c Wheels, 58cm Frame) 23" Frame
Bianchi Pista Sei Giorni
Cinelli Pista Track Bars & Stem 2a Black
700c Track Bike Wheelset Front Phil Wood/ Rear Chub Hub / Rims H Plus Son Black
Very Rare Vintage Nitto Handlebar Stem 85mm / 25.8mm / 22.2mm Fuji Track Pista
Njs Steering Set, Nitto B123 Alm Handlebar 370, Nitto Alm 100mm Stem
Shimano Dura-ace Njs Track Hubs, 36h, Rear = 120mm
2011 Giant Omnium Small (49 Cm), Fixed Gear Velodrome Track Bike Bicycle
Keirin Cycling Helmet, S Size, 6 3/4- 6 7/8, 55-56cm
Bianchi Pista - Fixie Dream, W/ Custom  Hed 3 Carbon Wheel
Nos Vintage Mikashima Mks Pedal Shoe Cleats Road Track Nail On Njs Fuji
Njs Steering, Nitto B123 Steel Handlebar 380, Nitto Jaguar Alm 100mm Stem

About Fixie Bikes

Fixie Bikes aren't just trendy and nice to look at, they are a lot of fun to ride as well. They've also been helping to push the resurgence in urban cycling that's been very noticeable in the last few years.

You can trace the uptake of fixie bikes back to the bike messengers of New York and London. Although fixie bikes originally hail from velodrome racing they were a staple in bike club training rides through the winter, providing their owners with a generally maintenance free ride and helping to promote a good pedalling technique that was considered crucial by the racing fraternity in the off season when they were building up their endurance with regular long rides.

Fast forward to the messenger culture and the low maintenance requirements of a fixie bike make perfect sense for riding in a relatively flat city. As messenger fashion has gone mainstream with courier bags etc so has the desire for a very cool one speed fixie bike with lots of bike companies such as Leader, Chargebikes and Crate getting in on the act. These fixie bike brands all make some fantasticly good fixie bikes at various price points, from entry level fixie bikes right up to top of the range fixie bikes. The thing is, when you've only got one gear and one brake there's only so much you can do to a fixie bike to make it top end.

The most prized fixies are vintage track bikes that have been lovingly restored. Made with Reynolds, Columbus or Tange high end tubing these frames ooze style from a golden era of track cycling before throwaway materials like carbon fibre came along. Lo-pro fixie frames from the 80s with bullhorn bars turn more heads than the latest out of the box fixie bike every time. With a beautiful paint job and classic Campagnolo, Phil Wood or Shimano components these bikes will roll forever needing next to no maintenance.

Sizing a Fixie Bike

It's important to get the right size fixie bike to ensure that your time spent riding it will be fun and not leave you with any unnecessary aches and pains. Generally the size of fixie bike you'll need will depend on your height although do bear in mind that some people will have longer legs, others longer torsos etc so this is just a rough guide. Additionally you'll want to be aware of standover height – the amount of room between the top of the frame and your crotch when you are standing astride the bike when stationary. Typically one to two inches of gap is good here.

We've compiled a broad outline here of what sized fixie bike you could need depending on your height.

Rider Height – Fixie Frame Size CM

4'10” – 5'0” 47-48cm

5'0” - 5'3” 49-50cm

5'3” - 5'6” 52-53cm

5'6” - 5'9” 54-55cm

5'9” - 6'0” 56-58cm

6'0” - 6'3” 58-60cm

6'3” - 6'6” 61-63cm

Bear in mind this is just a rough guide as other factors such as bottom bracket height, sloping or horizontal top tube and top tube length can all have an influence.

Fixie Bike Pedals

The types of pedals you use will have a big impact on the way your fixie bike feels when you ride it. The main factor to consider is what sort of shoes do you want to be wearing – it might not be convenient wearing the latest racing shoes when all your journeys are just a couple of miles and you need to walk around at the other end. Likewise if you've got a 10 mile journey and you use flat pedals with trainers you are going to be wasting a lot of potential energy by not using clipless or at the very least toe straps. The pros and cons of each type of fixie pedal are:

Flat pedals – can wear any footwear you want but waste energy by not being able to pedal 'upwards' and your feet can slide off in the rain more easily. Rear wheel lockups are very difficult.

Flat pedals with toe straps – feet are held securely and can pedal 'most' of the way round. Can wear any shoe. If you do them up tight it can be hard to get your feet out.

Clipless pedals – Are limited to wearing your cycling shoes on the bike but transfer much more of your pedalling power and you go faster. Rear wheel lockups are much more easier

From an aesthetic point of view a nice pair of delta platform pedals with metal toe strap cage from the 80s can't be beat.

Securing your fixie bike

If you live in any type of urban area, which we presume you do, we have yet to find a lock that can't be broken. Read that again – We have yet to find a lock that can't be broken. Get good insurance for your fixie bike and don't leave it locked up in public areas. We always take our bike in with us and leave it in a hall, corridor or out in a private yard somewhere.

Fixie Bike Summary

As you can see, fixie bikes are a lot of fun as well as being works of art. Hopefully you can begin to appreciate some of the choices we have featured on this website.