3 December 2007: Fixed Fever Dec. 4, 2007

from The Bike Show from Resonance FM » Podcast Feed· ·

Over the past five years a craze for riding bicycles with only one gear and no freewheel has taken off, in New York, London, Sydney and cities all around the world. We take a long hard look at the merits and excesses of the scene. Featuring an extended interview with the mystery man behind the […]



Over the past five years a craze for riding bicycles with only one gear and no freewheel has taken off, in New York, London, Sydney and cities all around the world. We take a long hard look at the merits and excesses of the scene. Featuring an extended interview with the mystery man behind the Bike Snob NYC blog, Roxy Erickson of London’s Trixie Chix and Gabriel Nogueira, one of the prime movers in the small but growing fixed wheel crowd in Curitiba, southern Brazil. MP3 | Other file formats (Ogg Vorbis etc) This week’s show also features the soundtrack of the fantastic short film Bicycle Samba, by Sophie Clements and John Hendicott. Fixed Links: London Fixed Gear Forum Fixed Gear Gallery Sheldon “Coasting is bad for you” Brown Fixed Wheel UK London Bike Polo Update (5 December): ‘DVD extras’ from the Bike Snob NYC for podium finishers: On why he came to write the blog (MP3: 1’44″) On his true identity(MP3: 2’18″)