If-You-Have-Decided-To-Change-Your-Lifestyle-A-Lit128

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If-You-Have-Decided-To-Change-Your-Lifestyle-A-Lit128

  1. 1. If you have decided to change your lifestyle alittle and take up some extra exercise, one ofthe best ways to get fit and healthy is to start cycling. Whether you would like to begin cycling to work or you would prefer to go on longer bike riding trips with the whole familyon the weekends, you should look into getting a fixie bike in order to reap the additional benefits that these bikes can bring.single speed bicycles
  2. 2. The term fixie means fixed gear and refers to the fact that thesebikes have no gears on them There is no free wheel on fixie bikesso you cant coast like you can on other bikes, such as mountainbikes and hybrid bikes Because of this you will be constantlypedalling when on a fixie bike, which can allow you to achieve fasterspeeds and will also give you a better connection with the road, asyou will have maximum control over your bike riding
  3. 3. This is a plus for many cyclists and it can actually offer up increasedsafety in wet conditions - you will be able to feel the grip of the reartyre on the roads surface a lot more A lot of people choose fixiebikes over other styles because of the way they look - they have avery clean and retro appearance thanks to the lack of gears, and youcan get them in a range of colours to suit all tastes
  4. 4. Another reason why fixie bikes have become so popular is that theyare incredibly easy to maintain, so if you are a novice bike rider oryou just dont want to have to carry out too much maintenance theywould be perfect for you There are fewer moving parts on fixe bikes,but you will still need to check the brakes and tyres regularly
  5. 5. When you first get your fixie bike you will probably need a bit ofpractice before going out on the roads with one, as they can be quitedifferent from riding other bike styles You will need to get out of thehabit of trying to coast once you get up to a certain speed, but after afew weeks of practice you should feel confident about riding yourfixie bike
  6. 6. single speed bicycles As you gain experience in riding a fixie bikeyour muscles will become more developed due to the constantpedalling, and you should also notice that your stamina for long bikerides increases, allowing you to enjoy cycling a lot more
  7. 7. single speed bicycles

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