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And even if they're not, the fact that "fixies"--once the vehicles of choice for ironic bicycle races--are now simply props for ironic car races is yet another detail in the fixed-gear scene's increasingly long obituary.
Duck and Cover: The Art of Appropriation BikeSnobNYC 2010
Werk said Tuesday he wants to make sure that so-called "fixies" -- those hip, single-speed bicycles styled after big-city messenger bikes -- have stopping devices.
KTVB.com Local News 2010
In the meantime, I greatly enjoyed my visit to San Francisco yesterday, a city in which the "fixies" wear bodices:
BSNYC Road Dairy (and very short Friday Fun Quiz!) BikeSnobNYC 2010
Well, if you're these two, you'd just bring a couple of brakeless "fixies," a couple of messenger bags, and a whole lotta love:
Consumption: Now With More Minimalism! BikeSnobNYC 2010
Besides cooking the burritos, they also had to load a bunch of "fixies" into a pickup truck:
Relief Efforts: All You Haters Soothe My Discomfort BikeSnobNYC 2010
However, I don't want to ride around playing loud music (the San Jose Bike Party was one of the worst experiences of my cycling life), I don't have a boat (are kayaks the "fixies" of the high seas?)
BSNYC Product Review: Surly Big Dummy BikeSnobNYC 2010
In Portland, wood-chipper bikes are the new cargo bikes, which were the new "fixies," which were the new Rollerblades.
BSNYC Friday Anarcho-Syndicalist Commune! BikeSnobNYC 2010
In the meantime, you must live among the "hipster hylicoi," thos unfortunates who patronize the faux-dive bars, share overpriced rental apartments, and ply the streets aboard their "fixies," hoping for enlightenment.
Hardcore Luxury: It Ain't Easy Being Douchey BikeSnobNYC 2010
Could it be a preview of a new generation of Specialized 'fixies' called the "Ironical?"
Warming the Cockles: Living, Breathing, Shopping BikeSnobNYC 2010
Furthermore, the photos would indicate that we're going to focus on "fixies" and bicycles adorned with MetroCards.
Intangibles: Steel is Real, but How does it Smell? BikeSnobNYC 2010