Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Aichi, bicycle accident statistics, bike-car crashes, brakeless, brakeless fixies, cycling accidents, FARS, fixed gear, Japan, Osaka, Saitama, Tokyo, track bikes, urban cycling
The number of cyclist fatalities in Japan last year.
According to the data, there were 633 fatal bicycle accidents last year, with most occurring in Saitama, Tokyo, Aichi and Osaka prefectures.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: A. A. Zimmerman, architecture, bicycle racing, bicycle track racing, bicycle tracks, bicycling, Billy Hamilton, Bob Gerwing, Charles Murphy, E. C. Bald, fixed gear, fixed gear fever, Floyd MacFarland, Iver Lawson, John Johnson, keirin, Major Taylor, Monte Scott, Sanger, Tom Cooper, Tom Eck, track bikes, track racing, velodromes
From fixedgearfever.com. They call it the world’s best velodrome database. That is probably the case.
Filed under: Bike of the Day | Tags: bicycle, fixed gear, fixed wheel, fixie, hipster
I saw this and immediately wanted to go carve traffic on my way to Pablo’s Coffee House.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: bicycle theft, bicycles, bike theft, fixed gear, fixies, hipsters
Operative word was. For sixteen weeks in 1992.
This is an interesting take on bike theft. Now they want fixed gear bikes as well as the old road frames for conversions. Used to be thieves were completely uninterested in both types.