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    An unusual place for a brake

    This is a fixie I saw at a bike festival. The makers put it there more as a lark than for better function. It's kind of interesting:
    功夫大师喜欢骑着他的自行车在山上。

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    I've seen it at a bike show a couple years ago. Interesting idea.

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    i like it! it looks hella cool.

    it's similar to what older Moto GP bikes used to have, but they had a smaller front sprocket, which multiplied the braking force. i imagine that this doesn't stop as quickly as if it were attached to the hub, and if you lost the chain you don't have a rear brake.

    I like it when people take a few steps outside the box.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XSL_WiLL
    I've seen it at a bike show a couple years ago. Interesting idea.
    I think that is the show bike from a couple years ago - one of the NAHBS's, IIRC. Bilenkey. maybe?
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    So, what happens if you break a chain?
    I only ride bikes to fill the time when I'm not skiing.

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    The crank stops the back wheels locks up. Looks like it might work I think LOL

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    na thats crap you free wheel

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZSTAR1
    na thats crap you free wheel
    It's a fixed gear bike, so yeah it will work. The idea is neat, but it adds more strain to the chain and makes braking rely on another system.

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    Yeah your legs and if you can see the rear wheel(I cant) maybe there is a fixed sprocket

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    it's a fixie guys...

    Quote Originally Posted by GuruAtma
    This is a fixie I saw at a bike festival.

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    ... and if we just ...

    Also my friend the crank arms apear to point straight up?? I'll chanenge anyone to ride this bike and not look stupid like you lol xxxx

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    Its a fake brake i'm off for a beer ttar xx

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