“It is from Germany and brand new. I was looking for a fixie. Initially I was had for a race bike that I transformed into a fixie. and I rode like that for five years. And then I went looking for a real fixie. A track bike, something that was developed for the track. They are different rides. This is far more manoeuvrable, light and fun to ride The race bike is nicer over a long distance. I go to work with this one every day. I have brakes on it today because it is brand new but next week the brake will be gone. The rear brake is already gone.” Continue reading
This morning, Belgium’s cycling advocacy groups, GRACQ and Fietsersbond, celebrated commuting cyclists in Brussels with another free breakfast opportunity for those who brave the early hours. For the morning riders this year, a chance to get a pair of USB chargeable lights for the bike. It made this autumn ride one of the best experiences. Even better this year, the weather was perfect for an autumn morning. Continue reading
“My bike was stolen. I had it for five years. I like the colour of this one and my old my was red. And the frame is light, as well. It is pretty.” Continue reading
“I bought this bicycle about ten minutes ago. So, I became a cyclist ten minutes ago, as well.” Continue reading
“I buy and sell second hand bikes, but I am a goldsmith and I make musical instruments, so this is not what I normally do. But a man has to live, you know.” Continue reading
Velofixer mechanics, alongside their Cyclo counterparts, were offering free and immediate repairs for students with malfunctioning rides who attended the Brik second-hand bike market. For under-financed students, the free service was a great opportunity to get their faulty bikes back on the road in a safe form. Continue reading
At the Brik bicycle fair, there was the slow race. About 10 meters to be covered as slowly as possible. If you want slow, then invite a bicycle messenger crew. Nothing can go as slow as a fixed gear. And then, there were those track stand tricks. Take, Eat, Easy riders seem to be the slowest in the city.