Jamie, 45 x 19 (64?) ((1975 PX10 fixie) Works for me, being pretty flat here but almost always windy. And yes, I have a front brake. Richard Rose (Toledo, Ohio)
> In this recent thread regarding stopping fixed gear bikes several people
> have mentioned their choice of gearing for road use. It sounds like
> everyone is using a higher gear then me. I started using a fixed wheel
> for road riding in about 1973. The old timers that coached us advocated
> a 63" gear (42x18). I've stuck with that through my 14 year racing
> career and the 16 years since. What do you guys ride?
> Jamie Swan - Northport, N.Y.