Just Riding Along: Insta-Fixie!

Pam was just riding along and suddenly she’s got a fixie – no freewheel. Upon further inspection, we discovered a spoke had broken and the spoke remnant was lodged in the cassette forcing it to turn around with the cranks.


Then we got into the real story, which was she sprinted up a cobblestoned climb in downtown Seattle with a 30 pound backpack affixed to the rear rack! Pam’s power, intense climbing grade, weighted rear, and cobbles all led to a broke spoke, which in turn made her Dahon into a fixie (for a while at least).

Mark V we need you to repair this soon. Thanks.

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