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Fixed Foot Retention: STRAPS

Tweet Last time we checked out traditional toe clips and straps as one option for foot retention. Another option, which has become very popular for fixed riding in the last few years, are velcro foot straps. The system was originally designed by the guys at Hold Fast in Brooklyn, NY. Around 2008, when fixed freestyle [...]
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Montague Overhaul VII: Fixed Foot Retention

Tweet In putting the final touches on my custom Montague Boston folding bike, I had to decide what type of foot retention to use. On a fixed gear, you can control your speed and slow down simply by slowing your cadence. By putting back pressure on the pedals, you can slow the bike or even [...]
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