"For the first time the police will have an eye on a special kind of bicycle. They are called "Fixies" or "Singlespeed-Bikes". These minimalist trend-bikes, e.g. ridden by bike-messengers and members of a growing fan-scene are being used more and more in city-traffic. The bicycles, for the purpose of saving weight and conveying a very special "Kick" during fast riding, do not have proper security-measurements, i.e. they lack any sort of brake. Only foresighted riding, and enormous capacity of reaction ought to hinder accidents. The use of such vehicles, which were originally designed to be used for track-bike sports, in road traffic is profoundly dangerous and inevitably bound to health- and live-threatening situations for other road-users as well as the rider. In consequence, police will not only file a complaint against the riders of such fixies, but make insistently clear, that the bicycles will be seized after reoccurring identification."
I don't know if it's any different from most NJS certified frames really except that the color looks absolutely beautiful to my eye and that it's apparently kinda rare. Hand made in in Ibaraki Ken, Japan.
Put on your headphones and crank up the volume to get into the vibe. This is looking pretty good.
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Death Pedal is a fixed-gear freestyle(trick) film I’ve been working on for the past couple of years. It features rider profiles on Ines Brunn (Germany), Dre Reyes (Phillipines), and myself. The video also features sections on San Diego CA, Phoenix AZ, and Seattle WA as well as montages featuring footage from San Francisco, Atlanta, Peru, Beijing, Singapore and Malaysia. I have been traveling all around the globe filming for this project and have been fortunate enough to film with the best fixed-gear riders in the world. This will be the first film to have a truly global perspective on fixed gear freestyle. hope you enjoy it!