Pure Fix Original Fixed Gear Single Speed Fixie Bike Review
If you need a fixed gear bike, Pure Fix comes to mind. They mainly concentrate on designing single speed fixed gear bikes and offer it directly to the customer. This is great as it helps reduce the costs, as you have no intermediary and makes it an affordable road bike. However, does this cheap price tag affect the quality of the Fixie bike? Let us find out with our Pure Fix Original Fixed Gear Single Speed Fixie Bike Review.
Pure Fix Fixie Bike Review
When you look at the Pure Fix Fixie Bike, the bike looks simple yet it is efficient. They have combined different colors resulting in a trendy fixed gear bike you can use to commute to work or enjoy a casual ride around town. You can buy the Fixie with classic colors to even avant-garde ones and depends on your lifestyle and needs. Not only is the design unique they have thought about your comfort while still having a rigid construction to go a long way. Further, you can choose a comfortable size to fit your height and sizes range as follows:
- Extra Small: 47cm appropriate for users with a height of 4’8″ – 5’1″
- XX Small: 43cm suitable for users with a height of 4’3″ – 4’7″
- Small: 50cm great for riders with a height of 5’2″ – 5’6″
- Medium: 54cm fitting for a user with a height of 5’7″ – 5’11”
- Large: 58cm appropriate for riders with a height of 6′ – 6’3″
The Original Pure Fix Fixed Gear Single Speed Fixie Bike will turn many heads while you are cycling around town. The frame has a tough welded steel construction making it one of the best road bikes to ride in the city. The Wheelset has a deep 50mm design and constructed of alloy rims with KT Quando hubs. Not only has this fixed gear bike style the rear hub has a flip-flop design allowing you to use it in two riding modes fixed gear and free wheel.
Frame and Fit
As mentioned, the Fixie Bike has a Hi-Tensile Steel design and the top tube length depending on the size you buy ranges from 18.5-inches to 22-inches. The bicycle’s weight starts from the smallest size of 20 lbs to the large size weighing in at 24 lbs. The fork has the same construction made of Hi-Tensile Steel with the steerer tube length starting from 6.75 – 8.25-inches. The handlebars are wide with BMX style grips and the Kenda tires are suitable for traveling on different terrains.
The crankset is a three-piece laser cut with a sealed bottom bracket provided by LASCO. Further, the Fixie has a KMC Chain and the fork is straight. The headset is NECO threadless with Fix riser bars. In addition, for a comfortable riding experience, it has a V Drome Saddle with a sporty design.
Smooth Brake System
For reliable stoppage, the bike has front Radius Caliper brakes with the correct gear ratio for a smooth ride. Further, you have the option as mentioned previously to use the bicycle in either fixed or single gear mode. Here Pure Fix used two cogs to give you versatility if you prefer cycling in fixed gear.
- Has a flip-flop rear wheel hub to use either single speed or fixed
- The front brake removes easily
- Outfitted with brand components
- For comfort, it has a V Drome seat and has Pure Fix pedals
- Includes a one-year warranty
- Both the frame and forks made with high-tensile steel and TIG Welded
- You receive a kickstand, removable sticker, and front & rear reflectors
|SPECIFICATIONS||PURE FIX ORIGINAL FIXIE BIKE|
|BRACKET||Sealed Cartridge 68mm/110.5mm|
|CHAIN||KMC with a Gear Ratio of 44:16 and 74.25-inch gears|
|CRANK||40T x 160mm Alloy 43cm Micro depending on size|
|EXTRAS||Removable Sticker and has Front & Rear Reflectors|
|FORK||Hi-Tensile TIG Welded|
|FRAME||Hi-Tensile TIG Welded|
|HANDLEBAR||Aluminum Riser 25.4mm|
|HEADSET||NECO Threadless 1 ⅛ Alloy|
|HUB FRONT||Pure Fix Lasered KT Quando 100mm wide 32H|
|HUB REAR||Flip-Flop for Changing from Single Speed to Fixed Gear|
|PEDALS||Pure Fix Connecting to a Three-Piece Sealed Bearing Crank Set|
|RIMS||Varies depending on the bike size made with double walled Alloy|
|SEAT POST||25.4mm Alloy|
|SPOKE PATTERN||Three Cross|
|STEM||7 degree angle 90mm|
Is There Assembly Involved ?
Once you receive your Fixie, you will find it does need some assembly. The great thing is that the bicycle is 90% assembled. All you need to do is install the handlebars, front wheel, seat, and pedals.
How to assemble your Pure Fix Fixed Gear Bike
Pros and Cons Related to the Pure Fix Fixie Bike
- Fairly easy to assemble
- Gives you an easy, smooth ride
- The flip-flop transitions amazing
- Looks great
- Pedal speed is superb
- The tires not threaded
- Includes some extra things such as a container of touch up paint
- The bicycle is a bit heavy to carry
- Not the best tires
- Seat can become a bit uncomfortable
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