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  1. Lifestyle - Health - CYCLING

    Sprockets of resistance

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com A small but growing group of cyclists are trading hi-tech wizardry for the simplicity of fixed-gear bicycles Sprockets of resistance In this era ... We're talking a lot less: typically a metal frame, two wheels, one gear and, often, no brakes. A fixed-gear bicycle, or "fixie", is as basic as a bike gets. It is so named because, ...

  2. Market that buys 51m bicycles a year knows better than self-absorbed Western 'fixies'

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... in journalism?- recently wrote with contempt that there are practically no 'fixed-gear' bicycles on the mainland. The piece, published on Slate.com, was titled 'Are There Really No Hipsters in China?' with the subhead 'Irony-resisting Chinese bicyclists have skipped the fixed-gear trend that has swept the rest of the world'. In case you don't know, 'fixies', ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    Behind the label: Rapha

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by Abid Rahman

    ... haven't picked up on it, road cycling and fixies (fixed-gear bicycles) in particular are super-cool at the moment, so having the right bike also means having the right gear. Rapha may ...

  4. The goods

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shanghai Tang's Fixie bike (above; HK$10,800) is a modern tribute to the iconic Chinese black bicycle. And if you've decided to jump on the fixed-gear bicycle trend, this single-speed ...

  5. The art of winning gold medals

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui There is more to cycling than the Tour de France or the Olympics. Do you know that you can use your bicycle to do a variety of amazing tricks? Artistic cycling is an indoor version in which athletes perform tricks (called exercises) for points on specialised, fixed-gear bikes in a format similar to ballet or gymnastics. The exercises- such as still, hand-bar ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Hotel Hotel, Canberra

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm by Stephen Lacey

    ... high-end "fixies" (fixed-gear bicycles) that the hotel loans to guests free of charge. What if I get bored? That isn't going to happen; the hotel is within walking distance ... is the 38-kilometre loop around Lake Burley Griffin, which starts right in front of the hotel. Livelo (www.livelo.com.au) hires out high-end road bicycles for more serious rides. Will a stay at Hotel Hotel ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    In a nation hooked on cars, a bicycle revival is just what we need

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Bicycle revival isjust what we need Ji Cheng has been the lanterne rouge- the red lamp at the back of the train- of the Tour de France. In the jargon of the annual race, ... of the peloton (the main bunch of riders) and before television cameras to help his Giant-Shimano team. If he completes the gruelling event by riding his bicycle down the Champs-Elysees in Paris today ...

  8. News - World - TRANSPORT

    London Tube strike causes chaos as commuters scramble for buses, taxis and bicycles

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:26pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London London travellers in rush-hour scramble for buses, taxis and bicycles Tube strike causes commuter chaos Londoners struggled to get to work yesterday as a 48-hour Tube strike led to cancellations and delays that pushed commuters to compete for bus seats and rental bicycles. The walkout called by the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers' union (RMT) over ...

  9. Sport - China - CYCLING

    China's first Tour de France cyclist wants Chinese to get on their bikes

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:26pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... on their bikes The first Chinese cyclist to compete in the Tour de France hopes he can help his compatriots rediscover a lost affection for cycling in a country where bicycles were once ubiquitous. Ji ... Giant-Shimano team. It's not for work, it's not about watching the time, it's just riding bicycles. People discover it's really nice. You can make a lot of friends Pro cyclist Ji ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Property developers in Britain accused of segregating communities with 'poor door' entrances for less well-off tenants

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by GDN

    ... to include affordable homes to win planning permission- for the poorer residents to be forced to use alternative access, a phenomenon dubbed "poor doors". Even bicycle storage spaces, ...




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