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The next big thing - fixies without handlebars
14.09.09 by Buffalo Bill

First we had the Telegraph’s ‘Medical Correspondent’ describing a psychologist as a ‘psychiatrist’, now we have this from the Standard:

As an antidote to all this polka-dotted nostalgia, a trend for fixed-gear bicycles is sweeping the East End. Fixed gear bicycle riders —“fixies” — pare down bikes to their very essence, often even removing the handlebars.

Yet another example of the morbid state of proper journalism, brought to death’s door by bloggers.

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