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Originally Posted by Dynocoaster
Vik, they also had a "fixed" with a 3 speed hub.
I've test ridden it...and have no interest in it:
1) it adds some play in the drivetrain which is not fun on a fixed gear bike
2) adds shift cable and complexity to your fixed gear which is contrary to much of the reason for riding fixed
3) I'd just as soon add a Shimano 8spd IGH to a bike and have a wide gear range and the ability to coast
Having said all that it does work....I just don't get the point myself...