First Fixed Ride ... me likey, but HALP!
I'm adding a fixie or SS to the stable this spring. My heart wants a fixie, but I'd never ridden one before. Took one out for a spin today - I'm a reasonably experienced cyclist, and I had no problems getting into the clips, or remembering to keep pedaling. I liked it!
However - this is where the HALP! comes in - how the hell do you get comfortable / used to stopping and getting out of the clips?? I know this sounds dumb, but is there a trick to it, or do I just have to get used to it. It's the only time I felt uncomfortable. Do you just essentially come to a stop and then get out of the clips / kinda at the same time? I suppose I am used to unclipping from my roadbike pedals a little in advance of a light or whatever, and having to stay attached to the pedals until I'm actually stopped is a little unnerving.