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traveling to munich

Old 08-10-09, 12:51 AM
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traveling to munich

I'm moving to Munich for a year of studying and I don't know if I should bring my fixie or road bike? Does anyone know what the terrain is like, could I make it up and down the Bavarian Alps on my fixed?
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Old 08-10-09, 03:11 PM
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AFAIK, fixed gear bikes are illegal in Germany.
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Originally Posted by pedalpedalpedal View Post
AFAIK, fixed gear bikes are illegal in Germany.
If they are brakeless, put a front brake on it.
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Only brakeless fixed gears.
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Ah okay good to know. And to the OP, "making it up the Alps" really depends on your fitness.
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road bike. the alps are big and steep.
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Munich is quite flat, riding a fixed-gear there shouldn't be a problem (and no, fixies aren't illegal in Germany, brakeless bicycles may be in some places) but if you want to do some climbing, it sounds like just about the worst possible choice of bike.
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