Fixie bikes derive their moniker from their fixed-wheel design. Riders must constantly pedal to keep the wheels moving — there’s no coasting with fixie bikes! Fixies are single-speed bikes with no gears, which makes them simple to operate and maintain. On the other hand, the no-gear design means that fixies are not the best choice for hilly landscapes, as the rider is unable to make the climb easier by shifting to a lower gear. Thus, fixie bikes are best suited for riders who prefer to stick to flat surfaces or do most of their cycling on bike tracks.
A fixie bike isn’t for everyone. If you travel long distances over hilly terrain or enjoy going off road with your bike, a fixie may not be the best choice. A fixie makes a great second bike, because they’re fun to take out in town with your friends, or enjoy at your local bike track. Thanks to their simple design and ease of maintenance, a single speed bike is reliable and ready to go when you are.
More popular than ever, the fixie bike has become a staple at BikeExchange, where you can find tonnes of listings for various men’s, women’s and unisex models. When you search by keyword, size, price or location, you can quickly find the fixie bike that suits your style of riding and budget.
Browse our current fixie bikes at your leisure — you’ll find a large assortment of top-quality new and used bikes for sale. Sellers list bikes on an ongoing basis, so be sure to check back often for the latest additions. If you’re already a fixie fan or are just discovering this fun and robust class of bike, take a moment to check all our fixie listings to see what the rage is about.