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Fixed Freestyle - Evolution or Revolution?

By John Prolly

Photography by Ed Glazar -

It’s no secret that cycling is an ever-evolving sport. When broken down into specific species of bicycles, one can track their phenotype by a time period. Rigid mountain bikes, steel road bikes and tank-like BMX bikes are all signifiers of their place in history. Evolution in cycling, just like in nature, occurs when natural selection takes hold.


Mike Schmidt. Impound yard wall ride. Queens, NY