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Why track wheels are not always a good choice for fixed crit

Aluminium Carbon Clincher New Product Noble Wheels Tubular Wheelset

Why track wheels are not always a good choice for fixed crit

A near miss on a relaxed ride tonight reminded me the very reason why a front track wheel is not really the best choice for fixed cirterium racing. I was riding my Knife Butterfly shod with Mavic Ellipses. Coming around a bend the front nearly washed out on me and I narrowly avoided some unpleasant road rash plus a few bruises! The Ellipses are a great entry / all round track wheel super stiff and light. Now all that stiffness is great on a smooth track but when riding on uneven and sketchy surfaces - often found on crit circuits...

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Fixed Criterium specific race wheels - fixedcrit.com collaboration with Noble Wheels

Aluminium Carbon Clincher New Product Noble Wheels Race Tubular Wheelset

Fixed Criterium specific race wheels - fixedcrit.com collaboration with Noble Wheels

Almost all fixed criterium (fixed crit) racers use off the shelf track wheels. It was our belief that this growing genre of racing deserved special attention and the development of specific wheels designed for the demands of the discipline. We set out speaking to a few wheel builders to gauge their views and approach to such a request - it was clear from the first conversation I had with Jonathan at Noble Wheels that they were the right people for the job. Our initial builds are focused at providing fantasic performance wheelsets at a reasonable price point; lower than that of the main branded wheels...

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Polo & Bike Williamsburg added to the lineup

Frameset New Product Polo & Bike

Polo & Bike Williamsburg added to the lineup

We have broken the mold with Polo & Bike. Originally on fixedcrit.com we only had custom hand built frames in our line up. It was not really because we were being snobby or elitist, just that our goal was to stock the finest performing fixed gear racing products. In Polo & Bike we think we have found one of the few companies that can meet that criteria whilst doing so at a more affordable price point. In order to bring performance fixed gear racing to all we are both pleased and excited to welcome Polo & Bike to our exclusive lineup.

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Got a question? We've added an FAQ

FAQ Questions

Hi all, we have added an FAQ to the site... we hope to answer the most common questions you may have here such as pricing, delivery etc. If you have any questions about the site, LOW// bicycles, IRD Modena, Knife Bikes, FFWD Wheels or any of the other great products, or if you would like to see other items please drop us a line and we'll add any common ones to the FAQ page

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More new products added - FFWD Wheels, Sugino Cranks

New Product

More new products added - FFWD Wheels, Sugino Cranks

We continue to seek out and extend our range of carefully selected products. We are pleased to have added Sugino drivetrain and FFWD wheels.

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