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When it comes to bicycling in three different towns, fashion is as important as function

Author Jacqueline Detwiler Photography David Arky


SANTA MONICA – Inexpensive, hard-to-break and free of frills, the fixed-gear cycle—or fixie—has become the ride of choice for the bicycle purist who prefers minimal components as well as a minimalist syle. Still, there are two enterprising USC grads who felt fixies could use a little more in the way of vivid colors, so they started Santa Monica–based Solé, which boasts such offerings as this Foamside, which might well match your surfboard. It can also come with a flip flop hub, for those who prefer single speed.
$379  / solebicycles.com

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