A question came up recently about why people ride fixed-gear bikes. I think you can't reasonably answer that question without first understanding why people ride single-speed bikes. So, why do they ...
I would have thought that a single gear was the same as a fixed gear, but that does not seem the case. What am I missing? Can a fixed gear bike have more then one gear?
I have a single speed bicycle that has some slack in the chain and threatens to come off. How can I reduce this slack?
What would be the “definitive” formula to calculate chainstay length from sprocket size, chainring size and number of chain links?
Before I started to write this answer, I thoroughly read this question, its answers and comments: How do I calculate the diameter of a chainring from the number of teeth? So, my question tries to ...