Fyxation Open – Fixed Gear Street Crit Saturday June 26th


Pre-register here for this thirty minute crit taking place on the Chicago Criterium Course this Saturday, and save $5 off day-of registration! No license required. We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the first annual Fyxation Open fixed gear criterium in Chicago, IL on July 26th, 2014. This high energy fixed gear only criterium will be held…

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Do you even lift?


Photo Credit: LittleCharlotte via Compfight cc Have you ever wondered if you should add some weight/strength training to your daily cycling? Intimidated or annoyed by those Crossfit weirdos, but intrigued by the possibility of getting stronger and more badass? My bike commute is a lot shorter now than it used to be, so I recently added a simple weight routine…

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All City Championship 2014 July 10th-12th


Three days of racing and a sloppy sweaty drunk afterparty? Minneapolis knows how to do it. Here’s the full rundown of the City Championship this year, via the Bike Jerks blog. Thursday July 10th – Bandit Cross Hobo Camp Bryn Mawr Meadows 7pm Free to all and open to all types of bikes, though we prefer singlespeeds if you’ve got…

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Cupcake’s Fixed Gear Jamis Sputnik


Listen, I’m five foot one, broke as fuck, and care more about my bike getting me around than inspiring jealousy. This bike isn’t a two-toned Kalavinka or a vintage Colnago. But it’s seen me through car accidents, major thefts, and a thousand rainstorms, blizzards, and drunk rides home. I’ve replaced every single part of it at least once besides the…

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Update to The Chicken Fried Guide


Photo of PQM’s Chicken & Waffles by Tiny Fixer KC On Memorial Day, KC and I took our first ride together in months down to Publican Quality Meats for their Chicken & Waffles special. This impromptu brunch bikery has resulted in a slew of new content for Tiny Fix. The Chicken Fried Guide, Tiny Fix’s Guide to Chicago’s Fried Chicken,…

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BBQ Cat Chicago: June 28th


This Minneapolis mainstay is hitting Chicago this year! Ride bikes all over town, hitting a different cookout for every checkpoint, all while raising funds for this year’s North American Cycle Courier Championship.

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Bikes Direct Bike Assembly Checklist


Pretty much every Tiny Fix babe gets asked for bike recommendations constantly. I’m personally actually kind of bad at them (unless you’re also five foot one and allergic to shifting gears), and a big reason why is that when you ask someone how much they’re looking to spend they generally say “$300-$500.” That sort of budget generally allows for one…

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Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Sunscreen Summer Round Up


As a Chicana from So Cal who could surf a solar flare and just get a really dark tan, I was never too shook about sunscreen until I covered my body with approximately a billion dollars in tattoos. I didn’t bleed out all over a guy with cobwebs tattooed on his scalp just to let my colorful artwork bake blurry,…

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