Outside Magazine asks GearJunkie Editor to ‘Debate’ Fixed-Gear Bikes

In an essay published today by Outside Magazine, Stephen Regenold (founder of GearJunkie) goes head-to-head with Outside editor Scott Rosenfield.

The subject: Fixed-gear bikes. Outside asks, “Are fixies the true soul of cycling, or are they just a ridiculous fad blighting urban streets?”

Read the full debate here, and comment below if you have an opinion on the fixie debate.

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Stephen Regenold is Founder and Editor-In-Chief of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for nearly two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of four small kids, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.