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.

Stephen Regenold

Stephen Regenold is Founder 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 two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.