They are called “fixed”, but also “fixed” in Italian. They are the bikes with the fixed relationship. No free wheel. The drive wheel is connected directly to the wheel hub via the chain and each movement of one part corresponds to the movement of the other based on the set ratio. No brakes.
Along a fascinating circuit in the center of Riccione, bales of hay coming out of corners because here we start at full speed and end up even stronger and if you bend too much there is the risk of touching the ground with the pedal. This is also the reason for the success of these races, also thanks to the short circuit that allows a continuous passage of the riders in front of the public.
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