Originally Posted by zoltan
Why do so many fixies run without bar tape? It seems like a simple comfort thing.
Because they can?
<hipster voice> It's a purer cycling experience man, when there are bumps in the road I want to feel them in my soul man. It's like, trying to hear the world with ear muffs on, it just doesn't work for me, I'm all about the purity of the experience. </hipster voice>
Just another reason to laugh at fixed gear riders.