For a long time there have been only a few people in Salt Lake who have continued to do tricks on a fixed gear bike. That's not to say that there wasn't a lot of people interested in the sport in the beginning; but, people either stuck to the traditional track bike or gave up when the 650 went out of style. In some ways I enjoy the small-ness of the current FGFS community, but I definitely think it has room to grow. What I think deters people the most is the price. Before the pfix came along if one wanted a substantial trick machine one would have to build up all the parts, and pay $1000+. Kind of a daunting task for a beginner, I know I wouldn't do that even if I thought FGFS is the coolest thing in the world.
Caynon Elrod's Pfix
Photo of my buddies pfix. I think this bike totally changes the game of FGFS. This bike enables so many more people to get into the sport. I love it and I think it is going to be a very positive thing for this scene.

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