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Recent Death Puts 'Fixies' in Spotlight

Published January 8, 2008

SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN)—Last week's death of 18-year-old Lucian Gregg on a brakeless fixed-gear bicycle has raised some safety questions.

Santa Cruz has seen fixies grow more popular over the last year, according to a Santa Cruz Sentinel article, where it's become an emerging subculture for cyclists wanting a no muss, no fuss bicycle.

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