We may not be experiencing "peak fixie" anymore, but a fixed-gear bike is still a great way to get around for those easily flummoxed by gears and brakes and such. And while too much may have been made of the "purity" of fixed-gear riding, and the hipster backlash may leave you wondering what exactly your bike says about you, they're still loads of fun. And, thanks to companies rushing to supply the seemingly insatiable demand, there are plenty of fixed gear models to choose from. So before you turn to Craigslist and buy some kid's deathtrap conversion he made from an old Free Spirit he bought at a garage sale, take a look through The 10 Best Fixed Gear Bikes Under $500.

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