A visit to 66fixed in St. Pete
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Had a blast tonight with the 66fixed crew

Every time I make it down to Florida to visit family, I always make sure to stop in an check on Michael at

66Fixed.  He opened this shop right around the same time the shop I co-owned did and we have never

had a shortage of topics to discuss throughout the years. So many thing shave changed since 2007 and…

The Shop

…so many things have stayed the same. The bike scene has changed tremendously since 2007 yet the

basics stay the same.  But somethings, like the few Aerospokes hanging in the shop, really symbolize

the changes. Amazing how those even feel retro! 66Fixed has adapted easily over the years to meet

demand & done well! It’ll always be one of my favorite shops to visit & hang out in.

The atmosphere & eye candy better each time.

There’s always more stuff to peruse, lots of people stopping by and did I mention lots of stuff to peruse?

Stocked!

The vibe in the shop is more like one that’s been open for decades yet it still has its ear to the ground for the

latest trends of what to carry while not overlooking the daily essentials that all types of riders will need.

Also in stock are two legendary brands that get lots of real estate in 66Fixed: Cinelli & Dolan.

Both brands have become staples for the streets of St. Pete.  And, I gotta say, the riders have good taste!

MASHSF

Speaking of good taste, look what West Coast immigrant turned bike shop proprietor’s sequel is in stock!

Death Pedal 2 by Kareem Shehab of Loose Nuts Cycles was front and center on the counter. Awesome.

Death Pedal!

Another indicator of this shop’s history is this impressive collection of spoke cards race all over that have all

been sponsored and/or sponsored by Michael. Peek the FM.24.07 next to the dude humping the unicorn.

Spokecards

In stark contrast to recent alleycat memorabilia are treasures from all eras and disciplines of cycling.

Even those espousing accolades of world champion Modolo brakes. Because you gotta slow down to win!

so much character

Also pictured above is one of the shop’s latest jersey designs.

In fact, 66Fixed has several full kits to choose from & they all look great.

Back to the bikes, below is Michael’s carbon Dolan he rode on the toughguy ride.

New Carbon Dolan

Outside was yet another indicator of the shop’s varied clientele.  The bikes inside & outside the shop

spanned the gamut of not only the fixed gear scene but commuters, roadies, CX , MTB and more!

66Fixed has certainly become an invaluable resource for all local rider and i wish Michael many more

years of continued success!  I hope to stop by once more while I am in town. Otherwise, he needs to bring

his Dolan up the DLV.  Maybe at next year’s 24 Hour Race… If there is one?!

those 26s?

If you are ever in St. Petersburg, Be sure to stop by!

The shop

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