Golden Cycles Single-Speed

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Golden Cycles Single-Speed. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

9 reasons to buy

  • A wide range of frame sizes (41 to 63cm) fit most rider heights.
  • Owners were able to assemble this fixie with minimal bike knowledge.
  • Reviews described a simple, clean and good-looking frame.
  • Wheel hubs feature sealed bearings.
  • Buyers deemed this fixie to be good value for a basic bike.
  • A wide range of interesting colors appealed to buyers.
  • More than one buyer found this fixie to be lightweight.
  • Braking was admired. Some buyers received front and rear brakes.
  • Two sets of bosses allow owners to attach two bottle cages.

9 reasons not to buy

  • A hard saddle created soreness on long rides.
  • Wheels were sometimes untrue.
  • Kenda tires were said to be weak against road debris.
  • The stock wheelset didn't stand up to rough street use.
  • A number of owners felt that this bike was heavy for a single-speed.
  • No instructions. Not ideal for mechanically inexperienced buyers.
  • Cheap tubes were easily punctured or sometimes arrived that way.
  • Manufacturing defects include bent forks and misaligned rear triangles.
  • Cranks sometimes loosened and fell off.

Bottom line

While the Golden Cycles Single-Speed was not recommended for trick, track or endurance riding, it was seen as a good entry-level single-speed or fixed gear bike. Others chose it as a sound base for a project. Components were low to mid-grade but even so, this bike was seen as good value for the asking price.

Expert Reviews

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Tony Tylutki
Level 1 expert

Big Man Bike Review of a Golden Fixie

Level 1 expert

I like it. It’s a cool bike… came together pretty easy… the skinny little seat it comes with? Junk… didn’t have the front brake… It pedals easy… perfect for pavement… It’s a nice bike if you’re a big man. I’m 6’5”

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User Ratings

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