Big Shot Bikes sells custom fixies for $429

Website lets you pick colors for frame, rims, tires, chain, pedals and more

Want a fixed-gear bike with a unique mix of colors for a good price? Big Shot Bikes may have what you're after. Based in Fort Collins, Colorado, Big Shot lets you create a design with an online bike building tool featuring multiple color choices for the frame, front rim, rear rim, front tire, rear tire, chain, handlebar tape, saddle, pedals and crank.

A custom bike costs $429 (£277) and Big Shot claims average delivery time to US customers to be is less than a week. Shipping is available to the UK, also, but the cost is $199/£128.

The frame comes in three sizes.

Besides the wealth of color choices, Big Shot also has five handlebar options: straight, bullhorn, riser, mustache and velo drop.

Big Shot Bikes was founded in 2009.

Each rim and each tire can be color-customized, as can the frame, crank, pedals, chain, saddle and handlebar tape:
Each rim and each tire can be color-customized, as can the frame, crank, pedals, chain, saddle and handlebar tape:

Ben Delaney

US Editor-in-Chief
Ben has been writing about bikes since 2000, covering everything from the Tour de France to Asian manufacturing to kids' bikes. The former editor-in-chief of VeloNews, he began racing in college while getting a journalism degree at the University of New Mexico. Based in the cycling-crazed city of Boulder, Colorado, with his wife and two kids, Ben enjoys riding most every day.
  • Discipline: Road (paved or otherwise), cyclocross and sometimes mountain. His tri-curious phase seems to have passed, thankfully
  • Preferred Terrain: Quiet mountain roads leading to places unknown
  • Current Bikes: Scott Foil Team Issue, Specialized S-Works Tarmac, Priority Eight city bike... and a constant rotation of test bikes
  • Dream Bike: A BMC Teammachine SLR01 with disc brakes and clearance for 30mm tires (doesn't yet exist)
  • Beer of Choice: Saison Dupont
  • Location: Boulder, CO, USA

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