One thing fixed gear cycling is not commonly associated with is touring, but we recently met one man and his fixed gear bike doing exactly that. His name is Luis de Sousa and Flat Spoke Media made his acquaintance while covering HolyCrit IX.
A native of Barcelona, de Sousa visited Singapore for the night-time race in Kallang as a side trip to a six-week tour of Thailand and Malaysia, which in itself is just a warm-up for a 10-week journey to India next month. Dressed to kill in a colourful ensemble, sporting a thick, well-groomed beard and riding a nifty 8Bar bike, he was the epitome of hipster fixie cool. Click on this link to read the full feature.