PORTRAITS OF NEW YORK’S FIXIE RIDERS
It is widely known, that husbands and their wives, and dogs and their masters develop certain similarities as their relationship progresses. Less known, but just as evident is the fact that the same happens to bicyclists and their bikes. This is most apparent in people with a strong sense of style and a deep love for bicycling. Fixie riders in short.
Here is a portrait series of some of the riders at the forefront of New York’s bike renaissance.
Dirk Anschütz is an award winning fine art and commercial photographer, specializing in portraiture and sports. His clients include Time, Der Spiegel, ESPN The Magazine, Stern, Bravo, Adidas, and BMW. His work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group shows. He lives with his family in New York and plays soccer for the Grand Street Wanderers.
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