Dan: Fixie is stupid anyways, haha. Truly honestly, most overpriced stuff you can ever buy. In fact, bicycles tend to be that way as a whole, but if you use it, and love it, it's worth it. Or find good deals
TDS: That thing must be a 61, jeeze. Derailler cables aren't to expensive, but usually you have to replace the housing alongside it, though you can often get away without.