Finding Hidden Gems by Bike in the Middle East

  We just received this great update from Mary D. & Bob S. who recently returned from a trip to Israel and Palestine: We are a retired American couple who live in France. When we travel by airplane, we cycle on our Bike Fridays. This trip we went to Israel and Palestine/West Bank. The weather […]

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A Bike Friday Story Almost as Old as we Are!

We’re Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary! To help celebrate, we asked the Bike Friday Community to share some of their favorite stories. We just received this  great note from David B. in the UK: My Bike Friday story goes back 24 years, not quite 25, but close (25 by association) I am from the UK. While […]

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One Bike, Many Countries

After a painful cycling tour overseas with some off-the-shelf folding bikes, bicycle builders and brothers Alan and Hanz Scholz recognized the need for inspired, cyclist designed bikes that could fold to travel with you anywhere. Up to this point, no one offered a high quality folding bicycle that was custom built to fit the rider’s size, […]

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What is a folding bike? A beginner’s guide.

You’ve heard of folding bicycles, but you’re not quite sure what they are, or why you’d need one. . A folding bike is a bicycle designed to fold into a compact form, for easy transportation and storage. Folding bikes are very popular around the world, and especially in cities. The advantages that a folding bike has […]

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Magia de pedales en México

  . En el corazón de Oaxaca, México, un proyecto llamado Ciclocinema está llevando alegría, enseñando fundamentos de la realización cinematográfica y creando conciencia ambiental a decenas de niños. El grupo viaja de pueblo en pueblo colaborando con los niños y niñas de escuelas locales para hacer animaciones en stop motion y compartir historias . […]

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Riding is Believing: Why People Convert to Bike Friday

“Are folding bikes slow?” . “Do you have to pedal more because of the little wheels?” . “How does it ride compared to a real bike?” . These are some of the most frequent questions that we get from the general populous. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about what our bikes are capable of; which […]

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The pakiT: A Lighter, Easier, More Convenient Bike

Long time Bike Friday owner Sally C. stays nimble, and keeps up with her granddaughter on her new pakiT . . I heard about the pakiT from a Bike Friday e-mail message and originally thought about it for our grandson, who was starting college.  I did call Bike Friday and upon hearing the price I […]

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Finding Icelandic glaciers while riding a folding bike

Touring Iceland by Bike

Photographer Aaron Lim Just Completed a 2000 km Cycling Journey Across Iceland on His Bike Friday tikit . . . . Back in 2009 I was on a bus ride towards Vatnajokull doing a video project. I noticed Bike tourers along the way and they were all loaded with panniers. I was thinking how nice […]

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Changing the narrative around autism with an epic trip across the US

A Family’s Mission to Change the Narrative Around Autism

. To challenge ablism and the narrative around autism, three very brave and committed cyclists trekked across the entire United States. Two of them, Fiona and Travis, are fully grown adults, and the third is their seven year old son, Patch, who was diagnosed with severe autism at 21 months. You may remember this power […]

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Molly Hayes gets ready to compete in a triathlon

The best way to stay young? Become a triathlete.

Serial Triathlete Molly Hayes Stays Young by Staying Active       Become a triathlete. And learn email.   At least that’s what Susan B. Cox, the first woman inducted into the Triathlon Hall of Fame, advised her friend, and fellow athlete, Molly Hayes.   At 83 years of age, with over 325 triathlons under […]

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