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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Bike Friday Riders Continue to Blow Us Away

We Couldn’t Believe What Happened Next… A community of early-adopting cyclists quickly formed after the creation of the very first Bike Fridays. We were (and still are) blown away by what these intrepid cyclists did with their brand new travel bikes. Here are incredible true stories of some of the earliest Bike Friday riders! Cycling […]

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Feature: Early Bike Friday History from Carl Hemmings

  My Solo Giro de Italia -1999- Out takes from the diary of Carl Hemmings Well I’m well on my way to another adventure with my Bike Friday New World Tourist. I am living in the Czech Republic at the moment, I caught the train from Plzen (beer capital) to the capital Praha, to get […]

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The very first Bike Friday

How the First Bike Friday was Born

How the First Bike Friday was Born By Co-founder Alan Scholz In 1992 the first Bike Friday was delivered. We named it the “Sport 14”. It’s now known as the New World Tourist and is still the most popular Bike Friday ever! Long before the first Bike Friday was born there was the discovery of […]

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The Enigma of Electric Assist #2

The Enigma of Electric Assist  By Alan Scholz, Co-founder/Designer of Bike Friday & Burley Design  The main mystery of Electric Assist for bicycles. Why is it not more popular in the US? It is wildly popular other places. What do they know that we don’t? It seems like it should have so much going for […]

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Eight Bike Friday riders trek the Great Allegheny Passage

The Bike Friday Community

Connect and ride with Bike Friday cyclists around the world! There are a number of great ways to get involved in the Bike Friday Community, whether it’s just down the street or it’s Down Under. Facebook Groups The number one way to connect with Bike Friday owners across the globe is through the various Bike Friday Facebook groups: […]

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Cherished Memories on the Family Tandem

Mike and Tyler W., Williamsburg, VA 1998 We purchased our Family Tandem when our children were 5 and 2 years old. We already owned a Burley tandem, and the eventual goal was for Dianna and I to captain the tandems and put the kids behind us. The Family Tandem gave us the flexibility to adjust […]

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Love of Bike Friday Wins the Day (and a Prius)

  What is a Lovemark? According to Saatchi & Saatchi, Lovemarks are products that “reach your heart as well as your mind, creating an intimate, emotional connection that you just can’t live without. Ever.” And every year to demonstrate the power of connection between manufacturers who truly understand and serve their loyal fans, Saatchi & Saatchi […]

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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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The Joys of Traveling Japan on a Folding Bike

  A Bike Friday Pocket Crusoe has been a part of my bike collection since 2011.  In the past I have owned more bikes at a single time, but at present, my “stable” consists of three quite different types – a road bike made by Giant, the BF, and more recently a Brompton ML6.  I […]

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