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 […]

Brad packs the pakiT folding bike into a Roadrunner pakiT backpack

Review: The pakiT Folding Bike in Downtown Los Angeles

Cycling aficionado and rock-star bag maker Brad Adams reviews the pakiT   . pakiT: The only way to describe the pakiT is, to put it simply, exactly that: simple. It’s as simple as simple gets. Belt driven (clean and grease free), light weight, quiet and packable. Yes, packable.   . I’ve had my hands on a pakiT for […]


Cuba on a Bike Friday Tandem

  We were recently contacted by Australian Bike Friday owners Shirley and Geoff. They have a wonderful story to tell you about their experiences touring Cuba on a Tandem!    Having cycled around Cuba in 2009 on standard road bikes which we gave away at the end of our month, we decided to take our […]


Cycling the UK End to End

  New World Tourist owners John & Rosemary are cycling over 1000 miles from the bottom to top of Great Britain! They sent us these photos of their current trip, we hope you’ll enjoy them as much as we have!     John reports that “the bikes are handling the load and performing very well.” To […]

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School of the Road

Several months ago we were approached by an Australian couple with an amazing idea: to teach their autistic son that he can do anything by cycling thousands of miles together across the U.S. With the need to both fly thousands of miles and cycle thousands of miles, the couple identified the Pocket Llama as the perfect […]

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The “Mini-Van”

  Earlier this year Kristen and her husband Thomas won a Haul-a-Day through a Bicycle Times contest. Kristen is pregnant and as an avid cyclist she and her husband have been looking for ways to continue riding with their new baby. The surprise win of the Haul-a-Day was a dream come true for them. Here’s Kristen’s […]

Haul-a-Day Blogs!(1)

Haul-a-Day Bloggers

  Since it’s inception, the Bike Friday Haul-a-Day has inspired more blogging than any other of our models. Here is an overview of some of our favorite bloggers covering Haul-a-Days!   Lovely Bicycle An approachable blog written with the average reader in mind, Lovely Bicycle is full stories and reviews, set in the backdrop of […]

Haul-a-Day BionX e-assist bicycle

Review: The Haul-a-Day With BionX E-Assist

    By Raz When I hopped onto a Haul-a-Day outfitted with the BionX pedal assist, I fought back the urge. The need for speed. I have ridden a pedal assist before. I knew what would come. What I wondered most was the impact of the BionX unit on the basic ride of the Haul-a-Day. […]

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The Spirit Ride

  Bike Friday Owner Rich M. Recounts His Final Journey With His Late Wife:   My trusty Bike Friday Pocket Llama has a funny name – Nyimbur-ma. That means ‘peace’ in the oldest of Australia’s ancient aboriginal languages. Nym has a cousin, Bo, my wife’s Bike Friday Expedition model. Nym and Bo and their happy […]

Bob & Kris take their Family Tandem out for a beautiful Autumn ride.

Feeling Young Again

We recently received this terrific note on the benefits of e-assist from Bob in California:   We have now ridden 1400 miles on our new Friday Tandem XL.  We have named it Electric Orange or EO for short. It has the Sram three speed drive system.  It is equipped with mountain bike handlebars, levers, and brakes.  […]