Traveling Around The World With A Bike Friday: Part One

China, Thailand & Bali: What to do, where to ride how to fly Words and photos by Emily Farthing When I got to the ticket counter in Shanghai at PVG (there are two airports in Shanghai- important travel tip) they weighed my Samsonite case, bike neatly packed inside, and said it would be 1,494 yuan, […]

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Bike Friday Sponsored Electric Vehicle Hits The Track!

Recently we were presented with an opportunity to sponsor a group of local high school students who build and race electrically powered vehicles as an extra curricular activity. These students, who attend Willamette High School in Eugene, were familiar with Bike Friday in part because one of our bike builders, Mike C., had participated in […]

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Designing in 12 Dimensions by Alan Scholz

Welcome to the ‘Designing in 12 Dimensions’ blog series By Alan Scholz : Designer and Co-founder of Bike Friday, Burley Design Edited by Hanna Scholz : Bike Friday President and daughter I have written this series about cycling, cyclists, and thoughts motivated by my 50 years of cycling and meeting cyclists of all stripes. I […]

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7 Great West Coast Bike Rides!

Bike Friday Staff Give Thumbs up for these Great West Coast Rides Looking for a great ride to test out your Bike Friday this summer? Here’s a collection of rides that our staff can personally attest to! Plus, these rides aren’t too far from the Bike Friday factory in case you want to stop in […]

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Cyborgs in Our Midst!

Why and How E-assist makes sense to the Cyclist Why it has been so confusing   Sounds like a movie doesn’t it? Before you start thinking I am talking about creatures of the Borg from Startrek or about human Cylon hybrids I need to do a little definition. Cyborgs as I use it here are […]

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A Little Bike Goes On A Big Journey

By Marisa Fink, Ed.D. August 2017 What do you do when your extended family is going on a river cruise, and you want to be with them but hate cruises? You take your Bike Friday pakiT and ride along the cruise route, self-guided, self-contained, and unsupported, and you meet them in cities along the way […]

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Perspectives on Personal Power

Helping you figure out how much electric assist boost you need Humans are powerful! However when it comes to navigating the wild world of electric assist options, to choose the right e-assist for your needs, it is helpful to know how powerful a human can be and how much additional power you really need your […]

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One Less Car Made Possible By Haul-a-day!

Have you considered reducing your carbon footprint by trading in one of your households cars and committing to cycling in its place? If so, you’re not alone! Abigail M. and her family recently decided to follow through with that idea and purchased a Haul-A-Day powered with a Mid-Drive Electric Assist and since that purchase they […]

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Electric Dimensions At Bike Friday

Electric assist takes center stage towards a full line of options to fit you! We are finding that electric assist gives a whole new perspective on what a cycling experience can be and adds a completely new dimension to Bike Fridays. This multi-stage project started several years ago with the goal of a complete line […]

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The Powerful Effect Of A Single Bicycle On A Family’s Dynamic

This post is written by Steven F. who got his first Bike Friday in November 2016 and immediately loved it. However, it was the effect his bike had on his family that made his story truly worth sharing.  I bought my Bike Friday Pocket Llama two days after I dropped my son off at the […]

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