Bicycle Times HAD giveaway

Winning the Haul-a-Day

In Bicycle Times, we recently gave away a Haul-a-Day. Although chosen at random, the winners couldn’t have been more perfect. From Kristen & Thomas:   My husband, Thomas, and I are full time commuter cyclists. We do not own cars, nor do we wish to. Both of us have always had a hatred towards cars, […]


A Slick Custom Paint Job For The Haul-a-Day

Every so often we get a particularly wild color combination coming through the line. Surprisingly, its rarely a Haul-a-Day that gets decked out. Maybe Haul-a-Day owners are a bit more cautious? Or maybe they just don’t know that they can get their accessories painted separately? Either way, here’s a great example that just rolled off […]


Tackling the French Pyrenees

  Two Pocket Crusoe owners take on the toughest climb of their lives:   We are always a bit apprehensive when we close the Samsonite lids on our Crusoes, wondering whether a curious TSA inspector might dislodge our careful placement of each component into the suitcase. The bikes have flown nearly a dozen times, and […]

New World Tourist in Tanzania

Ten Days Touring Tanzania

    An exciting update from two Vermonters volunteering abroad.   New World Tourist owners Barry Goodman & Elisa Vandervort recently contacted us to share a story of their travels in Tanzania. The couple signed up through the Peace Corps to teach nurses & midwives for a year in Dodoma. Being experienced cycle-tourists, and having two […]


40 Cities in 4 Months

  New World Tourist owners Monty & Laila give an account of an ingenious adventure that could only be done on a Bike Friday:   How do you bike the world in the least amount of time?  Take a world cruise with your Bike Friday! Cruising can be fun but the lack of transportation can […]


You Drive Us: The Love That Keeps Us Going

Building bikes isn’t easy. Especially, custom-fit bikes. Particularly, folding custom-fit bikes. But we do it, everyday, because we love it. And because when we wake up and come to work to emails like this, we can’t help but smile, pull our sleeves up, and dive right in. From Jim in Connecticut: Tim, How much do […]


Some Favorite Rides From Bike Friday Customers

We recently sent out an email with a handful of our favorite upcoming group rides and we got a passionate response! There was a lot of excitement and several great additional suggestions, so we decided to make a follow up list!* *You can help us grow the list by posting in the comments section   […]

Bike Friday Family Tandem Himalayas

What This Young Couple Did On Their Tandem Will Blow You Away

The things that people do on Bike Fridays never cease to amaze. Tandem owners Ashley Weyman-Jones and Laura Hegarty embarked on an epic -several thousand mile- journey, from the UK to Australia. And if that wasn’t enough, guess what was part of their essential gear? A paraglider. If you’re looking for some serious adventure reading, […]


Built For Life: Why Even Our Oldest Bikes Are Still On The Road

We recently received an email from Alan Burnstein: I thought I’d send you an email about my Bike Friday that I bought in Spring, 1993. I was living in New York City at the time and bought it to take on the train for out-of-city excursions. I rode it extensively along the lake front when […]


Touring in Cuba

    64-year-old New World Tourist owner Claudia Beausoleil recently traveled to Cuba via the usual workaround- Mexico. With a quick stop over in Cancun, Claudia made her way to Havana, bike-in-tow, for the beginning of her 3 week solo tour. She contacted us at Bike Friday to share what she discovered. As the U.S. […]