Our Favorite Photos Of 2017

2017 has come and gone and while it’s hard to deny that the world has seen its fair share of turmoil this year, we found that there were still plenty of moments worthy of celebration! For Bike Friday, 2017 marked our 25th year of operations and it brought many reasons to celebrate. We wanted to […]

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Commute to the Cranbourne Gardens

  My wife Lisa and I did the ‘seachange’ thing a few months ago, having moved from Ashwood in the SE ‘burbs of Melbourne to the Bayside suburb of Bonbeach.  The house we were looking for had to meet a number of key functional criteria including open plan, layout, proximity to the beach, number of […]

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Top Biking Expeditions (and How to Prepare for Them)

This is a guest post from Jason L., who is a personal trainer and runs a personal training website, strongwell.org, that is dedicated to fitness for seniors. He recently went on his own cycling adventure and wanted to share what he learned in planning his trip… You don’t have to veer off the beaten path […]

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A Bike Friday Introduction: Trial By Travel

Hello, my name is Jac Thomas, and I am the new Bike Friday Community Manager! You may have interacted with me already and not even realize it, as I run all of the Bike Friday social media accounts, as well as helping with other kinds of tasks where Bike Friday communicates with our customers and […]

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Holiday In Hokkaido

I have done some solo bike tours with my Bike Friday Tikit and taken it to some unique trips like Taiwan, Tasmania, & Iceland. These trips have made me realized how a high performing folding bicycle can be so liberating and allow me the freedom to enjoy the wonders of creation. I am thankful to […]

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Keep the River to Your Right: 3 Historic Waterways in 3 Weeks

If you are a regular reader on this site, you may recall I’ve written about my discovery of the lost art of canal biking in my home city of London, and followed it up by riding across southwest France on the canal from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic. Here in the Pacific Northwest, there are […]

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Crowdfunding Success!

We couldn’t have done this without you! Our StartEngine campaign just came to a close, and what a success! Over $220K was raised through investments and we’ve begun implementing key improvements already- Woo Hoo! We continue to be amazed and humbled by the incredible support for Bike Friday’s mission. To everyone who supported our campaign- thank […]

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Hungary for the pakiT

After cutting his teeth on the pakiT in NYC, Newton D. couldn’t resist taking his new bike to Europe Newton wasn’t the very first pakiT owner, but he sure is the most excited, “I love the pakiT, it’s my Lamborghini! It’s so lightweight, this thing can really move.” Newton was so eager to get his […]

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She’s Got Grit!

Hanna Scholz Leads Bike Friday Out of Crisis and Into the Future Written by Randy Kirk She lives in a tiny house. She bikes or walks almost exclusively. She recently took over as President of Bike Friday in Eugene, Oregon, where she manages one of the last bicycle factories in the US. But this story […]

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Bike Friday Eyes eBike Market in US and Asia

On fire! That is the only way to describe the current US eBike business. While much of the US bicycle business has been in a slump, one category is showing good growth: eBikes. By some estimates, electric bike sales grew as much as 70% in 2016 and may have reached 250,000 units. Based on researching […]

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