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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Invest in American Ingenuity

We are expanding our business using the newly available platform of Equity Crowdfunding. We are offering the community a chance to become a part of the company in a way not previously possible. Join us as we jump into emerging markets, grow our team, expand our production capacity, and refine our offerings. Learn more about […]

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The World’s First Folding Tandem Bicycle

Tandemonium! Why did Bike Friday make a tandem that folds? The Original Tandem Two’sDay in 1994 came with drop bars as it was designed for fast rides! The Tandem Two’sday: the world’s first folding Travel Tandem! When folded, the Tandem Two’sDay fits in a small car trunk, hall closet, back of your minivan, or disassembles […]

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Folding History: The Bike Friday Pocket Rocket

Invention of the Pocket Rocket In 1993, Bike Friday Leapt into the Pro Circuit with the Pocket Rocket Phil Liggett, the famous voice of the Tour de France, with his Pocket Rocket Pro Hanz & Alan combined their love of road riding and travel to create the Pocket Rocket Line Bike Friday Co-founders Hanz and […]

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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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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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Made By Hand in Eugene, Oregon

Two Generations of Passion for Personal Liberation in Our Modern World . It all began in the chilly plains of North Dakota  where co-founder Alan Scholz started cycling to get a Boy Scout merit badge. He fell in love with cycling, the adventure, the personal freedom, the feel of his own human power to fly […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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