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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The Under Rack Bag: An In-depth Look.

As builders of folding bikes we’re all about innovation and economizing space. Allow us to introduce you to our latest space-saving invention, The Under Rack Bag. The Under Rack Bag  is a clandestine storage unit that sits directly underneath the deck on the rear of our cargo bike, the Haul-a-Day. Strap on a couple of […]

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6 Reasons Why Cargo Bikes Are The Next Big Thing

We already have seen the impact  of Cargo Bikes. Have you? Check out this post on Grist.org      

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A Weekend Adventure Packed onto One Bike

By Raz Huge chunks of weathered gray rock jut skyward from the gentle tumbling waters of Fall Creek as I roll over the bridge, about to disappear under a thicker canopy of trees as the scenery changes ever so subtly. Those rocks are more submerged during the wetter months, and show why the creek makes […]

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Win a Haul-a-Day on Bicycle Times

Do you feel lucky? Do you feel like a winner? Would you like that to be you in the photo on your new Haul-a-Day? Check out the Win a Haul-a-Day contest on Bicycle Times You only have one week to enter. Good luck!

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7 Steps to Buying a Bike on a Budget

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Before opening Bike Friday in 1992, Co-Founder Alan Scholz owned and operated a few bike shops, and spent time as a national level racer.  Here are his expert tips on how to spend your money wisely when buying a bike.] By Alan Scholz Here are the basics I learned long ago about buying […]

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