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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Bike Friday Pocket Rocket folding bike owned by Jim Langley

How to Ride Your Bike Every Day

By Raz Jim Langley has ridden his bike every day for the past 22 years. That’s an amazing streak. His numbers are staggering: 22 years Nearly 8,000 days More than 120,000 miles Since December 30th, 1993, the former technical editor of Bicycling magazine has ridden every day. It’s a mind-boggling streak that begs the question: How did […]

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Confessions of a BionX Convert

A confession from Bike Friday Co-Founder Alan Scholz: Over the past 10 years I have had several folks from the Bike Friday community tell me that we should offer Bike Fridays with electric assist. They wanted it for themselves, and several had even done it themselves and brought them to me to show how happy […]

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Pedaling My Arse Around Ireland

By Erica Stevenson The title of this journal was inspired by a comment from a man on my last long bike tour. He called out: “Y’all know over here, you can’t be peddling your ass around here!” – or something like that. Anyway, our interactions with the local people in each town were the funniest […]

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