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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Feature: Early Bike Friday History from Carl Hemmings

  My Solo Giro de Italia -1999- Out takes from the diary of Carl Hemmings Well I’m well on my way to another adventure with my Bike Friday New World Tourist. I am living in the Czech Republic at the moment, I caught the train from Plzen (beer capital) to the capital Praha, to get […]

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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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A Bike Friday Story Almost as Old as we Are!

We’re Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary! To help celebrate, we asked the Bike Friday Community to share some of their favorite stories. We just received this  great note from David B. in the UK: My Bike Friday story goes back 24 years, not quite 25, but close (25 by association) I am from the UK. While […]

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A Tiny House + A Folding Bike = A Perfect Fit

How a Tiny Home and a Folding Bike Can Help You Live a Simpler, More Sustainable Life. A diverse movement of tiny home dwellers is emerging all over the country and growing fast. At it’s foundation, it is a social movement where people are choosing to simplify and streamline the space that they live in. The average home in […]

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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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What is a folding bike? A beginner’s guide.

You’ve heard of folding bicycles, but you’re not quite sure what they are, or why you’d need one. . A folding bike is a bicycle designed to fold into a compact form, for easy transportation and storage. Folding bikes are very popular around the world, and especially in cities. The advantages that a folding bike has […]

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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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