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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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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Momentum Magazine’s Review of the Haul-a-Day

by: Sandra Allen The Haul-a-Day is Bike Friday’s addition to the growing cargo bike market. Bike Friday is an Oregon-based bike building company who use words like local, organic, community, and handcraft to describe what they do. They specialize in custom folding and travel bikes, which means the Haul-a-Day has many of the inventive conveniences […]

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Haul-a-Day Camping in Style

Check out the great photo of a Haul-a-Day with the coolest camper on the planet. View here

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Haul-a-Days Shine at Eugene Disaster Relief Trials

BY RAZ Bike Friday Haul-a-Days proved their mettle with another strong showing at the Eugene Disaster Relief Trials at Alton Baker Park on October 17th. We counted 12 Haul-a-Days in the field of more than 50 riders, and Bike Friday Operations Manager Jordan Bishko and his son Eli led the parade by winning the Family […]

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Win a Haul-a-Day at the Philly Bike Expo

The 6th Annual Philly Bike Expo will return to the Pennsylvania Convention Center on November 7-8, and you can be entered to win a Bike Friday Haul-a-Day by purchasing your tickets in advance! More than 150 artisans and manufacturers of bicycles, accessories and apparel display their latest products including Bike Friday, who will be showing […]

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Profile on Alan Scholz

Check out the local newspaper story about Bike Friday Co-Founder Alan Scholz. We get to work with this guy every day!

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An Epic Homecoming

Homecoming means so many different things for different folks, but when it comes to Bike Friday owner Harvey Cain, returning to Lake Forest College for the Homecoming football game means much more. Cain not only graduated from the school in 1952, he was born at the hospital on campus. Both his parents graduated from Lake […]

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A Tribute Ride

On July 30th, Patrick Wanninkhof, a 25-year-old New York high school science teacher on a cross-country cycling trip was killed when he was struck from behind by a car. The driver of the car reportedly told police she was looking at her cell phone at the time of the crash. Wanninkhof was leading a group of more than […]

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