Glacier National Park Bike Tour on her Electric Assist Pocket Rocket Pro

Ruthy Kanagy shares her breathtaking ride in Glacier this summer   I recently spent a week at Glacier National Park in Montana, USA, with a hiking club from Eugene, Oregon. After several days hiking with the group to beautiful glacial lakes, I decided it was time to ride. I’d brought along my trusty, lightweight Pocket […]

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The ultimate packing list for single bike touring in Europe

Special Thanks to Shane Seppinni who is currently on the road and you can follow his adventures here: – Click Me – Want to know what to bring on a bike tour across Europe? You’re in the right place. My goal here is to document what I brought and to help others reduce time spent […]

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Cycling 3500 Miles Across the USA by Tandem – Fox on a Lead

Breaking up the flights from Australia back home to the UK, by pedaling across the big landmass in-between, has brought a headache of logistics but somehow plans have fallen into place. We now find ourselves sat in our Sand Diego motel room eagerly waiting on a phone call from reception to let us know when […]

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Hungary for the pakiT

After cutting his teeth on the pakiT in NYC, Newton D. couldn’t resist taking his new bike to Europe Newton wasn’t the very first pakiT owner, but he sure is the most excited, “I love the pakiT, it’s my Lamborghini! It’s so lightweight, this thing can really move.” Newton was so eager to get his […]

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Japan’s Youngest Bike Friday Owner

Naoki Kawashima saved New Year’s gift money and has a part-time job, on top of his busy academic schedule, in order to buy a Bike Friday. The following is an interview with Naoki Kawashima, who at only 18 years of age, bought himself a Pocket Rocket, making him the youngest Bike Friday owner in Japan! […]

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Polly pakiT

Polly pakiT By Diane L. Freeman   It is hard to believe, that a month has passed since my custom made, pakiT arrive. Yep I picked Pink and White, because I could and because I love how vibrant the colour is. I have never “named” one of my bikes before, but I really can’t help […]

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Tasmanian Forest with Bike

Solo Cycle Touring Tasmania

Touring Tasmania on a tikit(also could be done on a pakiT ) (26th April – 7th May 2017) By Aaron Lim Since I bought the Bike Friday tikit back in 2013, I have done some solo trips on this well made folding bike. Seoul to Busan in winter, Round Island of Taiwan, ascending almost 3000m to […]

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Patagonian mountains in morning sunshine

Touring Patagonia on the New World Tourist

TOUR OF SOUTHERN PATAGONIA – CHILE – 2017 COYHAIQUE TO VILLA O’HIGGINS By Gordon & Kay M. The “Ripio” is the Carretera Austral’s road surface made from rounded riverbed gravel. Ripio is used from Cerro Castillo to Villa O’Higgins and makes enjoying this amazing region by bike it’s greatest challenge. Saturday, February 18, 2017 Coyhaique […]

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Cycling across Death Valley on a folding bike

I’ll Take the Low Road! Crossing the California Desert and High Sierra By Peter J. Marsh A few days into 2015 we saw the pictures of the first ascent of the 3,000-foot Dawn Wall in Yosemite Valley, accomplished by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson. They “free climbed” it — without any artificial aid — which […]

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Italian Cycle Touring Stories 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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