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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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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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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Cherished Memories on the Family Tandem

Mike and Tyler W., Williamsburg, VA 1998 We purchased our Family Tandem when our children were 5 and 2 years old. We already owned a Burley tandem, and the eventual goal was for Dianna and I to captain the tandems and put the kids behind us. The Family Tandem gave us the flexibility to adjust […]

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Love of Bike Friday Wins the Day (and a Prius)

  What is a Lovemark? According to Saatchi & Saatchi, Lovemarks are products that “reach your heart as well as your mind, creating an intimate, emotional connection that you just can’t live without. Ever.” And every year to demonstrate the power of connection between manufacturers who truly understand and serve their loyal fans, Saatchi & Saatchi […]

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The Joys of Traveling Japan on a Folding Bike

  A Bike Friday Pocket Crusoe has been a part of my bike collection since 2011.  In the past I have owned more bikes at a single time, but at present, my “stable” consists of three quite different types – a road bike made by Giant, the BF, and more recently a Brompton ML6.  I […]

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Expedition Cycling Across Europe on a Folding Bike

Professor, Photographer, and Expedition Cyclist Joe Cruz Shares Some of His Favorite Moments With His Pocket Rocket Pro I’ve been bicycle touring for nearly thirty years, sometimes on repurposed mountain bikes, sometimes ‘cross bikes, or road racing bikes, or full suspension bikes or recently frequently on fat bikes. All of these have a place, and the […]

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New York City Adventures on a Folding Bike

. New Yorker and Pocket Rocket owner Newton D. has always loved bicycles, but didn’t buy one for himself until he was an adult. In fact, his very first bicycle was a folding bike: “It all began with seeing my friends wife zipping around on a Xootr scooter which prompted me to visit NYCEwheels, a […]

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A travel bike abroad, and an e-bike at home

  Aloha!   I am extremely happy with my Bike Friday Pocket Llama and my only regret is not buying one 15 years ago.  The ordering process was smooth and I found all the staff at Bike Friday to be very knowledgeable and helpful.  Communication was excellent and they met their production timelines.  And, I […]

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