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  (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 WuLing in Taiwan ,300km in a […]

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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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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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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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