Descend On Bend

We recently caught wind of an epic annual camping event in the Oregon Outback- Descend on Bend. . Photo Credit: Shane Jordan – http://www.livethevanlife.com/ . Photo Credit: @imdbui . Bike Friday owner Fel P. tipped us off to the raucous Vanagon inspired gathering, after he took his family’s Haul-a-Day, along with their Vanagon, Arielle, along for […]

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Finding Icelandic glaciers while riding a folding bike

Touring Iceland by Bike

Photographer Aaron Lim Just Completed a 2000 km Cycling Journey Across Iceland on His Bike Friday tikit . . . . Back in 2009 I was on a bus ride towards Vatnajokull doing a video project. I noticed Bike tourers along the way and they were all loaded with panniers. I was thinking how nice […]

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Eight Bike Friday riders trek the Great Allegheny Passage

9 Cyclists, 8 Bike Fridays, 335 Miles

  These Friends Love to Travel and Tour Together on Their Bike Fridays . Long-time Bike Friday owner Gerda Mesiter Eck recounts how she and her friends became hooked on the travel they could do together with their Bike Fridays: .   Allen Burrell and I have been doing long distance bike trips since we have […]

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Brad packs the pakiT folding bike into a Roadrunner pakiT backpack

Review: The pakiT Folding Bike in Downtown Los Angeles

Cycling aficionado and rock-star bag maker Brad Adams reviews the pakiT   . pakiT: The only way to describe the pakiT is, to put it simply, exactly that: simple. It’s as simple as simple gets. Belt driven (clean and grease free), light weight, quiet and packable. Yes, packable.   . I’ve had my hands on a pakiT for […]

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Cuba on a Bike Friday Tandem

  We were recently contacted by Australian Bike Friday owners Shirley and Geoff. They have a wonderful story to tell you about their experiences touring Cuba on a Tandem!    Having cycled around Cuba in 2009 on standard road bikes which we gave away at the end of our month, we decided to take our […]

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Cycling the UK End to End

  New World Tourist owners John & Rosemary are cycling over 1000 miles from the bottom to top of Great Britain! They sent us these photos of their current trip, we hope you’ll enjoy them as much as we have!     John reports that “the bikes are handling the load and performing very well.” To […]

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School of the Road

Several months ago we were approached by an Australian couple with an amazing idea: to teach their autistic son that he can do anything by cycling thousands of miles together across the U.S. With the need to both fly thousands of miles and cycle thousands of miles, the couple identified the Pocket Llama as the perfect […]

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The “Mini-Van”

  Earlier this year Kristen and her husband Thomas won a Haul-a-Day through a Bicycle Times contest. Kristen is pregnant and as an avid cyclist she and her husband have been looking for ways to continue riding with their new baby. The surprise win of the Haul-a-Day was a dream come true for them. Here’s Kristen’s […]

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Built For Life: Why Even Our Oldest Bikes Are Still On The Road

We recently received an email from Alan Burnstein: I thought I’d send you an email about my Bike Friday that I bought in Spring, 1993. I was living in New York City at the time and bought it to take on the train for out-of-city excursions. I rode it extensively along the lake front when […]

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Touring in Cuba

    64-year-old New World Tourist owner Claudia Beausoleil recently traveled to Cuba via the usual workaround- Mexico. With a quick stop over in Cancun, Claudia made her way to Havana, bike-in-tow, for the beginning of her 3 week solo tour. She contacted us at Bike Friday to share what she discovered. As the U.S. […]

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