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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Finding Hidden Gems by Bike in the Middle East

  We just received this great update from Mary D. & Bob S. who recently returned from a trip to Israel and Palestine: We are a retired American couple who live in France. When we travel by airplane, we cycle on our Bike Fridays. This trip we went to Israel and Palestine/West Bank. The weather […]

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Eight Bike Friday riders trek the Great Allegheny Passage

The Bike Friday Community

Connect and ride with Bike Friday cyclists around the world! There are a number of great ways to get involved in the Bike Friday Community, whether it’s just down the street or it’s Down Under. Facebook Groups The number one way to connect with Bike Friday owners across the globe is through the various Bike Friday Facebook groups: […]

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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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One Bike, Many Countries

After a painful cycling tour overseas with some off-the-shelf folding bikes, bicycle builders and brothers Alan and Hanz Scholz recognized the need for inspired, cyclist designed bikes that could fold to travel with you anywhere. Up to this point, no one offered a high quality folding bicycle that was custom built to fit the rider’s size, […]

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