Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Road Bikes

$1,875.00

The best high-performance road bike that folds so you can train anywhere in the world.

Three ways to order your bike:

1. Contact us and tell a Bike Expert what you want

2. Choose from the simple options on this page, then go to “Add to cart”

3. For bike geeks who love research choose “Advanced Bike Builder Option”


Order Option 2 Starts below:

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Description

The Pocket Rocket was designed by Bike Friday co-founders Alan and Hanz Scholz out of a love for road racing and a desire to easily take their high performance, custom fit bikes with them on adventures around the world. They were successful in accomplishing these goals with the Pocket Rocket and Pocket Rocket Pro (ultralight frame version).

This bike has a surprisingly light and nimble road bike performance feel, even though it also folds in seconds to pack into the trunk of a car or can pack into an airline check-able suitcase. It has the larger sized 20inch wheels, 451mm (it is weird but the bike industry has two 20inch wheel sizes!) and these take up to 1 3/8inch width tires.

A fun fact about smaller wheels that road riders love is the smaller wheels are incredible climbers and you can draft several inches closer to your buddy in the pack ahead of you (big grin here!)

Valuable Features of the Pocket Rocket:

  • High performance, nimble ride, built for long miles, great on hills with 20 inches (451mm) wheels.
  • When folded it fits into a space 34x33x12” (varies by frame size) (86x83x31 cm) easily fits in a car trunk in minutes
  • Built to fit you from top tube lengths ranging 48cm to 62cm
  • Rocket frame built for riders up to 220-lbs (100 kg)
  • Heavy rider upgrade available up to 260-lbs (118 kg)
  • Lighter frames available for Pocket Rocket Pro/Super Pro upgrade (option above) or smaller riders
  • Packs into a standard airline check-able suitcase
  • A nearly endless list of components or groupsets to customize is available. If you don’t see what you want on this page just contact us and we will give you the extra custom design support.

Details on the four Pocket Rocket bike design options offered in the menu above:

 

Pocket Rocket Day Rides Design:

A simple design that will carry you on your favorite route of flats and rolling hills for those day training rides.

Features:

  • 16 Speed
  • Drop Bars
  • Bar End Shifters
  • Caliper Brakes
  • Tires 1 1/8 inch width
  • Comes with rear rack frame braze-on if you want to add a rear rack and do some touring on this bike also.
  • Has clearance for fenders
  • Saddle and Pedals not included. As many people already have their favorite saddle and pedals, all industry-standard options will work on this bike
  • Bike weight 24lbs (saddle and pedal not included) but as low as 15lbs.(could go lighter but at significant cost)

Pocket Rocket Event Ride Design:

This bike is a bit more sporty with 18 speeds and STI shifters. A great gear range for more varied terrain on the breathtaking routes of your favorite event rides. The disc brakes offer strong braking power for those rides in the rain or hill rides with serious descents.

Features:

  • 18 Speed
  • STI Shifters
  • Drop Bars
  • Disc Brakes
  • Tires 1 1/8 inch width
  • Comes with rear rack frame braze-on if you want to add a rear rack and do some touring on this bike also
  • Saddle and Pedals not included. As many people already have their favorite saddle and pedals all industry-standard options will work on this bike.
  • Bike weight 25.5lbs (not including saddle and pedals)

Pocket Rocket Pro Upgraded:

The Pocket Rocket Pro has an ultra-light frame with double-butted tubing. This bike steps up to the serious rider with 22 gears for riding hard and fast on the flats and powering up the steep hills. This is where the rubber hits the road for our bikes and is the standard for all others.

Features:

  • Shimano 105 22 Speed
  • 11 Speed Cassette
  • Drop Bars
  • STI Shifters
  • Caliper brakes
  • Tires 1 1/8 inch width
  • The frame is full Chromoly steel butted main and seat tube butted BB shell and butted steerer.
  • Rider weight limit of 190lbs. for this light frame
  • Saddle and Pedals not included. As many people already have their favorite saddle and pedals all industry-standard options will work on this bike.
  • Bike weight 22lbs (not including saddle and pedals)

Pocket Rocket Pro-Elite Level Design

This Pocket Rocket Pro pulls out all the stops. A lovely combination of top-end components and high-performance lightweight frame. A wonderful bike for going fast, climbing hills and passing the crowd in top style! It has the light frame tubing upgrade along with top-end SRAM Red E-tap component group and an ultra-light Titanium seat mast.

Features:

  • Sram Red E-Tap Components
  • 22 Speed
  • Drop Bars
  • Titanium Seat Mast (one piece)
  • STI Shifters
  • Disc Brakes
  • Chris King headset
  • Tires 1 1/8 inch width
  • The frame is full Chromoly steel butted tubing, custom mono-stay rear-end and very attractive.
  • Rider weight limit of 190lbs. for this light frame
  • Saddle and Pedals not included. As many people already have their favorite saddle and pedals all industry-standard options will work on this bike.
  • Bike weight 17 lbs (not including saddle and pedals)

Super Pro Ultegra 11 DI2

If you are looking for an elite machine, this Super Pro is pretty much the top of the food chain. The right bike for someone who expects the best but needs the best to travel with them. Train like a pro because you are a pro.

Features:

  • Fit Stem to ensure the perfect fit(Comes with FedEx Box for return)
  • FSA Road Bars
  • Cork Bar Tape
  • Shimano Ultegra ST-R8050 Di2/Caliper Brake Lever Set, 2×11
  • Shimano Ultegra BBR60 68xEnglish
  • Shimano Ultegra 39 / 53
  • 44T x 130 Shimano 7900 Dura-ace
  • Shimano Ultegra Di2 11-Speed Front Derailleur
  • Shimano Ultegra 11-Speed Di2 R Der w/ Clutch
  • Shimano Ultegra Hub Front and Rear
  • Alex AL-R390 Rims
  • Schwalbe One 20 x 1 (25-451) 85-145psi Tires
  • Shimano Ultegra BR-R8000 Brake Caliper Set
  • Custom Fabricated Titanium One Piece Seatmast, Thomson head
  • Chris King No Thread Headset, 1 1/8″
  • *Does not come with saddle or pedals
  • 17.57lbs

Pick your frame color:

(Basic Color picker program – Not the Pocket Rocket but for design idea purpose only)

Pick your Cable Color:

Here is a Pocket Rocket with the Samsonite Airline Check-able Travel case it packs into.

Here is a Bike Friday Pocket Rocket with a Samsonite luggage bag for travel

This bike fits inside of that luggage

The New and Improved Bike Friday travel system trailer

Order process information for ordering on this page:

  1.  Phase 1: Follow all the steps in the drop-down menus above then “Add to cart” and follow steps in your cart.  Once purchased phase two will start.
  2. Phase 2: A Bike Friday Expert will follow up with you to determine your pick-up /ship date (production takes 5-7 weeks on average) and confirm any needed details about your order.

Payments Plan and Paypal Credit Option:

Want to order your bike and pay for it later? Give PayPal Credit a try. Here is how you can apply.

  • Add your new Bike Friday to the cart and proceed to the checkout process.
  • On the payment step of the checkout process, select “PayPal” as your payment option.
  • You’ll be redirected to the PayPal website where you will log in or create an account.
  • On the next step, click “Apply Now” under PayPal Credit and follow the instructions.
  • Complete the checkout to place your order.

If you have any questions, please email or call us at 1-800-777-0258 USA 1-541-687-0487 INTL, and we’ll be happy to assist.

Frame Warranty:

We have a strong warranty on our frames against defects in material and/or workmanship for 10 years. The warranty is non-transferable. Bicycle components (excluding tires, chain, cables, etc.) generally have a 1-year limited warranty.

Are you not finding what you are looking for?

We offer many more options than we can post here without overwhelming people. We can likely build what you are looking for. Just contact us and tell a friendly Bike Expert what you are looking for.

Email Us: Email us your questions

Call a Bike Expert: 1-800-777-0258 USA 1-541-687-0487 INTL

You can also do more exploring on your own first by clicking on the “More Pocket Rocket Designs” link or the “Advanced Designer for bike geeks” button to find our bike configurator with the full range of Bike Friday bikes.

More Pocket Rocket Designs

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Additional information

Weight36 lbs
Dimensions31 × 24 × 13 in
Pocket Rocket Standard Frame

For riders up to 220-lbs (100 kg)

Pocket Rocket Pro Frame

For riders up to 190-lbs (86kg)

Pocket Rocket Super Pro

This is a super custom top end bike that requires talking with a Bike Friday Expert in order to put your design together.

Heavy Rider Upgrade

Heavy rider upgrade available up to 260-lbs (118 kg)

3 thoughts on “Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Road Bikes

  1. Chuck Lachin

    The Rocket Pocket Pro 33 22 spd used to be a $800 or $900 upgrade just a few weeks ago. Now Its $2790. I wanted the light er 16.5 lb frame. Is there any other option for the lighter frame?

    Reply
    1. Jarl Berg

      That was an error on our part which has now been fixed. If you looked at what the spec was on that bike it will make sense. The Super Pro is our lightest frame as long as you fit in the parameters of the specs on that specific bike(most riders here at BF don’t). Connect with one of our bike experts and they can help you. info@bikefriday.com or call 1-800-777-0258. Cheers!

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