Folding Bikes Blog

Stories, tutorials, and advice from the Montague Bikes team.

What I’ve Learned Bike Commuting in Boston

It’s been almost a year since my first day at Montague and after 9 months of commuting by bike, I think it’s time to take stock of what I’ve learned from the experience. First, I should clarify that by no means does working at a bicycle company... read more

#MontagueHalloween Photo Contest

Halloween is just around the corner. Is your costume ready yet? Between now and October 31st, 2015, post a photo on social media with your Montague bike while in a costume (either you dress up or “dress up” your bike), use the hashtag #MontagueHalloween,... read more

Dropper Seat Posts Explained

The newest craze in the mountain bike industry is the dropper seatpost – a post that can be raised or lowered while riding with the push of a button. It’s certainly not a new concept as XC riders have been manually lowering their seats before descents for... read more

Interbike 2015 Recap & New Bike Preview

Interbike is North America’s premier bicycle industry trade show. Each fall the leading manufacturers, retailers, and cycle media gather in Las Vegas, Nevada for a look at the latest trends and new products for the coming year. Montague presented their fully... read more

Installing a Kickstand on a Montague

Installing a kickstand on a Montague folding bike is very simple, and most aftermarket kickstands can be used without interfering with the folding design. A standard kickstand clamps to the parts of the frame known as the chain stays. These are the two tubes that... read more

Great Brook Farm State Park MTB

Over the 4th of July weekend we had the opportunity to take out a few Montague folding mountain bikes and put them to the test at Great Brook Farm State Park in Carlisle, Massachusetts. Located about 45 minutes Northwest of Boston, the park makes for a great day trip... read more

Touring South Africa on a Montague Folding Bike

Gregory and his trusty Montague X50 have seen more of the world by bike than most of us will in our lifetime. After leaving South America he’s now begun exploration of Africa, starting in Johannesburg, SA. In his own words: I arrived in Johannesburg at 6:00 am... read more

Replacing Grips: A Trick for the Sticky Ones

There are a few reasons you might want to replace your grips. There’s a wide variety of ergonomic shapes and different color options on the market. They’re easily customizable to add some flair to your bike, or you may be looking to replace them if they... read more

New to Bike Commuting in Cambridge, MA

I’ve always been impressed by people biking to work regardless of how bad the weather is.  Since I’m not really a ‘morning person’ and usually take a long time to wake up both physically and mentally, I used to commute by bus. It doesn’t... read more

Spring Farmland Road Ride

If you happen to live near any farmland, I would encourage you to head in that direction when you’re seeking a route for your next bike ride. While it likely won’t provide any epic climbs, it’s usually light with traffic, sparsely populated with... read more

Taipei Cycle Show Recap 2015

Montague just returned from the Taipei Cycle Show, the largest bicycle trade show in Asia. Bike manufacturers, component and accessory makers, distributors, and cycle press gather in Taipei, Taiwan every March to observe and create the latest trends in the bike... read more


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