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Goodbye Winter Fat: Hope to never see you again

Tweet It is warming up and summer is getting closer. Time to lose those extra pounds I put on in the last couple of months (the really cold last couple of months). I have to admit I haven’t been the healthiest and most active this winter, but I am really motivated right now. Fingers crossed [...]
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Where to Park? Answer: Park & Pedal

Tweet Where do I park?! It’s an age old question when you’re driving a car into the city. In most metropolitan areas, you’re going to need some luck to find convenient parking. The best way to avoid a parking disaster is to plan ahead, and we have a plan for you: Park & Pedal. Getting [...]
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3D Printing in the Bike Industry?

Tweet One of the most exciting new technologies of the last few years is 3D Printing, a process where three dimensional objects of virtually any shape can be made from digital models. Unlike other forms of manufacturing which rely on removing material through cutting and drilling, 3D printing is an additive process, building objects layer by [...]
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Cycle to the Grocery (and Eat Well Too)!

Tweet If you’re tired of looking for a spot in crowded supermarket parking lots, and spending almost as much money on gas as food, cycle to the grocery store instead! It saves you gas, it’s fun, and you get a work out on the way (so you can pick up some extra chocolate while you’re [...]
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Adjusting Mechanical Disc Brakes

Tweet Disc brakes have long been the preferred brake design for modern mountain bikes, they’re gaining popularity for cyclocross, and they’re finally available on road bikes. The braking force is applied to a disc that is bolted directly to the hub. They provide more stopping power, and better performance in bad weather than traditional rim [...]
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NYCeWheels: Thanks, Montague!

Tweet A special treat for you today: a guest post by our friends at NYCeWheels! Hi Montague, We here at NYCeWheels just wanted to drop you a line and say thanks for providing us with such awesome bikes to sell for these last several years. In the world of quality folding bikes, full-sized wheels are [...]
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Bikes and Beer: A Few of My Favorite Things

Tweet New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, Colorado has always had a special connection with the world of bicycles. They’ve worked closely with bicycle advocacy groups over the years, raising millions for bike non-profits with their Tour de Fat bicycle carnival. They even hosted an inaugural Bike Summit at their brewery this year to bring together nonprofits from across [...]
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Hydraulic Road Calipers

Tweet The other day we discussed disc brakes on road bikes, which seems to be the next big thing coming to the world of competitive road cycling. Not everyone is on board though, as they are a bit heavier than traditional road calipers, and to be honest, people are simply resistant to change. So for [...]
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Mean Streets: The Advantage of a Folding Bike

Tweet A bike left all alone, out on the streets, is really not safe. Not safe from theft, not safe from vandalism, and not safe from the weather which can take quite a toll on components. One of the biggest advantages of having a folding bike is the ability to easily keep it protected. When [...]
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2013′s New Year’s Revolutions

Tweet   2013 promises to be a great year. It’s the first time in 26 years (since 1987), that the year has no repeating numbers. In the Chinese calendar, 2013 is the year of the snake. And Montague has some exciting things planned for 2013… Folding Frames At long last, Montague is making it even [...]
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