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Google Self Driving Car Recognizes Cyclists

Tweet As the idea of self driving cars comes closer to reality, the concern on most people’s minds is the safety of other road users. The most vulnerable of which would be pedestrians and cyclists; those not in a protective, airbag equipped vehicle of their own. It’s hard enough making sure human drivers see us [...]
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AAA Expands Bicycle Assistance Program

Tweet The American Automobile Association, or as most know it AAA, is by definition a motorist’s organization. AAA was originally created in response to a lack of roadways suitable for automobiles in the early 20th century. While that certainly isn’t a problem anymore, AAA still lobbies heavily for various highway initiatives, and offers a variety [...]
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Montague Throwback Thursday Post

Tweet For our post today, we wanted to take a cue from the ever popular #ThrowbackThursday with a look at some vintage photos from Montague’s storied history. Now lighter, stronger, and easier to fold than ever, Montague bikes have certainly come a long way from their early designs. We’re never done innovating, so keep any [...]
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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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