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Enter for a Chance to Win a Montague Crosstown Folding Bike!

Tweet Montague Bikes is organizing a bike giveaway for one brand new Montague Crosstown folding bike. The only thing you have to do to enter is like our official Facebook page and answer the following: If you receive a Montague Crosstown, what would you use it for? How would you utilize the bike’s folding feature? [...]
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Montague Bikes at the Beach: Cape Cod

Tweet Recently, a group of friends and I headed down to North Truro on Cape Cod to spend the weekend there. Of course we brought our Montague bikes along. If you’re not familiar with the Cape, it is the Easternmost portion of Massachusetts which extends into the Atlantic Ocean. The narrow strip of land is [...]
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Riding Natchaug: MTB

Tweet Here at Montague, the bikes we make are more than just folding bikes, they’re Real Bikes That Fold. We want you to be able to ride single track, gravel roads, and rocky paths, while having the freedom to keep your bike in the car trunk. We want you to ride 30 miles on road [...]
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Cyclists

Tweet A reminder to all you sons, daughters, and husbands out there: Sunday May 11th is Mother’s Day! “Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, comrades and friends—but only one mother in [...]
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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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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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Flex Parking: Cars and Bikes Share Spots

Tweet As cycling for transportation becomes more and more popular, cars and bikes often clash. When a parking space is removed to make room for a bike rack, we cyclists rejoice. Score one for the good guys! Well there’s always differing opinions on something like this, and we all know parking in cities is scarce [...]
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Montague Tour of the Americas: Honduras to Panama

Tweet A guest post from Alex and Mireia; traveling the Americas with a Land Cruiser and 2 Montague folding bikes. Our first stop in Honduras is Copan Ruinas, near the border. This tiny village is an excellent base to set up camp while visiting the similarly named ruins of Copan, which are absolutely spectacular. The [...]
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“Ohh, Look at You and Your Pink Bike…”

Tweet Since my office is located in Cambridge, MA  and I live on the South Shore in Hingham, my commute is fairly long. Actually, it is quite long.  My first couple of weeks of work I took the Commuter Rail to South Station, hopped on the Red Line to Central Square, and walked another 15 [...]
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