Folding Bikes Blog

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

Folding Bikes and Long Haul Truckers

The life of a trucker is that of constant travel and unfortunately, long hours of inactivity. One athlete turned truck driver is bringing a new culture of fitness to an industry that has some of the highest rates of obesity and lowest life expectancies in the US, and... read more

Warm Winter Ride for the Holidays

While I was home for the holidays in Western Massachusetts, the weather was unseasonably warm for New England (unlike now, as I type this it’s 0° F) and I had the opportunity to do some riding on the local trails. Most of the trails I found myself on were fairly... read more

Camping: Bring Your Folding Bike Along

I recently did some cold weather camping here in New England and had the opportunity to bring along my Montague folding bike. If you’re in the great outdoors, there’s nothing better than having a bike with you that can handle the terrain. If you’re... read more

2014 Cyclist Holiday Gift Guide

December is a time for gift giving. If you have a cyclist to shop for, we have some ideas for you. Bike Multi-Tool A handy all-in-one bike tool is a must own for any cyclist. I have a great multi-tool and I could still use another. It’s nice to have one in your... read more

Brothers Tour the World on Montague Bikes

Today we bring you a guest post from two brothers, Alex and Greg, who are currently on a world tour riding two Montague folding bikes. They’ve been riding since May 2011, and have crossed 22 countries, cycled 9000 miles and carried their Montague folding bikes... read more

Vision Impaired Distance Runner Guided by a Montague

Running from Boston to New York. Blind. “Blind ultra runner” is not a phrase you hear often, yet this is exactly how one would describe our friend Simon Wheatcroft. He lost his sight at the age of 17 due to a genetic degenerative eye condition – Retinitis... read more

#RideMontague Hashtag Photo/Blog Contest

  #RideMontague Hashtag Photo/Blog Contest Share a photo or blog post of you and your Montague bicycle at your favorite local spot with the hastag #RideMontague between now and December 31st and be entered for multiple chances to win a Montague Silhouette... read more

6 TED Talks on Bikes and Cycling

TED Talks (TED: Technology, Entertainment, Design), are conferences held all over the world under the slogan “Ideas Worth Spreading.” They address a wide range of topics in science and culture, and often involve an element of storytelling from the speaker.... read more

MTB in Wompatuck State Park

“Wompy”, we love you! Last weekend we took a mountain bike excursion in Wompatuck State Park. It was so much fun, I needed to share it with all of you. The park is just a 35 minute drive from downtown Boston, in Hingham, MA. I have the privilege to live... read more

Montague Bikes: How to Spot a Counterfeit

With every great idea comes imitators. Some say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but if you’re looking for a high quality folding bike, only a genuine Montague will do. Unfortunately, there are some counterfeit Montague bikes on the market today; bikes... read more

Montague Folding Bikes Helping to Serve a Mission

While our first folding bikes were created to help people to commute more easily, our current design was developed for the US Military. Our bikes helped USMC Paratroopers serve their mission, and to this day many other organizations use Montague bikes to serve their... read more

Interbike 2014 Recap

Just last week, Interbike 2014, the largest bicycle trade show in North America took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. Montague made the journey out west to exhibit our full-size folding bikes, show off some cool new ideas, and take in what the show had to offer. We headed... read more


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